RISMedia Announces Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty as Members of the Billion Dollar Club


1400095512BOSTON, MA - RISMedia recently released their 26th Annual Power Broker Report, ranking the nation’s top real estate firms for 2013. Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty, Boston’s largest independently owned Real Estate company, did over a billion dollars in business in 2013*. This high level of production resulted in the firm ranking as one of the nations top producing companies and membership in RISMedia’s Billion Dollar Club.

RISMedia compiled data from 2013 from over 1,000 of the most powerful and influential brokers in the industry. All fiscal data collected by RISMedia used to derive industry statistics for 2013 is confirmed by each firm’s financial executives, outside accounting firms and/or corporate franchise headquarters. Results of this data showed $896,865,166,104 in sales volume for 2013 and a total of 3,165,310 closed transactions nationally, which reflects a thriving market.

John Featherston, RISMedia President and CEO commended Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty for their tremendous accomplishments reflected in their rankings in the 2013 RISMedia survey. “The firms represented are the nation’s most elite brokerage firms serving literally millions of consumers with their real estate needs,” Featherston said. “Being included in the Power Broker Report validates your firm’s reputation as a trusted resource for today’s home buyers and sellers.”

Larry Rideout, CEO and Co-Owner of Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty said the firm is, “thrilled to be recognized with such prestigious accolades. Doing a billion dollars in business in 2013 with seven offices and 145 agents is a huge accomplishment. We are honored by all of the recognition we have received for this feat. We have grown rapidly over the last few years and plan on continuing to thrive profusely in the future.  We hope for an even better 2014!”

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About Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty

Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty is Boston’s largest independent real estate company. Founded in 1962 by Betty Gibson in Boston’s South End, the company has grown to eight offices. The international network of more than 700 offices in 52 countries and territories, and the relationship with Sotheby’s auction house, as well as comprehensive online and print advertising in high profile venues, provides remarkable exposure for each home. The success led to Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty being the top-ranked Boston-based firm.