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62% of All Side Partner Companies Named America’s Best by RealTrends

Nearly two-thirds of the companies built on the Side platform were named among the top 1.5% of agents in the country

 

SAN FRANCISCO (June 14) — Side, the only real estate brokerage platform that helps top agents create and grow their own boutique companies, today announced that 62% of all companies on the Side platform were named to the 2023 RealTrends list of America’s Best Real Estate Professionals, which honors the top 1.5% of agents and teams in the country.

“We are thrilled that over 60% of the companies on Side’s platform have been named among the very best real estate professionals in the country,” said Guy Gal, Side co-founder and CEO. “This speaks to the caliber of our partner agent community, and to what top agents can achieve when they own and grow their own company. I am looking forward to seeing more and more Side partner companies break into and climb these ranks.”

Notable recognitions include the following, who were named among the top 1,000 agents and teams in the country per RealTrends + Tom Ferry The Thousand, as reported by The Wall Street Journal:

  • The Alexander Team @ OFFICIAL, founded by Tal & Oren Alexander (New York, NY) — named the #1 medium team in the nation for the fourth consecutive year
  • Own Marin, founded by Barr Haney & Whitney Potter (Marin, CA) — named the #12 medium team in the nation
  • Everhome Real Estate, founded by Omar Murillo, Nicole Causey & Yvette Teng (Fremont, CA) — named the #13 large team in the nation
  • Livel Real Estate, founded by Meital Taub (Laguna Beach, CA) — named the #29 medium team in the nation
  • Stroyke Properties @ Bayside Real Estate Partners, founded by Robb & Bryn Stroyke (Huntington Beach, CA) — named the #34 medium team in the nation
  • City Real Estate, founded by David Cohen (San Francisco, CA) — named the #36 mega team in the nation
  • ROOM Real Estate, founded by Jayson Madani & Maaret Forst (Santa Cruz, CA) — named the #39 mega team in the nation
  • Real Estate 38, founded by Zaid Hanna (San Jose, CA) — named the #47 medium team in the nation
  • Frontgate Real Estate, founded by Dana Olmes & Jeffrey Biebuyck (Hidden Hills, CA) — named the #50 medium team in the nation
  • Plus Real Estate Group @ OFFICIAL, led by Tyrone McKillen (West Hollywood, CA) — named the #50 small team in the nation
  • Kinetic Real Estate, founded by Kevin Cruz (South San Francisco, CA) — named the #61 mega team in the nation

For a full list of Side partners who made RealTrends’ list of America’s Best Real Estate Professionals for 2023, visit side.com/realtrends.

Founded in 2017, Side has grown to serve over 500 partner companies across California, Texas, Florida, Oregon, Washington, Georgia, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and New York. Of Side’s partner companies, over 50% are woman-owned and over 30% are minority-owned. In 2022, the average agent at a Side partner company closed five times more transactions than the average REALTOR®.

About Side

Side is the industry’s only real estate brokerage platform, empowering the very best agents, teams and indie brokers to create and grow their own companies — without the time, cost or risk of operating a brokerage. Unlike consumer-facing brokerage brands, Side works behind the scenes to provide our partners with time-saving technology and premier support services. This way, they’re free to focus on what matters most: serving their clients and communities. The company is headquartered in San Francisco.

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