In The Media February 27, 2023

Owner and CEO of CENTURY 21 Affiliated Named as RISMedia’s 2023 Real Estate Newsmaker

CENTURY 21 Affiliated is proud to announce their Owner and CEO Dan Kruse has been named “The Futurist” by RISMedia’s 2023 Real Estate Newsmakers.

RISMedia’s sixth annual Real Estate Newsmakers showcases the industry’s most dynamic individuals who push the envelope in the name of “real estate.” Winners were nominated by RISMedia’s readers and include brokers, agents, technologists, and many others.

“I’m extremely humbled to be recognized as a RISMedia Newsmaker in 2023,” said Dan Kruse, Owner and CEO of CENTURY 21 Affiliated. “It’s a busy year, and our team continues to accomplish great things. I’m excited for what the future holds.”

Kruse is the Owner and CEO of CENTURY 21 Affiliated, the top-ranked CENTURY 21 franchise, which has 80 offices in three time zones (Pacific, Central, and Eastern) and 1,700+ agents across California, Michigan, Minnesota, Northern Illinois, and Wisconsin.

“Always looking for ways to continue to put agents first and thinking about the future, Kruse knew [the expansion into Southern California] would help better serve the firm’s agents and their clients without compromising the company’s core values,” RISMedia said in Kruse’s article. “He believes this strategic merger gives CENTURY 21 Affiliated the opportunity to strengthen the brand and continue to be the top CENTURY 21 franchise in the world.

See Dan Kruse’s article in RISMedia’s 2023 Real Estate Newsmakers here.

About CENTURY 21 Affiliated

CENTURY 21 Affiliated is a member of multiple listings services in California, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, with over 1,700+ sales professionals and 80 offices. CENTURY 21 Affiliated also specializes in worldwide relocation. At CENTURY 21 Affiliated, the customer comes first. The complete commitment to this philosophy 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 worldwide for nine years in a row. Visit to learn more.