TTR Sotheby’s International Realty Recognized on The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends Inc.’s The Thousand

The Penny Yerks Team and Michael Rankin of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty today announced they were recognized on the The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends Inc.’s The Thousand.

Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 - The Penny Yerks Team and Michael Rankin of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty today announced they were recognized on the The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends Inc.’s The Thousand, a summary of the top one thousand real estate agents and teams in the United States.

The REAL Trends 1000 is broken into four sections: the top 250 real estate professionals each by transaction sides, transaction volume, teams by transaction sides and teams by transaction volume. The Penny Yerks Team was ranked 121 on the Top 250 Sales Teams by Transaction Volume list. Michael Rankin was ranked 91 on the Top 250 Sales Professionals by Transaction Volume list.

“We are very proud to have TTR Sotheby’s International Realty, including the Penny Yerks Team and Michael Rankin, represent us across the Washington Metropolitan Area,” said Michael R. Good, chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “This recognition is a testament to the hard-work of TTR Sotheby’s International Realty and all the individuals that make up this fine firm and the extraordinary listings they represent.”

“With the help of Penny Yerks and Michael Rankin, we have earned the trust of our clients that buy and sell the finest homes in the greater Washington market,” said Mark Lowham, Managing Partner, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty. “Penny Yerks and her team are the most experienced and knowledgeable professionals in Northern Virginia, and Michael Rankin sets the standards for superior integrity and service for his clients across the Washington Metropolitan Area.”

The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 12,100 sales associates located in approximately 620 offices in 45 countries and territories worldwide.

TTR Sotheby’s International Realty has been the exclusive affiliate for the Washington, DC metropolitan area since 2006. The 24 year-old firm currently has over 160 agents with offices in Georgetown, Downtown, DC, McLean and Chevy Chase. For more information, visit

About Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC

Founded in 1976 to provide independent brokerages with a powerful marketing and referral program for luxury listings, the Sotheby’s International Realty network was designed to connect the finest independent real estate companies to the most prestigious clientele in the world. In February 2004, Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services, entered into a long-term strategic alliance with Sotheby’s, the operator of the auction house. The agreement provided for the licensing of the Sotheby’s International Realty name and the development of a full franchise system by Realogy’s subsidiary, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. Affiliations in the system are granted only to brokerages and individuals meeting strict qualifications. Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC supports its affiliates with a host of operational, marketing, recruiting, educational and business development resources. Franchise affiliates also benefit from an association with the venerable Sotheby’s auction house, established in 1744. For more information, visit


A. Bradley Nelson
TTR Sotheby's International Realty


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