228 Cabot Street
Broker-owner Henry Pizzo has more than 16 years of experience in sales and customer service. An expert in contracts and negotiation, Henry, together with his teammate Nell Johanson, ranked in the Top 1.5% of all performing agents in Essex County, and in the Top 2.9% in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 2016*. Additionally, the Pizzo-Johanson Team ranked #53 out of 3,430 real estate agents for 2016 Single Family Home Sales in Essex County, and ranked #548 out of 18,616 agents for 2016 Single Family Home Sales in Massachusetts*.
Henry and Nell’s average days to an accepted offer in 2016 was 19 days, their average sales price $496,267, and their average sale price to list price ratio was 103%, evidencing their expertise with home valuation. Their total sales volume for 2016 was $17,999,200**.
Henry’s real estate experience includes the Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) Designation. REALTORS® with the GRI designation have in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process. GRI is recognized nationwide as the standard for real estate professionalism and knowledge and is considered one of the nation’s top real estate designations.
Henry also holds the Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES®) designation. SRES® designees are Realtors® who have the necessary knowledge and expertise to counsel clients age 50+ through major financial and lifestyle transitions in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home. Less than 1% of all members of the National Association of Realtors® have earned this designation.
In addition to his SRES designation, Henry also holds the Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation. The ABR® designation is designed for real estate buyer agents who focus on working directly with buyer-clients at every stage of the home-buying process. The Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR®) designation is the benchmark of excellence in buyer representation. This coveted designation demonstrates to peers and consumers your commitment to providing outstanding service for real estate buyers.
A North Shore native and Beverly resident, Henry has an extensive knowledge of North Shore communities including school systems, cultural and recreational activities. Henry currently serves on the Beverly Recreation Commission and is a member of the North Shore Association of Realtors® (NSAR) Board of Directors due to his election as 2017 NSAR Secretary. Henry also serves as the 2017 Chairperson for the NSAR Realtor® Political Action Work Group.
*MLSPIN 2016 Massachusetts Single Family Sales
**MLSPIN 2016 Massachusetts Single Family, Condo, Multifamily, and Land Sales.
"Henry Pizzo is very knowledgeable and willing to go the extra mile for his clients. He is very responsive to our questions and helpful throughout the process."
Perez Family, Peabody, MA
"Best home selling and buying experience I've ever had. Professional, classy, and efficient."
Kevin W. Beverly, MA
"Henry was a true professional, from promptness of his initial response, to his persistence with seeing every house we were interested in, to helping us through the buying process and all of the twists and turns that it entailed. We truly cannot have imagined the process without Henry. He is top notch and anyone buying or selling on the North Shore would be lucky to have him!"
James C. N. Reading, MA
“Henry is an excellent broker. The circumstances surrounding the sale of this particular house, held in trust, was difficult. Henry had to work with an ornery tenant who was not receptive to allowing the house to be shown. Henry knows the market and suggested lowering the price of the house resulting in almost immediate offers. The house was under contract, we had to evict the tenant from the house. [...]
Hilary S. Ipswich, MA
"Henry made the process of purchasing our first home very simple. As a veteran, his knowledge of the VA loan process was invaluable. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking to buy a home, specifically veterans."
Michael M. Swampscott, MA
"Henry was personable, professional and truly cares about his clients. We have recommended him to several of our family members!”
Samantha J. Beverly, MA
“Henry is a very hard working Realtor. He was very knowledgeable about the entire process. He was a great resource for both buying & selling processes. His response time was impressive as well as his willingness and motivation to “go the extra mile”. He was a pleasure to work with & we highly recommend him.”
Rachel K. Beverly, MA
“We interviewed 3 brokers. Henry was the most energetic and skillful of them. He had specific marketing strategies. Not simply putting up the sign. Henry was also available via text, phone, email and always responded quickly. He was conscientious about managing open houses by having his people stationed on each floor of our large house. This made us feel more secure. He always checked in after open [...]
Judith W. Beverly, MA
“Henry’s reputation in the area is strong. He also has a great knowledge of the area which was critical for us when relocating from another state. We found ourselves in a bidding war and, with Henry’s advice we were able to make the right offer and win the home. Henry is always available and is a total go getter. He is hard working and a pleasure to be with. We have already recommended Henry [...]
Mike M. Beverly Farms, MA
"Henry Pizzo of LUX Realty North Shore helped us find our dream home and made that dream a reality. Using his experience and knowledge of the market he helped us every step of the way from initial walk through, to making an offer, acquiring financing and closing. Henry and his staff were always prompt with replies, extremely courteous and professional. I would highly recommend Henry and [...]