ERA Sunrise Realty Ranks among Top 500 in RISMedia’s 26th Annual Power Broker Survey

Recently honored as one of the Top 500 firms in RISMedia’s annual Power Broker Survey, ERA Sunrise Realty joined an elite group of real estate firms who are not only innovative and competitive, but also dedicated to helping millions of families achieve the American Dream of homeownership. The largest circulated annual report of its kind in the real estate industry, the Power Broker Survey ranks the industry’s largest residential real estate brokerage firms according to closed transaction numbers and closed sales volume.

Now in its 26th year, the Power Broker Survey has long honored the incredible business feats of remarkable real estate leaders—and brokerage firms—who, to this day, are still helping to shape our industry.

RISMedia President & CEO John Featherston congratulated ERA Sunrise Realty for their prestigious ranking in this year’s survey. “The firms represented are the nation’s most elite brokerage firms serving literally millions of consumers with their real estate needs,” Featherston said. “2013 was a turnaround year for real estate firms across the country, as consumer confidence in housing returned and buyers flooded back into the marketplace. But there are many challenges ahead for brokers and agents, from low inventory to lingering economic uncertainty. Discerning real estate consumers will look to proven real estate professionals to help guide them toward the best decision. Being included in the Power Broker Report validates your firm’s reputation as a trusted resource for today’s homebuyers and sellers.”

This year’s survey marks the second solid year of real estate recovery, as brokers across the country paid witness to many key indicators of the housing market’s gradual return to normal. According to survey results, this year’s more than 1,000 responding brokers reported a collective sales volume jump from roughly $768 billion in 2012 to more than $896 billion in 2013; total transactions increased by more than 175,000 in 2013.

RISMedia’s 26th Annual Power Broker Report & Survey is based on results garnered from a survey distributed via email and available online at The survey ranks residential real estate brokerage firms according to closed transaction numbers and closed sales volume for the year 2013. All sales and transaction data is submitted directly by brokerage firms and verified by the firm’s financial executives, outside accounting firms and /or corporate franchise headquarters. 

About ERA Sunrise Realty, Atlanta, Athens and North Georgia

Founded in 1993, ERA Sunrise Realty is a top ten ERA Franchise and award winning CARTUS relocation broker.  Known for delivering best in class customer service through outstanding agent coaching and development, the firm’s agents regularly out-perform the industry with per agent production, double the national average.  ERA Sunrise Realty provides diverse teams with expertise in almost every aspect of real estate; residential, luxury homes, commercial, and land.  The company also proudly serves those who have served us, Veterans and their families, through its Certified USSA Broker services network.  Additionally, the firm is a designated listing broker for HUD, Freddie Mac, as well as other REO asset companies.  Demonstrating the value of teamwork from the top down, David Moody, qualifying broker and partner Greg Martin, leverage their unique, individual talents to co-manage ERA Sunrise Realty across seven branch offices throughout the Georgia communities of Canton, Duluth, Milton, Smyrna, Kennesaw, Athens, Ellijay and the surrounding areas.

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