SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif., Feb. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Swanepoel T3 Group, the residential real estate industry’s premiere research and management consulting firm, has launched a new division focused on serving the multiple listing service industry, T3 MLS.

Experienced MLS consultant Kevin McQueen will lead this new division, which will provide consulting services to U.S. and Canadian Realtor associations and MLSs organizations regarding mergers, collaborations, strategic planning, technology and more. A former CEO of Realcomp, Michigan’s largest regional MLS, McQueen through his company Focus Forward has been involved with 55 MLS in 10 group mergers.

“Kevin is a proven and respected leader in the MLS space and will significantly enhance our efforts to help the hundreds of MLS organizations in need of intelligent research and quality advice,” said Swanepoel T3 Group CEO Stefan Swanepoel. "With MLS consolidation being the second most important trend of 2017, exploring all your options including legal mergers and partnerships as an MLS organization is vitally important," Swanepoel said.

The new T3 MLS division adds to Swanepoel T3 Group’s growing suite of services, which include management consulting under T3 Sixty, research under RealSure events under T3 Summit and a brokerage accelerator programs under T3 Fellows. On February 1, the firm also published the 2017 Swanepoel Trends Report, its annual analysis of the top trends shaping the real estate industry.

“A successful MLS merger, acquisition or joint venture has many complex moving parts and negotiating a win-win deal for all sides is critical to long-term success,” said Kevin McQueen, partner of the new T3 MLS. “I am thrilled to join the Swanepoel T3 Group, which exemplifies intelligence, integrity and smart strategy. It is the perfect team for me to join to make a much bigger difference in our MLS industry during these volatile and changing times.”

About T3 MLS:
T3 MLS is the premier consulting practice focused exclusively on the needs MLS organizations and services. T3 MLS serves MLS stakeholders with research, planning, workshops, speaking and consulting services.

About the Swanepoel T3 Group:
The Swanepoel T3 Group provides business leaders in the real estate industry with the intelligence, best practices and support to reshape their business and win at the highest level.

CONTACT: Contact:Aman DaroCommunications Director1-949-397-2108aman@t3sixty.com