Keller Williams Realty: Kenosha County mega agent & team join Keller Williams-Elm Grove office


ELM GROVE, WI (August 9, 2010) — Keller Williams® Realty Inc. announced today that Mike Herman, Alison Jordan & Attorney John Ward officially joined the new Keller Williams-Elm Grove office. Mike Herman had been with Keller Williams of northern Illinois since 2000. Herman has been one of the top sales leaders in Kenosha County and has been a strong consistent Multi-Million Dollar producer. Mike Herman and his team has closed on over $210 million since he began in real estate.

“By teaming up with the Elm Grove office I can service my clients by utilizing sound planning, professional ethics, state-of-the-art technical support, a strong personal staff, and an outstanding company support system.” said Herman. Mike Herman and his team have a private office located at 6123 Green Bay Rd Suite 240 in Kenosha.

Christopher Slinker, Operating Principal of Keller Williams Elm Grove office added, “We are very pleased to have attracted one of our first and most successful Wisconsin agents to our first Milwaukee area office. We are honored to have Mike & his team join us. We look forward to a rewarding future together.”

“When mega agents like Mike Herman join a growing office like Elm Grove….. it shows how strong this office will be. We are excited about the prospect of this team teaming up with us in our newest office.” said Todd Butzer, North Central Regional Director of Keller Williams Intl.

Keller Williams-Elm Grove officially opened its first Milwaukee area location at 12700 W.Bluemound Rd. A series of Milwaukee and outstate agents plan to join this office over the summer and fall months and will be announced at those times.

This announcement comes on the heels of a year of positive growth for Keller Williams Realty throughout the U.S. and Canada. The company outpaced the downward trend in the real estate market and grew in every category – opening 30 new franchises, ending the year with a 16 percent year-over-year increase in the number of contracts closed per agent and more than 76,879 associates across North America (up three percent). In addition, the company gave back more than $32.2 million in profit share to its agents.

In addition to recently becoming the 2nd largest real estate company in the U.S., surpassing Re/Max & Century 21, according to Steve Murray at REAL Trends, Keller Williams Realty received the highest overall satisfaction ratings from home buyers among the largest full-service real estate firms from J.D. Power and Associates for the third year in a row, and was ranked as the No. 1 real estate franchise on the 31st Annual Franchise 500 list by Entrepreneur magazine.