Honoring the outstanding achievements of their Illinois agents, CENTURY 21 Affiliated ended the year with their annual State of Affiliated awards ceremony on February 9, 2017.
President and CEO of CENTURY 21 Affiliated, Dan Kruse, started the awards ceremony with a summary of the company’s 2016 achievements. On average, CENTURY 21 Affiliated agents closed nine properties in 2016, while the entire company earned $77.9 million in AGC.
CENTURY 21® LLC Chief Operations Officer, Greg Sexton, traveled from Madison, New Jersey to celebrate this exciting time with CENTURY 21 Affiliated. In his speech, Sexton officially named CENTURY 21 Affiliated the #1 CENTURY 21® franchise in the world in units sold and AGC – a first for the CENTURY 21 system.
Next Tom Bretz, CENTURY 21 Affiliated – Chicago CEO shared the goal for CENTURY 21 Affiliated’s next great achievement. “This year and last we were recognized as among the top 30 brokerages in the nation. So now let’s aim to be recognized as one of the top 21 brokers in the country. There’s always another mountain to climb!”
Awards were then given out for Quality Service and Top Producers, as well as many others.
Double CENTURION Producer Kim Wirtz from Lockport, IL was named the #1 Producer in the CENTURY 21 Affiliated system; while Grand CENTURION Team Mike McCatty & Associates from Orland Park, IL was named the #1 Team in the CENTURY 21 Affiliated system. This is the first time both the Top CENTURY 21 Affiliated Producer and Team were from the same state.
2016 was a successful year for CENTURY 21 Affiliated with the company opening multiple new offices, expanding their footprint into the Tampa, Florida market, and continually holding the CENTURY 21® record for the most transactions by a single CENTURY 21 company (17,923 units in 2016).
The Affiliated Foundation successfully executed their third Annual Day of Caring and doubled the amount of money raised to help charities important to the Affiliated Family. Additionally, 150 new teddy bears were collected at the Illinois State of Affiliated awards ceremony for “Families Helping Families Chicagoland” to give to victims of sexual abuse.
In closing, founder Bill Kessler ended the ceremony with his thoughts on CENTURY 21 Affiliated’s tradition, unity, and vision.
“The Mission Statement has remained the same, and that is the agent is the center of our universe,” said Kessler. “We have a unifying purpose which is to provide great customer service and to support each other.”
CENTURY 21 Affiliated stands as one of the largest real estate brokerages with 2,000 licensed sales professionals in 100+ offices across five states.
About CENTURY 21 Affiliated
CENTURY 21 Affiliated is a member of multiple listings services in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin with over 2,000 sales professionals and 100+ offices. CENTURY 21 Affiliated also specializes in worldwide relocation. At CENTURY 21 Affiliated, the customer comes first. The complete commitment to this philosophy is what has made CENTURY 21 Affiliated such a powerful force in the real estate industry. CENTURY 21 Affiliated has been ranked the number one CENTURY 21® franchise in the world for two years in a row and had almost 18,000 transactions in 2016. Visit www.Century21Affiliated.com to learn more.
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