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About Keller Williams

About Keller Williams

In 2014, Keller Williams UK was borne out of a desire to introduce a strong customer-service oriented model built around the individuals who actually do the work with the clients. “We have a three-point mission statement: to build careers worth having, businesses worth owning, and lives worth living.” Keller Williams Realty, Inc. is an international real estate franchise company with over 150,000 real estate agents, operating in more than 700 market centres (offices) across the globe. Keller Williams Realty is currently the largest residential estate agency in North America.

Founded in 1983 by Gary Keller and Joe Williams with the mission to build careers worth having, businesses worth owning and lives worth living® for its associates, Keller Williams Realty has been among the fastest growing real estate franchises in North America. In 1991, the company began franchising, and in 1998, opened its first international franchise in Canada. In 2011, during the most challenging real estate market in history, Keller Williams surpassed Century 21 to become the 2nd largest real estate franchise in the U.S. In 2012, the company ranked as the No. 1 real estate franchise on the 33rd Annual Franchise 500 list by Entrepreneur magazine. In 2014, Keller Williams became the world’s largest real estate franchise by agent count. More so than ever before, real estate professionals are turning to Keller Williams Realty for the education, coaching, technology, culture and wealth building opportunities that are redefining their potential and powering their careers toward new heights. Recently, the company celebrated its 30th Anniversary and announced its rise to the top of the industry. Industry news outlet, REAL Trends was on hand to cover the event

In 2016 we were awarded:

Training Magazine

#2 training organization across all industries and third consecutive year in Top 5

Training Magazine

Outstanding Training Initiative (Leadership Week)

Training Magazine

Top 5 Emerging Training Leaders (Chief Learning Officer Bryon Ellington)

Swanepoel Power 200

Thirteen representatives on list of most powerful people in residential real estate, including Gary Keller, Chris Heller, John Davis and Mary Tennant

Real Estate Executive Magazine

Six representatives on list of 100 Most Influential Real Estate Executives, including Gary Keller, Mo Anderson, Chris Heller and John Davis

Inman News

Dianna Kokoszka and Tony DiCello featured on list of The 25 Best Real Estate Coaches in the Business

REALTOR Magazine

Keller Williams home to industry-leading six 30 Under 30 winners, including Web Choice winner for fourth year in a row

REAL Trends 500

Keller Williams had more offices (151) represented on top real estate brokerages list than any other franchise

REAL Trends/ Wall Street Journal "The Thousand"

Keller Williams had more agent teams ranked by closed transactions and sales volume than any other franchise

RIS Media Power Broker Report

Keller Williams ranked #1 Power Broker by Brand - home to 29 percent of Top 1,000 brokers

Inc. Magazine

5th straight year as one of America's fastest-growing private companies

Entrepreneur Magazine

Moved up 181 spots on Franchise 500 list of top franchises

Franchise Business Review

Best of the Best list of North America's Top 50 enterprise franchises based on value and franchisee satisfaction

Franchise Times

Only real estate company on "Fast & Serious" list of 40 smartest-growing brands

Inc. Magazine

The 50 Best Places to Work in 2016
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