The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends, Inc. have unveiled the 2016 ranking of the nation’s Top 1,000 Real Estate Professionals, and The Agency is thrilled once again to lead all L.A. County brokerages with 12 agents represented on the Top 250 Individuals by Sales Volume. In total, 13 of our agents ranked among the best of the best in the U.S. with CEO and Co-Founder Mauricio Umansky named the Number 5 agent in the country. Celebrating a career-defining year, The Agency Principal and Partner Santiago Arana doubled his business over the year before to rank as the Number 1 agent West of the 405 Freeway, Number 4 in California and Number 11 in the Country with $305,272,059 in sales volume. “The personal accomplishments we as agents are able to achieve is a true testament to The Agency’s team approach to real estate sales,” says Santiago. “Each of us enjoys the shared knowledge, resources and overwhelming support of the entire team, a guiding principle that has defined The Agency from the very start.“ Joining Mauricio and Santiago among the Top 250 agents in the country for sales volume are President and Co-founder Billy Rose, David Parnes, James Harris, David Solomon, Anna Solomon, Aileen Comora, Paul Lester, Farrah Aldjufrie, Craig Knizek and Eduardo Umansky. The Agency’s Chris Dyson placed among the Top Individuals by Average Sale Price with an average price of $9,930,714. “While we celebrate the individual achievements of our top-performing agents, I’m most thrilled that for the second year-in-a-row, The Agency had more agents represented for sales volume than any other brokerage in L.A.,” says Billy, who ranked Number 11 in California and among the top 25 agents in the country. “This distinction is further evidence that our innovative and collaborative approach is making an overwhelming impact on the real estate industry both locally and nationally.” The Wall Street Journal and REAL Trends, Inc. Top 1,000 Real Estate Professionals recognizes the top one-half of one percent of the more than one million REALTORS® nationwide. The report is divided into four separate categories honoring the top Top 250: Individual Sales by Sales Volume; Individual Sales by Transaction Sides; Teams by Transaction Volume; Teams by Transaction Sides; Individual Sales by Average Sales Price and Teams by Average Sales Price. View the complete list of 2016 Top 1,000 rankings here.