Peerage takes partnership stake in Denver real estate firm Madison

Peerage Realty Partners has acquired a strategic partnership stake in Denver, Colorado-based Madison & Company Properties, a real estate firm serving both the residential and commercial markets. No financial terms were disclosed.

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TORONTO and DENVER, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Peerage Realty Partners Inc. (“Peerage”) announced today that it has acquired a strategic partnership interest in Madison & Company Properties, LLC (“Madison”). Founded in 2008, based in Denver, Colorado, Madison is a leading independent brokerage with a strong tradition of exceptional service and professionalism.

Madison represents Peerage’s inaugural partnership in the United States, where Peerage anticipates making several investments in 2019 and beyond. Todd Narlinger, Founder and CEO of Madison, will continue in his role as CEO and retain a significant equity stake under the unique Peerage partnership model. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“Expanding our unique partnership model to the U.S real estate brokerage industry is a core part of our long-term strategy to partner with leading brands with strong, entrepreneurial founders and management teams in key markets across North America,” said Miles S. Nadal, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Peerage Capital Group. “While the industry is experiencing unprecedented change, our goal is to partner with firms who share our belief in the enduring value of attracting and retaining the best agents and providing them with state-of-the-art tools and resources to provide the highest level of professional advice and service to their clients. From our first meeting with Madison, we knew we had found a partner who shares this passion.”

“In Peerage, we found an ideal partner with the resources to continue our investments in enhancing our service platform for our agents, and to accelerate our ambitious expansion and growth plans, while preserving our operational independence and culture,” said Narlinger. “In addition, we also gain invaluable access and business support from Peerage and its network of successful partners. We were particularly impressed by the leading independent brands represented by Peerage’s existing partners, and their long-term track record of owner retention,”

Narlinger added. “My discussions with these partners confirmed that with Peerage as their partner, they have maintained their operational autonomy, and have benefitted from the additional resources to take their businesses to the next level for their agents and clients.”

“Expansion into the United States is a natural evolution for our firm, as we build upon our success in Canada as a premium operator of full-service brokerage businesses, in both the resale and pre-construction sales markets”, said Gavin Swartzman, President & CEO of Peerage Realty Partners. “Madison represents the perfect opportunity to initiate our U.S. expansion, given its exceptional management team, strong market position, and abundance of growth opportunities. There is a solid cultural fit between our organizations, and we are very excited to partner with such an entrepreneurial, energetic leader as Todd Narlinger to expand the Madison brand and service offerings.”

About Madison & Company Properties
Founded in 2008, Madison & Company Properties is one of the leading boutique real estate firms in the Denver metropolitan area, servicing both the residential and commercial markets. With seven convenient Denver area locations, Madison is comprised of approximately 150 experienced and knowledgeable real estate brokers and staff who provide our clients with the highest level of personal service and expert advice. Madison holds the number two spot with the second highest production per agent in Denver, and has been recognized as one of the Top Workplaces by the Denver Post for 5 consecutive years, and ranked #1 in 2018.

About Peerage Realty Partners
Peerage Realty Partners, a subsidiary of Peerage Capital, offers an innovative alternative for independent real estate firms. Transacting over C$7 billion in annual sales, Peerage embraces the entrepreneurial spirit of our partner firms by encouraging autonomy while providing human and financial resources to accelerate growth. In addition to Madison, our partners include: Chestnut Park Real Estate (one of the top luxury firms in Canada and the exclusive Christies affiliate for Toronto and surrounding areas), Baker Real Estate, the leader in new development and condominium sales and marketing in Ontario and Montreal, Fifth Avenue Real Estate Marketing, a leader in new development and condominium sales and marketing in British Columbia, and StreetCity Realty, a progressive brokerage with 10 offices in Ontario.

About the Peerage Capital Group
Peerage Capital is a leading North American business services and private investment firm. We are focused on partnering with exceptional management teams over successive generations to form long-term investments across several strategic business services platforms including real estate services, real estate, asset management, wealth advisory services, and land assembly. Our growing network of partner companies employs over 1,000 people across Canada and the United States with over C$7 billion in total assets under management and administration, and transacting over C$7 billion in annual sales of residential real estate.

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