Company History

For over 66 years, more families have turned to Nothnagle REALTORS, the largest realty firm in the Greater Rochester area, for all of their real estate needs. When you place your trust in us, you are not only getting our Comprehensive Marketing System, you are also getting the most familiar name in real estate and the best real estate firm!

2010

Company opens branch office in Dansville and franchise locations in Buffalo, Amherst, and Hornell. Youngs and Linfoot Real Estate merges with Company at new Geneseo location. Company moves headquarters to newly-renovated building in downtown Rochester. Andy Kachaylo joins the ranks of branch management. Company is awarded Rochester's Choice Award for Hometown REALTOR for the 9th consecutive year.

2009

Company posts narrated, guided tours of listings on YouTube.com. Nothnagle Insurance Agency is launched. Company announces headquarters to relocate to Downtown Rochester in 2010. Nothnagle climbs to 33rd largest company in the country according to REALTOR Magazine. Home Services division is rebranded and expanded to include over 120 service providers. Company expands into the Buffalo market through Nothnagle REALTORS Property Centre, a franchised location owned and operated by Mark Pagano. Company provides Weekly Market Report to sellers by email.

2008

Company celebrates 60th anniversary and March 20, 2008 is designated "Nothnagle REALTORS Day" in Monroe County. Nothnagle.com is recognized as the 8th Best Real Estate Brokerage Website in America. Landimere Realty in Newark merges with Nothnagle. Company opens branches in Geneseo and Brockport. Gail Vanderbrook and Mark Swanson join the ranks of branch management, and Karen (Wingender) Leonardi joins the Company as Vice President of Corporate and Consumer Affairs. Nothnagle is named 36th largest company in the country by REALTOR Magazine. Company launches all video website - nothnagle.TV.

2007

The Company exceeds $1.2 billion in sales. Over 150 new agents joined the Company.

2006

Company opens 22nd branch in Mendon-Honeoye Falls. Armand D’Alfonso becomes Chief Executive Officer. Louis DiMartino, Sharon Thomas-Brown, Michelle Schlossel, David Sharp, and Frank Robusto join the ranks of branch management. Company launches mobile website - mobile.nothnagle.com - and begins syndicating listings to many websites.

2005

For the third consecutive year, the firm surpasses the $1 billion dollar mark in sales, with $1.2 billion. Fay Clingan, Kenn Murray, and Lou Alaimo join the ranks of branch management. Creekside Properties in Honeoye Falls merges with Nothnagle REALTORS. Nothnagle.com now offers school and community information and a live online receptionist.

2004

Nothnagle REALTORS again surpasses the $1 billion mark, with sales totaling $1.1 billion. Philip Nothnagle becomes Chairman/CEO and appoints Armand D'Alfonso to the post of President and Chief Operating Officer & Daniel Nothnagle to Vice President of Marketing and Advertising. Christine Nothnagle is named President and Chief Operating Officer of Nothnagle Home Securities Corp. Nothnagle House Hunter service starts sending new listings by email to registered visitors of nothnagle.com.

2003

Company launches a new career training program for newly-licensed agents. Golden Acres Realty in Newark merges with Nothnagle, giving Company 21 branch offices. Nothnagle ClientPerks Program is launched, offering even more benefits for buyers and sellers. Nothnagle.com offers exclusive "Guided Tours" - a multimedia display of listing photographs, music, text and narration. Nothnagle REALTORS is the first Rochester-based realty company to exceed $1 billion in sales. This record setting sales figure represented almost 9,000 transaction sides and a 12% increase in sales from the previous year.

2002

Nothnagle REALTORS acquires Krause Realty. New sales office in Naples is opened. Nothnagle now operates 20 branch sales offices and serves a seven county area. Company year-end sales volume is over $913 million - the best year in Company history! Nothnagle.com now offers all local listings and a national listings search.

2001

Company acquires Home Spirit Realty. Home-Link Division is launched, offering home services to buyers and sellers.

2000

Company acquires The Property Shop, which establishes a branch in Ontario, New York.

1997

"Sunday Showcase of Homes" TV Show moves to WROC Channel 8.

1996

Sales through the Greater Rochester Area MLS top $1 billion for the first time.

1995

In October, award-winning website nothnagle.com is launched.

1993

Company launches exclusive 4-SALE LINE, offering property information 24/7 - 585-292-8500 and 800-295-2797.

1991

Company changes name to Nothnagle REALTORS and adopts a new logo.

1985

On May 5th, Nothnagle made real estate marketing history with the first ever TV show for real estate listings - the Sunday Showcase of Homes.

1983

Company transfers its interest in "Gallery of Homes" to Empire of America. Nothnagle remains a member until 1991.

1980

Company now has 18 branch offices.

1978-1979

Company acquires offices in Chili, Brockport, Scottsville, Brighton and Palmyra from other REALTORS®

1975

Company moves main office and operations from Midtown Plaza to 1485 Monroe Avenue.

1972

John T. Nothnagle retires. Company has grown to 12 offices.

1971

Pittsford Office is expanded on Main Street in the village to three times its original size.

1969

Nothnagle Home Securities Corp. begins operations. It is the first licensed Mortgage Banker in New York State.

1968

Phil Nothnagle becomes Vice-President and Ray Nothnagle becomes President of Company.

1967

First Company owned branch office opens in Greece, on Ridge Road West.

1965

Phil Nothnagle joins Company as an agent and mortgage trainee.

1963

Midtown Plaza office, terrace level, opens one year after Midtown is built.

1960

Nothnagle Realtors now has 6 office branches - Greece, Irondequoit, Brighton, Webster and 2 in Rochester.

1957

Ray Nothnagle joins Company as salesman and part-time office worker.

1952

First ground floor Gallery of Homes office opens at 16 East Main St.

1950

John T. Nothnagle opens the first "Gallery of Homes" in the Granite Building in downtown Rochester. Clients could view photos of properties in a Gallery of Homes - right in the office. This innovation saved time for everyone because buyers didn't have to visit every home.

1948

John T. Nothnagle, Inc. is registered as a New York corporation.

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