Twelve Pacific Union Real Estate Professionals and Teams Named to REAL Trends Top 250 in the U.S. for 2017 Sales Achievements
SAN FRANCISCO, July 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Twelve real estate professionals and teams at Pacific Union International have been ranked among the most productive in the United States, a testament to the firm's commitment to recruiting and retaining California's top performers.
The REAL Trends Annual The Thousand list ranks the top 250 real estate professionals and teams in the nation by 2017 sales volume. This year's honorees, along with the rest of Pacific Union's real estate professionals, strengthened the California top independent brokerage's position as the fifth-largest residential real estate brokerage in the U.S. earlier this year, with 2017 sales volume of $14.1 billion.
"We are humbled by the extraordinary results of our top professionals," Pacific Union CEO Mark A. McLaughlin says. "We honor their accomplishments and appreciate their continued commitment to our core values of teamwork, trust, and innovation. While we honor these amazing teams and individuals today, I believe our entire organization and our united culture throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles are our most significant assets."
This year's REAL Trends The Thousand honorees are:
Individuals by Sales Volume:
- Aaron Kirman, Beverly Hills, ranks No. 5, with $426 million in sales
- Dana Green, Lafayette, ranks No. 31, with $199 million in sales
- Tracy McLaughlin, Ross, ranks No. 51, with $155 million in sales
- Shana Rohde-Lynch, Belvedere-Tiburon, ranks No. 86, with $124 million in sales
- Craig Strong, Toluca Lake, ranks No. 159, with $94 million in sales
- Raziel Ungar, Burlingame, ranks No. 218, with $81 million in sales
- Peter Bergman, Marina del Rey, ranks No. 246, with $76 million in sales
Teams by Sales Volume:
- Nina Hatvany, San Francisco, ranks No. 56, with $226 million in sales
- Pence Hathorn Silver, Santa Monica, ranks No. 97, with $186 million in sales
- Smith & Berg Partners, Beverly Hills, ranks No. 123, with $171 million in sales
- LeMieux Associates, Menlo Park, ranks No. 185, with $142 million in sales
- Watson-Marshall Group, Burlingame, ranks No. 245, with $124 million in sales
About Pacific Union International
Founded in San Francisco in 1975, Pacific Union International, Inc. is the West Coast's premier luxury real estate brand, with 2017 sales volume of $14.1 billion. In 2018, real estate industry leaders RISMedia and REAL Trends ranked Pacific Union as the fifth-largest brokerage in the U.S. The prestigious London-based International Property Awards awarded Pacific Union "Global Real Estate Brokerage of the Year 2017-2018."
Through its 2015 acquisition of The Mark Company, the nation's leading sales and marketing firm for new urban luxury developments, Pacific Union expanded its brand to development projects from San Diego to Seattle.
In 2016, Pacific Union merged with Los Angeles-based brokerage John Aaroe Group, followed in 2017 with mergers with Partners Trust and Gibson International also based in Los Angeles, and Empire Realty Associates, extending the Pacific Union brand to become the preeminent leader and ultimate California real estate company. The strategic alliance of these five powerhouses supports 1,700 elite real estate professionals in more than 50 offices throughout the West Coast. Northern Californiamarkets include San Francisco, Marin, Contra Costa, Alameda, Napa, and Sonoma counties; Silicon Valley; and the Lake Tahoe region. Greater Los Angeles markets include Beverly Hills, Malibu, Downtown, Northeast L.A., the Westside, as well as the San Fernando and San Gabriel Valleys.
To extend Pacific Union's international reach, the brokerage established an award-winning, Beijing-based China Concierge program in 2013 that fully supports its Chinese investors on the mainland. Additionally, Pacific Union offers a full range of personal and commercial real estate services, including buying, selling and relocation, in addition to operating joint-venture businesses that provide rental and commercial property management and insurance services. Locally owned, Pacific Unionexecutes with a vision for the future, an entrepreneurial mindset and an unwavering commitment to deliver exceptional service and expertise. For more information, visit: www.pacificunion.com.