Updates: 2020 Swanepoel Power 200 released January 14, 2020. Association/MLS rankings coming February 17, 2020.

Power 200 Rank

37

Michael Golden & Thaddeus “Thad” Wong

Co-Founders

@properties

Golden and Wong lead 20-year-old, Chicago-based @properties, the nation’s 14th largest brokerage. Known for its focus on innovation, the company has partnered or invested in numerous real estate tech startups and has built a proprietary in-house platform. The company, which serves clients in Michigan, Indiana and Wisconsin, has over 2,500 agents who do over $9 billion in annual sales.

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