San Francisco, CA – May 9, 2016 – REAL Trends has just released its annual ranking of the “500 Largest Brokers in the U.S.” Zephyr Real Estate has once again placed high on the nation-wide list at No. 74 by total annual sales volume, continuing its climb upwards from the prior year (at No. 78), and maintaining a comfortable lead over local competitors, Paragon (No. 112) and McGuire (No. 135).

With nearly $2.3 billion in sales, Zephyr has retained its prestigious position on the Billionaires’ Club list as well. Zephyr also ranked at No. 6 in the nation for REAL Trend’s highest average sales price, up from the No. 10 spot.

Additionally, Zephyr’s website ranked in REAL Trend’s Top 25 Best Overall Websites, out of 750 competitors, with its award-winning www.ZephyrRE.com. It also placed among the Top 25 in the categories of Best Neighborhood Pages and Best Video Strategy.

REAL Trends, based in Colorado, is a communications and consulting company considered to be the leading source of analysis and information on the residential brokerage and housing industry. With 29 years of continual growth, REAL Trends continues to provide real estate professionals with new and innovative resources on the latest industry trends and strategies into the future.

“The real estate industry has always been a challenging and competitive one,” commented Randall Kostick, Zephyr’s President and CEO. “It is gratifying to see our hard work validated by an independent and well-respected source like REAL Trends. Many thanks to our agents, staff and most of all, our clients.”

About Zephyr Real Estate

Founded in 1978, Zephyr Real Estate is San Francisco’s largest independent real estate firm with nearly $2.3 billion in gross sales and a current roster of more than 300 full-time agents. Zephyr’s highly-visited website has earned two web design awards, including the prestigious Interactive Media Award. Zephyr Real Estate is a member of the international relocation network, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World; the luxury real estate network, Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate; global luxury affiliate, Mayfair International; and local luxury marketing association, the Luxury Marketing Council of San Francisco. Zephyr has six offices in San Francisco, a brand new office in Greenbrae, and two brokerage affiliates in Sonoma County, all strategically positioned to serve a large customer base throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. For more information, visit www.ZephyrRE.com.