Category Archives: Awards Spotlights

Realty Executives Brio and Grant County Named “Brokerage of the Month” for April 2018

Despite real estate market fluctuations, Realty Executives Brio and Grant County in Bellevue, Washington continues to see consistent agent count growth through the seasons. While steadily welcoming new members to the team, the firm has remained ‘the place’ top producers want to call home — many for almost a decade.

Realty Executives Brio and Grant County is Realty Executives International’s Brokerage of the Month for April 2018. Co-owners Ken Bell and Crystal Herrmann lead the team of more than 60 real estate professionals who specialize in the Grant County market and Bellevue, the third-largest city in the Seattle metropolitan area. Armed with decades of experience, the co-owners offer industry knowledge, exceptional training programs, and insight that comes from having worked in the trenches themselves. Continue reading

Boston West named to Swanepoel top 1000 list

Alan Marks and his team at Realty Executives Boston West hit the jackpot recently, landing at No.777 on the Swanepoel top 1000 brokerages list.

Alan Marks- President/Owner Realty Executives Boston West

The achievement is Boston West’s first recognition on the list since opening its doors in 2005.

“I was really surprised,” Marks said. “I didn’t know what the sales revenue cutoff was  so when I saw it I was really surprised.”

The Swanepoel top 1000 list is created annually by the staff at T3 Sixty, the leader in analysis of annual trends and industry leaders. Continue reading

Realty Executives in the Villages Receives “Brokerage of the Month” Recognition for March 2018

Realty Executives in The Villages is Realty Executives International’s Brokerage of the Month for March 2018. With more than 75 real estate professionals serving popular areas in Florida including The Villages, Ocala, and Wildwood, the firm has thrived and experienced incredible agent count growth under the leadership of Broker/Owner Glenn Stein, while remaining a leader in both sales volume and units sold over the last decade. *

“We’ve always seen growth but lately we’ve seen massive results. Realty Executives in The Villages has doubled in size over the last three years,” said Stein. Continue reading

Realty Executives International Recognizes the “Best of the Best” for 2017 Production

Leaders across our global network have earned recognition in Realty Executives International’s 2017 Executive Awards program. These awards honor the sales achievements of the most productive Executives, teams, offices, and brokerages throughout the Realty Executives system, celebrating their hard work and commitment to excellence over the past year.

“We are proud to have one of the highest performing franchises in the industry. There is no doubt the core of high-performers who have earned these awards are paramount to our success. We celebrate these incredible professionals, and congratulate them on their annual sales achievements and steadfast commitment to helping buyers and sellers reach their real estate goals,” said Vice President of Franchise Services, Alysia Heun.

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Realty Executives Premier Recognized as “Brokerage of the Month” for February 2018

When Realty Executives Premier in Valparaiso, Indiana first opened its doors in 2008, Broker/Owners Mike and Pam Tezak led the firm of just four agents with a big vision: set out to redefine the business of real estate in northwest Indiana. They knew they would have to go toe-to-toe with several older and larger brands, and they believed they could do it better.

Today, with over 50 real estate professionals across two office locations serving buyers and sellers throughout northwest Indiana, the Tezaks are seeing their goals realized one by one, year after year.  The leading firm is on the cutting edge, making use of tech like virtual floor time and video marketing, and bringing local expertise to clients spanning Lake and Porter Counties all the way to LaPorte County. Realty Executives Premier is Realty Executives International’s Brokerage of the Month for February 2018 — yet another measure of the team’s success and leadership across a global real estate brand. Continue reading

Realty Executives Cooper Spransy Recognized as “Brokerage of the Month” for January 2018

Many real estate professionals are known for supporting incredible causes in their communities. It takes a special broker to not just support a cause, but identify the overlooked needs of the most vulnerable and found an organization designed to bring lasting relief. Broker/Owner Dan Spransy of Realty Executives Cooper Spransy created Before 16 to help meet the most dire needs of children located a world away — while simultaneously paving the way for them to become part of the local community. The life changing impact Before16 has made for international orphans and the families who have welcomed them in would not be possible without the team at Realty Executives Cooper Spransy championing the cause.

This is just one of the reasons Realty Executives Cooper Spransy is Realty Executives International’s Brokerage of the Month for January 2018. The leading Madison-area firm with more than 70 real estate professionals serving Dane County, the city of Madison, and surrounding neighborhoods is celebrated for agent productivity, office culture, agent retention and recruiting — and yet continues to raise the bar and take “making a difference” to a remarkable new level.

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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, 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