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Rainmaker
1,250,886
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

3rd in 11 years. I have vowed not to be loyal to any employer. 
We are independent contractor.  There is no logivity pension. We go where we have best opportunities.

Jan 21, 2016 12:36 PM
Rainmaker
1,240,408
Peter Mohylsky, Destin BeachPro
PMI. Destin - Miramar Beach, FL
Call me at 850-517-7098

Third in 7 years, time flies when you are having fun.

Jan 21, 2016 08:03 PM
Rainmaker
1,634,174
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I'm on 5th, but moving very soon again, due  regulations and better term offers. 

Jan 21, 2016 06:28 PM
Rainmaker
2,759,862
TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Good morning Paul. No brokerages. Been working for myself for the last 15 years.

Jan 21, 2016 05:17 PM
Rainmaker
2,538,663
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Paul. I created my company in 1979, nothing  has changed in this time period. The average LO has been with the company for 14.5 years.

Jan 21, 2016 05:12 PM
Rainmaker
401,826
Jill Murty, Realtor - Orange County, CA
Movoto - Laguna Niguel, CA

Three brokerages in ten years.

I was with the first two brokerages for four years each.  On the first day at the current brokerage, the broker asked me to introduce myself.  I said all of the regular stuff and then said if my work pattern continues, I'd be there for four years. 

Jan 21, 2016 02:31 PM
Rainmaker
4,320,722
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Burlington, MA
Metro Boston Homes For Sale

Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Broker, Tacoma Washington I have been to three brokerage so far in 13 years.

The first one was just for few months - did not know anything about the split and royalty etc.

However when I received much less than half of total commission check, I decided to move on!

Jan 21, 2016 02:12 PM
Rainmaker
5,773,797
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Paul,

Two others, and then on our own.  A

Jan 21, 2016 01:20 PM
Rainer
80,653
Linda Guess
Keller Williams Tri-Lakes Branson, MO - Branson, MO
Branson area real estate sales.

Over 30 years.  Four brokerages and all due to relocating.

Jan 21, 2016 12:44 PM
Ambassador
3,193,524
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

just one since 1992

 

Jan 21, 2016 12:27 PM
Ambassador
5,101,989
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

3, but second was a necessity due to a relocation. In the biz about 12 /12 yrs.

Jan 21, 2016 12:08 PM
Rainmaker
140,768
Joan Dickie
Keller Williams Premier Realty - La Crosse, WI
Keller Williams Premier Realty

1 franchise and 4 market centers in 6 years.

Jan 21, 2016 12:02 PM
Rainer
43,981
Stephanie & John Webb
Latte Stone Realty LLC - Albuquerque, NM
Stephanie Webb Co-Owner, Latte Stone Realty, LLC

Been in real esate for my 18th year now and I have been with 5 different companies before my husband, and a colleague decided it was in our best interest and that of our clients to go out on our own. We have been in business for 8 years now and doing great and taking care of our clients which is why our business is growing.

 

Jan 21, 2016 11:59 AM
Rainmaker
773,199
Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

Started in 1996 with Coldwell Banker Vista Realty and moved to RE/MAX of Valencia in 1999.  Been there ever since.

Box Boy, Delivery for Beer Store, Pizza Delivery, Truck Driver, AT&T Installer, Army, Retail Market, Realtor.

Jan 23, 2016 04:12 PM
Rainmaker
979,796
Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
HomeSmart - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Paul - Three in 8 years, but only because one of my brokers closed down her business. She is now working for the same broker I am currently with.

Jan 23, 2016 11:19 AM
Ambassador
3,891,655
Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400
HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400 - Pikesville, MD
Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome

Same office for 18 years, hung my shingle with an attorney and then went solo in '09 with HomeRome Realty.

Jan 22, 2016 11:38 AM
Rainmaker
2,225,104
Debbie Laity
CinaJones Real Estate - Cedaredge, CO
Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County

I had a rough beginning. I've been in four offices and I'm starting my ninth year in RE. But I'm also starting my sixth year at the my current office with no plans to leave. I know a good thing when I find it. Just like AR. 

Jan 22, 2016 10:50 AM
Rainmaker
3,986,358
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

1 plus my own in 17+

Jan 22, 2016 08:41 AM
Rainmaker
7,974,591
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I have operated my own companies under several different names over the years. I was with a RE/MAX office for about 20 years before retiring.

Jan 22, 2016 04:42 AM
Rainmaker
3,988,063
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I have been with 5 companies in 35 years. The longest is the one I am with now which is going on 17 years.

Jan 22, 2016 03:32 AM
Rainmaker
1,466,257
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Broker, Tacoma Washington Counting my own company, five is 31 years.

Jan 22, 2016 01:45 AM
Rainer
223,881
LUXURYSOCALREALTY COMPASS La Jolla
Compass - La Jolla, CA
San Diego Partner - The Private Client Network

5 in 5 years but Sothebys the last year and a half.  Was doing short sales my first year so you are looking for different infrastructure.  Then went to prudential that sold to Berkshire Hathaway.  Then tried 2 super high split brokerages and made my way back to paying a franchise fee because in San Diego the big end is brand sensitive.  U

Jan 22, 2016 12:53 AM
Ambassador
3,374,119
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

Second in 13+ years. I was with a big box brokerage for 9 years and went out on my own over 4 years ago. Love being independent ... never looked back.

Jan 22, 2016 12:07 AM
Rainmaker
5,583,563
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

my 4th in 38 years....

Jan 21, 2016 11:52 PM
Rainmaker
529,835
Brenda J. Andrew RENE, PSA, MRP, SRS
ULTIMA REAL ESTATE - Willis, TX
Professional Realtor in N Houston & Corpus Christi

That's a great achievement.  I have been with 4 in 13 years.  One the company changed names during my time there.  

Jan 21, 2016 10:37 PM
Ambassador
6,520,999
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I have been with the same company for nearly 30 years, they wont let me quit.

Jan 21, 2016 10:04 PM
Ambassador
3,193,038
Liz and Bill Spear
Transaction Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com - Mason, OH
Transaction Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs

We've been with two RE/MAX franchises in 14 years.  We left the first shortly before they merged with another RE/MAX franchise, then that one sold to a local brokerage.

Jan 21, 2016 09:53 PM
Rainmaker
1,737,227
Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

10 and average 3 years is each, sometimes more, sometimes less. Longest is when we owned our company.

Jan 21, 2016 09:53 PM
Rainmaker
3,072,430
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Coldwell Banker Realty

1. Homesmart 

2. Century 21

3. Re/Max

4. Keller Williams

Since 2002

Jan 21, 2016 09:27 PM
Rainmaker
5,334,750
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Oswego, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

2 in Chicago over 18 years

3 on the east coast of Florida over 6 years

2 in Ft. Myers over 17 years

1 in Sarasota

Next, back to Chicago!

Jan 21, 2016 09:08 PM
Rainmaker
4,628,449
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Two and over 20 years.

Jan 21, 2016 09:08 PM
Rainmaker
5,121,468
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

I've been in business for 25 years and I've only been with 2 Brokerages. I've been with my Brokerage for 20 years and would not consider changing.

Jan 21, 2016 08:57 PM
Rainmaker
2,223,509
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTAcondos.com
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I am on my 4th broker in 12 years

Jan 21, 2016 08:50 PM
Rainmaker
3,416,113
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Started in the family business in 1987 and eventually bought everyone out. Just 1 and love it

Jan 21, 2016 08:48 PM
Rainmaker
5,175,863
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I've been with 5 brokerages in some 23 years.

Jan 21, 2016 08:39 PM