Chicago, IL, July 13, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- A national ranking by Real Trends, Inc., and the Wall Street Journal recently named several RE/MAX agents and teams serving the metropolitan Chicago real estate market among the nation’s top 1,000 residential individuals and teams based on 2011 sales achievements.
Individual agents and sales teams were ranked separately by closed transaction sides and by closed sales volume, with the top 250 in the nation named in each category based on applications received.
The Jane Lee Team of RE/MAX Top Performers in Lake Bluff, Ill., was among the top teams in both categories, ranking 89th in sales volume and 129th in closed sides.
Also ranking among the top 250 teams in closed sales volume was the Leslie McDonnell Team of RE/MAX Suburban in Libertyville, Ill., who placed 177th.
Two other local RE/MAX teams joined the top 250 in the category of closed sides. They were Linda O’Donnell of RE/MAX Signature, Chicago, who ranked 135th, and Ron and Darlene Gersch with RE/MAX Realty of Joliet, Joliet, Ill., who ranked 244th.
Among individual agents, Robert Padron of RE/MAX Cityview, Chicago, ranked 95th in closed sides.
“We are delighted to see each of these agents and teams receive the national recognition they deserve,” said Laura Ortoleva, a spokesperson for the RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network. “It provides further confirmation that RE/MAX means outstanding agents.”
RE/MAX has been the leader in the northern Illinois real estate market since 1989. The RE/MAX Northern Illinois network, with headquarters in Elgin, Ill., consists of 2,100 sales associates and 110 individually owned and operated RE/MAX offices that provide a full range of residential and commercial brokerage services. Its www.illinoisproperty.com and www.remax.com websites are leaders in consumer visits among real estate franchise brands. Its mobile search, m.illinoisproperty.com, allows users to conduct real estate searches on any mobile device with Internet access. The northern Illinois network is part of RE/MAX LLC, a global real estate organization with 88,000 sales associates in 90 nations.