BELLINGHAM, Wash., Aug. 09, 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 13 agents were honored as eXp Realty ICON agents for July 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 July are as follows:

-- Jeff Arzonico, North Carolina -- Derek Brandenberg, North Dakota -- Erin Catron, Oklahoma -- Steve Freeman, Georgia -- Christine Gioia, Arizona -- Michael Hagen, Kansas -- Dina Hogg, Arizona -- Clifton Johnson, Texas -- Heather Littrell, North Carolina -- Dawn Porras, Georgia -- Jake Rockwell, Oregon -- Jeremy Smith, Texas -- Kristin Sumpter, Arkansas

“We are so excited to welcome these outstanding agents into the eXp Realty ICON agent family. I am amazed by how this group of agents embodies eXp Realty’s core values through mentoring agents and volunteering in their local communities,” 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 AgentAward 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 operating 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