2018 was a historic year for Keller Williams Realty. Beyond breaking through production records, our associates have transformed the game of real estate through determination, compassion and intent to serve the greater purpose of business. Here’s a review of our accomplishments in 2018:

January:

A study by CareerBliss recently named Keller Williams as the Happiest Company to Work for in 2018. And, Indeed ranked Keller Williams as the number one company for employee work-life balance. Read here and here

Gary Keller ranked No.1 on the Swanepoel Power 200 (SP200) list of the most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate. See for yourself

February: 

Training magazine inducted Keller Williams into the Training Top 10 Hall of Fame. Read more

At Family Reunion 2018, Kelle, our AI virtual assistant, made its debut along with ReferralsSee what’s new in tech

Keller Williams partners with Nextdoor for data insights to empower agents. Read more 

March: 

Keller Williams led the way on the REAL Trends 500 with 161 brokerages ranked by volume this year – more than any other brokerage. These firms handled more than $207.5 billion in sales, up 16.0 percent year over year. Read more

April: 

Keller Williams had 324 firms ranked on RISMedia’s Power Broker – The Top 1,000, representing 916,864 transactions and $272.3 billion in volume. Read more

May: 

The Swanepoel Mega 1000 named Keller Williams the top residential real estate franchisor in the U.S. based on agent count, units and sales volume. Read more

On May 10, we closed our offices to ‘give where you live’ on RED Day, volunteering thousands of hours and making a difference in the communities we serve. Read more

Keller Williams legend Mo Anderson was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 2018. See video

John Davis, CEO and president of Keller Williams, was honored as one of the Top CEOs in 2018. See list here

July: 

Kelle, the artificial intelligence real estate business partner of KW agents, won the 2018 Inman Innovator Award for Most Innovative Real Estate Technology.Read more →

Keller Williams featured on the list of America’s Best Employers for Women 2018 polled by Forbes. Read more

August: 

Keller Williams competed and won a NAR hackathon to build an innovative product that leverages artificial intelligence and machine learning to serve the industry. Read the full story

Franchise Business Review featured Keller Williams on their ranking of the Top 50 Franchises for Women in 2018. See list

Keller Williams secured a spot on the “Entrepreneur Franchise 500” list that ranked the Top Franchises in 2018 seeking to expand outside the U.S. See list

September: 

Keller Williams acquired Smarter Agent and announced plans to build a new consumer-facing app. Read the full story

KW Cares sent out relief teams to address the immediate needs of victims of Hurricane Florence and then set out to help clean up homes and brokerages. Read the full story

The Observer named Gary Keller one of 2018’s Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate. Read more

October:

Associates set new CGI Goals through Kelle and attended four livestreams on KWConnect.

December: 

Keller Williams ranked highest in customer service in the ‘real estate agencies’ category in Newsweek’s inaugural 2019 list of America’s Best Companies for Customer Service. Read the full story

Keller Williams ranked No. 2 on the CareerBliss 50 Happiest Companies in America for 2019 with a CEO approval rating of 94 percent.

Indeed featured Keller Williams on the No.1 spot for Best Culture 2018. See full storyEven More

KW also surpassed an incredible cultural milestone this year: 100,000 new recruits since the start of the Growth Initiative. Learn more

And, throughout 2018, we welcomed Argentina, Belgium, Luxembourg, Cambodia, Trinidad and Tobago, Ireland, and Chile to our worldwide family.Learn more →

It’s hard to believe that all of these accomplishments happened in just 12 months. And, while we have achieved so much already, we are just getting started!