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Ben Kinney Brokerages Acquires Keller Williams Marysville

Ben Kinney Brokerages Acquires Keller Williams Marysville

Ben Kinney Companies, one of the largest Keller Williams franchise owners in the nation, announced that they have acquired their seventh Keller Williams U.S. franchise in Marysville, Washington.

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Ben Kinney and Anton Stetner delivered the news to a standing room only audience of brokers in the Marysville office location on Wednesday. “I am excited to partner with Anton Stetner, someone I have known for over 10 years, to bring Keller Williams Marysville into our Ben Kinney Brokerages network,” said Ben Kinney, founder, and CEO of Ben Kinney Companies. “I have great memories living in Marysville in my 20’s and am excited to be part of this community again with my friend and business partner Anton.”

“To me, Ben Kinney was the obvious choice when I decided to partner” stated Anton Stetner, former operating principal of Keller Williams Marysville. “I am excited for Ben to bring his talented leadership team into our office to provide a higher level of resources and services to our agents and consumers.”

Keller Williams Marysville has approximately 130 brokers. With this acquisition, Ben Kinney Brokerages has over 1,450 real estate brokers in their U.S. ownership network representing over

$3.5B of annual real estate volume. Other Ben Kinney Brokerages’ Keller Williams office locations in Washington State are Kirkland, Tacoma, West Seattle, Downtown Seattle, North Seattle, Everett, Mt. Vernon, Whidbey Island, and Bellingham.

About Ben Kinney Companies:

Ben Kinney Companies was founded by Ben Kinney and is based in Bellingham, Washington. It owns and operates one of the top 25 producing real estate teams in the nation from all brands, as well as multiple Keller Williams Realty Franchises that include 1,450+ agents across Washington State. In 2015, BK Co. opened its first international brokerage in London, UK. Kinney is a nationally recognized trainer and speaker who has trained over 100,000 business owners around the world via his sold-out seminars, conferences, classes, and webinars.

Recently Ben was named the Inman News 2014 “Innovator of the Year” for his work in real estate and technology (specifically for the creation of Brivity and Blossor). Previously, Inman News named Ben one of the 100 most influential people in real estate.


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