Category Archives: Awards Spotlights

Realty Executives Premiere Named “Brokerage of the Month” for December 2017

Realty Executives Premiere has been recognized as Brokerage of the Month for December 2017 by Realty Executives International. Now Celebrating 25 years of real estate excellence, the powerhouse firm in northern Illinois thrives under the leadership of Broker/Owner Pat Callan and Office Manager Jenny Holloway.

With Callan at the helm since the firm’s inception in 1993, Realty Executives Premiere began with just two agents and has grown by 1,500%. Today, the brokerage is home to more than 30 real estate professionals across two branch locations in Wheaton and Aurora, serving homebuyers and sellers throughout the Chicagoland area with a focus on the western suburbs. Realty Executives Premiere continues to redefine what it means to be a leader, with the company’s incredible per-agent productivity and hands-on engagement at the local, state, and national level making a lasting impact on real estate professionals, and championing the communities they serve.

Throughout the brokerage’s 25-year history, Callan has responded to the shifts and challenges in the real estate business with an active voice and profound commitment to industry leadership. The deeply held belief that it’s the Executive’s “Book of Business” and not the company’s business is reflected in leadership decisions across the board. Realty Executives Premiere provides a platform that allows it’s agents to operate their businesses within a supportive environment with cost effective tools and the philosophy that every agent is a stakeholder. As for the results? The agents at Realty Executives Premiere get more deals done and offer incredible local expertise because of their exemplary productivity and industry insights. Continue reading

Realty Executives Northern Arizona Receives “Brokerage of the Month” Award for November 2017

Realty Executives Northern Arizona, with 9 offices and more than 150 real estate professionals throughout northern Arizona, is Realty Executives International’s Brokerage of the Month for November 2017.

Led by Broker/Owner Don Bonnell and Managing Broker Cynthia Yannitelli, Realty Executives Northern Arizona offers expertise to buyers and sellers throughout Prescott, Prescott Valley, Dewey, Chino Valley, Sedona, Cottonwood, Camp Verde, Verde Valley, Payson, Show Low, and cities throughout central and northern Arizona.

The firm has gained both national recognition by leading industry publications as well as the vote of local patrons. In November, Realty Executives Northern Arizona was again named “Best Realty 2017” by Quad Cities Business News. 2017 marks the fourth year in a row the brokerage has received the distinction, which is based on a vote from the readers of the Quad Cities Business News, which serves Prescott, Prescott Valley, Dewey/Humboldt and Chino Valley with news about local business, health care and education. Continue reading

Bret Ceren Wins Prestigious North American Business Award

Bret Ceren receiving the “Rookie of the Year” Award at the Hyatt Regency Orange County in Anaheim, CA. From left: Rick Brash (Craig Proctor Coach), Lester Cox (Craig Proctor Coach), Bret Ceren, and Catherine Proctor.

Bret Ceren, MBA and REALTOR® with Realty Executives Phoenix in Scottsdale, Arizona is the recipient of the prestigious “Rookie of the Year Award” by Craig Proctor Coaching International. The award is given to the agent who has been a Craig Proctor Success System member for less than a year and has excelled at system implementation. Candidates across North America are considered for the recognition.

Following a successful corporate career in marketing and operations, Ceren, a long-time Phoenix resident, launched a career in real estate in 2014. Ceren took advantage of a Craig Proctor training opportunity Realty Executives Phoenix brought to it’s real estate professionals in 2016, and fellow Realty Executives agent and Craig Proctor Coach Lester Cox stepped in as a mentor to Ceren. Cox has witnessed the results of Ceren’s commitment and professionalism first hand.

“Bret eagerly and simply followed the directions of his coaches, copied the system as presented, and masterfully applied the principles of Craig’s system. This is resulting in a rapid, yet steady growth in his business and we expect he will continue to have record-breaking months in his career for many years to come,” says Cox. Continue reading

Realty Executives Premiere recognized as Brokerage of the Month for October 2017

Realty Executives Premiere, with 60 real estate professionals across St. Louis, Franklin, and Jefferson counties, has been named Realty Executives International’s Brokerage of the Month for October 2017. Whether through providing industry leadership, orchestrating local outreach, or by taking a boots on the ground approach to working with community stakeholders, Realty Executives Premiere’s legacy of excellence is defined by offering more and giving back. Continue reading

Realty Executives Santa Clarita named Brokerage of the Month for September 2017

Realty Executives Santa Clarita, with more than 275 Executives and five offices serving buyers and sellers throughout Santa Clarita Valley, Frazier Park, and surrounding areas is Realty Executives International’s Brokerage of the Month for September 2017. Under the leadership of Broker/Owner Jim Tanner, Corporate Developer, Janus Tanner, and Co-Owner, Phil Nordella, the company boasts a 27-year legacy of service, an unparalleled brand presence, and ongoing recognition by both local and national industry news.

For the fourth year in a row, Realty Executives Santa Clarita is The Best Residential Real Estate Company in Santa Clarita, as recognized by The Signal, the area’s thriving multimedia print and digital news source, offering some 280,000 residents local news and information. On September 30, The Signal published its annual “Best Of” Awards and Realty Executives Santa Clarita once again came in on top according to Santa Clarita residents. Continue reading

Realty Executives International Ranked a Top Franchise Brand by Entrepreneur Magazine

Realty Executives International ranks as a Top Franchise Brand for 2017 in Entrepreneur magazine’s first-ever Top Franchise Brands list. The report recognizes the top 200 franchisors that have built the strongest brands, with 988 companies across industries considered for this year’s ranking.

Entrepreneur set out to discover the brands that are beloved, recognizable and robust. Social media followers, system size, number of years in business, number of years franchising, and overall reputation were taken into account for this ranking. Continue reading

Realty Executives Plus Ltd., Brokerage recognized as “Brokerage of the Month” for August 2017

Realty Executives Plus Ltd., Brokerage, serving buyers and sellers throughout Central Ontario, has been named Brokerage of the Month for August 2017 by Realty Executives International. Led by Broker/Owner and President of Realty Executives Regional Inc. Scott Gilmour, Regional VP of Franchise Development Brian Gilmour, and Broker/Manager Carol-Anne Schneider, the brokerage team delivers a visionary leadership style that aims to impact the lives of real estate professionals, clients and community members alike. With a focus on mentorship, training, and building a culture that is second to none, Realty Executives Plus is seeing their efforts magnified in both community impact, local footprint and agent productivity. Continue reading

Realty Executives Edge named “Brokerage of the Month” for July 2017

Realty Executives Edge has been named Brokerage of the Month for July 2017 by Realty Executives International. With Broker of Record Nelson Mathew at the helm, the firm has expanded into the thriving city of Cambridge, located in southwestern Ontario. As recognized in the July issue of REM magazine, Realty Executives Edge now welcomes Executives in two branch office locations in Ontario, including Guelph and now Cambridge. Continue reading

Realty Executives Tucson Elite recognized as “Brokerage of the Month” for June 2017

Realty Executives Tucson Elite, with 10 offices throughout Southern Arizona, has been selected as Brokerage of the Month for June 2017 by Realty Executives International.

Led by CEO and Designated Broker Jeff Murtaugh, President John Dwyer and Senior Vice President Mark Shinn, Realty Executives Tucson Elite is home to more than 360 real estate professionals offering full-service real estate expertise to buyers and sellers throughout the region.  As a brokerage, the firm has garnered national recognition for agent productivity, with many individual real estate professionals and teams also receiving exclusive recognition for their sales achievements.

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Realty Executives Ranks in RISMedia’s 29th Annual Power Broker Report

RISMedia just announced the top 1,000 Power Broker firms in the U.S., and seven Realty Executives brokerages ranked among the best of the best. RISMedia’s Top 500 Power Broker Report based on 2016 sales volume was released earlier this spring in Real Estate magazine.  The Top 1,000 Power Broker report ranks firms by both 2016 transactions and sales volume.  In addition to the rankings, the report paints a clear picture of how the leading brokerages across the country are both setting and adjusting to trends, while gearing up for a low-inventory environment. Continue reading