BELLINGHAM, Wash., Sept. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- eXp Realty, the largest residential real estate brokerage by geography in North America and a subsidiary of eXp World Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPI), today announced 25 agents were honored as eXp Realty ICON agents for August 2018.

The eXp Realty ICON Agent Award recognizes agents who achieve certain production goals and represent a good cultural fit for the brokerage. At eXp Realty, our core values shape our culture, so we look at a number of factors such as how ICON agents make positive change in our company and local community.

eXp Realty ICON agents for August are as follows:

-- Chuck Adkins, North Carolina -- Brett and Jody Boettge, Florida -- Kelly Broaddus, Arizona -- Aaron Browning, Virginia -- Beth Caudill, Texas -- Brian Ernst, Illinois -- Damian Forrester, Montana -- Stephanie Gilezan, Kentucky -- Brian and Dee Dee Jacobs, Missouri -- Merrill Jenks, Arizona -- Tierny Jordan, Texas -- Jesse Loader , Alberta, Canada -- William Mahan, Oklahoma -- Kelly and Steve McCarthy, California -- Nate Molter, California -- Claudia Nelson, Virginia -- Ally Puentes, Oregon -- Tomasz Racult, New York -- Jeff Rose, New Mexico -- Kevin Schumacher, Colorado -- Jeffrey Selvoski, Pennsylvania -- Svetlana Sheinina, Massachusetts -- Amy and Eric Steinhoff, Maryland -- Steve Swanger, North Carolina -- Jason Veenstra, Michigan

“We welcomed our largest ICON agent class in August with 25 outstanding agents. It is clear the value of being an ICON agent is resonating with the very best agents in the business,” said eXp Realty President Vikki Bartholomae.

The eXp Realty ICON Agent Award provides each qualified ICON with up to $16,000 in publicly traded eXp World Holdings, Inc. common stock upon the achievement of certain production goals within an agent's anniversary year. The company's cap is presently set at $16,000. Through the program, ICONs effectively can earn up to their entire cap amount back in the form of stock. ICON agent qualification details are available on the ICON Agent Award page.

About eXp RealtyeXp Realty, LLC, the largest residential real estate brokerage by geography in North America, is a subsidiary of eXp World Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPI). eXp Realty (exprealty.com) is changing the way that agents, brokers and consumers work together in an adaptive, sustainable environment. As the leading, national, cloud-based real estate brokerage, eXp Realty provides 24/7 access to collaborative tools, training and socialization for real estate brokers and agents through its virtual campus environment. It is one of the fastest growing real estate brokerage firms in North America with more than 13,000 agents in 49 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian provinces. As a publicly traded company, eXp World Holdings, Inc. uniquely offers real estate professionals within its ranks opportunities to earn company stock for production and contributions to overall company growth.

For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.eXpRealty.com.

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Media Relations Contact: Cynthia Nowak Vice president of marketing and communications, eXp Realty 360.419.5285 ext. 116 cynthia.nowak@exprealty.com Investor Relations Contact: Greg Falesnik Managing director, MZ Group – MZ North America 949.385.6449 greg.falesnik@mzgroup.us