NRT’s Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Advances Southwest Growth Strategy with Acquisition in Arizona

SUN CITY, Ariz. , January 28, 2014 – Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Arizona today announced it has acquired the assets of Ken Meade Realty in Sun City, Ariz. Ken Meade Realty’s 250 sales associates will continue to operate out of its six existing company locations. The company’s property management division, which manages over 500 residential properties, was also part of this acquisition. With this announcement, Ken Meade Realty will operate as Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, which will further expand the company’s presence into the Northwest Valley.

Ken Meade Realty has been serving the residents of the Northwest Valley for over 30 years, and has been the leading real estate company in the Sun Cities since 1991. Known for superior customer service, the company was ranked among the top 100 independent residential real estate brokerage companies in the United States last year, according to the REAL Trends 500, with 2,480 transaction sides and $364 million in closed sales volume in 2012.

“This is a key opportunity to strengthen our market presence in the Northwest Valley area by welcoming sales associates who are already knowledgeable and entrenched in this market,” said Malcolm MacEwen, president and chief operating officer of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Arizona. “Their fine reputation for professional service and in-depth market knowledge is well known in the real estate industry, and we look forward to combining those attributes with our advanced marketing programs and global reach. We believe the benefits resulting from this move will strengthen the depth of service provided to homebuyers and sellers throughout the Northwest Valley.”

"Our agents will greatly benefit from Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage's advanced tools and technology along with expanded marketing exposure for their clients - setting them apart from the competition," said Steve Meade, former president of Ken Meade Realty. "Additionally, the business development programs that will be available to our agents will enable them to effectively expand their business. We are very pleased to join Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and look forward to the future."

With this announcement, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Arizona now has 28 offices and nearly 1,600 real estate professionals in metro Phoenix, metro Tucson and Northwest Arizona. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Arizona is operated by NRT LLC, the largest residential real estate brokerage company in the United States. NRT operates Realogy’s (NYSE: RLGY) company-owned real estate brokerage operations. For more information, visit

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