Peter Niederman of Kentwood Real Estate Recognized as One of the 200 Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate for 2015/2016

1484589405DENVER, CO – Peter Niederman, Chief Executive Officer of Kentwood Real Estate, has been recognized as one of the 200 most powerful people in residential real estate for 2015/2016 by the Swanepoel Power 200 (SP200), an annual list of the most powerful and influential real estate leaders in North America.  The SP200 is the definitive ranking of residential real estate’s top leaders and published annually by the Swanepoel T3 Group.  The list is regarded as the most comprehensive list of influential CEOs, thought leaders and senior executives ever assembled in the residential real estate brokerage business. 1484589384

The SP200 list stands as a milestone analysis of the multidisciplinary real estate industry and is released in a 52-page printed version and online at  Swanepoel invests over 600 hours of research, holds countless internal debates, performs a deep analysis of numbers and organizational charts, and sincerely reckons with what power actually means to produce the report each year.  Leaders are evaluated based on their personal influence, tenure, office, decision-making power, the financial resources at their disposal, their company or organization’s industry influence, and geographical reach.

“I am honored to be selected as a member of Swanepoel’s elite group of the most influential leaders in real estate,” said Niederman.  “We have always strived for excellence in this highly competitive business, and we achieve success through an uncompromised work ethic, dedication to superior service and the use of advanced technology, and by being good stewards of the community.  I am humbled by Swanepoel’s recognition and will continue to work diligently to achieve even loftier goals in the future.”  

Niederman purchased Kentwood Real Estate in 2007 and spearheaded the company’s growth to its current status as one of the top producing real estate companies in the country with total sales volume in 2015 of $2.4 billion representing nearly 4,500 closed real estate transactions with an average sold price of $535,117.  Kentwood Real Estate was ranked number two in 2016 among all residential real estate companies in metro Denver by the Denver Business Journal.    

In June 2016, Niederman announced the purchase of Kentwood Real Estate by HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate.  The company retained its name, organizational footprint in Denver, key executives, and its management team.  Kentwood Real Estate has more than 200 agents serving the Denver metropolitan area and surrounding communities from three strategically located offices in the Denver Technological Center, Cherry Creek, and downtown Denver.  

Founded in 1981, Kentwood Real Estate is one of Denver’s largest independent brokerage firms and its name is synonymous with top-producing agents and their unwavering commitment to providing their clients with the highest level of customer service, expertise, and resources.  Niederman is well known for his industry expertise and leadership, as well as his extensive contributions to civic and philanthropic causes.  Kentwood Real has been voted one of the “Top Workplaces” in metro Denver the past two years by the Denver Business Journal as one of the region’s fastest growing private companies. 

About Kentwood Real Estate

Kentwood Real Estate is dedicated to building on its legacy of being “Colorado’s Premier Real Estate Company” through the highest producing, most knowledgeable, caring and experienced brokers in the country who offer the highest quality customer service experience.  Kentwood Real Estate is an innovator known for unparalleled marketing strategies and superior Internet technology that places its clients in the best possible position.  The company’s brokers each average more than $12 million in sales volume annually, which is ranked number two nationwide by the National Association of Realtors and number one in Colorado by REAL Trends. 

Kentwood Real Estate is comprised of Kentwood Real Estate-DTC, Kentwood Real Estate-Cherry Creek, and Kentwood City Properties in downtown Denver.  For more information, visit Kentwood Real Estate online at