The Group, Inc. Broker Associates Named Top Producer

12/07/05 by The Group, Inc.
Fort Collins, Colo. - Realtor magazine named The Group, Inc. Real Estate's broker associates/partners as the No. 1 producers in the nation. Out of the top 100 real estate companies, The Group had the highest number of transaction sides per broker associate/partner in 2004, with 28.3. The magazine also ranked Group as the 90th top real estate company in its July 2005 edition. The list of the Top 100 Companies is based on the Realtor's survey of closed transaction sides and sales volume in 2004. "Our sales partners have built genuine relationships within our communities over the last 30 years," said Sharianne Daily, The Group president and chief executive officer, of why the company continues to do well in a slower market. "The sales partners have the ability to have operational excellence with our extensive staff, our systems and processes supporting them. We are committed to our customers and to making it easier and faster for them." The Group's 212 associate brokers/partners closed 5,989 transaction sides last year and reached $1,447,391,037 in sales volume. The Group was one of only three Colorado real estate companies to make Realtor's list: Re/Max Alliance, based in Arvada, was No. 33; and Keller Williams Colorado Region, based in Englewood, came in at No. 97. The other four real estate companies with the highest-producing sales associates in the nation, according to Realtor, are: - Remax Results, Eden Praire, Minn., 25.1 sides closed per associate - Realty Executives Associates, Knoxville, Tenn., 21.2 sides - Century 21 Sunbelt Realty Inc., Cape Coral, Fla., 21.1 sides , Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group, Appleton, Wis., 20.4 sides REAL Trends newsletter also recently recognized The Group in its survey of the nation's 500 largest real estate companies. It ranked The Group 92nd in closed transaction sides and 112th in sales volume for 2004. The Group, Inc. Real Estate is locally owned by its broker associates and managers. It has seven offices in Fort Collins, Greeley, Loveland, and Windsor. For more information, please contact Sharianne Daily, President/CEO, The Group, Inc. Real Estate, 970-377-4959. Realtor magazine's current and past listings of the Top 100 Companies is available on the Web at www.REALTOR.org/realtormag. About The Group Inc: The Group, Inc. is Northern Colorado's leading real estate company with six locations in Fort Collins, Loveland, and Greeley. www.thegroupinc.com