CHICAGO – (February 27, 2019) – Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) was ranked #2 on the 2019 Training Top 125, which recognizes the organizations with the most successful learning and development programs in the world. This year’s ranking follows LeadingRE’s first-place position in 2018 and continues the company’s impressive results in the elite ranking, placing 3rd in 2017, 9th in 2016 and 64th in 2015. LeadingRE was the only real estate network named in this year’s Top 125.
LeadingRE, a global community of over 565 independent real estate firms in more than 70 countries, was celebrated for its commitment to delivering best-in-class training and professional development for its member brokerages, in addition to its corporate employees. Central to LeadingRE’s learning programs is Institute, a robust online platform that provides over 300 courses. Institute also offers certifications for sales, service, leadership, marketing and relocation, in addition to an extensive resource library for managers and agents.
LeadingRE’s MAESTRO Leadership Program also played a role in the company’s ranking, recognized for its high performance results and life- and career-changing impact for participants. MAESTRO is the only program of its kind in the industry, designed to empower leaders by focusing on the three pillars of great office leadership. Instruction is delivered through interactive workshops, a behavioral assessment tailored for real estate sales managers, numerous pre- and post-workshop assignments, webinars, accountability partner pairings, and ongoing communication and motivation.
LeadingRE’s robust menu of educational programs also includes the Career Gold workshop for training professionals, CEO Exchange Groups and multiple conferences held around the world for its diverse membership. Its LeadingRE Agent Accelerator, powered by Ninja Selling, is a popular training process designed to accelerate sales associate performance and help owners and managers deliver powerful sales meetings.
“Providing industry-leading learning for our members is among our highest priorities, so It’s incredibly gratifying to receive this recognition from Training magazine,” said LeadingRE President/CEO Paul Boomsma. “We remain committed to bringing our brokers, sales associates and staff results-based education that will help them elevate their performance.”
Leading the company’s learning programs are Vice President of Performance Development Dan Nelson and Executive Director of Institute Content Cecelia Chott, as well as Chief Learning Officer Mike Staver. Institute Deans Matthew Ferrara, Dan Elzer and Debbie Maier and other thought leaders from the industry and beyond regularly contribute content on a variety of relevant topics.
Now in its 19th year, the Training Top 125 ranking is based on myriad benchmarking statistics and determined by assessing a range of qualitative and quantitative factors, including innovation and financial investment in employee development, the scope of development programs, and how closely such development efforts are linked to business goals and objectives. Other companies ranking in the Top 125 include Dollar General Corporation, LLC (#1); Best Buy (#3); Nationwide (#4), and BNSF Railway Co. (#5).
To see all winners of the 2018 Top 125, visit trainingmag.com/training-magazine-ranks-2019-training-top-125-organizations. To learn more about Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® , visit LeadingRE.com.