Awards & Recognition

  • Glassdoor
    John Davis ranked #30 on the list of Top CEOs in 2018
  • Inman Connect
    Kelle Wins 2018 Inman Innovator Award for Most Innovative Real Estate Technology
  • CareerBliss
    #1 Happiest Company to Work For in America
  • Inc Magazine
    Best Workplace for 2018
  • Indeed
    Keller Williams Ranked #1 Among Workplaces Across Austin and 11 Other Cities
  • Forbes
    #6 of 300 Companies on the List of Best Employers for Women
  • Training Magazine
    Keller Williams Inducted Into the Top 10 Hall of Fame
  • Swanepoel Mega 1000
    #1 on Top Residential Real Estate Franchisors List
  • REAL Trends
    78 Keller Williams real estate agent teams featured on “The Thousand” ranking list.
  • Training Magazine
    #1 training organization across all industries
  • REAL Trends 500
    Keller Williams had more offices (161) represented on top real estate brokerages list than any other franchise
  • REAL Trends/ Wall Street Journal “The Thousand”
    Keller Williams had more agent teams ranked by closed transactions and sales volume than any other franchise
  • RIS Media Power Broker Report
    Keller Williams ranked #1 Power Broker by Brand – home to 32 percent of top brokers
  • REALTOR Magazine
    Keller Williams home to industry-leading five 30 Under 30 winners
  • Swanepoel Power 200
    Eight representatives on list of most powerful people in residential real estate, including Gary Keller, John Davis, and Mary Tennant
  • Inman Real Estate Influencers of 2017
    Seven representatives on list of industry influencers, including Chief Innovation Officer Josh Team
  • National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals 250
    Keller Williams is home to 37 agents on NAHREP’s list of top-producing Latino agents including 7 of the Top 10
  • Forbes
    #3 on list of Happiest Companies to Work for in 2017
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Top Company Cultures
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Moved up 63 spots on Franchise 500 list of top franchises
  • Franchise Business Review
    Top-rated real estate franchise based on franchisee satisfaction
  • Franchise Business Review 
    One of the Top 50 Franchises for Women
  • Franchise Times
    Only real estate company on “Fast & Serious” list of 40 smartest-growing brands
  • Training Magazine
    #2 training organization across all industries and third consecutive year in Top 5
  • Training Magazine
    Outstanding Training Initiative (Leadership Week)
  • Training Magazine
    Top 5 Emerging Training Leaders (Chief Learning Officer Bryon Ellington)
  • Swanepoel Power 200
    Thirteen representatives on list of most powerful people in residential real estate, including Gary Keller, Chris Heller, John Davis and Mary Tennant
  • Real Estate Executive Magazine
    Six representatives on list of 100 Most Influential Real Estate Executives, including Gary Keller, Mo Anderson, Chris Heller and John Davis
  • Inman News
    Dianna Kokoszka and Tony DiCello featured on list of The 25 Best Real Estate Coaches in the Business
  • REALTOR Magazine
    Keller Williams home to industry-leading six 30 Under 30 winners, including Web Choice winner for fourth year in a row
  • REAL Trends 500
    Keller Williams had more offices (151) represented on top real estate brokerages list than any other franchise
  • REAL Trends/ Wall Street Journal “The Thousand”
    Keller Williams had more agent teams ranked by closed transactions and sales volume than any other franchise
  • RIS Media Power Broker Report
    Keller Williams ranked #1 Power Broker by Brand – home to 29 percent of Top 1,000 brokers
  • Inc. Magazine
    5th straight year as one of America’s fastest-growing private companies
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Moved up 181 spots on Franchise 500 list of top franchises
  • Franchise Business Review 
    Best of the Best list of North America’s Top 50 enterprise franchises based on value and franchisee satisfaction
  • Franchise Times 
    Only real estate company on “Fast & Serious” list of 40 smartest-growing brands
  • National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals 250
    Keller Williams is home to the #1 agent on NAHREP’s list of top-producing Latino agents and 4 of the Top 10
  • Inman Select Special Report on Broker Real Estate Technology 
    Highest ranked brokerage by agent satisfaction and usage
  • Dig|Benefits Technology Innovator Award 
    Leslie Vander Gheynst recognized as one of 50 visionaries who are driving benefits innovation
  • Inc. Magazine
    The 50 Best Places to Work in 2016
  • Austin Business Journal
    Best Places to Work in Central Texas
  • Austin Business Journal 
    Recognized as one of Top 5 Healthiest Employers of Central Texas for third year in a row
  • Austin Fit Magazine
    5 Best Places to Work in Austin for Athletes
  • Web Marketing Association 
    Best Real Estate Website for KWRI recruiting site, lifeatkwri.com
  • Training Magazine
    #1 Training Organization across all industries.
  • Inc. Magazine
    Inducted into the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll of five-time honorees among America’s fastest-growing private companies
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Made Franchise 500 list of top franchises for the fifth year in a row
  • Franchise Times
    Top quartile of all franchise businesses and highest ranking real estate brokerage for sales growth percentage
  • Inman 101
    Seven representatives on list of real estate “doers” who are driving change, including Gary Keller, Chris Heller and John Davis
  • Swanepoel Power 200
    Nine representatives on list of most powerful people in residential real estate, including Mary Tennant, Dianna Kokoszka and Cary Sylvester 
  • REALTOR Magazine 30 Under 30
    Seven Keller Williams finalists and four winners including the Web Choice winner
  • REAL Trends/ Wall Street Journal “The Thousand”
    Keller Williams had 120 associates and teams on list of top real estate professionals in America
  • REAL Trends 500
    Keller Williams had 143 offices ranked by transactions and 140 ranked by sales volume
  • RIS Media Power Broker 500
    Keller Williams is home to 25 percent of Power Brokers by Brand and 25 percent Power Brokers by Referral Network
  • National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals 250
    Keller Williams had two of the Top 10 agents on NAHREP’s list of top-producing Latino agents and a total of 30 representatives receiving recognition.
  • Asian Real Estate Association of America 
    Keller Williams had 20 of the 100 agents on the AREA A-List of top-producing Asian agents by units and volume.
  • Career Bliss
    50 Happiest Companies in America
  • Austin Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers
    Named a healthiest employer in Austin for the company’s dedication to team member health and wellness
  • Austin Business Journal Chief Financial Officer Legacy Award
    Keller Williams’ CFO recognized with the Austin Business Journal’s 2015 Legacy Award for lifetime achievement
  • Austin Business Journal
    Best Places to Work in Central Texas
  • Austin American Statesman
    #1 Top Workplace Among Large Employers
  • Principal 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security
    Keller Williams featured in Inc. magazine for commitment to financial and physical wellness
  • Computerworld Data+ Editors’ Choice Award
    Keller Williams recognized for its business intelligence system
  • Inc. 5000
    Made list of fastest-growing private companies – for the fifth year in a row
  • Franchise 500
    Make Entrepreneur magazine’s list of top franchises – for the fifth year in a row
  • National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals 250
    Keller Williams had 25 representatives on NAHREP’s list of top-producing Latino agents
  • REAL Trends/Wall Street Journal “The Thousand”
    Keller Williams had 112 associates and teams on list of top real estate professionals in America
  • REAL Trends Canada’s Best Real Estate Agents
    Keller Williams is home to No. 1 agent by transactions (Marvin Alexander)
  • Inman News Innovator of the Year
    Keller Williams is home to real estate industry’s top innovator (Ben Kinney)
  • Best Companies to Work for in Texas
    Austin American Statesman
  • Inman 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders Report
    Six Keller Williams representatives
  • Swanepoel Power 200 Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate Report
    Ten Keller Williams representatives
  • Training Magazine
    The No. 2 training organization across all industries and the highest ranking real estate company
  • REALTOR Magazine 30 Under 30
    Seven Keller Williams finalists and four winners including the Web Choice winner
  • REAL Trends 500
    126 Keller Williams offices ranked by transactions and sales volume – more than any other real estate franchise
  • REALTOR Magazine Volunteering Works
    Keller Williams associate Miriam Hernandez Ramirez one of five award recipients
  • National Association of REALTORS Distinguished Service Award
    Both award recipients (Mike Brodie and Jim Helsel) are Keller Williams associates
  • Best Companies to Work for in Texas – No. 15
  • Austin’s Healthiest Employers – No. 10
  • Austin American Statesman
    Top Workplaces – No. 7
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Franchise 500 list for fifth year in a row
  • Inc. Magazine
    5,000 fastest-growing companies in the United States list for the fifth time since 2007
  • Training Magazine
    #2 training organization in the world and #1 in real estate
  • Workplace Dynamics
    Listed on America’s Top 10 Workplaces
  • REALTOR Magazine
    Seven of the Top 30 Under 30 list were Keller Williams associates – more than any other real estate franchise
  • The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals
    Of the Top-Producing 250 Latino real estate agents in the United States – including the No. 1 spot
  • REALTOR Magazine Good Neighbor Award
    Named a finalist
  • REAL Trends 500
    23 percent of the Top 500 brokerages by closed volume, and 22 percent of the Top 500 by closed transactions
  • Wall Street Journal/REAL Trends “The Thousand”
    11 percent of the Top 1,000 agents, and nearly 25 percent of the top teams ranked by transaction sides ? more than any other brand.
  • REAL Trends’ The Best Real Estate Agents in America
    No. 1 team by volume in 17 states … and No. 1 team by units in 21 states
  • Wall Street Journal Bestsellers
    The ONE Thing No. 1 bestseller on WSJ, appearances on more than 130 bestseller lists, including The New York Times, USA Today, Hudson and Amazon
  • Austin American Statesmen
    Top Workplaces – No. 10
  • J.D. Power and Associates
    Keller Williams Realty Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Home Buyer and Seller Segments by J.D. Power and Associates
  • Inc. Magazine
    Listed as one of the Top 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, 2012
  • Inman Innovator of the Year
    eEdge partner DotLoop’s CEO and Co-founder Austin Allison – 2012 Innovator of the Year
  • REAL Trends 500 Report 
    23% with 116 offices of the top 500 brokerages ranked by closed transactions
    24% with 119 office of the top 500 brokerages ranked by closed volume
  • REAL Trends Wall Street Journal ‘The Thousand List’ 
    159 agents and team spots overall
    91 of the top 250 teams by transaction sides
  • Workplace Dynamics 
    Listed on America’s Top 10 Workplaces
  • Entrepreneur Magazine 
    Franchise 500 List: No. 178
    America’s Top Global Franchises: No. 142
  • National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Award 
    SHIFT Commercial
  • REALTOR Magazine’s ’30 Under 30′ 
    Most represented agency with four associates named  
  • Winner of Inman Innovator Award
     Most Innovative Real Estate Website or Service – eEdge
  • Austin Business Journal 
    Keller Williams Realty Inc., Winner of Best Places to Work in Central Texas, Medium Size Companies (23rd)
  • Austin Business Journal 
    Keller Williams Realty Inc., Winner of Best Places to Work in Texas (13th)
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    Franchise 500 List: No. 78 / Overall Franchise Company; No. 66 / America’s Top Global Franchises
  • Franchise Times
    #41 Top 200 Franchise Chains by Worldwide Sales
  • Inman News Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board Gary Keller named one of the 100 Most Influential Leaders in Real Estate
  • J.D. Power and Associates Keller Williams Realty Named Highest Ranked in Home Buyer Satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates, Three Years in a Row
  • Training Magazine Highest ranking real estate franchise on the annual Training Top 125, #47 Overall
  • Austin Business Journal 
    Keller Williams Realty Inc., Winner of Best Places to Work in Central Texas, Medium Size Companies (22nd)
  • Entrepreneur Magazine 
    Franchise 500® List – #1 Real Estate Franchise, #60 Overall Franchise Company
  • J. D. Powers and Associates 
    Highest Overall Satisfaction For Home Buyers Among National Full Service Real Estate Firms, Two Years in a Row
  • Swanepoel Trends Survey
    Most Recognizable Real Estate Franchise for 2009
  • Inc. Magazine
    Listed as one of the Top 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, 2009
  • American Business Awards
    Sales Training or Coaching Program of the Year-Stevie Award
  • Franchise Times – Top Quartile of Franchise Operations in the U.S., 2009
  • Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers 
    Mo Anderson, Hall of Leaders Inductee
  • Inc. Magazine 
    #3532 – Top Inc. 5000 Companies – The Fastest Growing Companies in America
  • Austin Business Journal
    Mary Tennant, Winner of Profiles in Power
  • ACG Corporate Growth Award
    #3532 – Top Inc. 5000 Companies – The Fastest Growing Companies in America
  • Franchise Times
    Within the Top 25 Percent of the Top 200 Franchise Systems
  • Entrepreneur Magazine
    #66 – Franchise 500®  List
    #54 – Fastest-Growing Franchises
    #62 – America’s Top Global Franchises
  • Austin Business Journal
    Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Austin, Texas
  • Austin Business Journal
    Top 25 Private Companies
  • Inc. Magazine
    #1645 Top Inc. 5000 Companies – The Fastest Growing Companies in America
  • Stevie Awards
    Real Estate Sales Organization of the Year