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As the only major real estate franchise company in North America to experience positive growth in recent years, Keller Williams Realty's time-tested models and systems establish a framework for profitability in any market.



2014
  • Best Companies to Work for in Texas
2013
  • Best Companies to Work for in Texas - No. 15
  • Austin's Healthiest Employers - No. 10
  • Austin American Statesman
    Top Workplaces - No. 7
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Franchise 500 list for fifth year in a row
  • Inc. Magazine
    5,000 fastest-growing companies in the United States list for the fifth time since 2007
  • Training Magazine
    A top 125 training organization in the United States
  • Workplace Dynamics
    No. 9 on the Top 10 List of Workplaces in the United States
  • REALTOR Magazine
    Seven of the Top 30 Under 30 list were Keller Williams associates - more than any other real estate franchise
  • The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals
    Of the Top-Producing 250 Latino real estate agents in the United States - including the No. 1 spot
  • REALTOR Magazine Good Neighbor Award
    Named a finalist
  • REAL Trends 500
    23 percent of the Top 500 brokerages by closed volume, and 22 percent of the Top 500 by closed transactions
  • Wall Street Journal/REAL Trends "The Thousand"
    11 percent of the Top 1,000 agents, and nearly 25 percent of the top teams ranked by transaction sides ? more than any other brand.
  • REAL Trends' The Best Real Estate Agents in America
    No. 1 team by volume in 17 states ... and No. 1 team by units in 21 states
  • Wall Street Journal Bestsellers
    The ONE Thing No. 1 bestseller on WSJ, appearances on more than 130 bestseller lists, including The New York Times, USA Today, Hudson and Amazon
2012
  • Austin American Statesmen
    Top Workplaces - No. 10
  • J.D. Power and Associates
    Keller Williams Realty Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Home Buyer and Seller Segments by J.D. Power and Associates
  • Inc. Magazine
    Listed as one of the Top 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, 2012
  • Inman Innovator of the Year
    eEdge partner DotLoop's CEO and Co-founder Austin Allison - 2012 Innovator of the Year
  • REAL Trends 500 Report
    23% with 116 offices of the top 500 brokerages ranked by closed transactions
    24% with 119 office of the top 500 brokerages ranked by closed volume
  • REAL Trends Wall Street Journal 'The Thousand List'
    159 agents and team spots overall
    91 of the top 250 teams by transaction sides
  • Workplace Dynamics
    America's Top 10 Workplaces
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Franchise 500 List: No. 178
    America's Top Global Franchises: No. 142
  • National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Award
    SHIFT Commercial
  • REALTOR Magazine's '30 Under 30'
    Most represented agency with four associates named  
2011
  • Winner of Inman Innovator Award
     Most Innovative Real Estate Website or Service - eEdge
  • Austin Business Journal
    Keller Williams Realty Inc., Winner of Best Places to Work in Central Texas, Medium Size Companies (23rd)
  • Austin Business Journal
    Keller Williams Realty Inc., Winner of Best Places to Work in Texas (13th)
2010
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Franchise 500 List: No. 78 / Overall Franchise Company; No. 66 / America's Top Global Franchises
  • Franchise Times
    #41 Top 200 Franchise Chains by Worldwide Sales
  • Inman News Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board Gary Keller named one of the 100 Most Influential Leaders in Real Estate
  • J.D. Power and Associates Keller Williams Realty Named Highest Ranked in Home Buyer Satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates, Three Years in a Row
  • Training Magazine Highest ranking real estate franchise on the annual Training Top 125, #47 Overall
  • Austin Business Journal
    Keller Williams Realty Inc., Winner of Best Places to Work in Central Texas, Medium Size Companies (22nd)
2009
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Franchise 500® List - #1 Real Estate Franchise, #60 Overall Franchise Company
  • J. D. Powers and Associates
    Highest Overall Satisfaction For Home Buyers Among National Full Service Real Estate Firms, Two Years in a Row
  • Swanepoel Trends Survey
    Most Recognizable Real Estate Franchise for 2009
  • Inc. Magazine
    Listed as one of the Top 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, 2009
  • American Business Awards
    Sales Training or Coaching Program of the Year-Stevie Award
  • Franchise Times - Top Quartile of Franchise Operations in the U.S., 2009
2008
  • Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers
    Mo Anderson, Hall of Leaders Inductee
  • Inc. Magazine
    #3532 - Top Inc. 5000 Companies - The Fastest Growing Companies in America
2007
  • Austin Business Journal
    Mary Tennant, Winner of Profiles in Power
  • ACG Corporate Growth Award
    #3532 - Top Inc. 5000 Companies - The Fastest Growing Companies in America
  • Franchise Times
    Within the Top 25 Percent of the Top 200 Franchise Systems
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    #66 – Franchise 500®  List
    #54 - Fastest-Growing Franchises
    #62 – America’s Top Global Franchises
  • Austin Business Journal
    Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Austin, Texas
  • Austin Business Journal
    Top 25 Private Companies
  • Inc. Magazine
    #1645 Top Inc. 5000 Companies - The Fastest Growing Companies in America
  • Stevie Awards
    Real Estate Sales Organization of the Year
2006
  • Wall Street Journal
    Franchise High Performers List
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Fastest Growing Franchises:  #52
    America's Top Global Franchises:  #61
  • REALTOR Magazine
    Mo Anderson, Top 25 Most Influential Thought Leaders 
2005
  • HR Magazine and the Great Places to Work Institute
    Top 25 Small Companies to Work for in America
  • Inman News
    Gary Keller, 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders
  • Texas Monthly and the Best Companies Group
    Top 50 Best Places to Work in Texas
  • Austin Business Journal
    Top 25 Private Companies in Austin, Texas
  • Austin Business Journal
    Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies in Austin, Texas
2004
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Fastest Growing Franchises:  #54
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    America's Top Global Franchises:  #100
  • Inc. Magazine
    Gary Keller, Finalist for Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Austin Business Journal
    Mo Anderson, Winner of Profiles in Power
  • Austin Business Journal
    Keller Williams Realty Inc., Winner of Best Places to Work in Central Texas, Medium Size Companies
  • Austin Business Journal
    Top 25 Private Companies in Austin, Texas
  • Austin Business Journal
    Top 25 Fastest Growing Companies in Austin, Texas
2003
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year
    Gary Keller, Winner Austin and Central Texas
  • REALTOR Magazine's 25 Most Influential People in Real Estate
    Gary Keller, 2nd Most influential
  • Austin Business Journal
    Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Fastest Growing Franchises:  #81
2002
  • Austin Business Journal
    Top 50 Fastest Growing Company
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Fastest Growing Franchises:  #77
2001
  • Inman News Innovator Award
    Announced at Real Estate Connect in San Francisco
  • Austin Business Journal
    Top 50 Fastest Growing Company
  • REAL Trends, Top Five Most Admired Individuals
    Gary Keller

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