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Realty Austin Co-Owners Honored with Leadership Award from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®

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AUSTIN, TX –Realty Austin co-owners Jonathan and Yvette Boatwright were honored with the prestigious Leadership Award by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® at the 2020 Annual Conference on March 12 at the Wynn Las Vegas. Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (Leading RE) is a global community of more than 565 independent real estate firms in over 70 countries.

The Leadership Award is given to one broker each year whose leadership skills and achievements have drawn the attention and admiration of others. The Boatwright’s received this award for their visionary contributions within the real estate industry and their leadership of 550 of Austin’s most professional and knowledgeable agents and 50+ support staff.

Jonathan and Yvette believe happy agents equal happy clients, and they inspire their team to be caring, compassionate, and giving.

Realty Austin continues to be the #1 independent real estate agency in Austin year over year and ranked #1 on either the Statesman’s or ABJ’s top places to work for 8 years straight as a direct result of the Boatwright’s hands-on leadership. Giving back is at the center of Realty Austin’s culture, and the brokerage works as a team to fundraise and volunteer for organizations that have a lasting impact on multiple generations of Austinites. Working together, the company’s agents and staff members have volunteered over 11,000 hours, donated over $1,000,000 of their commission from transactions, and raised over $100,000 from industry partners to support their philanthropic partnerships. Learn more at

Yvette Boatwright said, “It is an honor to receive the Leadership Award amongst Leading RE’s global community. Realty Austin is committed to uplifting Austin and the people who live here by partnering with organizations who make affordable housing a priority. Our rockstar agents and staff members go above and beyond to give back, and I couldn’t be more proud of them.”

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The Boatwrights have been recognized for their innovative and visionary contributions within the real estate industry, both nationally and locally. In December 2019, they were honored with the Platinum Top 50 Executive Leadership Award for their visionary contributions within the real estate industry, and in January 2020, the couple was named in Swanepoel Power 200’s list of The Most Powerful People in The Residential Real Estate Brokerage Industry in 2020.

About Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE)

Realty Austin is an Austin, Texas representative of the LeadingRE network, a global real estate community that spans six continents. LeadingRE connects more than 565 firms and 130,000 sales associates who produce over 1.1 million real estate transactions annually. As a member of LeadingRE, Realty Austin provides a quality real estate experience, global marketing reach, and access to top real estate professionals in virtually any market worldwide.

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