Top U.S. Agent Notched 6,409 Transaction Sides in 2020

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Many real estate professionals saw their business boom in 2020 during a historic year in sales even while the COVID-19 pandemic raged. The latest RealTrends + Tom Ferry The Thousand, an annual list of America’s top 1,000 real estate pros released by HW Media, shows just how great a year it was for the most productive agents. The rankings include tallies for each pro’s sales volume and number of transactions from 2020.

Ben Caballero, broker-owner of in Dallas, once again topped the list—a feat he’s achieved in most years since 2013. His sales tallies are known for breaking records: In 2020, he reported 6,409 transaction sides and a sales volume of about $2.5 billion. He averages 18 sales every day and focuses his business entirely on new homes.

Here are the sales leaders from the RealTrends’ 2021 list, broken down by sales volume.

RealTrends 2021 Sales Volume Chart

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The following are the rankings of the top individual real estate pros by transaction sides.

RealTrends 2021 Transaction Sides Chart

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