In The Media July 26, 2022

CENTURY 21 Affiliated and CENTURY 21 Award Partner in Southern California

(MADISON, Wis.) — In a historic merger, CENTURY 21 Affiliated is expanding its footprint by partnering with CENTURY 21 Award in Southern California. CENTURY 21 Award has 15 offices throughout Southern California and is a top-five franchise.

“This new partnership with CENTURY 21 Award is the perfect fit for our franchise,” CENTURY 21 Affiliated CEO Dan Kruse said. “It gives us the opportunity to strengthen our brand and continue to be the top CENTURY 21 franchise in the world. Both companies are aligned in our philosophies and commitment to our clients, and we are excited to grow together.”

With the merger, CENTURY 21 Affiliated will now have offices in three time zones (Pacific, Central and Eastern), 734 agents and 15 locations in Southern California. This is in addition to its current 995 agents and more than 60 offices across Northern Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

“This is a rapidly evolving industry, and we are always looking for ways to continue to put our agents first,” CENTURY 21 Award President David Romero said. “This strategic partnership allows us to better serve our agents and their clients without compromising our core values. I truly believe this is the right move for both companies.”

“I have had the pleasure of working with CENTURY 21 Affiliated and CENTURY 21 Award for many years and have watched them make a huge impact in their respective markets,” says Mike Miedler, president and CEO, Century 21 Real Estate. “This partnership of industry powerhouses is going to bring a new level of client service and extraordinary experiences to Southern California’s home buyers, sellers and investors. I look forward to seeing all the success that lies ahead for their team of relentless real estate professionals.”

In the upcoming months, CENTURY 21 Affiliated will work through operational logistics, with the goal of creating additional resources for its agents and clients.

About CENTURY 21 Affiliated

CENTURY 21 Affiliated is a member of multiple listings services in California, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin with more than 900 sales professionals and 60+ offices. CENTURY 21 Affiliated also specializes in worldwide relocation. At CENTURY 21 Affiliated, the customer comes first. The complete commitment to this philosophy is what has made CENTURY 21 Affiliated such a powerful force in the real estate industry. CENTURY 21 Affiliated has been ranked the No. 1 CENTURY 21® franchise in the world for eight years in a row and made $2.8 billion in sales volume in 2021. Visit to learn more.