Carrington Real Estate adds 180 agents in South Florida

Brokerage plans to expand into 7 other states in 2013

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Carrington Real Estate Services LLC says the brokerage is growing by more than 180 agents in South Florida as The Real Estate Club combines its local operations with Carrington's. The Real Estate Club's agents "will move over to Carrington," the company said, and continue to work out of The Real Estate Club's existing Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., office. Based in Santa Ana, Calif., Carrington Real Estate Services is a national real estate brokerage that owns and operates 35 offices in 25 states that employ more than 1,300 sales agents. The company operated as Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate before rebranding in May. In Florida, Carrington Real Estate Services employs about 77 agents working out of brokerage offices in Aventura, Fort Lauderdale, Oldsmar and Palm Coast. In announcing its expansion into Michigan and Colorado in June, Carrington said it also planned to open brokerage offices in 2013 in Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, West Virginia and Wisconsin. ...