1996 | Brian Buffini starts Providence Seminars to share his proven techniques with others.
1996 | First Half-Day Event is held at the Mission Valley Radisson in San Diego with 156 attendees and two Turning Point Event sales.
1996 | First ever Turning Point Retreat is held in Long Beach. Had 62 paid attendees and 21 sign-ups for ClubNet Coaching program.
1997 | Kevin Buffini supports Brian at Half-Day events on the road.
1998 | The Heritage Profile is launched.
1999 | First MasterMind Summit is held in at the Town & Country in San Diego with 352 attending.
2001 | Referrals by Design monthly lead generation kit – now known as Referral Maker® PRO – introduced at Boston Turning Point Retreat as the first of its kind.
2002 | Brian introduces the company’s Core Values.
2002 | Brian interviews special guest Neil Armstrong at MasterMind held in Las Vegas with over 4,400 attendees.
2002 | “Oh, By the Way” – Brian’s first book is presented as a gift to MasterMind attendees.
2003 | Company’s mission statement is first announced: To impact and improve the lives of people.
2003 | Corporate Relations Department is established, headed up by now CEO Dermot Buffini.
2003 | First Peak Performers event is held in Maui, Hawaii (later renamed The Peak Experience).
2004 | Brian Buffini’s 100 Days to Greatness program is filmed with a live audience at Four Seasons Aviara Ballroom.
2004 | First Mentor School is held – Mentors are trained and certified to facilitate 100 Days to Greatness with their agents.
2004 | Company name is changed from Providence Systems to Buffini & Company.
2004 | George Buffini Award, named after Brian’s father, is established to acknowledge the Servant Leader of the Year.
2005 | First students take 100 Days to Greatness class with Buffini & Company Certified Mentors.
2006 | Members and Servant Leaders build four homes for Hurricane Katrina victims through Hands of Hope.
2006 | “Made in America” - a documentary about Brian is filmed by an Irish company.
2007 | Individual Coaching for Mentors is launched.
2008 | Brian’s Blog is launched.
2008 | Brian begins presenting at Wells Fargo Cinemeetings.
2008 | “Work by Referral, Live the Good Life!” book by Brian Buffini & Joe Niego is published.
2009 | 90-Day Blitz, Summertime Surge and Year End Sprint are launched to help agents take massive action to jumpstart their business.
2009 | Monthly eReports (companion pieces to IOVs) are launched
2009 | Group Coaching is launched.
2009 | Buffini & Company Magazine replaces It’s a Good Life magazine and runs for 11 years.
2011 | Peak Producers is filmed with live audience of Members who flew in to attend – at Joan B. Kroc Institute at USD Campus.
2011 | Studio is completed at 6354 Corte Del Abeto to film webcasts (and later BTV).
2013 | Dermot Buffini is appointed CEO of Buffini & Company.
2014 | Client Direct (IOV mailing service) is launched.
2014 | First episode of Buffini TV is launched.
2015 | Buffini & Company expands campus in Carlsbad, California, to accommodate growing company.
2016 | Upgraded Referral Maker® CRM app is released and Referral Maker® CRM for Teams is launched.
2016 | Terri King is appointed as first Chief Marketing Officer.
2017 | Game Changers one-day event is launched with speakers Joe Niego, J’aime Nowak and Kevin Buffini.
2017 | Buffini Referral Network is launched.
2017 | Brian’s Book “The Emigrant Edge” is released and becomes NY Times Best Seller during first month.
2017 | Goal of 20,000 Buffini & Company Members is reached.
2017 | Brian Buffini’s Bold Predictions webcast premiers to more than 14,000 people!
2019 | The Pathway to Mastery®—Essentials course is launched.
2019 | The Brian Buffini Show podcast exceeds 5 million downloads.
Source: BIA Report Feb 2019
2020 | The COVID-19 pandemic forces Buffini & Company to shift to 100% remote and cancel events in 2020. Content and virtual events are released to help Members navigate the unprecedented time.
2020 | Brian Buffini and Buffini & Company surpass 1 million followers on Facebook, while “The Brian Buffini Show” exceeds 10 million downloads.
2020 | Buffini & Company partners with the National Association of REALTORS® to launch 100 Days to Greatness® just one month after releasing the The Pathway to Mastery®–Advanced.
2020 | Buffini & Company is listed as a top real estate tech company by HousingWire magazine; for the second year in a row, Dermot Buffini is a finalist for the San Diego Business Journal’s CEO of the Year awards; Buffini & Company voted top workplace by the San Diego Union-Tribune for fifth consecutive year.
2021 | Brian Buffini lands on the cover of RISMedia Magazine and is featured in the cover story, “The Path Forward for Real Estate.” where he unveils the Real Estate Career Path.