Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Congratulates Top Producing Member Agents

– Associates named to annual REAL Trends ranking of most productive agents – 

CHICAGO – (7/14/17) – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) is proud to acknowledge its high-achieving U.S. member agents named to the “The Thousand,” an annual ranking from REAL Trends Inc., issued in conjunction with The Wall Street Journal, that lists America’s top 1,000 real estate sales professionals and teams.

Out of the 250 individuals recognized for their prodigious sales volume, 47 (19%) are LeadingRE members and of the 250 teams ranked, 34 of them (14%) are also members. LeadingRE members also ranked highly for transaction sides. A total of 35 teams and 19 individuals were recognized, representing 15,126 transaction sides. The total sales volume for LeadingRE member agents placing in this elite group is over $13 billion.

“Demonstrating local expertise and market leadership is a hallmark of member associates who are part of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®,” said LeadingRE President and CEO Pam O’Connor. “We are pleased to see so many members rank so highly on this prestigious list, reaffirming our recent third-party research study indicating that today’s consumers prefer the personal service of real estate professionals with locally-branded, independent real estate brokerages.”

Rankings for the REAL Trends study are compiled based on surveys and represent virtually every nationally branded network, state and local associations of Realtors®, multiple listing services, and the largest brokerage firms in the United States. All entries require a third party verification in order to be considered.

Earlier this year, REAL Trends released the REAL Trends 500, a ranking of the top 500 residential firms in the U.S. Of that list, LeadingRE produced 25.7% of the total sales units, outselling any individual franchise network, and LeadingRE members represented 14 of the top 25 firms.

To learn more about Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, visit www.LeadingRE.com.


About Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (www.LeadingRE.com) is a selective global community of the highest quality independent real estate companies, with over 565 companies and 130,000 sales associates in 65 countries. Network members generate over 1.1 million transactions annually, with $368 billion in home sales. LeadingRE exists to make its members better by connecting them to opportunities and people around the globe, supporting them with an international referral network, professional development programs, unique events and connections to people and opportunities worldwide.