AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Realty Austin won first place in Austin American Statesman's 2012 Top Workplaces. The real estate brokerage was announced as the winner and awarded their highest honor in Sunday's edition. Of the top companies selected for the Greater Austin area list, Realty Austin ranked No. 1 in the Small Company Category.
Jonathan Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, "Our company's achievements are a direct result of our powerhouse team of top agents backed by our incredible support team. Our forward-thinking culture, coupled with a commitment to building the most innovative and progressive real estate company, offers each member of our team an opportunity to make a real impact on our industry's future."
Employers were rated in areas of leadership and direction, ethics and values, and treatment of employees. The small company category ranked companies with 149 or fewer Central Texas employees. This year, 138 nominations were received by Austin American Statesman and Realty Austin placed first among the top 45 in its category.
Yvette Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, "We are honored to be recognized as the Statesman's Top Workplace. We believe in our agents - they are all among the best in the business, capable of achieving great things. Our staff never stops working to help them achieve their full potential. As a result, they sell 5 times more real estate than the average agent in Austin."
Headquartered downtown, Realty Austin management prides itself on being transparent with the company about future growth and strategic positioning.
Boatwright continued, "We hand pick success-driven, technology savvy agents to join our team. We continue to stack the deck by only engaging with candidates who meet our high standards and expectations."
This year marks the second time Realty Austin has been a nominee for the Austin American Statesman's Top Workplaces. In 2010 the company claimed third place in the same category.
About Realty Austin
Realty Austin is the fastest growing real estate company in Austin with over $420M in sales in 2011, ranked as the third highest producing agency in just seven short years. Realty Austin is headquartered in downtown Austin with locations in Westlake and Lake Travis. Visited more than 10,000 times per day, realtyaustin.com is the most widely used home search website in Austin. Realty Austin's team consists of 146 full-time, high-producing agents who were hand-selected for their real estate experience, market knowledge and career accomplishments. Realty Austin is the most innovative and progressive real estate company in Austin, uniquely suited for its high tech, home grown culture. For more information, visit realtyaustin.com or call 512.241.1300. Become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/realtyaustin.
SOURCE Realty Austin