Zephyr Real Estate Places High in RISMedia 2013 Power Broker Report


San Francisco, CA WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 5, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — RISMedia 25th Annual Power Broker Report, released in July, places Zephyr Real Estate as #79 in the nation for 2012. Zephyr’s sales volume for the year was $1.51 billion, directly competing with brokerages having far more agents and offices across the country.

“We are thrilled to honor our industry’s top brokers here in our 25th Annual Power Broker Report, a national ranking of the industry’s top 1,000 brokerage firms,” commented John E. Featherston, CEO and Publisher, in his introduction to the Report. “In preparing for this publication, one of the most amazing realizations we arrived at was just how many brokerage leaders from 25 years ago have survived two-and-a-half decades of tumultuous market conditions and rapid-fire technology change to find themselves still standing as leaders of thriving real estate companies today.”

RISMedia’s Power Broker Report & Survey is based on results garnered from a survey distributed via email and available online at www.rismedia.com. The survey ranks residential real estate brokerage firms according to closed transaction numbers and closed sales volume for the year 2012. All sales and transaction data is submitted directly by brokerage firms and verified by the firm’s financial executives, outside accounting firms and/or corporate franchise headquarters. This year’s survey received upwards of 1,300 submissions. Statistical analysis, transaction rank and sales rank is based on the top 1,000 responding firms.

RISMedia was founded 33 years ago as the premier source of news and information for the residential real estate, relocation and home services industries. RISMedia has become the leading media organization for breaking news and analysis as well as educational and networking events and marketing and branding solutions for the leading real estate and home services companies throughout the United States.

“We are honored to be recognized nationally for our achievements and development in the real estate community,” Randall Kostick, Chief Operating Officer of Zephyr Real Estate, commented. “The dedication and commitment of the Zephyr team are exemplary, and we all take great pride in these accomplishments.”

Zephyr recently placed #81 in REAL Trends Top 500 Brokers in the U.S., and continues to receive honors and recognition as a leader in the industry.

About Zephyr Real Estate

Founded in 1978, Zephyr Real Estate is San Francisco’s largest independent real estate firm with $1.5 billion in annual gross sales in 2012 and a current roster of more than 200 full-time agents. In 2010, Zephyr launched its new website, which has earned two web design awards, including the prestigious Interactive Media Award. Zephyr Real Estate is a member of the international relocation network, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World; the luxury real estate network, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate; and the local luxury marketing association, the Luxury Marketing Council of San Francisco. Zephyr has six strategically located offices in San Francisco, a business center in Marin County, and serves a large customer base throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, visit http://www.zephyrsf.com.

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