Mark Spain Real Estate Included in UGA Alumni Association’s Bulldog 100 List

Posted November 24, 2019 by TCMcClenning

Mark Spain Real Estate, based in Alpharetta, Ga., is included in the University of Georgia Alumni Association’s 2020 Bulldog 100 list of fastest-growing businesses owned or operated by UGA alumni. Some 533 nominations were submitted for the list.

Mark Spain Real Estate, owned and led by its namesake, Mark Spain, specializes in residential real estate throughout metro Atlanta, Athens as well as Charlotte, Raleigh and Nashville. He is a 1993 graduate of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.

The firm has earned the No. 1 real estate team in America honor the last two consecutive years (The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals, a national ranking based on annual sales production compiled by REAL Trends and advertised in The Wall Street Journal). Mark Spain Real Estate has also made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest- growing private companies in America for four straight years.

“Being included on the Bulldog 100 is a great honor. By remaining client-focused, striving to constantly grow and improve, and leading with a servant’s heart, Mark Spain Real Estate has become the most trusted name in residential real estate by being the most 5 star reviewed real estate company in the US,” said Chairman and CEO Mark Spain.

The 2020 Bulldog 100 includes businesses of all sizes and from industries such as technology, real estate, entertainment and education. Companies are based as far north as Virginia and as far west as Nevada. Of the 100 businesses, 84 are located within the state of Georgia.

Applicants were measured by their business’ compounded annual growth rate during a three-year period. The Atlanta office of Warren Averett CPAs and Advisors, a Bulldog 100 partner since the program began in 2009, verified the information submitted by each company.

This is the second time Mark Spain Real Estate has been named to the Bulldog 100 Award List. In 2018, it debuted as one of the fastest-growing 100 UGA alumni-owned companies. Mark Spain says he looks forward to seeing where his firm places on the 2020 list when the official rankings are announced in February.

The UGA Alumni Association will host the annual Bulldog 100 Celebration in Athens February 8, 2020, to celebrate these alumni business leaders and count down the ranked list to ultimately reveal the No. 1 fastest-growing business.

“Hosting this year’s Bulldog 100 Celebration in Athens will bring these bright entrepreneurs back to campus to experience how it has grown since their days at UGA,” said Meredith Gurley Johnson, executive director of the UGA Alumni Association. “We’re excited for the opportunity for these industry leaders to connect with students and share their advice and expertise.”

To view the alphabetical list of businesses and to learn more about the Bulldog 100, see


About Mark Spain Real Estate (MSRE):
Mark Spain Real Estate is the No. 1 most reviewed real estate company in the entire United States. As the leader of such a productive team with cutting edge ideas like its Guaranteed Offer program, extensive marketing and innovative website, Mark Spain was named to the inaugural list of 2019 REAL Trends Game Changers. This list, consisting of 50 people who have the potential to change the game of real estate in the coming year, included such honorees as: Gary Keller, co-founder and CEO of Keller Williams International, as well as the CEOs of RE/MAX International, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Zillow, Coldwell Banker, Realogy Holdings Corp., and HomeServices of America.

MSRE was honored in 2017 and 2018 as one of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Top Places to Work. It has earned the Atlanta Business Chronicle Pacesetter Award the last three years, for being one of 100 metro Atlanta’s top fastest-growing privately held companies. MSRE recently made its second appearance on Atlanta’s Top 25 Real Estate Companies annual list, compiled by Atlanta Business Chronicle, and based on verified gross residential sales volume for the previous year. Its mobile site design took top honors last month, being named the No. 1 Mobile Website in real estate by REAL Trends. The website also earned the No. 8 spot in the Top 10 Overall Websites.

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Last Updated November 24, 2019