Mark Spain Real Estate Earns No. 1 Team in U.S. Honors on REAL Trends 'The Thousand' List

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

Mark Spain Real Estate has just been named the No. 1 real estate team in the United States. "The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals" is a prominent national awards ranking, sponsored annually by REAL Trends and advertised in The Wall Street Journal. Ranking No. 1 nationally for closed transactions and No. 7 for annual closed sales volume (separate list), Mark Spain and his team have annually appeared somewhere in the top 10 of this national top performers list for the last several years.

Having its best year yet, the Mark Spain Real Estate team achieved 2,318 transactions in 2017, with total gross sales of $550 million. This was a 25 percent growth rate over the team's 2016 numbers. On average, the Mark Spain team sold more than 8 homes per business day in 2017. Only one other team on The Thousand list broke the 2,000-sale mark with the Mark Spain team, demonstrating the 2,000 zone is clearly fresh territory for real estate sales teams.

"It's taken years of hard work and putting the right systems, training and people in place," explains Chairman and CEO Mark Spain. "But we have finally achieved what I knew was possible all along—being the top-selling team not only in Atlanta, but the state of Georgia. It will take a little time, however, to wrap my mind around being No. 1 in the entire U.S.! I know several of the top-producing teams in other parts of the country. They do an amazing job of leading, motivating and managing their teams."

"To be named America's top-producing and most productive residential real estate team is an incredible testament to the hard work of our entire team! And now with our expansion efforts throughout the southeast," explains President John Makarewicz. "I believe our most successful years are still ahead!"