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Realty Executives: 55 Years of Excellence and Beyond

Realty Executives: 55 Years of Excellence and Beyond

Founded in 1965 by Dale Rector, Realty Executives is one of the largest and most established real estate systems, with over 8,000 agents working across the globe. As the only brand named after it’s people, our Executives, we were founded on the idea that our network and the people that represent us come first. Creator of the first ever 100% commission concept, we attract and retain the most productive, efficient and successful real estate professionals in the industry through our unparalleled brand, technology, training and concierge services. We created a business where passion met business, and 55 years later we are continuing to innovate, thrive and adapt to the market. Putting you and your brand above all else, working toward the future.

Dale Rector was a top-producing real estate agent who founded Realty Executives

1965 Dale Rector launches Realty Executives and creates the first ever 100% concept in the real estate industry.

begins franchising

1973-79 Realty Executives begins franchising, opens in Tucson and expands through the U.S.

1988 Realty Executives opens in Canada becoming truly international.

1990-2010 Expansion in U.S., Canada and globally.

2014 True North Company becomes majority owners of Realty Executives International, bringing support and security.

Launch of PrimeAgent

2015 Realty Executives gets rid of all third-party technology and begins rebuilding everything in-house. Launch of PrimeAgent, Agent and Broker Websites, CRM.

Homes From The Heart is a charitable program partnered by Realty Executives and Habitat For Humanity

2016 Launch of On-Demand Mobile Marketing, Listing and Video Automation.

David Tedesco is featured in RisMedia magazine

2017 True North Company becomes 100% owners; Dave Tedesco featured in RisMedia magazine.

Outlier Logo

2019 Realty Executives is the first franchise to launch their own data standardization and mapping platform; Outlier is launched in Phoenix and REI becomes a part of one of the Valley’s largest independent capital firms.

2020 and Beyond Focus on technology and service, Realty Executives will continue into the future backed by a community of global businesses and resources.