Coldwell Banker® was founded in 1906 when Colbert Coldwell, a young real estate sales associate, observed families trying to piece their lives together following the disastrous San Francisco earthquake. In the earthquake’s aftermath, Coldwell disapproved of sales associates who acquired properties from vulnerable sellers and greedily resold each property at a huge profit.
Seeing a need for honest, empowering, and knowledgeable real estate professionals, Coldwell formed his own company, titled “Tucker, Lynch & Coldwell.” In 1913, as the company grew, Coldwell invited salesman, Benjamin Arthur Banker, to accompany him on his mission. Eventually welcoming Banker as his partner, Coldwell’s company evolved into Coldwell Banker®, being based on the principles of honesty, integrity, and service. Coldwell Banker is part of Realogy Holdings Corp. who is recognized for eleven consecutive years as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere.
Coldwell Banker has entered its second century in real estate and continues to offer its clients a level of unparalleled service that Colbert Coldwell and Benjamin Banker would be proud of. Under the current leadership of CEO M. Ryan Gorman, Coldwell Banker® prides itself on upholding its core values of Home, Awesomeness, Ingenuity, and Excellence. These beliefs have helped make Coldwell Banker® number one in Agent Satisfaction and the most recognized real estate brand in the industry.
Serving more than half of the 100 largest metro areas in the U.S., independent sales associates affiliated with Coldwell Banker/RBG distinguish themselves every day by creating exceptional real estate experiences for their customers and their communities. But don’t just take our word for it. In 2018, REAL Trends ranked RBG the #1 residential real estate brokerage in the U.S. for the 21ST year in a row. It’s an honor we’ve achieved by focusing on exceptional customer service and consistently putting our clients’ evolving real estate needs first.
Whether you measure our performance in terms of size, sales volume or number of transactions, the leadership of the companies and sales associates represented by ColdwellBankerHomes.com is driving innovation and delivering value to home buyers and sellers. As a result, RBG’s growing presence in the U.S. includes more than 50,000 affiliated sales associates and 5,200 employees in approximately 800 offices, all ready to serve you.
When searching for your next home together with Coldwell Banker Realty, we will help you achieve your real estate goals, ColdwellBankerHomes.com is an indispensable resource designed with you in mind.
ColdwellBankerHomes.com is owned and operated by Realogy Brokerage Group (formerly NRT), the nation’s largest residential real estate company. As a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp., Realogy Brokerage Group has approximately 700 offices and approximately 50,000 independent real estate agents operating in 50-plus major metropolitan areas. Realogy Brokerage Group operates Realogy’s company-owned real estate brokerage offices.
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Over a Century of Excellence! Coldwell Banker Real Estate practically invented modern-day real estate. Founded in 1906 on the principles of honesty, integrity and always putting the customer first, we changed the industry then and continue to do so today. Through non-stop innovation and forward thinking, the Coldwell Banker® brand has grown to become one of the most well-known and trusted names in real estate around the globe.