Re/Max LLC has been ranked by Entrepreneur magazine as No. 5 on its annual “Franchise 500” list of the nation’s top franchise companies.

1,023 franchisor companies were submitted for Entrepreneur’s 39th annual ranking, released today.

Re/Max LLC, the franchise arm of Denver-based Re/Max Holdings Inc. (NYSE: RMAX), has been franchising since 1975.

See the slideshow at the Denver Business Journal for other Colorado companies that made the top 350 on the list: