Realogy-Affiliated Agents and Teams Earn 332 Spots in 'Top Thousand' Rankings by REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal

June 28, 2013

MADISON, NJ--(Marketwired - Jun 28, 2013) -  Sales professionals affiliated with franchisees and company-owned offices of Realogy Holdings Corp. ( NYSE : RLGY ) earned 332 spots (33 percent) on the 2013 REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal Top Thousand report released today. The report ranks America's top 1,000 residential real estate agents and teams based on 2012 annual sales volume and transaction sides. Designees are recognized as the top half of one percent of more than 963,000 licensed REALTORS® nationwide.

"We are proud that the sales professionals affiliated with our franchise brands and company-owned offices continue to perform at exceptional levels," said Richard A. Smith, chairman, CEO and president of Realogy. "The service and value that they provide homebuyers and sellers is the reason behind their success."

Realogy's franchise brands include Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, ERA®, Sotheby's International Realty®, and its subsidiary, NRT LLC, operates Realogy's company-owned real estate brokerage offices, including The Corcoran Group®.

The Top Thousand rankings feature four separate categories, ranking the Top 250 Agents by Sales Volume, Top 250 Agents by Transaction Sides, Top 250 Teams by Sales Volume, and Top 250 Teams by Transaction Sides.

Agents and teams affiliated with Realogy -- specifically NRT's company-owned offices and the independently owned and operated franchisees of the Realogy Franchise Group -- accounted for:

  • 119 of the Top 250 Agents by Sales Volume (48 percent)
  • 105 of the Top 250 Agents by Transaction Sides (42 percent)
  • 71 of the Top 250 Teams by Transaction Sides (28 percent)
  • 37 of the Top 250 Teams by Sales Volume (15 percent)

Sales associates affiliated with NRT represented 35 percent (88) of the spots within the Top 250 Agents by Sales Volume. In total, NRT accounted for 16 percent (161) of the agents and teams included in the rankings.

Coldwell Banker placed more agents and teams than any other brand on the nationwide rankings, with 155 spots across the four categories, and held the most overall spots in individual agent sales volume (53) and team sales volume (36). Coldwell Banker also features the No. 1 performing team based on sales volume.

As shown below, 20 percent of the Top 10 spots across the four categories are held by agents and teams affiliated with a Realogy brand or company-owned brokerage:

Top Teams by Sales Volume

             
1.   The Jills - Jill Eber and Jill Hertzberg
Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate (NRT)
  Miami Beach, Fla.   $480,819,374
3.   Carrie Chiang/Janet Wang
The Corcoran Group (NRT)
  New York, N.Y.   $388,906,508
5.   The Deborah Grubman Team
The Corcoran Group (NRT)
  New York, N.Y.   $251,840,500
             

Top Agents by Sales Volume

             
2.   Serena Boardman
Sotheby's International Realty, Inc. (NRT)
  New York, N.Y.   $393,742,540
5.   Jade Mills
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage (NRT)
  Beverly Hills, Calif.   $338,961,845
10.   Roger Erickson
Sotheby's International Realty, Inc. (NRT)
  New York, N.Y.   $254,095,000
             

Top Agents by Transaction Sides

             
7.   Mary Berry
CENTURY 21 All-Pro Realty, Inc.
  Oklahoma City, Okla.   501
9.   Scott Cohara
ERA Lentz Associates, Inc.
  Parma, Ohio   456.5
             

About Realogy Holdings Corp.
Realogy Holdings Corp. ( NYSE : RLGY ) is a global leader in residential real estate franchising with company-owned residential real estate brokerage operations doing business under its franchise systems as well as relocation and title services. Realogy's brands and business units include Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, The Corcoran Group®, ERA®, Sotheby's International Realty®, NRT LLC, Cartus and Title Resource Group. Collectively, Realogy's franchise system members operate approximately 13,600 offices with 239,000 independent sales associates doing business in 102 countries around the world. Realogy is headquartered in Madison, N.J.