Bonita Springs News


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7/3/2014 Member News

Premier Sotheby's Associates Ranked Among Top In U.S.

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty announced that associates Michael Lawler and Karen Van Arsdale have been recognized on The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends’ The Thousand, an annual ranking of the top 1,000 independent real estate agents and teams in the U.S. The Thousand  ( is broken into four sections: the top 250 real estate agents each by transaction sides, transaction (sales) volume, teams by transaction sides and teams by transaction volume. Among America’s top 250 individual sales professionals by sales volume, Lawler is ranked no. 32 with more than $157 million in sales volume; Van Arsdale is ranked no. 54 with almost $122 million in sales volume, a 64 percent increase from $77.78 million (No. 109) in 2012. In addition to the success of its individual associates, the firm is ranked No. 37 among the top 500 brokerage companies in the U.S. by closed sales volume in the 2014 REAL Trends 500. With a 2013 average sales price of $762,213, it is ranked No. 18 among the top 50 firms by average home sales prices. In January, President and CEO Judy Green was ranked No. 133 among the 200 most powerful people in U.S. residential real estate for 2013 in the Swanepoel Power 200.