Naples, FL, July 23, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- H. Thomas Ostrander and Ryan Chiodo of Engel & Völkers Naples Bonita-Estero were ranked among America’s most productive sales associates as part of REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents, the newly issued ranking report produced by REAL Trends and sponsored by Zillow Group. Mr. Ostrander and Mr. Chiodo are now active members of “America’s Best Real Estate Agents.” By individual sales volume and the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) of Naples/Marco Island/Immokalee, FL., Mr. Ostrander is ranked #12 and Mr. Chiodo is ranked #22.
REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents ranks over 12,600 residential real estate professionals solely based on their excellence in real estate sales during calendar year 2016. All production numbers are independently verified by a third-party in order to ensure accuracy and report integrity. “This group of highly successful real estate sales agents represents less than 1 percent of all real estate practitioners in the United States,” says Steve Murray, publisher of REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Agents and President of REAL Trends.
To qualify for inclusion, an individual agent must have closed at least 50 transaction sides or $20 million in sales volume in 2016. For real estate agent teams, the minimum is 75 transaction sides or $30 million in closed sales volume. The individuals ranked in America’s Best Real Estate Agents had an average of 73 transaction sides and an average sales volume of almost $37 million. Teams ranked in America’s Best Real Estate Agents had an average of 144 sides and an average sales volume of almost $61 million. This ensures that only the best of the best are included on the prestigious list.
“The average residential real estate agent in the United States closed 8.6 transactions in 2016 and had less than $1.3 million in sales,” said Murray. To attain this level of sales is truly outstanding.” Information on those receiving this recognition can be found online at www.americasbestre.com.
“Tom, Ryan and all of the Engel & Völkers North America advisors who were featured in this year’s rankings have been true representatives of our brand’s core values and now have proven themselves to be among the best in our nation and around the world,” said Joe Epifanio, License Partner and Managing Broker of Engel & Völkers Naples Bonita-Estero.
About REAL Trends
REAL Trends is a privately-held, Colorado-based publishing, consulting and communications company specializing in the residential brokerage and housing industries. Recognized as the leading source of trends in the industry, REAL Trends, The Trusted Source, also publishes the REAL Trends The Thousand, as advertised in The Wall Street Journal and the REAL Trends 500, which ranks the top brokerage firms in the United States. Visit REAL Trends at www.realtrends.com.
About Engel & Völkers
Since its beginning in 1977 as a specialty boutique providing exclusive, high-end real estate services in Hamburg, Germany, Engel & Völkers has become one of the world’s leading companies specializing in the sale and lease of premium residential and commercial properties, yachts and private aviation. Engel & Völkers currently operates a global network of over 9,000 real estate advisors in more than 700 brokerages spanning 33 countries across five continents, offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services. It established Engel & Völkers North America in 2007 and assembled a team of the industry’s top leaders, performers and real estate innovators to expand operations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its advisors with an array of premium quality business services; marketing programs and tools; multiple platforms for mobile, social and web; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals, property listings and market data. Engel & Völkers is an active supporter of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Each brokerage is independently owned and operated.