Tom Ferry

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Tom Ferry (born Thomas Andrew Ferry) is an American business coach, motivational speaker, self-help author, investor, and founder of a real estate coaching[1] and events company, Tom Ferry International.

Authorship[edit]

Ferry’s first book “Life! By Design” was released in 2010 by Ballantine Books and became a New York Times bestseller in March 2010.[2] The book was co-authored by Laura Morton and is about four addictions.[3] Ferry's second book "Mindset, Model and Marketing!" was released in 2017 and became an Amazon bestseller in August 2017. The book compiled information from Tom Ferry's popular YouTube series, the #TomFerryShow, into a definitive guidebook for real estate professionals.

Career[edit]

Tom Ferry got his start by working for his father, real estate entrepreneur Mike Ferry. He then decided to start his own competitive coaching company in 2005. Ferry’s coaching company Tom Ferry International was created in 2005 and is located in Irvine, CA. The company hosts events and conferences and offers coaching services[4] and mentorship[5] for real estate agents.[6] Additionally, Ferry also coaches[7] real estate agents[8] and trains other coaches. He is also ranked on the Swanepoel Power 200 list,[9] which is for the 200 most powerful people in residential real estate.

Investing[edit]

Ferry is an investor in numerous companies including Acorn, Arx Pax, BoomtownROI, Contactually,[10] geographicfarm, HomDna, Local.id, MILLIE, Porch, rentLEVER, ridscout, Aimtell and YouMail[11]

Personal life[edit]

Tom Ferry is married to Kathy Ferry, and they have two sons Michael and Steven. His father is Mike Ferry, real estate agent coach and speaker. Tom started his career working for his father and rising to running the company before breaking off and starting his own firm in the same business.

References[edit]

  1. "Tom Ferry's Top Tactics for a More Profitable 2016". RISMedia. 2015-11-05. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  2. "BEST SELLERS: ADVICE, HOW TO AND MISCELLANEOUS: Sunday, May 23rd 2010". The New York Times. 2010-05-23. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  3. "The 4 Addictions That Destroy Your Dreams (They're Not What You Think)". The Huffington Post. 2010-05-24. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  4. McLaughlin, Katy (2014-10-02). "Top Coaches for Real-Estate Agents". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  5. "Beat the Competition: Winning Listings Using Tom Ferry's Coaching". 2016-06-08. Retrieved 2016-07-22.
  6. Christoffer, Erica. "Teams Are Gaining Popularity". Realtor Magazine. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  7. "Tom Ferry: How to Build a Team Instead of Lead It — ABOVE". 2015-10-30. Retrieved 2016-07-21.
  8. "How to Become a Real Estate Agent in 5 Steps". 2016-06-21. Retrieved 2016-07-22.
  9. "The Power 200 List of 2016". www.swanepoel.com. Retrieved 2016-07-22.
  10. "CRM gets $8M and backing from celebrity coach Tom Ferry | Inman". Retrieved 2016-07-22.
  11. Inc., YouMail. "YouMail Teams Up with RE/MAX and Famed Real Estate Coach Tom Ferry as its Real Estate Call Volume Tops 25 Million Calls per Year". www.prnewswire.com. Retrieved 2016-07-22.


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