Weichert executives named to the 2014/2015 Swanepoel Power 200

Jim Weichert, founder and co-president of Weichert, Realtors, and Marty Rueter, president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates Inc., have been selected for the Swanepoel POWER 200: The Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate in 2014/2015. Weichert and Rueter were ranked No. 13 and No. 66, respectively. Both Weichert executives moved up on the list this year, having been ranked No. 20 and No. 85 in 2013.

Weichert was recognized in the Brokerage category for his more than 40 years of sales experience and the growth of Weichert, Realtors from a single office in 1969 to one of the largest privately held real estate companies in the nation. In the Corporate category, Rueter was honored for his hard work and dedication in growing Weichert’s franchise business. His background as a fourth-generation Realtor, with deep roots in the industry, was also noted.

Weichert, Rueter and the other real estate professionals on the list were chosen based on their personal influence, tenure in the industry, office held, decision making power, and his or her recent activities, growth and potential. Also considered were their company’s financial resources, significance and contribution to the industry, and geographic reach.

The Swanepoel POWER 200 (SP200) is a research service managed by the Swanepoel | T3 Group, a real estate information services company that provides extensive expertise and indepth understanding in all facets of the residential real estate business industry including market research, business trends analysis, scenario and strategic planning, competitor evaluation, franchising, brokerage management, MLS and association management and technology. The SP200 is the most comprehensive analysis ever published of the most powerful key decision makers, trailblazers, influencers, company chieftains, thought leaders and innovators in the real estate industry.

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