Keller Williams Realty Becomes Largest Real Estate Franchise in the WORLD

Record local growth, productivity and profitability spurs Keller Williams Greater Des Moines expansion in West Des Moines and Ankeny while contributing to company’s unprecedented record growth worldwide.


Des Moines, Iowa (February 9, 2014)– At their annual convention, Keller Williams Realty announced it has gone from the largest North American Real Estate Franchise to the largest in the world, citing recent expansions into Mexico and Dubai, along with its emphasis on culture, education, technology and profit sharing as the main contributing factors for this astonishing record growth.

Locally, It hasn’t taken long for the World’s Largest Real Estate Company to make its mark in the Greater Des Moines area. Due to an ever-expanding home office in Clive, Keller Williams Greater Des Moines will open new office space on Westown Parkway in West Des Moines and has opened a brand new office in Ankeny.

The new home of Keller Williams Greater Des Moines will be located at 4001 Westown Parkway, the former location of Mondo’s Restaurant and will more adequately meet the growing needs of 150+ agents, an astounding increase from just 23 agents back in 2012 when KW first opened it office doors. The new office in Ankeny is home to nearly 50 Realtors and will soon be relocating in the popular Prairie Trail area, located at 2325 SW State St.

“Both moves will help our agents properly meet the needs of their clients, allowing Keller Williams Greater Des Moines to remain agile while experiencing tremendous growth,” said Team Leader, Brian Wentz.

Wentz attributes this growth to their “do the right thing” culture and world-class training. “Our focus on culture and education is not only a game changer for our agents, but for their clients as well, offering them an unparalleled home purchasing/selling experience.”

Keller Williams’ mission statement is “To build careers worth having, businesses worth owning, and lives worth living.” This mission statement is carried through in their training and education opportunities offered daily at the local office and international events, making their agents the best in the business and successful entrepreneurs.


For more information:
Brian Wentz 515.779.7677

About Keller Williams Realty:

Keller Williams Realty, Inc. is the largest real estate franchise company in North America, with approximately 700 offices and 112,000 associates in more than a dozen countries around the world. The company has grown exponentially since the opening of the first Keller Williams Realty office in 1983, and continues to cultivate an agent-centric, education-based, technology-driven culture that rewards associates as stakeholders. Training magazine recently named Keller Williams the second-best training organization across all industries worldwide and the highest-ranking real estate business. The company also provides specialized agents in luxury homes and commercial real estate properties. For more information or to search for homes for sale, visit Keller Williams Realty online at ( For more information about KWWorldwide, please visit

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