A Story of Leadership
Coldwell Banker® is the oldest and most established residential real estate franchise system in North America, and it is known as one of the most innovative, forward-thinking real estate brands today. Its story of leadership, innovation and success dates back to San Francisco in 1906. After a devastating earthquake, a young real estate agent, Colbert Coldwell saw the need for trusted, honest and knowledgeable real estate services to help the city rebuild. A few years later, Benjamin Arthur Banker came on board and later became a partner. The founding tradition and heritage of providing professionalism and superior customer service remains the core of the Coldwell Banker philosophy more than 105 years later.
Today, the Coldwell Banker network has extended internationally. An industry pioneer for more than a century through up and down markets, Coldwell Banker has trail blazed new paths in real estate at every opportunity. Coldwell Banker was the first full-service real estate brand to launch a national website, stream listing videos online, create social media and iPad applications, design mobile-friendly sites and more. Coldwell Banker will "never stop moving" and will always be at the forefront of providing exemplary service and trusted counsel to home sellers and buyers, in addition to best-in-class support and educational tools for its network of real estate professionals.
By the Numbers
Sales Associates and Brokers: Presence in 50 countries
U.S. Affiliated Companies: 972 Offices outside the U.S. : More than 700
Residential Offices Worldwide:
Over 100 Years of Real Estate Innovation
The real estate company was founded on August 27, 1906 on the heels of the devastating 1906 fire and earthquake that leveled San Francisco. A young real estate agent, Colbert Coldwell saw the need for honest, knowledgeable real estate services to help the city rebuild. As the company grew, he hired Arthur Banker as a member of his sales staff. The two businessmen eventually formed a partnership, and in 1914 officially named the company Coldwell Banker®.
Coldwell Banker has a presence in the following countries:
Aruba Australia Bahamas Barbados
Belize Bermuda Bolivia Canada
Cayman Islands China Colombia Costa Rica
Curacao Czech Republic Dominican Republic Ecuador
Egypt France Greece Guatemala
Honduras India (Mumbai) Indonesia Ireland
Italy Jamaica Japan Kuwait
Lebanon Malta Mexico Monaco
Netherlands Netherlands Antilles Nicaragua Panama
Peru Puerto Rico Romania Saudi Arabia
Singapore Spain St. Kitts/Nevis St. Lucia
St. Martin Turkey Turks & Caicos United Arab Emirates
United States Venezuela Vietnam Virgin Islands