Madison, NJ, April 29, 2015 – The annual REAL Trends 500 report was released today ranking NRT LLC as the No. 1 residential real estate brokerage firm in the United States. The top 500 brokerages were ranked based on their 2014 closed sales volume and closed transaction sides, with NRT topping the list with $156.7 billion in sales volume and 316,970 transaction sides on a pro forma basis.*
NRT, a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) that operates under the brand names of Coldwell Banker®, Sotheby's International Realty®, The Corcoran Group® and ZipRealty®, has held the No. 1 spot in the REAL Trends 500 rankings for 18 consecutive years.
“This past year, NRT expanded its brokerage footprint through 17 acquisitions and our parent company’s acquisition of ZipRealty that brought Zip’s owned-brokerage offices under NRT, which underscored the importance of blending integrated technology platforms with a full-service real estate brokerage experience,” said Bruce Zipf, president and CEO, NRT LLC. “We are deeply proud of our strategic growth and all of our employees and independent sales associates who persistently strive to increase the value they deliver to homebuyers and sellers.”
The REAL Trends 500 is an annual research report that identifies the country’s leading residential firms as ranked by closed transaction sides and separately by closed sales volume.
About NRT LLCNRT LLC is the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage firm. NRT owns and operates companies in approximately 50 of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the United States, with approximately 790 offices and approximately 46,400 independent sales associates. NRT is the subsidiary of Realogy (NYSE: RLGY) that operates all company-owned real estate brokerage offices under Realogy’s Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial® Sotheby’s International Realty®, and ZipRealty® brands, as well as powerful regional and local brands, The Corcoran Group® and Citi Habitats.
* This takes into consideration the estimated full-year performance of companies acquired during 2014.