CEO Mark McLaughlin has grown Pacific Union International from 17 offices to 41 offices and 2 billion to 14 billion in revenue in the eight years that he’s owned the company. Matt Beall, CEO of Hawaii Life, is another successful principal broker; with 228 brokers and agents and 13 offices spread across four islands, Beall is enjoying success as an independent and doesn’t plan to join a franchise any time soon.

CEO Mark McLaughlin has grown Pacific Union International from 17 offices to 41 offices and 2 billion to 14 billion in revenue in the eight years that he’s owned the company. Matt Beall, CEO of Hawaii Life, is another successful principal broker; with 228 brokers and agents and 13 offices spread across four islands, Beall is enjoying success as an independent and doesn’t plan to join a franchise any time soon.

Watch McLaughlin and Beall discuss the reality of their status as indie brokerages, their reasons for not “selling out” and advice for those who think joining a franchise is the way to go.

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