Good Broker to work for: Keller Williams Posts Record Expansion


Keller Williams Posts Record Expansion | Realtor Magazine

Keller Williams surpassed 125,000 sales associates recently, increasing its associate count by 17 percent since January.

Its increase in sales associates has proven good for sales too. The franchise’s transactions are up 20 percent to nearly 400,000 units and sales volume has risen 26 percent to $100 billion. Its agents have earned $3 billion in gross commission income. Also, Keller Williams franchise owners have increased their profits by 37 percent.

“We’re growing at six times the rate of the overall industry,” says Chris Heller, CEO, Keller Williams. “We’re focusing on innovation and providing top-notch real estate business training and coaching to our agents. It’s the reason we’re outpacing the market and providing more opportunities for our associates and their families.”

Keller Williams, which is based in Austin, Texas, has a profit share and growth share program, which rewards sales associates who help the company grow. In 2014, the company gave back $98 million and has now surpassed $650 million in distributions since the program begun.

“With growth, we’re even better positioned to reinvest in our people,” says John Davis, president of Keller Williams. “We’re currently innovating and supplementing our robust training programs with the latest technology solutions that will fuel the success of our agents tomorrow.”


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