Watson Realty Corp. Realtors®

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Awards and Achievements

More than 50 years ago, William A. Watson, Jr. founded the company that would go on to become Watson Realty Corp. with one goal: provide every customer with legendary service. Thanks to the tireless efforts of both Mr. Watson and our more than 1,400 sales associates, Watson is a proud six-time recipient of the Diamond Award, presented by Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® to the one company in its entire network with the highest overall performance. 

That very same vision and dedication to his clients has led to many additional prestigious accomplishments and awards from several institutions over the years, including:

  • Ranked #1 in 2019 sides and total volume in Jacksonville according to REAL Trends' 2020 Market Leaders Report
  • Ranked #3 in 2019 sides and total volume in Daytona Beach according to REAL Trends' 2020 Market Leaders Report
  • Ranked #4 in 2019 sides and total volume in Orlando according to REAL Trends' 2020 Market Leaders Report
  • Recognized as the #1 Florida-based brokerage based on transaction sides according to RIS Media Power Broker Report & Real Trends 500 data in 2019
  • Recognized as the 3rd largest Florida-based brokerage based on sales volume according to RIS Media Power Broker Report & Real Trends 500 data in 2019
  • Ranked #1 Residential Real Estate Brokerage in the Jacksonville Business Journal's 2020 Book of Lists
  • Named Best Real Estate Broker/Agency in 2019 by Bold City Best
  • Ranked #2 veteran-owned business in the Jacksonville Business Journal's 2019 Book of Lists
  • Won Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016 as part of the Jacksonville Business Journal’s Ultimate CEO Awards
  • Honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013 as part of the Jacksonville Business Journal’s Ultimate CEO Awards
  • Served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® in 2011-2012 and served a second term in 2013
  • Recognized as one of the 20 most influential business people of the past 20 years by the Jacksonville Business Journal in 2005
  • Inducted into Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers’ Hall of Leaders in 2004
  • Received the Circle of Honor Award from Jacksonville Association of REALTORS® (now the Northeast Florida Association of REALTORS®) in 1994 for his many years of dedicated service to the community
  • Elected President of Florida Association of Realtors in 1981
  • Selected for Realtor of the Year by the Jacksonville Board of REALTORS® in 1972