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Windermere Colorado President Attends 2015 REAL Trends Gathering of Eagles

Invitation-only event brings together top brokers and real estate leaders nationwide to learn how to build a healthy organization.

DENVER, COLORADO (April 29 – May 1, 2014) – Eric Thompson, President of Windermere Real Estate Services in Colorado recently attended the exclusive 2015 REAL Trends Gathering of Eagles conference.  The conference is held annually and this year's event attracted over 350 principals and CEOs from the nation’s 500 largest residential real estate brokerage firms plus senior management of the nation’s largest real estate franchise organizations.  Held at the Four Seasons Denver, this year’s conference featured author and organizational leadership expert Patrick Lencioni and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, as keynote speakers.  

The theme of the conference, “Building Great Organizations”, included high-powered sessions on recruiting talented people, building agent, leadership and lead generation teams, and more. RE/MAX Inc. Founder and CEO Dave Liniger offered an hour-long, informative Q&A about how he built his brokerage despite all odds. Patrick Lencioni, a best-selling author and expert on organizational leadership, kept the crowd enthralled as he offered practical tips for being a better leader. The day ended with a fun session featuring Peyton Manning, quarterback for the Denver Broncos, followed by a tailgate reception sponsored by Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies. The last day featured a slew of strategies to strengthen the technology side of a broker’s business.

“As a leader in real estate brokerage, it’s imperative that I network with like-minded professionals. The REAL Trends Gathering of Eagles continues to bring together the most successful real estate leaders in the business. I’ve attended this conference for several year and I always leave with valuable strategies so that we can offer world-class, relevant service to our customers,” said Thompson.

REAL Trends—the trusted source—is a national real estate consulting company that works with brokerages around the country on valuations, mergers, acquisitions, and technology consulting. In addition, REAL Trends publishes yearly, accurate rankings of top brokerages and agents and is considered to be a leading source of analysis and information of the residential real estate industry.

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