About Us

  • Founded: Highland Real Estate was founded in 1977 by James and Elizabeth Polino
  • Experienced and professional agents that are all very much committed to always placing their clients' interests first.
  • Position in sales in Winthrop (market share): #1 in sales for 35 consecutive years. 
  • Highland Real Estate is also a leader in sales in the combined markets of Revere, East Boston and Winthrop.
  • Highland Real Estate agents average more homes sold than the competition.
  • State of the art marketing program that attracts buyers from Boston and surrounding communities.
  • State of the art social media marketing throughout the Boston area. 
  • Top Google search engine placement.
  • Highest exposure for Winthrop listings on Zillow. Zillow now promotes Highland Real Estate and its agents at the top of the list for Winthrop homes that are for sale. This results in more buyer leads for your home!
  • Highland's Market share
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    Year 2018
    Winthrop Home Sales
    Number of Home Sales 




  • Greater Boston Real Estate Board
  • Multiple Listing Service Property Information Network (State wide Multiple Listing)
  • Past director of Greater Boston Real Estate Board’s Residential Association of Realtors
  • Past President of The Realty Guild – A network of over 50 of Massachusetts' most experienced real estate companies servicing over 200 communities. Realty Guild members produce over $2.5 billion in sales volume per year
  • Winthrop Chamber of Commerce (Past Board of Directors)
  • Winthrop Rotary Club


          Mandatory – Sales staff continuously attends sales training seminars and educational seminars offered by The Greater Boston Real Estate Board and The Realty Guild. Mortgage                  financing seminars are also constantly attended by sales staff.


          Highest possible level of service to the client. Earning repeat business and referrals from satisfied clients is top priority.

          Listen to your client.
          Always do what is best for your client.
          The client always comes first!