Searching for your home sweet home can be daunting. The long list of "musts" and "wants" paired with limits of price range and location make it difficult to sort through the many homes listed for sale. The most successful realtors are the ones who alleviate your stress by showing that they have your best interests in mind: the ones who make you feel they are truly working for you.

That's why it's good to know which realtors have a record of success - especially in today's fluctuating housing market. Newsweek partnered with REAL Trends –the trusted source of news, analysis, and information on the residential brokerage industry since 1987– to sort through the data and provide you with a list of America's Best Real Estate Professionals. We highlight the top real estate professionals by volume within each state. You can select the states on the interactive map or in the table below. If your company is listed below, you can get in touch to find out more about the licensing options.

Nancy Cooper - Global Editor in Chief Newsweek

1Jon MandLenihan Sotheby's International RealtyLouisvilleKY112.00$55,674,294.00
2Rusty UnderwoodMilestone Realty ConsultantsLexingtonKY91.00$41,482,865.00
3Ryan ClendeninHuff Realty - KYFlorenceKY145.50$32,239,502.00
4Becky ReinholdBluegrass Sotheby's International RealtyLexingtonKY56.50$31,580,600.00
5Judie ParksBerkshire Hathaway HomeServices Parks & Weisberg, RealtorsLouisvilleKY56.00$27,817,708.33
6Whitney DurhamBluegrass Sotheby's International RealtyLexingtonKY50.00$26,922,400.00
7Suzanne ElliottBerkshire Hathaway HomeServices de Movellan PropertiesLexingtonKY40.00$25,251,416.67
8Mary LaytonMilestone Realty ConsultantsLexingtonKY92.50$23,872,170.00
9Jason FarabeeLenihan Sotheby's International RealtyLouisvilleKY64.00$21,807,650.00
10Kim HermannHuff Realty - KYHighland HeightsKY82.15$21,341,374.00
11Melinda LuntsfordERA First Advantage Realty, Inc.HendersonKY104.00$20,211,100.00
12Missy PlattRE/MAX Properties EastLouisvilleKY101.00$19,961,150.00
13Mike McKeownHuff Realty - KYFlorenceKY63.75$18,759,014.00
14David EarlsSchuler Bauer Real Estate ERA PoweredElizabethtownKY85.30$18,066,273.60
15Jeremy DawsonColdwell Banker Legacy Real Estate GroupBowling GreenKY58.95$17,846,336.00
16Maggie TaylorRE/MAX Creative RealtyLexingtonKY90.00$17,793,939.33
17Ellen ShaikunBerkshire Hathaway HomeServices Parks & Weisberg, RealtorsLouisvilleKY53.00$17,543,625.00
18Jane ParrottRE/MAX Real Estate ExecutivesBowling GreenKY53.00$17,397,431.00
19Bryson WarnerHuff Realty - KYFlorenceKY74.00$17,150,780.00
20Tim PageColdwell Banker Legacy Real Estate GroupBowling GreenKY88.00$16,800,775.00
21Sara MirusKeller Williams RealtyFt. MitchellKY76.25$16,709,404.25
22Deron SchellHuff Realty - KYFlorenceKY76.75$16,261,161.00
23Melinda DuncanRE/MAX Creative RealtyLexingtonKY59.00$15,938,493.63
24Toni StricklinCENTURY 21 Service RealtyPaducahKY66.48$15,873,286.00
25Staci SkinnerColdwell Banker Terry and AssociatesMadisonvilleKY122.00$15,851,881.00
26Holly NallyHuff Realty - KYFlorenceKY53.00$15,647,643.00
27Robert YorkColdwell Banker Legacy Real Estate GroupBowling GreenKY74.00$15,149,159.00
28Bob HahnRE/MAX AffiliatesFlorenceKY80.00$14,167,616.00
29Ben BrownMilestone Realty ConsultantsLexingtonKY50.00$14,134,454.50
30Debbie JohnsonKeller Williams RealtyBowling GreenKY75.00$13,932,244.00
31Rebecca OrthSibcy Cline, Inc.Cold SpringKY73.40$13,808,545.85
32Cindy Conley JonesRE/MAX Real Team RealtyAshlandKY90.00$13,783,100.00
33Terra LongKeller Williams RealtyLexingtonKY62.00$13,194,744.00
34Heather IrishRE/MAX Properties EastLouisvilleKY62.00$13,137,669.03
35Colby DavisERA Select Real EstateLexingtonKY61.00$13,008,418.00
36Ryan ShanahanColdwell Banker Legacy Real Estate GroupBowling GreenKY62.50$12,994,588.00
37Mary Ann Anderson-KingCENTURY 21 Advantage RealtyRichmondKY75.00$12,936,436.00
38Jeff GreenKeller Williams RealtyLexingtonKY58.00$12,800,048.00
39Jason MillsKeller Williams RealtyBowling GreenKY73.75$12,714,477.00
40Tom ReeseHuff Realty - KYFlorenceKY57.35$12,382,541.00
41Rebecca WeberHuff Realty - KYFt MitchellKY71.75$12,348,010.00
42Teresa WallaceKeller Williams RealtyLouisvilleKY56.65$12,310,010.00
43Catherine WilsonRE/MAX Creative RealtyGeorgetownKY64.00$12,085,856.15
44Delma PeercyRE/MAX UnlimitedRichmondKY58.00$11,729,099.00
45Donna GannonCENTURY 21 Brooks Wells EnterprisesAshlandKY78.00$11,064,604.00
46Suzy GillandCENTURY 21 Service RealtyPaducahKY53.00$10,827,047.00
47Sherry RegenbogenHuff Realty - KYFlorenceKY50.50$10,755,550.00
48Melissa WynnCENTURY 21 Land of Lakes Realty & Auction, Inc.EddyvilleKY59.00$10,564,100.00
49Diana DavisRE/MAX AllianceLouisvilleKY59.00$10,428,685.00
50Barry WebbRE/MAX Performance RealtyShelbyvilleKY61.00$10,245,400.00
51Shannon ClarkHuff Realty - KYFlorenceKY53.15$10,147,022.00
52Ashlie HoganKeller Williams RealtyElizabethtownKY62.00$10,026,300.00
53Douglas GarnerCENTURY 21 Garner PropertiesIndependenceKY84.00$9,499,886.12
54Brian LuttrellRE/MAX Professional Realty GroupOwensboroKY54.00$9,485,092.00
55Chris Hutchinson IIRE/MAX Real Team RealtyAshlandKY63.00$9,286,630.00
56Nikki AdamsKeller Williams RealtyBowling GreenKY51.25$9,283,292.00
57Michelle JonesRE/MAX Legacy GroupHazardKY94.00$9,278,760.00
58Lois BratcherColdwell Banker McMahanLouisvilleKY51.00$9,051,350.00
59Donna CheekCENTURY 21 Advantage RealtyLondonKY55.00$8,769,000.00
60Rick HubbardRE/MAX AffiliatesHighland HeightsKY51.00$8,544,567.00
61Greg WoodBerkshire Hathaway HomeServices Freedom Realty & Property ManagementWinchesterKY103.00$8,266,541.67
62Amy BarnesRE/MAX AffiliatesFalmouthKY68.00$7,916,600.00
63Tammy CarrColdwell Banker V.I.P. Realty, Inc.DanvilleKY63.50$7,787,006.00
64Josh WoodBerkshire Hathaway HomeServices Freedom Realty & Property ManagementWinchesterKY101.00$7,684,708.33
65Jesse CaseRE/MAX Real Estate ServicesEddyvilleKY67.00$7,659,700.00
66Ginger DriverColdwell Banker Terry and AssociatesMadisonvilleKY56.00$7,581,831.00
67Cindy McKenzieColdwell Banker Terry and AssociatesMadisonvilleKY66.00$7,496,293.00
68Floyd McCartyRE/MAX Properties EastLouisvilleKY62.00$7,485,300.00
69Tara DixonERA First Advantage Realty, Inc.HendersonKY51.00$7,296,102.00
70Bo EdwardsColdwell Banker Legacy Real Estate GroupGlasgowKY52.00$7,292,650.00
71Pam HarmsCENTURY 21 Advantage RealtyLondonKY53.00$6,794,500.00
72Joe MarcumCENTURY 21 Advantage RealtyDanvilleKY53.00$6,545,428.00
73Keith WhiteCENTURY 21 Advantage RealtyMoreheadKY50.00$6,488,975.00
74V. Keith WilsonColdwell Banker McMahanWinchesterKY53.50$6,090,519.85
75Robin DonovanColdwell Banker West ShellFort MitchellKY56.00$4,187,045.00
76Karen StoneCENTURY 21 American Way RealtyPrestonsburgKY56.50$3,121,299.60
77Millie BlairRE/MAX Legacy GroupHazardKY63.00$2,374,200.00


Applicants submit an application; the fee does not guarantee placement. An individual must have closed at least 50 sides OR $20 million in sales volume in calendar year 2019. All supplied figures need to be based on closed residential business for calendar year 2019. Figures submitted can be for closed transaction sides and/or closed dollar sales volume. Applicants must submit verification including business tax returns. The local or state Realtor association must confirm the data.

When an agent represents both sides of a transaction, both sides are counted. When one side is handled, only one side can be included. Co-listings count as one-half of a transaction; referrals are not included.

All residential sales of 1 to 4 unit buildings, including single family, condominium and co-op units and lots sold for residential uses are included.

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