About Us - Careers - Advantages

For 100 years, Mel Foster Co. has been a driving force behind the growth of the Quad Cities and its surrounding communities. Today, the company continues to be a leader in the brokerage division in the Iowa and Illinois area. Mel Foster Co.'s comprehensive services set the standard for excellence and leadership in the real estate industry.

Market leader

Mel Foster Co. continually captures 30% - 40% of the market share in the Quad Cities and surrounding market areas.

Continual professional development

Opportunities to learn, use the latest technology, and work with a mentor are why current agents stay with Mel Foster Co.


Our agents work hard to provide the highest level of service to their clients. We thank and honor them regularly both internally and externally for their commitment.

Superior marketing

Mel Foster Co.'s aggressive marketing, advertising, and public relations programs help you build on our brand and gain more exposure for your business.

Office support

Full-time administrative staff helps you behind the scenes, allowing you to focus more of your time on client interaction. Agents say there is a team approach to success within the offices and internal competition is rare.

Award-winning relocation department

Mel Foster Co.'s relocation team is always available to provide our agents with the resources they need to be successful and to build client referrals. Our global affiliation through Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, the premier independent real estate network, gives our agents access to local, regional, national, and international relocation tools.

Experienced management team

With over 250 years of real estate experience, our management team is top-notch. Our managers are always available to help agents reach their full potential.

Active community involvement

A strong sense of family and community prevails at Mel Foster Co. Our sales agents; staff and management team enthusiastically support service programs in the Quad Cities and surrounding communities that promote community growth and well being.