Largest Real Estate Companies in the United States (2024)

Largest Real Estate Companies

In this article, we will look at the largest real estate companies in the U.S. as measured by transaction volume, transaction sides, and number of agents. You may also be interested in the most visited real estate websites. This post in primarily concerned with top-line financial information, including:

Key Real Estate Company Stats

  • The largest residential real estate brokerage in the U.S. is Compass which had a total transaction volume of $228 billion in 2022.

Compass ranks #1 in transaction volume at $228B

  • eXp Realty is the brokerage with the most agents (74,041).
  • eXp Realty is the brokerage by transaction sides (397,138) in the U.S.
  • Keller Williams Realty is the largest franchise brand in real estate, with a total transaction volume of $440 billion in 2022.

Largest Residential Brokerages by Transaction Volume

In 2022, only 4 brokerages had transaction volumes above $100 billion. These brokerages included Compass ($278 billion), Anywhere ($218 billion), HomeServices of America ($166 billion), and eXp Realty ($159 billion).

Here is a full chart of the top 10 largest residential brokerages in the U.S. by transaction volume in 2022.

Real Estate Brokerage Rank by Transaction Volume

Largest Residential Brokerages by Transaction Sides

eXp Realty is the single brokerage with the most transaction sides in the U.S. It had 397,138 transaction sides in 2022.

Here is a breakdown of the top 10 largest residential brokerages by transaction sides.

Real Estate Brokerage Rank by Transaction Sides

The top franchise brands that operate multiple brokerages had even more transaction sides. Keller Williams Realty had slightly over 1 million transaction sides in 2022. RE/MAX came in second with 781,000 transaction sides.

Largest Residential Brokerages by Number of Agents

eXp Realty (74,041), Anywhere Advisors (59,800), and HomeServices of America (44,560) are the three largest single brokerages in the U.S. by number of agents.

Here is a full breakdown of the 10 largest residential brokerages by number of agents.

Real Estate Brokerage Rank by Agent Count

Where would franchise brands stack up against the brokerages on this list? Both Keller Williams (169,266) and Coldwell Banker (94,863) would come out ahead over eXp, the largest single brokerage.

RE/MAX was the third largest franchise brand in terms of number of agents with 58,719. This means RE/MAX would be the fifth largest on an aggregated list of both franchise brands and single brokerages.

Largest Franchise Brands by Transaction Volume

Franchise brands play a big role in real estate in the U.S. While the brands above such as Compass, Anywhere Advisors, and eXp operate as single brokerages, franchise brands have multiple brokerages that all operate under the same brand.

As an interesting side note, Anywhere operates both its own brokerage called Anywhere Advisors and has franchise brands which it calls Anywhere Brands. Several of Anywhere’s Brands are among the top 10 franchise brands in the U.S. including Coldwell Banker, Sotheby’s International, and Century 21.

Here is a complete list of the top 10 largest franchise brands in the U.S. by 2022 transaction volume.

Real Estate Franchise Rank by Transaction Volume

Keller Williams is the franchise brand with the highest transaction volume in the U.S. with $440 billion in 2022. Only the top six franchise brands had more than $100 billion in transaction volume in 2022. Of the top six franchise brands, three are Anywhere Brands.

There are two Keller Williams brokerages among the top 25 largest brokerages in the U.S. in terms of transaction volume. These include Keller Williams Go Network Offices (17th largest) and Keller Williams Pinnacle Partners Group (24th largest).

Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage was the largest Coldwell Banker brokerage and 32nd largest overall brokerage in the U.S. ($7 billion in transaction volume).

RE/MAX Gold was RE/MAX’s largest brokerage and was ranked 13th largest among all brokerages ($18 billion in transaction volume).

Conclusion

In conclusion, the U.S. real estate industry has many major players who have demonstrated their dominance through impressive figures whether as single brokerages or as franchise brands.

Compass leads residential brokerages in terms of transaction volume, eXp Realty leads the way in terms of agent count and transactions, and Keller Williams Realty boasts franchise supremacy in all categories.

Anywhere has an impressive portfolio of franchise brands, as well as a top-performing brokerage called Anywhere Advisors.

These companies, among others, showcase the diverse and competitive landscape of real estate in the U.S.

Sources

Real Trends

U.S. News & World Report

Real Estate Almanac

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