According to the newly released REAL Trends 500 ranking report, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is ranked first in sales volume and transaction sides among the San Francisco Bay Area’s residential real estate companies in 2011.

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. REAL Trends, Inc. is a leading source of analysis and information on the residential brokerage and housing industry.

With 45 offices and more than 2,800 sales professionals in the Bay Area, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage accounted for more than $8.6 billion in closed sales volume and 10,530 closed transactions in 2011, putting it at No. 1 in both categories.

“At Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, our sales associates are committed to going extra lengths to exceed their customers’ expectations, and this report is evidence of their commitment,” said Rick Turley, president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.  “We are honored to be considered a market leader in the Bay Area by such a highly regarded real estate industry source as the REAL Trends 500.”

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 15th consecutive year.  

“Being ranked as the top residential real estate firm in the country underscores the tremendous efforts our sales associates and employees put forth every day to deliver an excellent customer experience,” said Bruce Zipf, president and CEO, NRT LLC. “We are proud of our 2011 results and look forward to demonstrating our continued leadership in 2012, both on a national level and in the local markets that we serve.”

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is a member of the NRT family of companies.  NRT LLC is the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company. NRT has approximately 725 offices and 42,100 sales associates operating in more than 35 major metropolitan areas. NRT, its affiliated companies, marketing partners or joint ventures also provide mortgage, title, insurance, escrow, warranty, relocation and concierge services to NRT’s family of companies.