ERA Real Estate Names ERA Reardon Realty National Company of the Year
Madison, N.J. 03-31-2016 —
ERA Real Estate, a
leading global real estate franchisor, has named ERA Reardon Realty of
Jackson, Michigan, as its national company of the year. The Gene Francis
Memorial Award, given annually by ERA Real Estate to its top all-around
company, was presented to ERA Reardon Realty at the ERA® 2016 International Business Conference, held March 30 to April 1 in Orlando, Florida.
The award, named after ERA Real Estate co-founder Gene Francis, is the highest honor given to an ERA company, and reflects the qualities most respected throughout the global ERA
system and the real estate industry. Known for his forward-thinking
business acumen as well as his philanthropic spirit, Francis established
a defining culture of service to which all ERA companies aspire.
Factored into the award selection are: high customer satisfaction
ratings, strong brand engagement and use of ERA resources, and sales and company growth.
“Since joining the ERA
franchise system in 2000, ERA Reardon Realty has leveraged formal
business planning, tailored lead management practices and fostered a
collaborative, agent-centric culture to fuel productivity and growth for
the firm,” said Charlie Young, president and CEO of ERA Real Estate.
“Under the leadership of Rick Reardon, the company has created a
reputation for superior service above all else, which not only creates
an exceptionally strong value proposition for both agents and clients,
it also uniquely positions ERA Reardon Realty in their marketplace. The
firm’s strong focus on growing organically through learning and coaching
are just a few of the things that have helped them achieve their status
as a true market leader and a model ERA company.”
three offices and 60 agents, ERA Reardon Realty previously was a
finalist for the Gene Francis Memorial Award in 2011 and 2012.
15-year affiliation with ERA Real Estate has played a key role in
fueling incredible growth for the firm, and all of us at ERA Reardon
Realty are deeply honored to earn ERA’s highest and most prestigious company award,” said Reardon, owner of ERA Reardon Realty. “Through ERA’s
industry-leading technology, innovative marketing tools, proven
learning platforms and most importantly the highly collaborative ERA
network, we’ve been able to achieve the leading position in our market
by sales volume and establish ourselves as a first-choice firm for top
agents in the region.”
ERA Reardon Realty has a history of
maintaining high personal and ethical standards, demonstrating a strong
business sense and modeling a commitment to ERA Real Estate and its
community – all while driving measurable growth in transactions, sales
volume, per person productivity and sales rate.
The other four finalists for the 2015 Gene Francis Memorial Award include:
ERA American Real Estate of Shalimar, Florida
– Under the leadership of Gloria Frazier, the company balances a strong
focus on recruiting with a specialized support team to maximize
productivity. Part of the ERA system for more than 35 years, the company
was named ERA’s top all-around company in 1991.
ERA Davis & Linn of Jacksonville, Florida
– Owners Carole Davis and Jim Linn are widely known for their
disciplined adherence to business planning and maintaining a company
culture committed to service excellence. Together, this leadership team
has sustained high levels of performance, earning Gene Francis Memorial
Award finalist honors five times to date.
ERA Colonial Real Estate of Harker Heights, Texas
– Dennis DeWine and his son Tom DeWine drive performance with a focus
on winning listings and providing company support to deliver
unparalleled service. A strong commitment to maintaining a collaborative
company culture creates a highly engaged team that further contributes
to the firm’s success. A former Gene Francis Memorial Award winner in
2003, the company was named a finalist in 2007.
ERA King Real Estate Company, Inc. of Anniston, Alabama
– Under the leadership of Everett and Anna King, the firm is a
consistent leader in a competitive market, leveraging savvy lead
management tactics to fuel agent productivity and support recruiting and
retention. This year marks the fifth time the company has been
recognized as one of ERA’s top all-around company finalists.
About ERA Real Estate ERA Real Estate
is an innovative franchising leader in the residential real estate
industry with more than 40 years of experience in developing
consumer-oriented products and services. The ERA network includes
approximately 36,000 brokers and sales associates and approximately
2,350 offices throughout the United States and 33 countries and
territories. Each office is independently owned and operated. ERA Real
Estate is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global
provider of real estate services. ERA Real Estate information is
available at: ERA.com.