Tom & Cindy and Associates Recognized Among Top Teams in Nation

July 12, 2018
Tom and Cindy portrait
Cindy Schneider and Tom Pietsch

Alexandria-based team ranked 242nd in REAL Trends’ The Thousand list

Tom & Cindy and Associates of Long & Foster Real Estate has been named as one of the top real estate teams in the nation. The Alexandria, Virginia-based team ranked 242nd nationwide based on its 2017 sales volume, according to the annual REAL Trends’ The Thousand list.

Tom & Cindy and Associates is a team of top sales associates and support staff led by Tom Pietsch and Cindy Schneider. They serve consumers in the Alexandria, Kingstowne, Springfield and Lorton areas of Northern Virginia, helping individuals to purchase and sell homes and investment properties.

“It’s an honor to be recognized as a leader in the REAL Trends’ The Thousand list for doing work that we love,” Pietsch and Schneider said. “We are proud of our national ranking and we will continue to bring our customers the unparalleled service and expert guidance they can expect from one of the top-ranking residential real estate teams in the country.”

In total, seven teams and two individual agents from Long & Foster were named to the REAL Trends list. Now in its 13th year, The Thousand list ranks the top 250 individual agents and the top 250 teams categorized by transaction sides and sales volume, as well as the top 50 individual agents and teams by average sale price.

“I’d like to congratulate Tom & Cindy and Associates on their sales success and top ranking in REAL Trends. This honor reflects the commitment to service, professionalism and expertise that their team and our entire family of real estate experts aim to provide,” said Larry “Boomer” Foster, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “It’s because of agents like Tom and Cindy that Long & Foster is the top real estate company in the Mid-Atlantic and will remain as such for years to come.”

REAL Trends compiles rankings for The Thousand based on applications submitted from hundreds of sales professionals and brokerages throughout the United States. An independent third party verifies submissions for accuracy and evaluates whether an applicant is an individual or on a team.

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