Madison, NJ, April 1, 2016 – NRT LLC was again ranked as the No. 1 residential real estate brokerage company in the United States for the 19th consecutive year in the annual REAL Trends 500 rankings released today. The top 500 brokerages in the nation were ranked based on their 2015 closed sales volume and closed transaction sides, with NRT on top with $166.6 billion in sales volume and 342,300 transaction sides on a pro forma basis.*
A subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), NRT owns and operates residential brokerage offices nationwide under the brand names of Coldwell Banker®, Sotheby's International Realty®, The Corcoran Group® and ZipRealty®.
“We grew NRT’s market presence through opportunistic acquisitions that added 30 brokerages to our U.S. footprint in the past two years,” said Bruce Zipf, president and CEO, NRT LLC. “Our growth is also powered by the tremendous efforts our employees and independent sales associates demonstrate every day to help 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 47,000 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 by NRT during 2015.