2023 GameChangers maintain massive market growth

RealTrends names its 2023 GameChangers brokerages who grew market share based on RealTrends 500 data.

Every year, RealTrends chooses GameChangers based on five-year, transaction side percentage data from the RealTrends 500. This year, we chose three public independent brokerage firms, four private independents and 11 franchises who grew their businesses at astronomical rates.

Whether through mergers and acquisitions, recruiting, or more times than not, a combination of the two, these brokerages are growing at record speeds in areas all over the country.

This year, we categorized them by public independent, private independent and franchise brokerages.

Several firms have received the GameChanger award for multiple year — eXp Realty, Compass and Fathom Holdings in the public independent category. Lamacchia Realty, all in the independent category.

In the franchise category, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Premier, RE/MAX Precision, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate The Good Life Group are repeat GameChangers.

For the next few weeks, we’ll be featuring our GameChangers in podcasts and company profiles on the RealTrends site.

Congratulations to our 2023 GameChangers:

Public independents

Robert Reffkin, CEO
507% Growth

Glenn Sanford, CEO
eXp Realty
441% Growth

Josh Harley, Chairman and CEO
Fathom Holdings

Private independents

Michael Webb, Managing Broker
Charles Rutenberg Realty

Anthony Lamacchia, broker/owner of Lamacchia Companies
Lamacchia Realty

Bess Freedman, CEO       
Brown Harris Stevens

Nathan Klutznick, CEO
Jonathan Lickstein, COO/Managing Broker
LoKation Real Estate


Stacy Mathews, Broker-Owner
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Premier Properties

Matt Brown, CEO
Keller Williams Elite Realty

Orhan Tolu, CEO
CENTURY 21 Real Estate Alliance

Travis Moulton, CEO
RE/MAX Precision

Daniel de la Vega, President
ONE Sotheby’s International Realty

Hakan Karahan, President
HomeSmart First Advantage Realty

Jon Cota, Broker-Owner
NextHome Experience

Paul Benson, CEO
Engel & Völkers Gestalt Group

Tom Simmons, Broker
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate The Good Life Group

Steve DuBrueler, CEO
Coldwell Banker Premier

Steve Doty, Principal Broker & Owner
ERA Doty Real Estate & ERA TEAM Real Estate

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