KW Worldwide

Keller Williams® Realty, Inc. is an international real estate franchise company with almost 100,000 real estate agents, operating in more than 700 market centers (offices) across the globe. Keller Williams Realty is currently the largest residential real estate company in North America. In 2010, Keller Williams Realty CEO Mark Willis announced the expansion of Keller Williams Realty beyond North America.

Founded in 1983 by Gary Keller and Joe Williams with the mission to build careers worth having, businesses worth owning and lives worth living® for its associates, Keller Williams Realty has been among the fastest growing real estate franchises in North America.

In 1991, the company began franchising, and in 1998, opened its first international franchise in Canada. Throughout recent years, which have been the most challenging in real estate history, Keller Williams Realty has surpassed the growth of all other franchise competitors, becoming the largest company by agent count in the United States. KW has also been ranked as the No. 1 real estate franchise on the Franchise 500 list by Entrepreneur magazine.

Recently, the company celebrated its 30th Anniversary and announced its rise to the top of the industry. Industry news outlet, REAL Trends was on hand to cover the event. Read their coverage here.

Despite market conditions, Keller Williams Realty has continued on a growth trajectory that has outpaced the industry and its competitors.