Another banner year for RE/MAX Real Estate (Central)

It’s been another banner year for the team at RE/MAX Real Estate (Central) in Calgary.

At the recent 2023 RE/MAX R4 Convention in Las Vegas, it received six awards including two for being the #1 office in Canada and the # 1 office in the World for Closed Transactions. 

The office also was #1 for Total Dollar Volume in both Canada and Worldwide and #1 for Single Office in Agent Count in both Canada and Worldwide.

This is the 24th straight year and the 25th time since 1997 that Central has received the honour of the top RE/MAX office in the world. 

“Thank you to Calgary and Alberta – to all our loyal clients, who place their trust in Central,” said Nick Profeta, a licensed realtor, Office Manager and CHO (Chief Happiness Officer at Central.

“To be recognized year after year for leading RE/MAX in production in Canada and the World is such a meaningful honour. The awards are all due to the great agents and staff we have in our office. Their passion for the business is why our office continues to earn these awards.”  

The office had 161 individuals and teams that earned awards this year.  The various award levels are based on commissions paid on closed transactions.

Ken Eddy, a realtor with Central, received a special award – the Spirit of Canada Award, which is presented to a Sales Professional who is always contributing beyond all others to the success and promotion of their office and the RE/MAX brand.

This individual likely sits on a committee, organizes events, attends RE/MAX conferences and seminars and, in general, promotes good will.

Several Central agents were also recognized for their prestigious rankings for their accomplishments.

The Tanya Eklund Group was recognized for earning the following rankings:

#4 – RE/MAX of Western Canada Top 100 (Team, Residential)

#9 – RE/MAX Top 50 Canada (Medium Team, Residential)

#36 – RE/MAX Top 100 Year-End Canada (Team, Residential & Commercial)

#71 – RE/MAX Top 100 Year-End World (Team, Residential & Commercial)

David Pellettier was recognized for earning the following rankings:

#5 – RE/MAX of Western Canada Top 100 (Individual, Residential)

#48 – RE/MAX Top 100 Year-End Canada (Individual, Residential)

#88 –  RE/MAX Top 100 Year-End World (Individual, Residential)

Also recognized for being amongst the best in the RE/MAX organization:

#25 – Semmens & Associates – RE/MAX of Western Canada Top 100 (Team, Residential)

#60 – The Begin Group – RE/MAX of Western Canada Top 100 (Team, Residential)


#65 – Curtis Atkinson – RE/MAX of Western Canada Top 100 (Individual, Residential)

#82 – Richard Chau – RE/MAX of Western Canada Top 100 (Individual, Residential)

Bryan Logel ranked:

#1 – Transaction Sides – Individuals – Alberta

#1 – Transaction Sides – Individuals – Western Canada

#3 – Transaction Sides – Individuals – Canada

The Las Vegas convention was also a celebration of the brand’s 50th anniversary.

RE/MAX was founded in 1973 by Dave and Gail Liniger, with an innovative, entrepreneurial culture affording its agents and franchisees the flexibility to operate their businesses with great independence. Now with more than 140,000 agents in over 9,000 offices and a presence in more than 110 countries and territories, nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX, as measured by total residential transaction sides. RE/MAX is dedicated to innovation and change in the real estate industry.

“Congratulations to all of our award winners across Canada,” said Christopher Alexander, President of RE/MAX Canada. “This has been another unprecedented year for the real estate market across the country and it is an honour to recognize the accomplishments of so many high-performing individuals and teams in the Canadian network.”

Aside from handing out some awards, RE/MAX Canada was the recipient of one as well, being named Region of the Year for the entire RE/MAX organization for the second year in a row.

“This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of all our sales associates, broker/owners and staff at RE/MAX Canada, which has led to a net gain of 1,000 REALTORS across Canada in 2022,” added Alexander. “We are so honoured to have won this award. This recognition is a symbol of the RE/MAX brand’s strength as a collective, and is the result of the relentless drive and professionalism embodied by the network every day.”

(Mario Toneguzzi is a veteran of the media industry for more than 40 years and named in 2021 a Top Ten Business Journalist in the world and only Canadian)

Ken Eddy