Tag: Brokers

Who’s Who in Real Estate: Residential Brokers, Builders Ride a Roller Coaster

A recent KB Home project in California

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Founded: 2012 
Headquarters: New York 
Regional President: Kamini Lane 
Top Agents: Chris Cortazzo, Sally Foster Jones, Aaron Kirman 

Just five years after entering the Los Angeles market, Compass is the largest residential brokerage firm in L.A.

Compass’ growth has been driven in part by big deals, including the 2019 acquisitions of Patterson Realty Inc. and Central Coast Realty Group and the 2018 purchases of Pacific Union International Inc. and Paragon Real Estate. Pacific Union had acquired Partners Trust in 2017 and John Aaroe Group Inc. in 2016.

Compass generated $12.6 billion of sales volume in 2019, up from $8.4 billion the year before, and ranked No. 1 on the Business Journal’s most recent list of residential brokerage firms.

While the company experienced a slowdown when Covid-19 first hit, it has regained its footing.

“This year for

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Carrington Mortgage Services Provides Targeted Training to Brokers

Training sessions from Carrington Mortgage Services position brokers for greater business success.

Carrington Mortgage Services, LLC (CMS), one of the nation’s largest privately held non-bank lenders, recently announced specialized training for brokers. Because today’s lending market is changing at such a rapid pace, it is essential for brokers to be intimately familiar with the latest trends and products, so they can provide their clients with the best solutions.

To help brokers maintain their competitive edge, CMS is now offering webinars and virtual consultations. Facilitated by Carrington Wholesale and Correspondent business leaders, these sessions can show brokers and sales teams how to:

  • Identify and reach potential government, conventional and non-agency borrowers

  • Assist loan officers and processors with non-agency loan guidelines

  • Qualify more borrowers through manual underwriting

  • Use Carrington’s suite of government and conventional loans to expand their sales pipelines

“The primary focus is for us to be a better partner to

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Insgroup Named to Business Insurance’s Top 100 Brokers of U.S. Business for Second Year in a Row

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HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ —
HOUSTON, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Insgroup, Inc., the leading closely held insurance brokerage firm in the state of Texas, announced the firm’s inclusion on the 2020 Top 100 Brokers of U.S. Business by Business Insurance. An impressive 26.5 percent revenue growth has resulted in Insgroup improving 12 positions to the 87th largest firm in the nation. This marks the second consecutive year Insgroup has earned this distinction, debuting at the 99th ranking in 2019.

Of the growth, Insgroup’s President and CEO, Brian Kapiloff, said, “Over the past several years, the firm has continually focused on revenue growth through the development of Risk and Benefit Advisors, unique specialties and niche focused coverage solutions as well as investments in cutting edge technology to assist our teams with

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