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Realty Executives in the News

On the Move: Levenson Family Starts Anew with Realty Execs  The Levensons, a family of real estate professionals at RE/MAX have moved to Realty Executives Associates in Knoxville.

Midwest Team's Collegial Atmosphere in College Town Propels Success  RISMedia interviews team leader Matt Winzenreid of Madison, Wisconsin.

Savvy Leadership and Collaborative Spirit Keep Realty Executives Growing Strong RISmedia's interview with President Patrick van den Bossche and Vice President Alysia Heun.

'Senior Moment' Launched Milwaukee Brokerage to Unparalleled Success  RISMedia interviews Bruce Nemovitz, team leader of Bruce's Team in Wisconsin.

RISMedia Unveils Top 25 Rookie of the Year Finalists  Executives Matthew Salgado, Stacy Cole, and Sophia Satow are named in the top 25 regional finalists for 2023.

Inventory Shortage Help with Realty Executives Home Towne  Frank Locricchio, Broker/Owner speaks with Fox 2 Detroit regarding the housing market.

Four New Agents Join Realty Executives Oceanside  Angie Thomas, Angela Cerniglia, Iwona Baj, and Julie Aguiar join the Realty Executives brokerage.

Maribel Salgado-Little Returns to Realty Executives Elite Top producing Realtor, Maribel Salgado-Little returns from a stint with Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group.

Scottsdale Realtor's Forty Under 40 Award Winners Announced  Realty Executives Joel Chacko, Kendal Mohr, Cody Ramirez, Sophia Satow, Salvatore Shkreli, and Sean Steimer recognized in Scottsdale.

Realty Executives' Justin Bailey on Growing by Making the 'Big Feel Small'  RealTrends features Justin Bailey, CEO of Realty Executives Associates in Knoxville.

Local Realtor Matthew De Fede Honored with State Sales Award  Matthew De Fede of Realty Executives Elite Homes was awarded the Platinum level of the 2022 NJ Realtors Circle of Excellence Awards.

The Face of Probate & Estate Realty Joan King of Realty Executives Home Towne speaks about her approach to real estate services to families and attorneys opening a probate process.

Realty Executives Home Towne Named 2022 Extraordinary Brokerage  Frank Locricchio is honored with the network's top award during the annual convention.

Realty Executives Leadership Named RisMedia's 2021 Newsmakers  Realty Executives International Vice Presidents David Celaya and Alysia Heun, along with Realty Executives Arizona Territory President, Jeff Murtaugh.  

Realty Executives International Celebrates 55 Years of Strength and Stability  Realty Executives International celebrates 55 years in business, a rare and exciting milestone in the real estate industry.

Northern Arizona and Tucson Elite Unite to Launch Realty Executives Arizona Territory This new brokerage comes as the next step in Realty Executives International's expansion strategy.

Realty Executives International Launches First Proprietary Home Listing Platform Realty Executives is the first real estate franchisor to replace its third-party Multiple Listing Service (MLS) aggregator with a proprietary home listing platform.

Realty Executives Exceptional Realtors® Named 2019 Extraordinary Brokerage Realty Executives Exceptional Realtors®, of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, was recently honored as Realty Executives International’s Extraordinary Brokerage of the Year at the 2019 Annual Conference held in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Realty Executives Broker D. Patrick Lewis Named Arizona's Realtor® of the Year Realty Executives Phoenix Managing Broker, D. Patrick Lewis was awarded 2019 Arizona REALTOR® of the Year at the National Association of REALTORS® annual conference.

Realty Executives Great Lakes Region Raises $10,000 at Annual Community Event Realty Executives brokerages of the Great Lakes Region recently benefited the Make-a-Wish foundation, raising $10,000 at the annual Booling for Wishes event.

Realty Executives Tucson Elite Named Top Property Management Group Realty Executives Tucson Elite has been named to the “Best Property Management Company” list for 2019 in Tucson, Arizona.

Realty Executives Top Producers Featured in Real Trends America's Best and The Thousand 62 teams and 107 individual Realty Executives agents that have been featured in REAL Trends annual report, America’s Best Real Estate Professionals.

Broker/Owner Mike Tezak Signs on for 10 More Years of Success With Realty Executives Recently opening a second office in Crowne Pointe and expanding his brokerage territory to LaPorte county, Tezak is excited to continue his relationship with Realty Executives and build the Premier brand.

Top Real Estate Agent and Team Leader, Kim Anderson, Joins Realty Executives Northern Arizona With over 25 years of extensive real estate knowledge and experience in Payson and the Rim Country area, Anderson heads one of the top real estate teams in the market.

D. Patrick Lewis Assumes Role as Managing Broker at Realty Executives Phoenix Lewis, who joined the Realty Executives team in 2015 and was previously the Regional Executive Development Specialist, is excited for his new role and is positioned for continued success in his real estate career.

Realty Executives East Valley Broker/Owner Celebrates 15 Years Since Founding SEVRAR's Leadership Development Program Founded in 2004, the leadership program works to build local communities and create better leaders and REALTORS®.

Realty Executives Claims 10 Spots in the Annual T3 Sixty Mega 1000 Report The second annual report ranks the nation’s top 1,000 brokerages, the top 20 franchisors and the top 20 holding companies by annual sales volume, transaction sides and agent count.

Realty Executives Associates of Knoxville Celebrates 40 Years of Success Realty Executives Associates has seen decades of growth and continues to be one of the most productive and professional brokerages decades of success and continues to be s of Realty Executives and in its market.

Realty Executives Ranks Amoung Nation's Best in the 2019 Real Trends 500 The REAL Trends 500 is an annual research report that identifies the country’s largest and most successful residential firms as ranked by closed transaction sides and closed sales volume. 

REALTOR® Magazine Welcomes Realty Executives Elite Megan Beechen to 30 Under 30 Class of 2019 Serving the Chicagoland Suburbs in Illinois, Beechen has quickly became a top producer at her brokerage and in her market.

Realty Executives International Hosts the 2019 Broker/Owner Symposium in Kansas City The 2019 Broker/Owner Symposium was filled with education, discussion and valuable feedback from our attendees. 

Realty Executives International Takes Full Ownership of Northern Arizona Brokerage As part of its continued growth strategy, Realty Executives International announced today that it has acquired the remaining 50 percent of Realty Executives Northern Arizona.

Realty Executives Leadership Strong Presence on the Arizona Association of REALTORS® 2019 Board Realty Executives is proud to be well represented on the leadership team for the Arizona Association of Realtors® (“AAR”) with 75 percent of the team being represented by Realty Executives. 

Realty Executives Eagle Pass Broker/Owner Launches Comprehensive Real Estate Coaching System Doris Salinas-Sanchez, has launched a new DSS Coaching System for real estate professionals. 

Realty Executives Announces New State-of-the-Art Training Center The Southeastern Michigan Regional Headquarters and training facility, located in Shelby Township, a northern suburb of Detroit, is used for office and training space for regional real estate professionals.

Realty Executives International Announces Strategic Growth Investment with Mid-America Region Realty Executives International announced its significant investment into Realty Executives Kansas City and the Realty Executives Mid-America Region, a territory that includes Kansas, Missouri and Colorado.

RISMedia Names Seven Realty Executives as 2019 Newsmakers RisMedia considers those who have been nominated as Newsmakers as thought leaders in the housing industry and for contributing to the field, their communities and consumers.

Realty Executives International Launches EXEC University Realty Executives International announces the launch of its signature agent training program, EXEC™University. 

Realty Executives Elite Announces Three Realtors® Certified as Accredited Commercial Practitioners Chris Budz, Jim Chipain and Maribel Salgado-Little have recently been certified as an Accredited Commercial Practitioner (ACP) by the Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS®. 

AZ Business Magazine Names Realty Executives International in the "10 Best Places to Work in Arizona" The company was selected based on its employee satisfaction score of 98/100, and its CEO, David Tedesco, received an approval rating of 99.

David Tedesco Announces Realty Executives International Acquires The Great Lakes Region Covering Three States This recent acquisition continues franchisor’s aggressive growth strategy 

Realty Executives International Acquires Largest Area Developer Region Covering Five States Southern Region acquisition continues franchisor’s aggressive growth strategy

CEO David Tedescco Announces the Appointment of New Realty Executives International President Patrick van den Bossche With 30 years of experience leading fast growth, start-up, and next-growth companies across multiple industries, van den Bossche brings a passion for people and a depth of expertise to his new role that matches Realty Executives International’s focus on aggressive network growth and expansion while nurturing a community-centric culture. 

Realty Executives International Acquisition: The Northern Arizona Brokerage David Tedesco, CEO of Realty Executives International says Realty Executives Northern Arizona has significant market share as well as strong leadership.

Realty Executives, FBI and NAR Team Up to Help Stop Wire Fraud Scammers have begun aggressively focusing on real estate in a serious phishing scam that has resulted in losses of hundreds of millions of dollars and devastating results for those in the process of purchasing a home. Realty Executives is teaming up with the FBI and National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) to help educate the industry on how to identify and help clients avoid falling prey to these potentially catastrophic scams with a free webinar on January 26 at 11 am CT.

Realty Executives International Ranked a Top Franchise Brand by Entrepreneur Magazine CEO David Tedesco states that the company's brand equity is built on a culture of excellence, agent productivity and entrepreneurial freedom. 

Realty Executives Premiere Recognized for Giving Back to Community Realty Executives International honors Realty Executives Premiere in Eureka, Missouri by naming the firm Brokerage of the Month for October 2017, highlighting significant and ongoing community service efforts.

Realty Executives Plus Ltd. awarded Brokerage of the Month Realty Executives International honors Realty Executives Plus Ltd. by naming the firm Brokerage of the Month for August 2017.

Realty Executives Agents are 47 Percent More Productive than Industry Average "Everything we do is designed to make our agents more productive - and it’s working." says David Tedesco, CEO of Realty Executives International.

Realty Executives Has the Highest-Ranking CEO in Real Estate According to Owler David Tedesco has been ranked the no. 1 leader in real estate according to community-based business insights platform, Owler.

Realty Executives Alberta Elite expands to Edmonton and Calgary "We’re excited to partner as we develop our Western Canada territory and expand throughout Canada,” says David Tedesco, CEO of Realty Executives International.

Realty Executives International Announces New Vice President and VP of Franchise Services CEO David Tedesco Appoints David Celaya to Vice President and Alysia Heun to Vice President of Franchise Services.

Realty Executives launches new brokerage in Ventura County, CA Realty Executives California Coast recently launched in Camarillo, CA. Broker/Owner Rick Pena and Business Manager Jodie Pena who will be managing the firm.

Realty Executives International Announces New Vice President and VP of Franchise Services Realty Executives International promotes company leaders David Celaya to Vice President, and Alysia Heun to Vice President of Franchise Services.







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