Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate Brokers Ranked in “The Thousand” by REAL Trends Inc.

1343333341Five brokers at Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate (SSF), the leading real estate company in Summit and Eagle County, were recently named to “The Thousand,” a list of the top 1,000 real estate sales professionals in the country as determined by REAL Trends Inc., in collaboration with The Wall Street Journal.

Catherine Jones-Coburn, Carroll Tyler and Susan Rychel were all listed on the Top 250 Sales Professionals by Transaction Volume at 44, 191 and 192, respectively. The Iverson Team, consisting of Kathy and Matt Iverson, mother and son, and assistant Susan Watt was listed as 100 on the Top 250 real estate teams based on amount of closed transaction volume for 2011. All brokers are based in the Vail Valley, Colorado.

“We’re extremely proud of our brokers,” said Jim Flaum, president and managing broker of SSF. “This is the gold-list in the real-estate world. Having five of our brokers make the list just speaks to the level of service and satisfaction that our clients receive.”

A report based on 2011 data and divided into four lists of 250, “The Thousand’s” categories include: sales professionals by transaction sides, sales professionals by sales volume, real estate teams by transaction sides, real estate teams by sales volumes.

Additionally, Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate was named to REAL Trends 500 in May at number 86. This annual research report identifies the country’s largest and most successful residential firms as ranked by closed transaction sides and separately by closed sales volume. This report represents the most trusted standard of measuring the performance of the nation’s leading realty service firms.

Founded in 1962, Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2012. The company is the premier real estate brokerage in the Vail Valley accounting for nearly 50% of the total sales volume annually (per the Vail MLS). With more than 100 brokers and 17 offices spanning the I-70 corridor from Vail to Eagle, Slifer Smith & Frampton is the authority on Vail Valley Real Estate.