Breunich at NYSE On Dec. 29, Paul Breunich, CEO and president of William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, a regional branch of the global brokerage that serves Wilton, took an honorary stand at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) podium, joining executives of his subsidiary’s parent company for the ceremonial ringing of the NYSE closing bell. ‘I was truly honored to be a part of this monumental brand event,’ said Breunich, second from left in the back row. Sotheby’s International Realty was originally founded in 1976 by Sotheby’s Auction House — the oldest company listed on the New York Stock Exchange — and adopted an affiliate model in 2004, with William Pitt and Julia B. Fee joining as one of the brand’s first affiliates.