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Coldwell Banker Schmitt Included Among 2021 RISMedia Top 500 Power Brokers Nationally


Posted: April 13, 2021 by Stephen I. Mizner

Florida Keys – April 13, 2021 – Coldwell Banker Schmitt Real Estate Company (CBSREC), based on dollar volume of sales for 2020, was ranked among the largest real estate companies in the United States, appearing at #380 in RISMedia’s 2021 Power Broker Report.

 CBSREC is the only real estate company from the Florida Keys to be ranked among the top 500 real estate companies in America.  This is Coldwell Banker Schmitt’s seventh appearance on RISMedia’s Top 500 brokers list.  National Association of Realtor statistics indicate there are over 106,500 real estate brokerages in America, placing CBSREC among the top one-half of one percent.

Brian Schmitt, Coldwell Banker Schmitt’s president and broker, said “There’s a reason that we, alone, among all Florida Keys real estate companies have repeatedly appeared in both RISMedia’s Top 500 Power Brokers and REALTrends Power Broker 500: customer satisfaction.  Through the knowledge, experience and professionalism of our people, our marketing and transaction management programs, along with our commitment to represent our customers as single agents, we strive to provide an exceptional experience for Keys sellers and buyers.”

RISMedia President & CEO John Featherston congratulated Coldwell Banker Schmitt for its ranking in this year’s Power Broker Report and noted "Who would have thought that one of the most tumultuous times in our nation's history would usher in one of the hottest real estate markets on record? The 2021 Power Brokers proved that this industry can accomplish the impossible even amid the most challenging of times. I have no doubt that Power Brokers, and the hard-working real estate professionals who drive their firms, will continue to adapt and innovate, as well as continuously surprise us with their level of ingenuity and creativity, and their persistence to succeed."

RISMedia's 33rd Anniversary Power Broker Report & Survey is based on an online survey of residential real estate brokerages in the U.S., conducted by RISMedia through February 18, 2021. The survey ranks brokerages by closed sales volume and transaction sides in 2020. Brokerages must have a majority ownership interest, inclusive of subsidiaries, to complete the survey, and have had their submissions verified by the associated broker and accountant, CFO or other party who can validate the accuracy of the data submitted. To be eligible for the 2021 survey, brokerages had to have completed a minimum of $75 million in residential sales volume and 250 transactions in 2020. There was no cost or obligation to participate in the Annual Power Broker Report & Survey.

Founded in 1955, Coldwell Banker Schmitt is the oldest and largest real estate company in the Florida Keys with offices conveniently located in each of the five major Keys market areas. It has been the Keys-wide leader in listings and sales since 2004 and boasts a 98 percent rating for customer satisfaction. For additional information, visit Coldwell Banker Schmitt’s website at RealEstateFloridaKeys.com, or email info@cbschmitt.com, or call any of its five locations in the Florida Keys. To learn more about professional opportunities and why Coldwell Banker Schmitt agents and staff average more than ten years of service with the company – 2.5 times the industry average -- visit the Careers center.

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