A.C. Lawrence & Company

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Updated December 29, 2014
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  1. Looked Good in Theory...

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at A.C. Lawrence & Company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    They have lots of keys, which is a good thing to see in a Listings Department. Also a new Broadway address.

    Cons

    One great big revolving door sadly. Don't expect to get great development or direction. Meet your quota quick or else!

    Advice to Management

    Try to care about your people.

  2. Not recommended

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at A.C. Lawrence & Company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    In the beginning they did have more keys than other agencies.

    Cons

    They weren't forthcoming about upcoming changes in the company whether good or bad.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of current agents before hiring more

  3. Decent

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    Former Employee - Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at A.C. Lawrence & Company full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Just as many listings as the major competitors.

    Cons

    Poor ethics, outdated training, biased lead distribution.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more managers & Train Existing Agents

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  5. Accounting Associate

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at A.C. Lawrence & Company full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good Training. location. friendly co workers

    Cons

    Low pay. Bad benefits. No salary raise

    Advice to Management

    More opportunities for recent college graduate.

  6. A meat grinder for salespersons.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at A.C. Lawrence & Company

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Gives you the tools and learning experiences to succeed.

    Cons

    Every week there are 20 new recruits.
    No fluidity with the company as no one even gets the chance to learn everyones name.
    Way overly competitive within the office, in an already overly competitive market.
    Zero Exclusives, all open listings.
    Management is overwhelmed and it will affect your closing rate poorly.

    Advice to Management

    Develop a better structure.
    No need for so many new recruits on a weekly basis.

  7. AC Lawrence Pros and Cons

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    Former Employee - Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in New York, NY

    I worked at A.C. Lawrence & Company

    Pros

    Some really good things about working with AC Lawrence are the people you get to work with. Teaming up with other agents can be very exciting and rewarding. The firm offers lots and lots of information and listings to work with. It has a huge office and is located in a great location, close to Grand Central.

    Cons

    Cons are mostly limited to you as an individual. How well you perform mostly depends on how well you take the information and advice at hand and use it. Real Estate is not for everyone. You've got to love it to do it.

    Advice to Management

    There's a lot of room for improvement. If you see something, say something. Don't just wait for agents to ask for help, but instead offer it when you see or feel it is needed. Working together means work as a team. Also, be fair and stop playing favorites.

  8. Most helpful management Team New York City has to offer.

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    Current Employee - Associate Broker
    Current Employee - Associate Broker

    I have been working at A.C. Lawrence & Company full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Education, Training, access to apartmemts

    Cons

    Too many people taking low commissions rather asking for the full 15% of the yearly.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on inventing new techniques in advertising

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