PARSIPPANY, N.J. and BUFFALO, N.Y. (March 15, 2012) – Charlie Young, president and CEO of ERA Real Estate, a leading global real estate franchisor, kicked off the company's annual International Business Conference and 40th Anniversary celebration today with the announcement of the long-term renewal of HUNT Real Estate ERA. With 34 offices and 1,000 agents, HUNT Real Estate ERA is the top-performing brokerage in the ERA®system and ranked 25th in the nation in transaction sides according to REAL Trends.Led by Peter Hunt, a third-generation owner of the firm, HUNT Real Estate ERA joined the ERA® system in 2002 to leverage growth for the now 100-year old company. Since then, Hunt has continued to grow in the Buffalo, N.Y., marketplace while also expanding his firm's footprint to Rochester, Syracuse, Albany and Watertown, N.Y., and Phoenix, Ariz. Hunt's mortgage and title companies, which provide a full-service real estate experience for consumers, create diversified revenue streams for the company.
As a principal broker for ERA Real Estate's relocation partner Cartus, HUNT Real Estate ERA has been consistently recognized for excellence in relocation, earning the Cartus Masters Cup, considered the highest honors in the relocation real estate industry, five times over the past ten years.
"On the occasion of our 40th anniversary, the renewal of HUNT Real Estate ERA is a testimony to the strength of the ERA Real Estate brand," said Young. "HUNT Real Estate ERA's current and future business objectives are clearly aligned with the overall ERA focus on growth."
"Our affiliation with ERA Real Estate has provided access to innovative business solutions, a global network and a uniquely collaborative community, all of which combine to accelerate our growth and productivity," said Hunt. "We look forward to maximizing our relationship with ERA Real Estate over the long term."
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.