April 01, 2010 // Franchising.com // MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Weichert, Realtors® was recently honored with several member achievement awards by the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE). The awards were presented at LeadingRE annual conference in Las Vegas, NV, which attracted nearly 1,000 real estate professionals from across the world.
"Leading Real Estate Companies of the World is comprised of the finest real estate firms from around the globe, so earning a Member Achievement Award is a great distinction," said LeadingRE President/CEO Pam O'Connor. "We are proud to recognize these firms for being true leaders in the markets they serve and for their involvement in our Network."
Weichert received the 2009 Award of Excellence for Outgoing Sales Production which is presented to the member firm with the most outgoing closed referrals per sales associate. In addition, Weichert led the entire LeadingRE network in 2009 for outgoing closed referrals, marking the 11th consecutive year the company achieved that accomplishment. Weichert was also a finalist in several other categories including the Million Dollar Club, Peak Producers, and the Global Alliance Club.
"It is an honor to be recognized by LeadingRE for several accomplishments including being the number one provider of outgoing referrals for the entire network," noted Betsy Roche, vice president of relocation for Weichert and a guest speaker at the annual conference.
As a member of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, Weichert, Realtors is part of a network of more than 600 premier locally-branded firms producing almost $300 billion in annual home sales.
Weichert has nearly 18,000 sales associates in approximately 500 company-owned and franchised sales offices in key markets throughout the U.S. A family of full-service real estate companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance. For more information, Weichert's customer service center can be reached at 1-800-USA-SOLD or at Weichert's Web site. Each Weichert franchised office is independently owned and operated.
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (www.LeadingRE.com) is a global real estate network comprised of over 600 of the best-known local and regional real estate firms. With nearly 5,000 offices and 150,000 sales associates in the United States and 35 countries abroad, LeadingRE affiliates sell almost $300 billion in home sales, representing nearly one million transactions annually. The network has #1 marketshare in more of the top 88 U.S. markets than any national brand, representing a powerful force in American real estate.