PARSIPPANY, N.J. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. 03-01-2012 — ERA Real Estate, a global franchising leader, today announced the affiliation of Wilkinson & Associates Real Estate in Charlotte, N.C. With two offices and more than 600 agents, the area’s second largest firm will now do business as Wilkinson & Associates ERA Powered.
Founded in 2000 by Scott Wilkinson, Wilkinson & Associates ERA Powered serves a wide area surrounding the Charlotte metro, one of the nation’s fastest growing cities often referred to as the country’s second largest banking center after New York City. The firm also serves Greensboro to the north as well as the coastal area of Wilmington.
“The affiliation of Wilkinson & Associates as an ERA PoweredSM company augments ERA Real Estate’s strong presence in the Southeast,” said Charlie Young, president and CEO of ERA Real Estate. “But what is particularly impressive about this firm is Scott’s clear vision of growth for the future.” Click here to watch a video of Young welcoming Scott Wilkinson to the ERA community.
“Operating under a virtual office model, we have achieved an impressive market position,” said Wilkinson. “In order to bring the company to the next level, we needed access to the substantial technology, training and marketing resources available to us as an ERA® affiliated company. In addition to solidifying our presence in this market, this move will provide our sales associates with the tools, training and systems necessary to distinguish them in the market.”
ERA Real Estate is an innovative franchising leader in the residential real estate industry with 40 years experience in developing consumer-oriented products and services. The ERA network includes approximately 30,000 brokers and sales associates and approximately 2,500 offices throughout the United States and 34 countries and territories. Each office is independently owned and operated. ERA Real Estate is a subsidiary of Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services. ERA Real Estate information is available at: ERA.com.