With a presence in 51 countries across the globe, and with 3,100 offices and 82,000 agents spread across those countries, Coldwell Banker® is internationally known both for excellence in real estate, and as an industry trailblazer since its inception in 1906. Coldwell Banker Bellmarc Group joined as the brand's Manhattan franchise in 2013, bringing its New York City-wide network of 600+ residential agents, ten offices and thousands of clients to Coldwell Banker®. Coldwell Banker Bellmarc Group owns and operates Coldwell Banker AC Lawrence and Coldwell Banker Bellmarc.
Coldwell Banker is the oldest and most-established residential real estate franchise system in North America, and it is known as one of the most forward-thinking real estate brands today. Its story of leadership, innovation and success dates back to San Francisco in 1906. After a devastating earthquake, young real estate agent Colbert Coldwell saw the need for trusted, honest and knowledgeable real estate services to help the city rebuild. A few years later, Benjamin Arthur Banker came on board and later became a partner. The founding tradition and heritage of providing professionalism and superior customer service remains the core of the Coldwell Banker philosophy more than 107 years later.
The Coldwell Banker system is a leader in specialty markets such as resort, new homes and luxury properties through its Coldwell Banker Previews International® marketing program. Coldwell Banker is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services.
The story of Coldwell Banker is a story of leadership and success. From its 1906 beginnings, Coldwell Banker has grown to become one of the premier residential real estate organizations in the world. Coldwell Banker was founded on a commitment to integrity and to addressing the needs of it customers; those principles continue to be the core of its business philosophy today. Coldwell Banker provides its sales associates with the strongest support in the real estate industry, so they in turn can support their buyers' and sellers' needs. That's the Coldwell Banker tradition.
Coldwell Banker agents have long been known as some of the most experienced, proficient and educated in the industry. With a variety of online and traditional classroom training options, Coldwell Banker University offers over 500 courses to keep agents on the leading edge, while providing them with ongoing accreditation.
The name Previews® has been synonymous with luxury real estate since 1933, when founder Henderson Talbot began using cinematography to market exceptional homes to affluent buyers from around the globe. Previews was acquired in 1980 by Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, and then aptly renamed Coldwell Banker Previews International.