William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty real estate agent Bryan Morris is a winner in the Fairfield County Business Journal's 2014 "40 Under 40" competition.

The award is given to 40 individuals under the age of 40 who do business in Fairfield County.

According to the Fairfield County Business Journal, the recognition was awarded to candidates who demonstrated extraordinary leadership qualities, an ongoing commitment to personal and professional development and outstanding accomplishments that made an impact in their business sector.

The "40 Under 40" will be featured in a special supplement of the publication, to be released June 16. Winners also will be honored at a reception June 19 at the Palace Theater in Stamford.

"Bryan Morris is very deserving of this recognition," said GiGi Melillo, brokerage manager of William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty's Darien brokerage. "He offers a unique set of skills, bringing a background as a lawyer and experience with negotiations and contracts, as well as significant technological proficiency. Clients who work with him also benefit from his dedication, energy and very personalized approach."