Keller Williams Realty Ranked #1 by Agent Count in US
Keller Williams Realty Inc. has been ranked #1 in the U.S. by agent count. The company recently declared that it was the largest realty association with more than 80,000 agents working with the firm and its franchisees.
Keller Williams has also recorded tremendous growth throughout 2012. According to the public records, it was revealed that the units sold per agent increased by 23 percent and the total closed volume rose by 31 percent. Gross commission of the agents also spiked by 28 percent. Total profits in 2012 climbed 44 percent more than the figures of 2011.
"Keller Williams associates: We are one family. We have one destiny. We share one thing ... We are America's #1 real estate company by agent count!" CEO Mark Willis said in a convention in Dallas, Texas. He addressed more than 10,000 employees at the convention.
The company also summed up its annual report in the convention.
Mary Tennant, president of Keller Williams announced that the company had awarded around $2.5 million worth charitable money to the needy associates and their families. The worldwide president of the firm further announced that they would be expanding into new regions- Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Turkey.
Keller Williams Realty is the only national real estate firm that has marked entry into "America's top 150 places to work" list. The firm ranks #9 on the list. J.D Power and Associates also named the firm "Highest in Customer Satisfaction for Home Buyers and Sellers" among all the full service real estate firms in the country. The firm has also been listed as one of the "Top 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America" in 2012 by Inc. Magazine.
Keller Williams Realty is a real estate franchise firm headquartered in Austin, Texas. It was founded in 1991 and started franchising in 1998 when it first expanded to Canada.