MADISON, N.J., Feb. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC is honored to announce that Chris Cortazzo, a sales associate and Global Luxury specialist affiliated with the Malibu West office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, has been ranked as the No. 1 top-performing sales associate out of more than 91,000 Coldwell Banker® sales professionals in 2017 based on adjusted gross commission (AGC) income breaking an all-time company record. Cortazzo achieved a total sales volume of nearly $574 million in 2017. This is the second consecutive year Cortazzo has achieved this honor. Cortazzo also achieved No. 1 top performing agent in Rental Income in North America.
Cortazzo was recognized by Coldwell Banker with the Society of Excellence Award for 2017, which was only presented to 50 affiliated real estate agents. He was presented the Coldwell Banker International President's Premier award, only given to the top 1 percent of affiliated agents worldwide, and he additionally received the No. 1 Agent in Southern California award.
Cortazzo has achieved No. 1 status at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Greater Los Angeles 11 times over the past 12 years. Cortazzo has made the Top 10 Sales Associates in North America for AGC list 15 times, achieving the No. 1 status on that list 9 times. He also ranked No.1 in North America in Rental Income three times.
With more than $4.5 billion in sales since 2000, Cortazzo has consistently ranked in Coldwell Banker's elite top 1 percent of agents internationally. An avid philanthropist, Cortazzo supports more than 40 local and international charities, including the Malibu Boys and Girls Club, Point Dume Marine Science School, Farm Sanctuary, UNICEF, Operation Smile and the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
"This is an incredible milestone. Chris continuously exceeds the highest of expectations and has garnered the full respect of the real estate industry's professional elite. The entire leadership team and his fellow colleagues are in awe of him." -- M. Ryan Gorman, president and CEO NRT, LLC
"Chris embodies what it means to be a dedicated real estate leader. His unparalleled work ethic and commitment to providing the best possible experience for his clients is admired by all at Coldwell Banker. We're proud to celebrate his successes and thank him for continuously representing Coldwell Banker in such an impressive manner." -- Charlie Young, president and CEO Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC
"Chris' meteoric rise is a testament to his dedication, commitment, unsurpassed service and the personal attention he strives to provide to his clients every single day. He is the number one Coldwell Banker real estate professional in the world and we celebrate his astonishing achievements." -- Robert Foster, president, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Greater Los Angeles
"We are all extremely proud of his remarkable accomplishments. Chris is a consummate professional who consistently exceeds his personal best. He greets every day with enthusiasm and a passion for this business that is incomparable. We are all so proud of him." -- Beth Styne, chief operating officer, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Greater Los Angeles
About Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Greater Los Angeles
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, the leading residential real estate brokerage in Greater Los Angeles, operates more than 34 offices with approximately 2,200 independent sales associates. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is owned by NRT LLC. For more information about Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, visit www.coldwellbankerhomes.com.
Contact: Roni Boyles (781) 684-5462 Roni.Boyles@NRTNortheast.com
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