Thursday, February 22, 2018 (Shelton, Conn.) — William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance (WRRE) received Luxury Portfolio International’s® Top Luxury Brokerage Award for overall engagement in Luxury Portfolio; embracement of tools, meetings, events, advertising and brand usage; and outstanding marketing strategy in the discerning market of affluent buyers and sellers.
WRRE, which is led by Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Bill Raveis and his sons Chris Raveis and Ryan Raveis as co-presidents, was recognized among 565 brokerages across 65 countries.
“Since 1979, William Raveis has pioneered premium sales and marketing of exceptional properties, enabling our Luxury Property Specialists to be the best they can be and flourish in a supportive, family environment,” said Ryan Raveis. “We are honored that this approach has been recognized by the largest network of the most powerful luxury real estate brokerages in the world.”
WRRE was presented with this prestigious Luxury Portfolio International® Award during the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Conference Week in Las Vegas. Luxury Portfolio International® is the luxury face of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World,® the largest global network of premier locally branded companies dominated by many of the world’s most powerful independent luxury real estate brokerages. Luxury Portfolio International® attracts a global audience of visitors from over 200 countries/territories every month and marketed over 50,000 luxury homes to over three million high-net-worth visitors last year.
“The Top Luxury Portfolio Brokerage Award is a recognition we give each year for the member broker that has done an exceptional job engaging with the tools of our program and embracing the Luxury Portfolio brand,” said Stephanie Anton, the executive vice president of Luxury Portfolio International. “William Raveis’ luxury team has done an outstanding job this year and is a pleasure to work with. The award is very well-deserved.”
Bill Raveis launched William Raveis Real Estate in 1974 in Fairfield, Conn. Today, with 130 offices in nine states and more than 4,000 agents, William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, is the number one family-owned real estate company in the Northeast and the number eight real estate company in the United States, according to REAL Trends. Co-Presidents Chris Raveis and Ryan Raveis have been ranked the 36th most powerful and influential real estate leaders on the Swanepoel Power 200 (SP200) for 2017/2018. The firm runs an online magazine called www.RaveisEscapes.com, which is focused on localized content serving their nine-state footprint. For more information, visit raveis.com, or blog.raveis.com.