Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Named a Top Franchise for Military Veterans by Franchise Business Review

— Evan Roeser

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J. / November 15, 2022 — Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. (WREA) has been named one of the top franchises for military Veterans for the fifth time in the last seven years, according to Franchise Business Review. WREA is one of just 80 franchise brands to earn a spot on the 2022 Top Franchises for Veterans” list.

To identify the companies on this year’s list, Franchise Business Review analyzed data from over 2,500 franchise owners, representing more than 300 brands regarding their overall satisfaction with their brands and their likelihood to recommend them to others.

“It’s very gratifying to see the positive feedback from the Veterans in our Weichert family,” said Bill Scavone, president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. and Weichert, Realtors®. “We are proud to support them every step of the way and provide the technology, tools, and resources to help them build and grow their businesses.”

Weichert® franchisees who participated were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including leadership, training & support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relations, and financial opportunity.

“I’m a proud Veteran of the Air Force and am grateful for how the experience helped give me direction, grow my ability to connect with others, and learn what team camaraderie is truly about,” said Colleen McElmell, broker/owner of Weichert, Realtors® – CLA in Prescott, Arizona. “As a member of the Weichert franchise network, I’m proud to be part of a system that has great camaraderie and offers a family-like culture and exceptional support.”

Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has earned numerous honors from Franchise Business Review this year, including appearances on the publication’s “Top 200 Best Franchises” and “Culture100” lists.

Franchise Business Review, a market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction, provides the only ratings of franchises based solely on actual franchisee satisfaction and performance. Franchise Business Review publishes rankings of the top franchises in its annual Guide to Today’s Top Franchises, as well as guides throughout the year ranking the top franchises in specific sectors.

For the complete “2022 Top Franchises for Veterans” report, visit

With more than 50 years of success, Weichert is a proven leader and recognized real estate brand in the national market. The company has franchised offices serving over 380 markets in 43 states. Weichert offers a market-tested system that gives brokerage owners and sales associates the technology, tools, training, lead gen, and resources to allow them to achieve real growth in their business. The brand’s “one-size-does-not-fit-all” approach aims to complement affiliates’ individual styles and allow them to forge their own approach to capturing market share in their local area.

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. 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 18 straight years and identified by Franchise Business Review as a top franchise for owner satisfaction seven years in a row. For more information about Weichert, visit or for information on franchise opportunities visit

Each Weichert® franchised office is independently owned and operated.

Share This Story

Let's Connect

Are we a good fit?

Let’s talk about it. We promise no pressure, just useful information.