Sothebyâ€™s International Realty Affiliates LLCÂ announced that the Sothebyâ€™s International RealtyÂ® brand was the No. 1 real estate company represented in two of the six categories that comprise the 2016 REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal â€œTop Thousand.â€ The annual report ranks Americaâ€™s top 1,000 residential real estate agents and teams based on 2015 annual sales volume and transaction sides, and the top 50 agents and top 50 teams on average sales priceâ€”making it a ranking of the top 1,100 nationwide.
The Sothebyâ€™s International Realty brand claimed 45 of the top 250 sales associates in the REAL Trends Individual Sales Volume category, more than any other real estate company. The brand also had the highest combined individual sales volume from sales associates in the same category. In addition, the Sothebyâ€™s International Realty brand had the most individuals represented in the Individual Average Sales Price category, holding 17 of the top 50 spots (34%), including Brenda S. Powers and Elizabeth L. Sample in East Side Manhattan whoÂ tied for No.1 at $37.59 million. The brand also had the No. 1 Team on the Average Sales Price ranking; Drew Mandile and Brooke Knapp Team in Beverly Hills topped that list with an average sales price of $18.3 million. Locally in San Diego, Pacific Sotheby’s Realty Broker K. Ann Brizolis & Associates earned the number 98 spot on the list forÂ 2016 Teams by Transaction Volume.Â This further establishes the strength of the Sothebyâ€™s International Realty brand as a leader in luxury real estate sales.
â€œWe are thrilled to see that the Sothebyâ€™s International Realty brand is continuing to build off the momentum of the 2015 record-year,â€ said Philip White, president and chief executive officer of Sothebyâ€™s International Realty Affiliates LLC.Â â€œHaving the most sales associates represented in two categories of the REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal rankings is a huge accomplishment and underscores how many of the top sales professionals are affiliated with the Sothebyâ€™s International Realty brand.Â I am so proud of the companies and the sales associates represented on this list.â€
The Sothebyâ€™s International Realty network currently has more than 19,000 affiliated independent sales associates located in approximately 845 offices in 63 countries and territories worldwide. Â Sothebyâ€™s International Realty listings are marketed on thesothebysrealty.com global website.Â In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, the firmâ€™s brokers and clients benefit from an association with the Sothebyâ€™s auction house and worldwide Sothebyâ€™s International RealtyÂ marketing programs.Â Each office is independently owned and operated.
The complete Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals list can be found on REAL Trendsâ€™ website, www.realtrends.com.