One-Third of Nation’s Top 1,500 Real Estate Agents and Teams are Affiliated with a Realogy Brand

According to 2015 REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal Report

52% of Top Agents by Average Home Sales Price and 30% of the Top 25 Across all Six Categories Affiliated with the Company

June 26, 2015 // Franchising.com // Madison, N.J. - One-third (33 percent) of our nation’s Top 1,500 real estate agents and teams by sales volume, transaction sides, and average sales price are affiliated with a Realogy brand, according to the 2015 REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal Report, The Thousand, released today. Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) residential brands include Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, ERA®, Sotheby's International Realty®, and The Corcoran Group®.

“This report underscores how many of the top real estate agents and teams across our nation are affiliated with one of our brands – and clearly that number is significant,” said Richard A. Smith, chairman, CEO and president of Realogy. “We are proud of their success and are committed to making resources available to our affiliates that will help them continue to succeed at serving the needs of tomorrow’s homebuyers and sellers.”

The annual report ranks America’s top 1,000 residential real estate agents and teams based on 2014 annual sales volume and transaction sides, and this year for the first time also adds the top 500 agents and teams based on average sales price – making it a ranking of the top 1,500 nationwide.

Average Sales Price by Top Agent and Top Team
In the two new categories this year, Realogy and its affiliates represent:

  • 52 percent (131) of the Top Agents by Average Sales Price. Included in that figure, Realogy’s company-owned brokerage offices, NRT, represents 41 percent (102) of the overall category.
  • 35 percent (87) of the Top Teams by Average Sales Price. Within that figure, NRT represents 27 percent (67), including the No. 1 Team from The Corcoran Group.
  • Of all the real estate brands ranked, Sotheby’s International Realty has the most Top Agents by Average Sales Price with 30 percent (75) of category.

Notable Overall Rankings
Overall, agents and teams affiliated with a Realogy brand account for:

  • 40 percent (100) of the Top 250 Agents by Sales Volume. NRT: 28 percent (70)
  • 37 percent (93) of the Top 250 Agents by Transaction Sides. NRT: 11 percent (28)
  • 33 percent (490) of the overall 1,500 agents and teams in the ranking. NRT: 20 percent (307)
  • 22 percent (56) of the Top 250 Teams by Sales Volume. NRT: 15 percent (37)
  • 9 percent (22) of the Top 250 Teams by Transaction Sides

The Top 25’s
In looking solely at the Top 25 spots across all six categories, 30 percent are held by agents and teams affiliated with a Realogy brand or company-owned brokerage:

Top Agents by Average Sales Price (11)

3.

Lily Lew

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT)

San Francisco

$38,647,533

7.

Andrew Clark

Sotheby’s International Realty (NRT)

Beverly Hills, Calif.

$20,800,000

8.

Leighton Candler

The Corcoran Group (NRT)

New York, N.Y.

$20,598,630

9.

Barry Peele

Sotheby’s International Realty (NRT)

Beverly Hills, Calif.

$20,480,000

10.

Edward R. Petrie

Sotheby’s International Realty (NRT)

East Hampton, N.Y.

$19,795,074

12.

Louise C. Beit

Sotheby’s International Realty (NRT)

New York, N.Y.

$18,050,000

14.

Steven Caravelli

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT)

San Francisco, Calif.

$17,161,239

19.

Timothy Davis

The Corcoran Group (NRT)

Southampton, N.Y.

$15,645,365

20.

Serena Boardman

Sotheby’s International Realty (NRT)

New York, N.Y.

$15,239,138

21.

Peggy Wilkinson

Sotheby’s International Realty (NRT)

Sonoma, Calif.

$15,114,021

24.

Frank E. Newbold

Sotheby’s International Realty (NRT)

East Hampton, N.Y.

$14,200,000

 

Top Teams by Average Sales Price (10)

1.

The Kemp Team

The Corcoran Group (NRT)

New York, N.Y.

$15,750,000

6.

The Brill Group

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT)

Beverly Hills, Calif.

$8,547,635

8.

Carrie Chiang/Janet Wang Team

The Corcoran Group (NRT)

New York, N.Y.

$8,205,795

9.

Randy Ely and Nicholas Malinosky

The Corcoran Group (NRT)

Delray Beach, Fla.

$8,177,289

11.

Mandile/Knapp Team

Sotheby’s International Realty (NRT)

Beverly Hills, Calif.

$7,277,608

14.

Robin and Jeremy Stein

Sotheby’s International Realty (NRT)

New York, N.Y.

$6,637,394

16.

Brad and Helen Miller

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT)

Woodside, Calif.

$6,338,284

19.

Leventhal-Thompson Team

The Corcoran Group (NRT)

New York, N.Y.

$6,177,321

20.

Pierre and Alex Buljan

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT)

Burlingame, Calif.

$5,816,154

22.

The Dream Team (Elizabeth Sahlman & Liora Yalof)

The Corcoran Group (NRT)

New York, N.Y.

$5,687,613

 

Top Agents by Sales Volume (11)

5.

Serena Boardman

Sotheby’s International Realty (NRT)

New York, N.Y.

$437,363,265

 

6.

Timothy Davis

The Corcoran Group (NRT)

Southampton, N.Y.

$358,278,864

 

10.

Chris Cortazzo

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT)

Malibu, California

$307,155,356

11.

Jade Mills
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT)

Beverly Hills, Calif.

$304,070,003 

14.

Susan Breitenbach

The Corcoran Group (NRT)

Bridgehampton, N.Y.

$286,945,750 

15.

Raju Chhabria

Shorewood Realtors ERA Powered

Hermosa Beach, Calif.

$275,370,900

16.

Leighton Candler

The Corcoran Group (NRT)

New York, N.Y.

$267,782,190

20.

Craig Morris

Aspen Snowmass Sotheby's International Realty

Aspen, Colo.

$237,691,000

21.

Paulette Koch

The Corcoran Group (NRT)

Palm Beach, Fla.

$233,552,544

22.

Lily Lew

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT)

San Francisco, Calif.

$231,885,200

25.

Deborah Kern

The Corcoran Group (NRT)

New York, N.Y.

$225,400,900

 

Top Teams by Sales Volume (6)

3.

The Jills® – Jill Hertzberg
and Jill Eber

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate (NRT)

Miami Beach, Fla.

$515,180,742

13.

Sean Stanfield

HOME Sotheby’s International Realty

Huntington Beach, Calif.

$294,387,000

15.

Joyce Rey and Stacy Gottula

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT)

Beverly Hills, Calif.

$274,352,251

19.

The Jim Allen Group

Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Realty, Inc.

Raleigh, N.C.

$242,834,854

22.

TeedHaze - Rick Teed and Butch Haze and team

Sotheby’s International Realty (NRT)

San Francisco, Calif.

$230,663,000

23.

Malin Giddings – SF Properties

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT)

San Francisco, Calif.

$225,928,000

 

 Top Agents by Transaction Sides (6)

2.

Greg Kurzner

ERA Atlantic Realty

Alpharetta, Ga.

463

11.

Scott Cohara

ERA Lentz Associates, Inc.

Parma, Ohio

347

16.

Frank DeNovi

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT)

Arlington Heights, Ill.

324

19.

Gina Gargeu

CENTURY 21 Downtown

Baltimore, Md.

318

24.

Patti Furman

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT)

Glenview, Ill.

 

282

25.

Andrew Hargreaves

Coldwell Banker Preferred, Realtors

Plymouth, Mich.

 

280

 

Top Teams by Transaction Sides (1)

11.

The Jim Allen Group

Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Realty, Inc.

 

Raleigh, N.C.

 850

REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal Top Thousand awards program was developed jointly by The Wall Street Journal advertising sales department and REAL Trends, a leading source of analysis and information for the residential real estate brokerage industry. REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal Top Thousand honors America's finest real estate agents and their companies and is compiled and analyzed by REAL Trends.

About Realogy Holdings Corp.

Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) is a global leader in residential real estate franchising and brokerage with many of the best-known industry brands including Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, The Corcoran Group®, ERA®, and Sotheby's International Realty®, as well as ZipRealty®, its technology-focused brand. Collectively, Realogy's franchise system members operate approximately 13,500 offices with more than 251,200 independent sales associates conducting business in 105 countries and territories around the world. NRT LLC, Realogy’s company-owned real estate brokerage, is the largest residential brokerage company in the United States, operates under several of Realogy’s brands and also provides related residential real estate services. The Company also owns Cartus, a prominent worldwide provider of relocation services to corporate and affinity clients, and Title Resource Group, a leading provider of title, settlement and underwriting services. Realogy is headquartered in Madison, New Jersey.

SOURCE Realogy Holdings Corp.

Media Contact:

Kathy Borruso
Kathy.borruso@realogy.com
973 407-5041

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