Coldwell Banker No. 1 in State, Nation

Sarasota-based Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate is again No. 1 in Florida by both closed transaction sides and sales volume, based on 2014 sales results, according to the REALTrends 500 annual report.

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, along with parent company NRT LLC, employs almost 200 in Sarasota and Manatee counties in addition to its 552 sales associates.

NRT LLC was the No. 1 residential real estate brokerage firm in the United States, based on sales volume and transaction sides, for the 18th consecutive year in the REAL Trends 500.

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate was No. 2 in transaction sides and No. 3 in sales volume in Sarasota, the report indicated.

“Being ranked the No. 1 residential brokerage in Florida once again is a testament to the hard work, dedication and focus on customer service of the company’s affiliated sales associates and employees,” said Clark Toole, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, Florida.

The REALTrends 500 is an annual research report that identifies the country’s leading residential firms as ranked by closed transaction sides and separately by closed sales volume.