President and COO Bill Scavone Leads Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. to a New Level of Success

Posted by Kathleen LeFebvre — June 26, 2017

1498506320MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. – Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of the Weichert Family of Companies, is thrilled to congratulate Bill Scavone, president and COO of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc., for his incomparable leadership as the company continues to grow beyond expectation in 2017.

“Since being named its president, Bill has quickly taken our franchise division to new heights, bringing fresh opportunities to hundreds of business owners and thousands of sales associates,” said Weichert. “Working in this capacity with Bill has been an incredible experience so far, and I look forward to celebrating Weichert Real Estate Affiliates’ continued success in the second half of the year.”

One of the ways in which Scavone’s unparalleled efforts at the Weichert® franchise division have been recognized is in Entrepreneur magazine’s annual list of America’s top franchise opportunities. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates showed significant advancement in its overall ranking on Entrepreneur’s 2017 “Franchise 500®” list, moving up 32 spots to No. 105 on the overall list this year. In its category, Weichert was ranked the No. 3 traditional real estate franchise.


“It truly is an honor to be recognized as a company on this prestigious list during my first year as president,” said Scavone. “Our staying power is a testament to the hard work and dedication put forth daily by our national network of real estate professionals that believe tremendously in the Weichert brand. I am proud to lead them to a new level of success.”

Weichert currently has affiliate offices serving over 300 markets in 39 states, representing smart entrepreneurs who were interested in joining a nationally recognized brand which offers incomparable tools, training and marketing techniques to set them apart from the competition. With 12 new offices added across the country during the first quarter of 2017, Weichert saw its market presence increase 11 percent year over year.

More information about Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. can be found at or by calling (877) 533-9007.

About Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.

Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has grown steadily since Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert, Realtors, launched the company’s franchise division in 2001. The affiliate division was created to offer a business model for franchisee ownership candidates described as “a clearly defined operating system for marketing and managing a real estate business.” Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. announced its first affiliate in 2002, was ranked as one the top traditional residential real estate franchises in Entrepreneur’s 2017 Franchise 500 and is identified in 2017 by Franchise Business Review as one the top U.S. franchises. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has offices serving over 300 markets in 39 states. For more information about Weichert, visit, or for information on franchise opportunities visit

About Weichert, Realtors

Since 1969, Weichert, Realtors has grown from a single office into one of the nation’s leading providers of homeownership services by putting its customers first. A family of full-service real estate and financial services companies, Weichert helps customers buy and sell both residential and commercial real estate, and streamlines the delivery of mortgages and home and title insurance. Weichert leverages its customer website,, one of the most visited real estate websites in the nation, to help families and individuals realize the dream of homeownership through quick and easy access to listing information and the services of its real estate professionals nationwide. Like other family-owned and -operated businesses, Weichert enjoys greater public trust according to several national surveys. For more information, Weichert’s customer service center can be reached at 1-800-USA-SOLD.

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