Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert, Realtors, and Martin J. Rueter, president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., have once again been selected for the Swanepoel POWER 200: The Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate in 2015/2016. Weichert and Rueter achieved the No. 12 and No. 56 rankings, respectively, on the overall POWER 200 list. Both Weichert executives moved up on the list this year, having been previously ranked No. 13 and No. 66.
The POWER 200 list was further broken down into eight categories. Weichert was listed as No. 3 in the ‘Power Brokers’ category in recognition of his leadership in growing Weichert, Realtors from a single office to one of the largest privately held real estate companies in the United States. Rueter, who co-founded and heads the Weichert franchise business, ranked No. 20 in the ‘Corporate Executives’ category, and was acknowledged as a fourth-generation Realtor with deep roots in the industry.
Weichert, Rueter and the other real estate professionals on the list were chosen based on their personal influence, tenure in the industry, office held, decision-making power, and his or her recent activities, growth and potential. Also considered were their company’s financial resources, significance and contribution to the industry, and geographic reach. This year, more than 1,000 leaders were reviewed and researched, resulting in a total of 270 honorees listed in the nine POWER 200 lists.
The Swanepoel POWER 200 (SP200) is a research service managed by the Swanepoel | T3 Group, a real estate information services company that provides extensive expertise and in-depth understanding in all facets of the residential real estate business industry including market research, business trends analysis, scenario and strategic planning, competitor evaluation, franchising, brokerage management, MLS and association management and technology. The SP200 is the most comprehensive analysis ever published of the most powerful key decision makers, trailblazers, influencers, company chieftains, thought leaders and innovators in the real estate industry.
For more information about Weichert, Realtors or to find your local office, please visit www.weichert.com.
More information about Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. can be found at www.weichertfranchise.com or by calling 877-533-9007.