At RE/MAX Synergy, we ambition to be
agents of change in the real-estate business.
The owners, Laurence and Renaud Biscarrat, bring an international experience and profiles seldom found in brokerages. Both French with Master Degrees of Engineering, they’ve lived 11 years in Tokyo and Hong Kong. One was a Managing Director of JPMorgan in derivatives, the other sold industrial software to the oil & gas industry.
Learning agility, cultural adaptability and technological expertise are central to our vision of a progressive company able to take its agents wherever this fast changing industry and the consumers will go.
Renaud Biscarrat is the Named Managing Broker of all four offices.
Four other licensed Managing Brokers are involved fulltime in the day-to-day operation of each branch: John Sackett, John Schaefer, Larry Yakutis, and Laurence Biscarrat.
All agents company-wide, regardless of their office of affiliation, may escalate issues to, or seek assistance from, any of them.
John Schaefer and Larry Yakutis are based in Orland Park and manage the branches in Frankfort and Orland Park.
John Sackett is the Branch Manager for the Chicago South Loop office. He is also the company’s expert in NAR arbitration and ethical hearing process.
Laurence Biscarrat is in charge of Agent Development Program (ADP), Human Resources, Corporate Communication, advertising and vendor management. She is also the Branch Manager for the Flossmoor office.
Renaud Biscarrat supervises all operations: bookkeeping, finance, and system infrastructure.
Laurence and Renaud jointly supervise all technology: software and hardware, technology for agents and for staff/operations, research and proprietary development.
Al Vallejo is the Commercial Division Manager and go-to person for commercial real estate questions. Both Laurence and Renaud have commercial designations.
Pat Echlin is the Managing Broker for the Indiana license.
4 branches in Chicago, Flossmoor, Frankfort and Orland Park have highly visible, first floor, store-front locations in high traffic areas.
When joining RE/MAX Synergy, you and your clients gain equal access to all of our four locations 24/7, 365 days per year.
Showing appointment desk 24/7, 365 days per year.
Offices staffed from 9AM to 8PM, Saturday 9AM to 4PM and Sunday 10AM to 3PM.
Like attracts like. Iron sharpens iron. Being with the best compels you to a higher level.
Our agents are full-time, highly committed professionals, who invest in their business whatever it takes to achieve greater success. Share in the energy and camaraderie that come among top producers working with top producers.
We are cutting edge, not cut-throat.
Our agents constantly share ideas allowing them to learn from each other and improve.
The company has two private Facebook groups for agents to exchange ideas, ask for vendor recommendations, and share noteworthy industry or local news: RE/MAX Synergy Communication Board and RE/MAX Synergy Technology Tips/Info.
Nobody sells more real estate than RE/MAX: RE/MAX has the most transaction sides in the nation as well as in Chicagoland. RE/MAX agents are also the most productive individually.
Within RE/MAX, RE/MAX Synergy has the most productive agents in Chicagoland
Home sales data in the prestigious 2016 REAL Trends 500 survey ranks RE/MAX Synergy the 12th most productive real estate brokerage in the US, when measured by the number of sides per sales associates. No other Chicagoland brokerages ranked among nation’s top 50 by agent’s productivity.
In 2016, RE/MAX Synergy closed 2,016 transaction sides.
Agent development is articulated around 3 main components:
- RE/MAX Synergy Agent Development Program (ADP): agent-specific, consulting-based
- RE/MAX Synergy Professional Development (ProDev) classes: on-going, on-site, broadcast to other offices conference rooms, possibility for agents to attend remotely.
- RE/MAX University: Video-On-Demand
Buffini Peak Producer program: Laurence is a certified instructor. The program can be taken in-house.
RE/MAX Synergy ADP builds on the Momentum program exclusive to RE/MAX. More than training, it is complete business development, a transformative program prompting you to commit to mastery and adopt a systematic approach for every aspect of real estate.
Intended for seasoned agents looking to achieve more than ever as well as for agents completely new to the business building their business from the ground up, RE/MAX Synergy ADP helps you unlock your potential and create irreplaceable value for your clients.
To effectively enhance your business, we consult one-on-one with agents. Based on how you want to run your business, we help you developing an enhanced business plan before directing you to attend only those courses that are relevant to your plan.
The RE/MAX Synergy ADP includes 22 courses, organized in a Sales Series, a Techniques Series and an Advanced Business Management Series, plus an introductory Digital Marketing and Tools course.
The Sales Series 10 courses will teach you what it takes mentally and behaviorally to build a successful real estate business, and specific methods for both lead generation and lead conversion.
The Techniques Series 8 courses focus on processes and techniques an agent must master to go through a transaction. These knowledge-based courses cover all the aspects of buying and selling process in the Chicagoland market.
The Advanced Business Management Series 4 courses provide sophisticated systems for Business Planning, Activities Management, finding/attracting/hiring assistants, Team Organizational Models.