August/September Business View Magazine

70 71 KELLERWILLIAMS REALTY PHOENIX THE POWER OF TEAMWORK B ased in Tempe, Arizona, Keller Williams Realty Phoenix is a full-service real estate brokerage in the Southeast Phoenix Val- ley comprised of top agents in the indus- try. Each team member is dedicated to making the home buying and selling process as easy as possible for their clients, while keeping them well informed every step of the way. The company is proud to be defined by its culture, education, and technology, with a mission to build careers worth having, businesses worth owning, lives worth liv- ing, experiences worth giving, and legacies worth leaving. Keller Williams thinks like a top producer, acts like a trainer-consultant, and focuses all its activities on service, productivity, and profitability. Independently owned and operated, Keller Wil- AT A GLANCE KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY PHOENIX WHAT: A full-service real estate brokerage WHERE: Covering Southeast Phoenix Valley from Tempe, Arizona WEBSITE: liams Realty Phoenix has been in the marketplace more than 15 years. Five years ago, the current ownership took over with the idea of creating a place for agents to learn and grow. The broker- age is extremely team-heavy, and some of those teams are the biggest in the state. Kelly Hender- son, CEO of Keller Williams Realty Phoenix, says their focus is geared toward an education base far above the average agent. “I became CEO a year ago and brought my team over here because I sought that ‘big knowledge’ frame, and how perfectly they were set up to work with teams. As CEO, I’m out of production now, and I focus on the growth and support of our agents and our office.” KW Phoenix teams vary in size from three agents to the plus-30 range. There are 30 home-