Premier Sotheby’s International Realty Ranked in Top Brokerages in the Nation

Firm Listed as Top 20 with Highest Average Sales Price

Naples, Fla. (May 16, 2012) Judy Green, President and CEO of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, Southwest Florida’s leading luxury brokerage, announced today the firm was ranked by 2012 REAL Trends 500 as No. 46 of the Top 500 Brokerage Companies in the U.S. by closed sales volume.

The REAL Trends 500, now in its 25th year, remains the undisputed leader in ranking the performance of residential real estate services firms. Due to requirement of independent verification, REAL Trends 500 is the trusted source for information about the performance of real estate firms.

Under Green’s leadership, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty achieved sales of more than $1.7 billion through the end of 2011, landing it among the top 50 residential real estate brokerages in REAL Trends’ prestigious “Billionaire’s Club.” With a 17.8 percent increase in sales year over year, the firm was also listed as one of the “Top Movers by volume.”

With an average sales price of $761,894, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty was ranked among the top 20 firms with the highest average home sales prices. With 18 offices along Florida’s Gulf Coast and more than 450 associates, the firm was also recognized among the top 40 firms nationwide with the highest productivity per sales associate.

“The firm’s achievements are a true testament to our dedicated and results-oriented associates who have gone above and beyond to help solidify Premier Sotheby’s International Realty’s footprint in Southwest Florida,” said Green. “Our global brand is a strong platform that allows our firm to reach a broad range of buyers internationally and provides us with a highly-regarded reputation for quality client service.”