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Additionally, 138 eXp agents Named to ‘America’s Best’ list

Eighteen eXp Realty agents and teams have been recognized among the top .065% of more than 1.6 million licensed U.S. Realtors. 

They are featured in the 2022 RealTrends + Tom Ferry’s The Thousand list, which also appeared in The Wall Street Journal on June 10. The Thousand is an annual, national ranking program that ranks the top 500 agents and top 500 teams by transaction sides and sales volume. 

It was a record-breaking year with 23,910 qualifying submissions, and the 1,000 winning agents and teams closing an average of 241.2 transaction sides in 2021, compared to 211 in 2020. Individual agents also broke records with an average sales price of more than $1 million. 

Following are the rankings: 

Top Individuals by Transaction Sides

  • No. 20 – Jay Combes, Tennessee – 350 sides
  • No. 36 – Darren James, Louisiana – 267 sides
  • No. 50 – Paul Saperstein, Florida – 233 sides
  • No. 63 – Farris Tarazi, California – 214 sides
  • No. 79 – John Zahner, Missouri – 198 sides
  • No. 183 – Arturo Flores, Illinois – 145 sides

Top Large Teams by Transaction Sides

  • No. 8 – The Matt Smith Real Estate Group, Missouri – 766 sides
  • No. 24 – The Monica Foster Team, Texas – 553 sides
  • No. 63 – Lee Tessier Team, Maryland – 418 sides

Top Mega Teams by Transaction Sides

  • No. 13 – DLP Realty 
  • No. 19 – The Figueroa Team by Veronica Figueroa, Florida – 2,174 sides
  • No. 26 – The Franklin Team, Texas – 1,676 sides
  • No. 34 – The Short Term Shop, Florida – 1,025 sides
  • No. 47 – FAST REAL ESTATE, California – 875 sides
  • No. 48 – The Adam Olsen Team, Texas – 859 sides
  • No 63 – The Matt Smith Real Estate Group, Missouri – 755 sides

Top Mega Teams by Sales Volume

  • No. 35 – FAST REAL ESTATE – $671,617,417
  • No. 36 – Figueroa Team by Veronica Figueroa – $669,523,231
  • No. 38 – The Short Term Shop – $633,629,930
  • No. 40 – Beer Home Team – $611,559,372
  • No. 42 – The Franklin Team – $609,875,335
  • No. 43 – DLP Realty – $566,370,000
  • No. 57 – Sibbach Team –  $392,000,000
  • No. 58 – Whissel Realty Group – $390,160,460

The complete list can be found here.

138 eXp Realty Agents Recognized in ‘America’s Best’ List

In addition to The Thousand rankings, 138 eXp Realty agents and teams were recognized as RealTrends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals. The America’s Best list is ranked by state, and those ranked are among the top 1.5% of 1.6 million real estate professionals in the U.S.

Individuals by Sides:

  • No. 35 for Alabama – Chad Beasley – 74 sides 
  • No. 54 for Alabama – Stephanie Schulte – 65 sides 
  • No. 76 for Arizona – Kerry Loeding – 62.25 sides 
  • No. 7 for California – Farris Tarazi – 214 sides 
  • No. 41 for California – Rima Rafeh – 107 sides 
  • No. 82 for California – LuAnn Shikasho – 81 sides 
  • No. 284 for California – Cristina Caministeanu – 56 sides 
  • No. 7 for Florida – Paul Saperstein – 233 sides 
  • No. 241 for Florida – Julimar Barreiro Pastrana – 59.5 sides 
  • No. 370 for Florida – Brianna Lalumiere – 51 sides 
  • No. 11 for Illinois – Arturo Flores – 145 sides 
  • No. 1 for Kansas – John Zahner – 198 sides
  • No. 7 for Kansas – Chuck Yow – 114 sides 
  • No. 48 for Kansas – Frank Lambrecht – 61 sides 
  • No. 55 for Kansas – Melanie Voss – 58 sides 
  • No. 3 for Louisiana – Darren James – 267 sides
  • No. 51 for Louisiana – Adrienne LaBauve – 57 sides
  • No. 36 for Maryland – Eric Steinhoff – 65 sides 
  • No. 24 for Missouri – Alicia Sierra – 87 sides 
  • No. 75 for Missouri – Gerad Wombles – 60 sides 
  • No. 88 for Missouri – Jeanette Bell – 58 sides 
  • No. 10 for North Dakota – Tijana Jones – 63 sides 
  • No. 124 for New Jersey – Rich Kim – 51 sides 
  • No. 15 for Nevada – Justine Oros – 77 sides 
  • No. 31 for Ohio – Holly Maloney – 93 sides 
  • No. 80 for Oklahoma – Jerri Saliba – 56 sides 
  • No. 1 for Tennessee – Jay Combes – 350 sides 
  • No. 125 for Texas – Elizabeth Riley – 69 sides
  • No. 48 for Washington – Kimberly Fraser – 66 sides 

Individuals by Volume: 

  • No. 15 for Alabama – Chad Beasley – $29,238,153
  • No. 115 for Arizona – Kerry Loeding – $26,348,241
  • No. 129 for California – Farris Tarazi – $117,987,676
  • No. 654 for California – LuAnn Shikasho – $50,383,058.50
  • No. 736 for California – Rima Rafeh – $47,000,000
  • No. 1,965 for California – Vivian Ho – $27,535,000
  • No. 2,325 for California – Donna Chan – $24,730,000
  • No. 2,464 for California – Tina Burke – $23,958,155
  • No. 3,294 for California – Cristina Caministeanu – $20,000,000
  • No. 12 for Delaware – Hugh Fuller – $22,703,337
  • No. 187 for Florida – Paul Saperstein – $54,149,575
  • No. 815 for Florida – Kathleen Floryan – $21,909,374
  • No. 83 for Illinois – Arturo Flores – $28,398,840
  • No. 2 for Kansas – John Zahner – $51,393,150
  • No. 3 for Louisiana – Darren James – $62,704,671
  • No. 21 for Louisiana – Adrienne LaBauve – $20,478,110
  • No. 210 for Massachusetts – Nao Rouhana – $29,358,345
  • No. 24 for Maryland – Eric Steinhoff – $36,251,310
  • No. 127 for Maryland – Charles Zepp – $20,975,902
  • No. 28 for Missouri – Cathy O’Neill – $22,442,125
  • No. 161 for New Jersey – Rich Kim – $26,365,887
  • No. 7 for Nevada – Jeffrey Corman – $83,520,000
  • No. 61 for Nevada – Justine Oros – $26,274,250
  • No. 601 for New York – Marco Gomez – $23,199,387
  • No. 43 for Ohio – Holly Maloney – $23,900,000
  • No. 1 for Tennessee – Jay Combes – $114,184,245.37
  • No. 141 for Texas – Elizabeth Riley – $34,039,604
  • No. 11 for Washington – Kimberly Fraser – $78,357,948
  • No. 104 for Washington – Ed Laine – $36,005,037

Small Teams by Volume: 

  • No. 76 for California – Brooke & Nieto Team – $142,839,630.05
  • No. 139 for California – Blue Chip Realty Group – $107,824,000
  • No. 143 for California – Jodi Nishimura Group – $106,541,000
  • No. 323 for California – Takami Real Estate Group – $68,685,600
  • No. 877 for California – Gwilt Group – $38,728,709
  • No. 120 for Florida – Peter Luu Signature Group, Premier Luxury – $67,301,000
  • No. 55 for Missouri – Think Team Dillick – $31,302,292
  • No. 14 for Nevada – The Brooks Team – $54,235,229
  • No. 35 for Ohio – J+L Home Group – $37,385,223
  • No. 53 for Texas – TM5 Team – $66,488,912
  • No. 135 for Washington – The Ed Laine Team – $36,288,037

Medium Teams by Sides:

  • No. 1 for Alabama – Team Taylor – 290 sides 
  • No. 24 for Arizona – The Dave Z Home Team – 136 sides 
  • No. 29 for Arizona – The Riddle Group – 117 sides 
  • No. 7 for California – The Superior Realty Group – 266 sides 
  • No. 81 for California – Move Up San Diego – 111 sides 
  • No. 9 for Florida – Peter Lu Team – 248 sides 
  • No. 13 for Florida – Hiller Group – 221 sides 
  • No. 31 for Florida – Kathie Lea Team – 172 sides 
  • No. 22 for Kansas – Heritage Homes Realty Group – 105 sides 
  • No. 26 for Kansas – Team Home Hero – 91 sides 
  • No. 29 for Kansas – We Heart Homes – 90 sides 
  • No. 22 for Missouri – Swift and Co. – 152 sides 
  • No. 32 for Missouri – Jacobs Real Estate Partners – 125 sides 
  • No. 41 for Missouri – Rick & Tracy Ellis Team – 108 sides 
  • No. 48 for Missouri – Alexander Potter Homes – 91 sides 
  • No. 55 for Missouri – Brown & Robertson Real Estate – 82 sides 
  • No. 60 for Missouri – Premier Property Group – 78 sides 
  • No. 54 for North Carolina – Cynthia Quarantello Realty Group – 95 sides 
  • No. 58 for Ohio – The Salem Team – 130 sides 
  • No. 16 for South Carolina – Rupesh Patel Home Selling Team – 155 sides 
  • No. 82 for Texas – Living Texas Style Real Estate Group – 126 sides 
  • No. 6 for Virginia – Licata Group – 215 sides 

Medium Teams by Volume:

  • No. 2 for Alabama – Team Taylor – $106,335,249.54
  • No. 28 for Arizona – The Riddle Group – $64,299,116
  • No. 31 for Arizona – The Dave Z Home Team – $58,580,647.77
  • No. 47 for California – The Superior Realty Group – $174,309,990
  • No. 96 for California – Move Up San Diego – $118,326,532
  • No. 45 for Colorado – Art of Home Team – $46,254,592
  • No. 58 for Florida – Hiller Group – $80,397,494
  • No. 65 for Florida – Peter Lu Team – $73,397,048
  • No. 83 for Florida – Kathie Lea Team – $61,225,956
  • No. 155 for Florida – Oscar Teran Group – $37,454,245
  • No. 70 for Illinois – The Spaniak Team – $38,126,916
  • No. 20 for Kansas – Hagen Anderson & Associates – $32,242,545
  • No. 10 for Missouri – Swift and Co. – $60,618,623
  • No. 20 for Missouri – Rick & Tracy Ellis Team – $45,561,616
  • No. 30 for Missouri – Jacobs Real Estate Partners – $39,165,117
  • No. 36 for Missouri – Conda Davidson Team – $34,166,582
  • No. 42 for Missouri – Alexander Potter Homes – $31,809,777
  • No. 53 for Ohio – The Salem Team – $35,650,141
  • No. 28 for South Carolina – Rupesh Patel Home Selling Team – $38,262,558
  • No. 139 for Texas – Living Texas Style Real Estate Group – $37,733,323
  • No. 17 for Virginia – Licata Group – $89,236,216

Large Teams by Sides:

  • No. 6 for Arizona – The Garcia Group – 334 sides 
  • No. 35 for California – Turner DeMarco + Friedman Team – 163 sides
  • No. 34 for Florida – Josh Rogers Team – 209 sides 
  • No. 54 for Florida – The Funk Collection – 154 sides 
  • No. 8 for Kansas – Urban Cool ICT – 190 sides 
  • No. 10 for Kansas – Team Real Estate – 110 sides 
  • No. 11 for Kansas – Sharp Home Team – 102 sides 
  • No. 1 for Louisiana – Team Smith – 388 sides 
  • No. 4 for Maryland – Lee Tessier Team – 418 sides 
  • No. 11 for Maryland – Schiff Home Team – 299 sides 
  • No. 1 for Missouri – The Matt Smith Real Estate Group – 766 sides 
  • No. 12 for Missouri – Friend Real Estate – 251 sides 
  • No. 19 for Missouri – Ed Schmidt Real Estate Team – 163 sides
  • No. 20 for Missouri – Rob & Stacey Real Estate – 162 sides 
  • No. 4 for North Carolina – The April Stephens Team – 344 sides 
  • No. 3 for New Jersey – Blackstar – 305 sides 
  • No. 22 for New Jersey – Links Residential – 160 sides 
  • No. 36 for New Jersey – Team Naeem Boucher Properties – 121 sides 
  • No. 11 for Tennessee – Austin Sizemore Team – 205 sides 
  • No. 6 for Texas – The Monica Foster Team – 553 sides 
  • No. 20 for Texas – Absolute Charm Real Estate Group – 253 sides 
  • No. 2 for Wisconsin – Ferraro Real Estate Team – 322 sides 

Large Teams by Volume:

  • No. 9 for Arizona – The Garcia Group – $127,572,540
  • No. 63 for California – Turner DeMarco + Friedman Team – $111,733,636
  • No. 38 for Florida – Josh Rogers Team – $94,776,685
  • No. 51 for Florida – The Funk Collection – $78,600,000
  • No. 9 for Kansas – Urban Cool ICT – $32,965,152
  • No. 1 for Louisiana – Team Smith – $105,031,193
  • No. 10 for Maryland – Lee Tessier Team – $136,365,605
  • No. 20 for Maryland – Schiff Home Team – $94,741,000
  • No. 1 for Missouri – The Matt Smith Real Estate Group – $142,116,526
  • No. 15 for Missouri – Ed Schmidt Real Estate Team – $62,084,253
  • No. 20 for Missouri – Rob & Stacey Real Estate – $43,661,024
  • No. 22 for Missouri – Friend Real Estate – $39,654,744
  • No. 6 for North Carolina – The April Stephens Team – $103,340,420.99
  • No. 4 for New Jersey – Blackstar – $165,439,932
  • No. 14 for New Jersey – Links Residential – $110,331,547.67
  • No. 43 for New Jersey – Team Naeem Boucher Properties – $47,704,100
  • No. 13 for Tennessee – Austin Sizemore Team – $51,414,242
  • No. 8 for Texas – The Monica Foster Team –  $186,761,538.90
  • No. 11 for Texas – Absolute Charm Real Estate Group – $174,847,091.43
  • No. 3 for Wisconsin – Ferraro Real Estate Team – $103,913,779.75

Mega Teams by Sides:

  • No. 2 for Alaska – Unity Home Group, Inc. – 741 sides 
  • No. 2 for Alabama – Gusty Gulas Group – 566 sides 
  • No. 5 for Arizona – KP Elite – 748 sides 
  • No. 6 for Arizona – Sibbach Team – 742 sides 
  • No. 7 for Arizona – Marsee Wilhems Team – 539 sides 
  • No. 4 for California – FAST REAL ESTATE – 875 sides 
  • No. 7 for California – Beer Home Team – 725 sides 
  • No. 9 for California – Whissel Realty Group – 532 sides 
  • No. 42 for California – The Davis Team – 157 sides 
  • No. 45 for California – Turner DeMarco + Friedman – 144 sides 
  • No. 50 for California – Zia Group – 110 sides 
  • No. 8 for Colorado – Prosperity Group – 178 sides 
  • No. 2 for D.C. – The Fine Living Group – 256 sides 
  • No. 4 for Florida – The Figueroa Team by Veronica Figueroa – 2,174 sides 
  • No. 19 for Florida – Strata Group – 335.5 sides 
  • No. 1 for Hawaii – The Agency Team Hawaii – 326 sides 
  • No. 5 for Minnesota – Desrochers Realty Group – 494 sides 
  • No. 7 for Minnesota – Pinnacle Team – 396 sides 
  • No. 8 for Minnesota – The Property Geeks Team – 197 sides 
  • No. 2 for Missouri – The Matt Smith Real Estate Group – 755 sides 
  • No. 4 for Missouri – The Gellman Team – 584 sides 
  • No. 6 for Missouri – Worley Real Estate Network – 528 sides 
  • No. 7 for Missouri – Experience Real Estate Partners – 358 sides 
  • No. 5 for North Carolina – Caul Group Residential – 534 sides 
  • No. 17 for North Carolina – PREMIERE Group – 202 sides 
  • No. 12 for New Jersey – The Ventre Team – 157 sides 
  • No. 14 for New Jersey – Streamlined Properties On-Market – 100 sides 
  • No. 1 for Nevada – Nevada Real Estate Group – 697 sides 
  • No. 13 for Ohio – Columbus House Team – 351 sides 
  • No. 3 for Oregon – Rockwell Group – 452 sides 
  • No. 2 for Tennessee – The Short Term Shop – 1,025 sides 
  • No. 5 for Texas – The Franklin Team – 1,676 sides 
  • No. 6 for Texas – The Adam Olsen Team – 859 sides 
  • No. 11 for Texas – The Cliff Freeman Group – 460 sides 
  • No. 15 for Texas – The Property Shoppe Group – 348 sides 
  • No. 20 for Texas – The Bridge Group – 202 sides 
  • No. 7 for Virginia – Mission Realty – 489 sides 
  • No. 8 for Virginia – The Redux Group – 440 sides 
  • No. 7 for Washington – Mackay Group – 158 sides 

Mega Teams by Volume: 

  • No. 2 for Alaska – Unity Home Group, Inc. – $245,975,535
  • No. 2 for Alabama – Gusty Gulas Group – $152,632,805
  • No. 3 for Arizona – Sibbach Team – $392,000,000
  • No. 5 for Arizona – KP Elite – $326,101,879.42
  • No. 11 for Arizona – Marsee Wilhems Team – $159,780,397
  • No. 11 for California – FAST REAL ESTATE – $671,617,417
  • No. 12 for California – Beer Home Team – $611,559,372
  • No. 17 for California – Whissel Realty Group – $390,160,460
  • No. 29 for California – Turner DeMarco + Friedman – $229,337,539
  • No. 33 for California – Zia Group – $192,228,276
  • No. 46 for California – The Davis Team – $102,306,656
  • No. 9 for Colorado – Prosperity Group – $67,432,390
  • No. 2 for D.C. – The Fine Living Group – $112,639,803
  • No. 5 for Florida – The Figueroa Team by Veronica Figueroa – $669,523,231
  • No. 25 for Florida – Strata Group – $94,574,783
  • No. 1 for Hawaii – The Agency Team Hawaii – $135,056,133
  • No. 5 for Minnesota – Desrochers Realty Group – $208,201,717
  • No. 7 for Minnesota – Pinnacle Team – $124,496,111
  • No. 8 for Minnesota – The Property Geeks Team – $70,889,407
  • No. 2 for Missouri – The Gellman Team – $253,694,453
  • No. 5 for Missouri – The Matt Smith Real Estate Group – $140,126,976
  • No. 6 for Missouri – Worley Real Estate Network – $116,423,577
  • No. 7 for Missouri – Experience Real Estate Partners – $106,000,000
  • No. 3 for North Carolina – Caul Group Residential – $235,000,000
  • No. 19 for North Carolina – PREMIERE Group – $50,971,482
  • No. 11 for New Jersey – The Ventre Team – $69,000,000
  • No. 14 for New Jersey – Streamlined Properties On-Market – $36,408,741
  • No. 2 for Nevada – Nevada Real Estate Group – $288,038,862
  • No. 11 for Ohio – Columbus House Team – $93,074,280
  • No. 4 for Oregon – Rockwell Group – $194,888,008.17
  • No. 2 for Tennessee – The Short Term Shop – $633,629,930.32
  • No. 5 for Texas – The Franklin Team – $609,875,335
  • No. 8 for Texas – The Adam Olsen Team – $205,103,690
  • No. 11 for Texas – The Cliff Freeman Group – $156,908,541.15
  • No. 17 for Texas – The Property Shoppe Group – $89,880,194
  • No. 21 for Texas – The Bridge Group – $73,035,361
  • No. 7 for Virginia – The Redux Group – $191,975,054
  • No. 8 for Virginia – Mission Realty – $157,106,326
  • No. 7 for Washington – Mackay Group – $77,029,158

The complete list can be found here.

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