Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty Recognized On 2021 REAL Trends “The Thousand” & America’s Best

By Alyssa Morrison |

Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) is pleased to announce that over 30 of its global real estate advisors and teams were recognized in the 2021 REAL Trends America’s Best® and  “The Thousand.”

REAL Trends and Tom Ferry International released the 2020 REAL Trends + Tom Ferry America’s Best Real Estate Professionals list, ranking the most productive agents and teams by state based on closed transaction sides and closed volume.

The comprehensive list honors America’s finest real estate agents from all across the country, as over 18,000 U.S. real estate sales associates from every state are featured in America’s Best. Those ranked are among the top 1.5% of 1.4 million real estate professionals in the United States.

RealTrends + Tom Ferry The Thousand, also launched on the same day. The annual, national awards ranking sponsored by RealTrends and Tom Ferry International and is advertised in The Wall Street Journal. Designees are recognized as the top .07% of more than 1.4 million licensed Realtors® nationwide. 

The REAL Trends “The Thousand” comprises four categories: the top 250 agents by sides, top 250 agents by sales volume, top 250 teams by sides and top 250 teams by sales volume. Lorraine Rotanellie ranked 237th on the list of Individuals ranked by sales volume; the Gray Team was ranked 31st among small teams ranked by sales volume.   

“The recognition of our agents on America’s Best and the “The Thousand” rankings is a result of hard work, extensive market knowledge and the support of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand,” said RSIR President and CEO Dean Jones. “We are proud to have to have these represent our company on this prestigious industry list, and know that it’s just the beginning, as we look ahead to the summer selling season. Last year was an unprecedented year for growth in our real estate market, and 2021 is following that trend.”

Sotheby’s International Realty claimed 50 of the top 250 sales associates in the REAL Trends individual sales volume category. Year after year, the brand continues to have more sales associates represented in the rankings than any other real estate company, accounting for 20 percent of the category in 2021.

“Sotheby’s International Realty continues to build off the momentum of a record-breaking year in 2020,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer. “Sotheby’s International Realty leads the industry in the individual sales volume category and the rankings exemplify the hard work and achievements of our sales associates and teams across the country. Their performance made significant contributions to the brand’s record US$150 billion in global sales volume last year and we are proud to count them as ambassadors of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand.”

The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 24,000 affiliated independent sales associates located in approximately 1,000 offices in 74 countries and territories worldwide. Each office is independently owned and operated.