Bill Scavone Named to RISMedia Real Estate Newsmakers List for Fifth Straight Year

— Evan Roeser

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. / March 2, 2023 —Bill Scavone, president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. and Weichert, Realtors®, has been selected as a 2023 Real Estate Newsmaker by RISMedia for the fifth straight year.

The honor places Scavone among a group of industry leaders who have made newsworthy contributions to the real estate industry and have positively affected the consumers and communities they serve.

Those who made the prestigious list were nominated by RISMedia readers and editors, and are showcased in the following categories: Influencers, Trailblazers, Futurists, Achievers, Crusaders, and Luminaries. Scavone earned a spot in the Achievers category for his continued work implementing upgrades to the organization’s technology infrastructure and innovative resources.

“It’s an honor to be recognized among the many great individuals who shape our industry,” said Scavone. “It’s important that Weichert is continually delivering the best technology, tools, and support in the industry so our brokers and franchisees can provide extraordinary experiences for their clients.”

Scavone is a 19-year veteran with Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. (WREA) and has led the franchisor to its fastest period of growth in history in net franchises, gross commission income, and profit. His strong leadership earned him a recent promotion to president of Weichert, Realtors®. He now leads the two largest residential real estate companies within the Weichert® organization and manages all functional departments, including sales, recruiting, and operations.

Scavone has been integral in the company’s continued upgrades to its technology infrastructure this past year, including development of a new reporting system and elevated back office system. The innovative resources and new upgrades will empower Weichert franchise owners and brokers with tools to grow their business and offer superior service buyers, sellers, and sales associates.

Scavone’s placement among the RISMedia Real Estate Newsmakers comes on the heels of WREA being named to Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list for the 19th straight year and to Franchise Business Review’s Top 200 Best Franchises for the eighth year in a row.

The complete 2023 Real Estate Newsmakers list can be found online at

About The Weichert Family of Companies
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 18 full-service real estate-related companies, Weichert provides an integrated real estate, mortgage, insurance and title settlement solution — branded as All Under One Roof ℠— to simplify the home purchase experience for buyers and sellers. 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.

About Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.
Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. is a top real estate franchisor established in 2001 by Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert Companies, which has been in operation since 1969. The company provides a clearly defined business model for operating, managing, and marketing a real estate brokerage, along with industry-leading technology, marketing tools, and coaching. Its first affiliate opened in 2002, and the franchise network has since grown to over 370 offices, serving markets in over 40 states. The company has been named one of the top traditional residential real estate franchises by Entrepreneur magazine for 19 straight years and identified by Franchise Business Review as a top franchise for owner satisfaction eight years in a row. For more information about Weichert, visit For more information about franchise opportunities, visit


Each Weichert® franchised office is independently owned and operated.

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