Realty Executives of Cape County Named Market Leader of 2019

Realty Executives International is excited to announce that Realty Executives of Cape County, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, has been named a 2019 Market Leader for the international real estate franchise. This award is given to franchisees with 100+ agents, 1000+ transactions, or 20-plus percent market share (based on transactions in the MLS).

Realty Executives of Cape County, celebrating 16 years in business, has successfully completed over 1,400 transactions in 2019, representing a remarkable 48 percent market share in their local market.  

Bill Cole, an accountant and former CPA, and his wife, Susan, founded Realty Executives of Cape County in 2003.  Susan has been a licensed real estate salesperson and broker since 1981. Their daughter, Katie Palisch, has been a licensed real estate agent since 2016 and serves as the company’s Marketing Director. Their son, Chris Cole, a licensed attorney, has been with the company since 2012, serving as the firm’s general counsel and Designated Broker. Chris’ wife, Jessica, is also an Executive who has been with the company since 2013.

The Coles are honored that Realty Executives of Cape County has been recognized as a Market Leader, and attribute the growth and success of the brokerage to the nearly 100 Executives on the team.  

“We want ethical professionals who are working to be the best in the industry,” Bill Cole said. “We offer many value-added services and support to our agents because we know that with the right tools, they can continue to be productive and successful.”

Beyond real estate, Realty Executives of Cape County continues to give back to the local community through several organizations. Some include: Safe House for Women, Red Cross, Humane Society and the Lutheran Children and Family Services, of which they have worked with for the past 12 years. 

“We are excited to award a brokerage that has not only shown success and community involvement, but also reached a market share that is often unprecedented,” Patrick van den Bossche, President of Realty Executives International, said. “Bill and Susan, along with their entire team, have been an exceptional franchise to work and grow with.”

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