Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the leading provider of real estate services in Northern California, reported today that it ranked first in sales volume and transaction sides among the San Francisco Bay Area’s  real estate companies in 2011, as listed in the REAL Trends 500 report released on May 4.  The REAL Trends 500 is an annual research report that identifies the country’s largest and most successful residential real estate brokerage firms as ranked by closed transaction sides and separately by closed sales volume.

With 48 offices and 2,861 sales professionals in the Bay Area, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage accounted for $8,406,207,000 in closed sales volume and 10,118 transaction sides in 2010, ranking the company as No. 1 in both categories. 

“Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is honored to be named the top residential real estate brokerage firm in the San Francisco Bay Area by a publication as prestigious as the Real Trends 500,” said Rick Turley, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.  “This ranking validates our commitment to our clients and customers, and reinforces our position as a market leader.”

The REAL Trends 500, which is compiled and distributed by REAL Trends, Inc., is a publishing and communications company considered to be a leading source of analysis and information on the residential brokerage industry.  NRT LLC, the parent company of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, was ranked as the No. 1 residential real estate brokerage firm in the United States based on sales volume and transaction sides for the 14th consecutive year.