Long & Foster's John Plank Team Ranked Top in Nation

July 9, 2014
John Plank portrait
John Plank

Long & Foster Real Estate, the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States, announced today that the John Plank Team, based in Arlington, Va., ranked 186th out of 250 for real estate teams nationwide, based on transaction volume in 2013, as ranked by The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends, Inc.

Led by John Plank, a real estate veteran with more than 25 years of experience, the John Plank team has a simple philosophy – to provide the absolute best customer service possible to its clients. This is the fifth year the team has been recognized in the Top Thousand, moving up from No. 204 last year.

In total, 13 Long & Foster teams were ranked in the survey of the nation’s top 250 sales professionals by closed volume and transaction sides for 2013. One individual sales agent was ranked in the top 250 associates nationwide based on the amount of closed transactions volume.

“These top-ranking real estate professionals are a reflection of our entire team of experts, and we offer them, as well as all our sales associates, our overwhelming congratulations for helping to make Long & Foster the real estate leader in the Mid-Atlantic and the No. 1 independent real estate company in the nation,” said Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “Our agents continue to thrive in this swiftly-evolving real estate environment, thanks to their motivation and drive, as well as the industry-leading suite of tools and technology and the unparalleled support that comes from a full-service brokerage.”

The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends, Inc. compile rankings for the Top Thousand based on surveys of previous applicants, as well as 900 of the largest US brokerage firms. An independent third party verifies all submissions, and staff from REAL Trends also reviews these submissions for accuracy. Now in its 8th year, the Top Thousand features the four total lists, the top 250 individual sales agents by sales volume and transaction sides, as well as the top 250 teams by sales volume and transaction side.

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