John A. Horning's mission to establish Wisconsin's premier real estate company began in 1946 under the name Wauwatosa Realty. Conducting business within his home office, Horning sought to provide his clients with exemplary customer service that extended beyond a transaction. He looked to instill a familial relationship with each customer, imparting Midwestern values of hard-work and dedication.
With 70+ years of continuous growth and a steadfast commitment to helping Wisconsin families, the company currently comprises of over 26 offices and 1,000 sales associates. The Shorewest family of companies includes: Wisconsin Mortgage Corporation, Heritage Title Services, Shorewest Real Estate Institute, and Shorewest Insurance Associates. We are Wisconsin's Largest Home Seller.
Despite exponential growth, the fact remains: we're a family-owned business, and we act as such. Joe and John P. Horning, the President and Executive Vice President respectively, uphold the same values their grandfather championed from the outset. Our mission statement reflects this sentiment and is what drives our associates and team every day.
We are a team...
Dedicated to serving the housing needs of Wisconsin;
Committed to unsurpassed customer service;
Pledged to share our talents for mutual growth and prosperity.
Steady leadership for the road ahead.
Joe and John P. Horning represent the third generation of leadership at Shorewest, having taken the reins in 2002. Joe (President) and John P. (Executive Vice President) joined Shorewest after college and have since proven themselves as accomplished business leaders.
The people who make it all happen.
You don’t become Wisconsin’s Largest Home Seller™ without an exceptional sales staff. At Shorewest, our 1,000-plus associates know the market and are driven to put your needs first. With 26 offices located throughout Wisconsin—each with a full-time manager for support—you’ll get the responsiveness you need whether you’re buying or selling a home. We train our people to be the best, so the service you receive is nothing short of just that.