Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty’s THE TEAM Recognized on 2016 REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal “Top Thousand”

Posted by Cepand Alizadeh — July 5, 2016

1467737220SCOTTSDALE, AZ - Receiving national recognition and awards is not a new occurrence for Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty listing agents. Arizona’s premier luxury real estate agency is proud to announce that THE TEAM, comprised of Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty Listing Agents Robin Orscheln, Shawna Warner, Rebecca Clayton, and Lara Broadrick, was recognized by The Wall Street Journal and was placed on the 2016 REAL Trends/The Wall Street Journal “Top Thousand,” a summary of the top 1,100 independent real estate agents and teams in the United States.

The REAL Trends Thousand comprises six categories: the top 250 agents by sides, top 250 agents by sales volume, top 50 agents by average sales price, top 250 teams by sides, top 250 teams by sales volume and top 50 teams by average sales price.  THE TEAM was ranked 181st on the Top 250 Real Estate Teams by Volume.  THE TEAM works in some of those most exclusive communities in Arizona and has represented buyers and sellers from Paradise Valley and Arcadia, to Silverleaf and Estancia.  1467737176

“Being recognized on the REAL Trends ranking is a huge accomplishment,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC.  “We are thrilled to see that the Sotheby's International Realty brand is continuing to build off the momentum of the 2015 record-year. I am extremely proud of Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty and THE TEAM.”

The Sotheby's International Realty brand was the number one real estate company represented in two of the six categories that comprise The Thousand.  The brand claimed 45 of the top 250 sales associates in the REAL Trends Individual Sales Volume category, more than any other real estate company. 

“The agents of THE TEAM are some of our most talented,” said Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty Listing Agent Jim Lyon, Chairman of Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty. “Our entire company is proud of this accomplishment, and we all look forward to seeing them being recognized again in the future.”

“We have always enjoyed selling the finest homes in Arizona,” said Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty Listing Agent Robin Orscheln, Managing Partner of THE TEAM.  “The recognition from REAL Trends is a result of our hard work, extensive market knowledge and the support of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand, which enables us to effectively market and sell these extraordinary residences.”

For more information about THE TEAM’s recognition by The Wall Street Journal, or for media inquiries, please contact Cepand Alizadeh at

About Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty

In 1947, Russ Lyon, Sr., greeted his first client at the Phoenix office of Russ Lyon Realty, and offered an uncommon blend of professional, trustworthy real estate service with a personal touch. Starting with that first handshake, three generations of the Lyon family and a dedicated team of Realtors have perfected the art of fine real estate service.

Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty takes pride in our tradition of excellence. It shows in the long-standing relationships we have made with our clients. In turn, we have built a reputation as the “locally grown” company with the unsurpassed knowledge and ethical standards that our clients rely upon time after time for high quality real estate services.

Right from the beginning, people have trusted the Russ Lyon name. Experience this peace of mind for yourself by putting your fine real estate in the hands of Russ Lyon|Sotheby’s International Realty. From around the corner to around the world, no one delivers more comprehensive real estate services, reach, and market knowledge than the professionals of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty.

Share this post

Search Press Releases

Recent Blog Posts

Winter is Here! Is Your Denver Home Ready?

Andrea Webber, LIV Sotheby's International Realty — Nov 16

Lois Schneider Realtor Underwrites Summit Luminary Fund

Lois Schneider Realtor, Lois Schneider Realtor — Nov 16

Unique Things to Do in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada - Part 1

Pemberton Holmes, Pemberton Holmes — Nov 16

Private Listing in the Prestigious Paradise Valley in Arizona

Jean-Michel Edery, Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty — Nov 15

Dubai’s Changing Property Market

Luxury Property LLC, Luxury Property LLC — Nov 14