Keller Williams Arizona Realty Announces the Assignment of Proven Sales Leader, Drew Grunwald, as Its CEO/Team Leader

Nationally ranked realty company’s Arizona franchise brings new leadership to expand and develop team of agents in three Arizona offices.

Scottsdale, AZ, January 13, 2013 --( Keller Williams Arizona Realty ( announces the addition of Drew Grunwald as CEO/Team Leader. Responsible for the success of offices in Scottsdale, Fountain Hills and Payson, Arizona, Mr. Grunwald will focus on growing the agents’ businesses and their market centers.

“We are pleased to bring Mr. Grunwald on board to direct our dynamic and talented team of agents,” stated Jim Dunning-Keller Williams Arizona Realty Owner and Designated Broker. “His ability to build, guide and sustain sales in the real estate market, along with his excellent management, marketing and leadership skills will drive growth and maintain momentum for three of our Arizona offices.” The Arizona group currently supports approximately 210 licensed, independent agents in Scottsdale, Fountain Hills and Payson, combined. Initiatives for 2013 include expanding the number of agents and increasing sales for all agents.

Drew Grunwald brings a proven track record of success in developing sales teams and increasing net profits. Prior to joining Keller Williams Arizona Realty, Mr. Grunwald most recently served as president of Edgewood Enterprise Group, Inc., where he focused on real estate investments and business consulting services. His vast experience in sales leadership includes recruiting, hiring and managing teams, as well as maintaining personal production, in the mortgage and real estate investment industries. His unique skill-set is well-suited for cultivating the entrepreneurial environment of a Keller Williams agency.

“Having the opportunity to contribute my expertise to such an outstanding organization is the highlight of my career,” stated Drew Grunwald. Keller Williams is a nationally recognized real estate franchise, having earned accolades from REAL Trends/Wall Street Journal for individual and team agent performance, ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Home Buyer and Seller Segments" by J.D. Power and Associates, and placed in “America’s Top 10 Workplaces” by Workplace Dynamics, to name a few. “I am honored to lead the sales team in continued excellence and I look forward to exceeding the current level of production for the three Arizona offices I oversee.”

With the addition of Drew Grunwald to coach, consult and train its independent agents at every level, Keller Williams Arizona Realty is poised to significantly increase its sales while helping associates reach their full potential. Mr. Grunwald’s ability to motivate, inspire and drive the team extends to the overall experience and customer satisfaction of the homebuyers and sellers.

About Keller Williams Realty International/Keller Williams Arizona Realty
Founded in 1983, Keller Williams Realty, Inc. is the second-largest real estate franchise operation in the United States, with 700 offices and almost 75,000 associates in the United States and Canada. The company, which began franchising in 1990, has an agent-centric culture that emphasizes access to leading-edge education and promotes an economic model that rewards associates as stakeholders and partners. The Keller Williams Arizona Realty franchise consists of approximately 300 associates based on four Arizona offices: Scottsdale, Fountain Hills, Payson and Tempe. With 26 years of Arizona real estate experience, Jim Dunning, Owner and Designated Broker for Keller Williams Arizona Realty, opened his first Keller Williams office in 2002 located in Scottsdale, AZ and his second office in Tempe in 2008. The Payson and Fountain Hills offices were opened in 2012. Their mission is to build careers worth having, businesses worth owning and lives worth living. Operations are focused to carry out their vision to be the real estate company of choice. For more information, or to search for homes for sale, visit Keller Williams Arizona Realty online at (
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