Chicago, IL, August 07, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- A distinguished group of RE/MAX brokers and RE/MAX sales teams in the metropolitan Chicago real estate market have been named to REAL Trends’ 2014 “The Thousand.” This annual ranking, based on prior-year sales achievements, honors 250 brokers nationwide in each of four categories. The categories are closed transaction sides and closed sales volume for both individual agents and teams.
Jane Lee of RE/MAX Top Performers in Lake Bluff, Ill., and Matt Kombrink of RE/MAX Great American North, St. Charles, Ill., are among the top teams in both categories. Lee ranked 59th in closed transactions and 62nd in sales volume. Kombrink ranked 96th in closed transactions and 234th in sales volume.
Also named to the top 250 teams in closed transactions are Linda O’Donnell, RE/MAX Signature, Chicago, who ranked 197th; Ronald Gersch of RE/MAX Realty of Joliet, Joliet, Ill., who ranked 207th, and Marco Amidei of RE/MAX Suburban in Libertyville, Ill., who ranked 223rd.
Among individual brokers, RE/MAX professionals from the Chicago metro area commanded spots in the top 250 based on closed transaction sides. Robert Padron, RE/MAX Cityview, Chicago, ranked 81st; Ed Lukasik, Jr., RE/MAX Professionals, Bolingbrook, Ill., ranked 88th; Steve Malik, RE/MAX Professionals Select, Naperville, Ill., ranked 130th; Adam Stary, RE/MAX Professionals Select, Naperville, ranked 182nd; Sarah Leonard, RE/MAX Suburban, Schaumburg, Ill., ranked 224th; and Robert O’Hara, RE/MAX Synergy, Flossmoor, Ill., ranked 250th.
“Having so many RE/MAX Northern Illinois brokers named to the REAL Trends 2014 ‘The Thousand’ is indicative of the high caliber of agents we have and continue to attract,” said Brian Reagan, president of RE/MAX Northern Illinois.
RE/MAX agents across the country claimed 147 of the 1,000 positions. No other brand held more positions this year.
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 2,000 sales associates and 100 individually owned and operated RE/MAX offices that provide a full range of residential and commercial brokerage services. Its mobile real estate app and www.illinoisproperty.com provide comprehensive information about residential and commercial property for sale in the region. The northern Illinois network is part of RE/MAX, LLC, a global real estate organization with 90,000+ sales associates in 90+ nations.