In the Constitution State, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices-New England Properties helps people buy and sell houses. Formerly Prudential Connecticut Realty, the company boasts more than 50 sales offices throughout the state and some 1,600 sales professionals. In addition to residential brokerage services, the firm provides relocation services, referrals for renters, and commercial real estate services. The company also has affiliates that provide financing, escrow, and insurance services. Chairman Peter G. Helie founded Prudential Connecticut Realty in 1997. The company is part of Berkshire Hathaway's HomeServices of America.