Manhattan Beach, California – June 23, 2020 – Strand Hill, the number one independent real estate brokerage house in the South Bay, today announced that two of its realtors have been ranked in the top one percent of real estate professionals in the country. Dave Caskey and Ed Kaminsky were named as two of America’s most productive sales associates as a part of REAL Trends + Tom Ferry America’s Best Real Estate Professionals, a ranking report produced by REAL Trends and Tom Ferry International. They are now members of the “America’s Best Real Estate Agents,” and ranked number 36 and 50 respectively in ‘Top Large Teams (11+ Sales Professionals) Sales Volume in the United States.
REAL Trends + Tom Ferry Announce 2020 America’s Best Real Estate Professionals List
Caskey & Caskey & Associates and The Kaminsky Real Estate Group were named to 8th Annual Real Estate Ranking REAL Trends + Tom Ferry America’s Best Real Estate Professionals List
REAL Trends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals ranks over 14,500 residential real estate professionals solely based on their excellence in real estate sales during the calendar year 2019. All production numbers are independently verified by a third party to ensure accuracy and report integrity. This group of highly successful real estate sales agents represents the top one percent of all real estate practitioners in the United States.
“Congratulations to Dave Caskey and Ed Kaminsky who made the America’s Best list,” says Tom Ferry, owner and founder of Tom Ferry International. “I have the pleasure of working with successful real estate professionals day in and day out, and I know all the hard work, late nights, and huge effort that goes into achieving such incredible results,” says Ferry. “There are multiple ways to become successful in real estate. Yet, despite the differences, the real estate professionals on this list have one thing in common—they are simply the best. Congratulations to all recipients of this prestigious recognition.”
The America’s Best are ranked in twelve categories:
- Agent-owned brokerages by Transaction Sides
- Individuals by Transaction Sides
- Teams, Small (2-5 licensed members) by Transaction Sides
- Teams, Medium (6-10) by Transaction Sides
- Teams, Large (11+) by Transaction Sides
- Team-owned brokerages by Transaction Sides
- Agent-owned brokerages by Volume
- Individuals by Volume
- Teams, Small (2-5) by Volume
- Teams, Medium (6-10) by Volume
- Teams, Large (11+) by Volume
- Team-owned brokerages by Volume
To qualify for inclusion, an individual agent must have closed at least 50 transaction sides or $20 million in sales volume in 2019. For real estate agent teams, the minimum is 75 transaction sides or $30 million in closed sales volume.
“Those individual agents and teams who make up the 2020 America’s Best Real Estate Professionals represent only about 1.5% of all Realtors® in the country yet account for over 10% of the closed transactions, and more than 16% of all the sales volume closed last year,” says Murray. “To say that Dave and Ed are exceptional sales professionals is an understatement. To attain this level of sales is extraordinary.”
Dave Caskey, Realtor at Strand Hill said: “We are pleased and honored to be included in the rankings of the country’s top residential real estate agents.” Ed Kaminsky, Realtor at Strand Hill added: “It represents the time and effort that we put into each client that we serve and how much work it takes to build a successful real estate career. The level of sales it takes to qualify makes it a special recognition.” Information on those receiving this recognition can be found online at https://www.realtrends.com/rankings/americas-best
About Strand Hill (www.strandhill.com)
Strand Hill is a boutique firm comprised of “The Best of the Best” real estate professionals in the South Bay. With offices located in Manhattan Beach and Palos Verdes, its team of real estate professionals are some of the most highly respected and deeply dedicated individuals, with a combined experience in real estate that is exemplary. Collectively selling nearly $1 Billion in residential real estate during 2019, Strand Hill’s vision and commitment to customer service is invaluable to the South Bay’s luxury property market.
As an exclusive Luxury Portfolio International® brokerage and member of Leading Companies of the World®; Strand Hill offers an incomparable level of service and global visibility under brands that stand for trust, discretion, and excellence.
About The REAL Trends + Tom Ferry The Thousand
The REAL Trends + Tom Ferry America’s Best Real Estate Professionals ranking report is sponsored jointly by REAL Trends and Tom Ferry International. REAL Trends America’s Best honors America’s elite real estate agents and their companies and is compiled and analyzed by REAL Trends. REAL Trends is a leading source of analysis and information for the residential real estate brokerage industry. Tom Ferry International is a nationwide real estate business and life coaching and training company.