The Most Powerful People in the Residential Real Estate Brokerage Industry

The overall 2018 SP200 ranks the most powerful leaders in the residential real estate brokerage industry as at 12/31/17.


Gary Keller
Co-Founder and Chairman
Keller Williams Realty International

Keller is the visionary behind Keller Williams Realty. With 163,442 agents, the company expanded its lead as the world's largest real estate brand by agent count. Keller plays a pivotal role as head of the brand, whose agent-focused, commission-cap model has attracted agents from across the globe.


Spencer Rascoff
Zillow Group

Rascoff has continued to expand Zillow Group's operations as the world's most popular real estate destination. The company's growth is epitomized by the 2017 acquisition of New Home Feed, a streamlined listing management technology. Zillow Group revenues are expected to exceed $1 billion for the year 2017.


Ron Peltier
Chairman and CEO
HomeServices of America

Peltier, responsible for guiding the nation's second-largest real estate conglomerate. On the franchise side, Peltier leads 47,000 agents totaling in excess of $105 billion in sales volume. In September, HomeServices of America acquired Long & Foster, the nation's third-largest brokerage company.


Dave Liniger
Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO

Liniger, who co-founded of Re/Max in 1973, jumped back into the saddle as CEO in 2015. The public firm, which has more than 117,000 agents in 100 countries and territories who do more than 1 million annual transactions and $375 billion in closed annual sales worldwide.


Ryan M Schneider
President and CEO
Realogy Holdings Corp.

Schneider has been serving as president and chief operating officer at Realogy since October 2017, and he succeeds Richard Smith as CEO on January 1, 2018. Prior to joining Realogy, Schneider held several leadership roles at Capital One Financial.


Bruce Zipf
President and CEO

Zipf is the quiet power behind NRT, the nation's largest real estate brokerage, which has nearly 790 offices and more than 47,500 agents in 50 large U.S. metros. The Realogy subsidiary is responsible for approximately $166 billion in annual sales. Zipf took the helm in 2005.


John Davis
Keller Williams Realty International

Having transitioned into the role as sole CEO for Keller Williams, Davis continues to execute Gary Keller's vision. He has helped grow the firm into the world's largest brand, with more than 163,000 agents facilitating more than one-million transactions.


Robert "Bob" Goldberg
National Association of Realtors

As of August, Goldberg took the helm of NAR, bringing with him a new chapter in the association's 109-year history. In his 20-plus years at NAR, Goldberg has guided a broad range initiatives including business development, strategic planning and member professional development.


Glenn Kelman
President and CEO

Kelman plays a critical role in real estate's digital evolution as head of national brokerage Redfin. The company offers some of the most popular consumer real estate search tools available. Since its IPO, the stock rose from $15 in July to $25 in December, driving the market cap to over $2 billion.


Ryan O'Hara
President and CEO
Move, Inc.

O'Hara has led Move, Inc., a subsidiary of News Corp, since 2015. He had an immediate effect on the organization, including overseeing a significant rebrand and bold new marketing campaign of flagship brand His efforts helped grow traffic to over 55 million monthly visitors.


Amy Bohutinsky
Zillow Group

Bohutinsky is referred to by company insiders as the smartest of a very smart group of executives. As COO, she oversees organization, people, marketing, communications and consumer care for all of Zillow Group's stable of brands. She became COO in 2016 and joined Zillow pre-launch in 2005.


Howard "Hoddy" Hanna & Helen Hanna Casey
Chairman & CEO
Hanna Holdings

This dynamic, second-generation sibling team runs Hanna Holdings and Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. A fast-growing 60-year-old firm, it operates with nearly 10,000 agents who closed over $18.5 billion in annual sales in 2017.


John Peyton
President and CEO
Realogy Franchise Group

A seasoned executive, Peyton joined Realogy in 2016 as president and COO of the Realogy Franchise Group. By April 2017, he succeeded Alex Perriello as CEO. Peyton now leads a powerful portfolio of brands: Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Century 21, Coldwell Banker, ERA and Sotheby's International Realty.


Philip "Phil" Soper
President and CEO
Brookfield Real Estate Services

Soper runs Canada's largest real estate franchisor and owner-operator, Brookfield Real Estate Services, with more than 300 franchisees, 689 offices and more than 18,000 agent affiliates. Agents with the firm do approximately 140,000 annual transaction sides totaling $90 billion in annual sales.


Charlie Young
President and CEO
Coldwell Banker Real Estate

In September 2016, Young became president and CEO of Coldwell Banker, which has approximately 90,000 agents in 3,000 offices in 49 countries around the world. He came to Coldwell Banker from sister Realogy brand ERA Franchise Systems, where he served as CEO for seven years.


Gino Blefari
HSF Affiliates

Blefari leads HomeServices of America's franchise network HSF Affiliates, with more than 46,000 agents under the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Prudential Real Estate and Real Living real estate brands. The firm has 1,500 affiliate offices and over $90 billion in annual sales. Blefari also serves on Project Upstream's board.


OB Jacobi, Jill Jacobi Wood, & Geoff P. Wood
Managing Principals
Windermere Real Estate

Husband-and-wife Geoff and Jill Jacobi Wood, along with brother OB Jacobi, oversee this second-generation family-owned company, which has 300 franchise offices and more than 6,500 agents throughout 10 states in the western U.S. Windermere agents close more than $35.9 billion in sales volume annually.


Adam Contos

Following the appointment in May, Contos transitioned to Co-CEO of the real estate franchisor Re/Max. Contos joined the company in 2004 and served as both regional VP and SVP of marketing between 2007 and 2016 prior to transitioning to COO in 2016. Re/Max has 117,568 agents in 100 countries.


Dorothy "Dottie" Herman
Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Herman operates New York's largest real estate brokerage, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, with nearly 7,000 agents in over 110 offices in New York, New Jersey, South Florida, California, Connecticut and Colorado. Collectively, Douglas Elliman Real Estate produces more than $24 billion in annual sales.


Kuba Jewgieniew
Founder and CEO
Realty ONE Group

Jewgieniew, a former stockbroker and computer programmer, founded Realty One Group in 2005 and has enjoyed strong growth. Collectively its' franchise network and company-owned stores have over 10,000 agents who generate over 58,000 annual transactions totaling $21 billion.


Matt Widdows
Founder and Chairman
HomeSmart International

Widdows, founder and CEO of Arizona-based HomeSmart, leads with a focus on empowering agents with technology while streamlining their operations. The company has more than 14,000 agents in 127 offices with $15 billion in annual sales.


Nick Bailey
President and CEO
CENTURY 21 Real Estate

In August, Century 21 announced that Bailey would be taking the helm following former CEO Rick Davidson's departure. Bailey has a strong industry background with leadership roles at both Re/Max and Zillow. He will lead more than 117,000 Century 21 agents in their 7,700 offices globally.


Sherry Chris
President and CEO
Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate

Chris, one of the highest-profile franchise CEOs in real estate, has built the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate brand from the ground up to today's 300-office, 11,000-agent operation. She has overseen the brand since its launch in 2008 after joining the Realogy family as COO of Coldwell Banker in 2006.


Geoff Lewis

Lewis joined Re/Max in 2004 as general counsel, and by 2015 was positioned as the company president. He oversees more than 117,500 agents in 100 countries. He joined Re/Max in 2004 as senior vice president, general counsel, and less than a year later became the firm's chief legal officer.


Jim M. Weichert
Founder and Co-President
Weichert Realtors

Weichert founded his firm in 1969 in Chatham, New Jersey, and has grown it into one of the three largest family-owned brokerage firms in the country. The company is estimated to have approximately 460 company-owned and franchised offices in 40 states and 14,000 sales associates.


Pamela "Pam" O'Connor
President and CEO
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World

A highly influential industry leader, O'Connor leads the largest network of independent residential brokerages in the world with 565 member firms representing over 130,000 agents. Together, these members account for over 1.1 million transactions and nearly $370 billion in annual sales.


Robert Reffkin & Rob Lehman
Co-Founder and CEO & Chief Revenue Officer

Compass is a well-funded, tech-centric brokerage founded in New York City in 2013. It operates in 30 markets across nine regions with more than 2,300 agents closing 16,000 transactions in 2017 totaling $14.0 billion in sales. It held a $2.2 billion valuation by the end of 2017.


Susan "Sue" Yannaccone
President and CEO
ERA Franchise Systems

Yannaccone took the helm of Realogy brand ERA Franchise Systems in September 2016. Prior to that she served as the company's COO. ERA Franchise System's network includes nearly 16,000 agents and 516 offices in the U.S.


J. Lennox Scott
Chairman and CEO
John L. Scott Real Estate

Lennox Scott is the third-generation chairman and CEO of John L. Scott real estate, founded in 1931 by his grandfather in Seattle. With more than 3,000 broker associates, the company closed over 37,000 transactions totaling more than $13 billion in annual sales. Scott became president and CEO in 1980 and chairman and CEO in 2002. Scott oversees the company’s brokerage and franchise operations totaling more than 110 offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and northern California.


C. Robert "Bob" Hale III
President and CEO
Houston Association of Realtors

A charismatic industry leader, Hale heads the second-largest Realtor association in the nation with more than 34,000 members. He runs the association and its popular MLS with a market-driven, member-centric focus that has made it a cutting-edge leader and a model for others.


Jeffrey "Jeff" S Detwiler
President and CEO
Long & Foster Companies (a HomeServices of America company)

Detwiler manages the Long & Foster Companies, which has approximately 11,000 agents who do 81,000-plus transactions totaling $28.9 billion in annual sales. In September 2017, Long & Foster was acquired by HomeServices of America.


Joel Singer
California Association of Realtors

As the long-time leader of the California Association of Realtors, Singer plays a huge role in the industry, not just as the head of the nation's largest state Realtor association, which has over 185,000 members, but as a tech pioneer.


Bradley "Brad" Inman
Founder and Publisher

Inman is founder and owner of the largest news service in the residential real estate industry. The company is also host of the popular bi-annual Inman Connect conferences held in San Francisco and New York.


Mark McLaughlin
Pacific Union International

McLaughlin leads Pacific Union, which has more than 1,600 agents and sales exceeding $14 billion annually. McLaughlin previously served as an executive at several real estate organizations, including the operator of commercial real estate's most popular portal, LoopNet.


Philip A. White, Jr.
President and CEO
Sotheby's International Realty

White leads Realogy's luxury global real estate brand Sotheby's International Realty. The organization has 21,000 agents and 900 offices in 68 countries. It handles more than 120,000 transactions and over $100 billion in sales annually.


Chris Raveis & Ryan Raveis
William Raveis Real Estate

Brothers Chris and Ryan lead the firm as co-presidents. Each manages a division within the company: Chris manages residential sales and Ryan the mortgage operations. The large Northeast firm's brokerage has nearly 4,000 agents who do over $9 billion in annual sales.


Paul L. Hulme
Co-Founder and CEO
Alain Pinel Realtors

Head of the Northern California-based Alain Pinel Realtors, which has nearly 1,300 agents who do more than $11 billion in annual sales. Hulme has also founded, owned and operated property management, mortgage and insurance divisions within the organization.


Pat Riley
President and CEO
Allen Tate Companies

Riley, a 40-year industry vet, leads the Carolinas' largest real estate company, Allen Tate Companies, with a brokerage wing spanning more than 44 offices, nearly 1,600 agents and more than $5.4 billion in annual sales.


Harold E. Crye
President and CEO
Crye-Leike Realtors

Crye has built his 40-year-old firm into a Mid-South powerhouse. With over 90 offices managing more than 3,000 agents who do upwards of $6.7 billion in annual sales, the Memphis, Tennessee-based firm serves buyers and sellers in Tennessee, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and Virginia.


Dan Elsea & Stuart Elsea
Real Estate One

The Elsea brothers, Stuart and Dan, serve as co-presidents of Real Estate One, the largest real estate brokerage in Michigan and one of the largest in the country. The company has more than 43 offices and 2,000 agents across the state of Michigan and does $5.4 billion in annual sales.


Steve Morris
Founder and Chairman
EXIT Realty Corp. International

Morris has grown the Exit franchise to more than 510 offices and approximately 25,000 agents in the U.S. and Canada since its inception in 1996. He is responsible for the firm's innovative business model, which gives affiliate agents a residual bonus based on the transactions of agents they recruit.


Lawrence "Larry" Flick, IV
President, Atlantic Region
HomeServices of America

Flick, with a fifty-year plus tenure, also serves both President of the Atlantic region for HomeServices of America as well as chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach. In 2017, he was named as one of the five regional presidents following the retirement of Bob Moline.


Dale Ross
Realtors Property Resource

Ross, president and CEO of NAR's subsidiary Realtors Property Resource (RPR), runs one of the most compelling tech companies in real estate. In 2017, RPR continued its work on the broker data management platform Upstream and the MLS technology platform Advanced Multi-List Platform.


Gerald "Jerry" N. Giovaniello
SVP and Chief Lobbyist
National Association of Realtors

As long-time senior vice president and chief lobbyist at NAR, Giovaniello wields significant influence in the large trade group's public policy initiatives. He has served as NAR's chief lobbyist since 2001 and directly lobbies members of Congress from California, Washington, Nevada, Hawaii and Oregon.


Katherine "Kate" Rossi
EVP, Eastern Region

Rossi was appointed in January 2017 to oversee the strategic initiatives of more than 400 offices and 22,700-plus agents spanning the 15 states that make up NRT's Eastern region. She began her career as a sales associate in 1982.


Greg Macres
EVP, Western Region

Macres was appointed in January 2017 as regional EVP to oversee NRT's Western region. He oversees the initiatives of more than 320 offices and 22,000 agents spanning 13 states. He began his real estate career in Silicon Valley more than 35 years ago.


Greg Schwartz
Chief Business Officer
Zillow Group

Schwartz, a 10-year member of Zillow Group, has built the firm's sales and revenue operations from the ground up. He is responsible for sales and business strategy for Zillow Group's full brand portfolio. Previously, he served as VP of advertising at CNNMoney and national accounts director at Yahoo!


Pamela Liebman
President and CEO
The Corcoran Group

Liebman has led the large luxury New York City-based real estate firm The Corcoran Group since 2000. The company, acquired in 2001 by Realogy, has more than 1,900 agents across Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Hamptons in New York and Palm Beach, Florida, generating more than $18 billion in annual sales.


Arthur "Art" Carter
California Regional Multiple Listing Services

Carter leads CRMLS, the largest MLS in the nation, which has more than 84,000 agent members. The 2017 recipient of the Peter Shuttleworth MLS Executive Award of Excellence, he serves as chair of the board of RESO and is past president of CMLS.


Elizabeth Mendenhall
National Association of Realtors

Elizabeth Mendenhall, a sixth generation Realtor, is the 2018 President of NAR. Previously, Mendenhall was the organization's 2017 president-elect and 2016 first vice president. Mendenhall is also the CEO for Re/Max Boone Realty in Columbia, Missouri, and has been a Realtor for 20 years.


Pamela Alexander & Walter Schneider
CEO & Co-Founder and President
RE/MAX Integra

Re/Max Integra North American CEO Pamela Alexander, and the company's co-founder and President Walter Schneider manage the largest franchise in the world with 17,000-plus agents in North America and 37,000-plus globally. They are on track to close over 290,000 transactions totaling $113 billion.


Errol Samuelson
Chief Industry Development Officer
Zillow Group

Samuelson is responsible for managing Zillow Group's partnerships and relationships with MLSs, brokerages franchisors and associations. He has been strategically involved in various key acquisitions including Bridge Interactive Group and Retsly.


Chris Bennett
General Manager

As long-time manager of data giant CoreLogic's real estate division, Bennett oversees one of the nation's largest MLS technology service providers. CoreLogic's Matrix and Realist products are used by more than one million brokers and agents throughout the country. In 2017, CoreLogic acquired Clareity Solutions.


Merrily Hackett
Managing Partner
Sutton WestCoast Realty

Hackett heads up Sutton West Coast Realty, one of the largest brokerages in Canada and the largest franchisee of the Canadian-based brand Sutton. It has nearly 2,000 agents who generate over 22,000 transactions totaling $19.3 billion in annual sales.


Joan Docktor
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Realtors

Docktor oversees 61 offices and more than 4,700 agents who do $11.7 billion in annual sales as president of BHHS Fox & Roach. In addition to running the brokerage, she directs the company's relocation, new construction and development divisions, as well as cross-marketing for Trident Mortgage.


Michael Golden & Thaddeus Wong

Golden and Wong lead @properties, the largest brokerage in Chicago and the largest independent brokerage in Illinois. The company has 20 offices, approximately 2,000 agents and more than 17,000 annual transactions, bringing in more than $8 billion in annual sales.


David Osborn
Regional Owner
Keller Williams Realty North Texas

Osborn is one of the most invested Keller Williams owners and serves as Operating Partner of a region, Regional Operating Partner of another and investor in five more regions and nine market centers, collectively transacting more than $10.0 billion in annual sales volume.


Thomas "Tom" Phillips
Bright MLS

Phillips worked alongside other industry veterans to usher in one of the industry's hallmark MLS mergers. Today, Phillips leads Bright MLS, which is the largest MLS firm in the country with approximately 84,000 members.


Tami Bonnell
President and CEO
EXIT Realty Corp. International

Bonnell has served as CEO of Exit Realty since 2001. Her 30 years of industry experience has been instrumental in growing the company to 510 offices and 25,000 agents across the U.S. and Canada. She recently expanded corporate with key hires in Innovation and Technology.


Chad Ochsner
RE/MAX Alliance

Oschner oversees Re/Max Alliance and Re/Max Equity, which combined have 1,400 agents across Colorado and Oregon, nearly 20,000 transaction sides and more than $7.4 billion in annual sales volume. In addition, Oschner serves on various boards and is a director for the Colorado Association of Realtors.


Robert "Bob" McAdams, Jr.
Real Living Real Estate

McAdams oversees the Real Living brand, which has nearly 224 offices and 4,300 agents who do 27,500 annual transactions for nearly $6.8 billion in annual sales. In 2016 and 2017, the company was named "Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year" in the ongoing Harris Poll EquiTrend study.


David Charron
Chief Strategy Officer
Bright MLS

In 2016, Charron spearheaded a merger between MRIS and TRENDS MLS to create one of the largest MLSs in the country: Bright MLS, which serves more than 84,000 members. Today, Charron serves as the chief strategy officer of the organization, as well as the president for the Council of MLS organizations.


William "Bill" Riss
CEO and Owner
Landover Corporation

Riss is the owner and CEO of the Landover Corporation, the holding company of Coldwell Banker Bain and Coldwell Banker Seal, which together account for 31 offices, more than 1,100 agents and $6 billion-plus in annual sales.


Greg Mason
President and CEO
Edina Realty

In addition to overseeing HSA operations in its Midwest region, Mason also serves as president and CEO of Edina Realty. Edina Realty is a market leader in Minnesota and western Wisconsin with more than 60 offices supporting 2,400-plus agents whose collective annual sales volume tops $8.9 billion.


Mary Frances Burleson
President and CEO
Ebby Halliday Real Estate, Inc.

Burleson has come a long way since joining Ebby Halliday in 1958 as a part-time receptionist. Since then, the company has grown into one of the nation's largest brokerages with 31 offices and more than 1,700 agents generating $7.8 billion-plus in annual sales. After more than half a century, she still manages the day-to-day operations.


Kevin J. Kelleher
President and CEO
Cartus Corporation

Kelleher oversees a staff of approximately 2,900 who help coordinate more than 3.9 million moves, serving more than half of the Fortune 50 companies and moving employees in and out of 185 countries. Cartus is a subsidiary of Realogy.


Stephen Baird
President and CEO
Baird & Warner

Baird & Warner, led by Stephen Baird since 1991, is a 160-year-old family-owned business and is the oldest real estate brokerage in the country. The company encompasses nearly 2,000 agents across 26 offices serving the Chicagoland area, generating nearly $6 billion in annual sales.


Howard Hoby Hanna IV
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services

A third-generation Howard Hanna executive, Hanna runs the firm's significant real estate brokerage operations, which span nine states with 263 offices, 9,700 agents, 92,000 transactions and generates nearly $18.5 billion in annual sales.


Paul Morris
Regional Owner
Keller Williams Realty Forward Management

As owner and CEO of Keller Williams Forward Management, Morris is the largest Keller Williams market center owner. As regional director, Morris has ownership in three regions in California with annual sales of more than $8.0 billion.


Martin H. Charlwood
Vice Chairman and CEO
Century 21 Canada

Charlwood serves as president and CEO of the Charlwood Pacific Group, which owns and operates the Century 21 franchise brand in Canada. The firm has more than 9,000 agents throughout Canada who do 100,000-plus annual transactions and more than $38 billion in annual sales.


Ben Graboske
EVP, Data & Analytics Division
Black Knight Financial Services

Graboske leads Black Knight Financial Services' Data & Analytics division and oversees technology development, product marketing and program management. Prior to his appointment in 2014, Graboske served as SVP of real estate and financial services for CoreLogic.


David Mele

Mele oversees the national real estate portal, the nation's 6th most trafficked real estate site with more than 10 million monthly visitors according to Hotwire. The company remains a popular advertising alternative to Zillow Group sites and


John Collopy
RE/MAX Results

Collopy is sole owner of the Minnesota-based mega-Re/Max franchisee, with more than 1,000 agents operating from 34 locations. The firm, which does more than $5.8 billion in annual sales and nearly 23,000 in annual transactions, is the largest Re/Max franchise in the world.


Mary Tennant
Regional Owner/KW Board Member
Keller Williams Realty

Tennant remains a force at Keller Williams corporate as a board member. She is also the owner of four market centers, which do nearly $3 billion in annual sales and include one of the nation's largest offices with more than 1,300 agents.


Mary Lee Blaylock
President, West Coast Region
HomeServices of America

Blaylock oversees HomeServices of America operations for the West Coast region. She also serves as president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, which has more than 2,500 agents in 50-plus offices with more than 12,000 annual transactions.


James O'Bryon
Co-owner and CEO

O'Bryon heads up California's largest Re/Max franchise. Based in Northern California, with offices throughout northern and central California, Re/Max Gold's 1,200 agents do more than 15,000 transactions each year generating an estimated $5.5 billion in annual sales.


Lawrence Yun
SVP and Chief Economist
National Association of Realtors

As chief economist and senior vice president of research for NAR, Yun is widely acknowledged as the nation's foremost economist in the residential real estate industry. He continuously creates economic forecasts and provides housing market analysis for the trade group's 1.3 million-plus members.


Elton C. Ash
Regional EVP
RE/MAX Western Canada

Ash manages regional operations for Re/Max Western Canada, which has 276 offices and more than 6,900 agents. The company maintains approximately a 35 percent regional market share in western Canada. Ash joined Re/Max in 1984 as an agent and rose to his current position in 2005.


Tom Ferry
Founder and CEO
Tom Ferry International

As the founder and CEO of one of the leading coaching companies in the real estate industry, Ferry has worked with more than 500,000 agents over his career spanning 30+ years. Ferry is also the New York Times best-selling author of "Life! By Design" and "Mindset, Model and Marketing!"


Brian Buffini
Founder and CEO
Buffini & Company

Buffini & Company has trained more than 3 million professionals in 37 countries and continues to coach more than 10,000 clients in real estate. In 2017, Buffini became a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller in 2017 with his book, "The Emigrant Edge: How to Make It Big in America."


Scott Webber
LIV Sotheby's International Realty

Through several acquisitions, Webber has built three different Sotheby's International Realty companies - Summit, Sierra and LIV - totaling nearly 600 agents, 30 offices, 7,000 transactions and $5 billion in annual sales.


Kathryn "Kathy" A. Korte

During her 10-year tenure as EVP, Korte has been responsible for growing sales volume of NRT operating under the Sotheby's International Realty brand. She oversees 1,900 agents in 43 offices generating $15 billion in annual sales.


Tom Tognoli
President and CEO
Intero Real Estate Services

As CEO of Intero, following its acquisition by HomeServices of America in 2014, Tognoli heads up 16 offices and 60 franchise locations with more than 6,200 agents and teams. The firm generates more than 6,200 annual transaction sides for more than $7.4 billion in annual sales.


Hal Maxwell
President, New Jersey/Rockland County, NY
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

An industry veteran with over 35 years in residential real estate, Maxwell leads the 118 offices and nearly 6,000 agents serving New Jersey, New York and Connecticut. In his prior role, Maxwell served as SVP and COO of NRT's Eastern Seaboard Support Center.


Cameron Merage
Chief Executive Officer
First Team Real Estate

Merage founded Orange County, California-based First Team Real Estate in 1976. As CEO, he has grown the firm into one of the largest in California, with nearly 1,800 agents and 24 offices who produce over $5.8 billion in annual sales.


Merit McIntyre
President, New England
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

McIntyre oversees the nearly 100 offices and more than 4,100 agents serving Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Under his leadership, the company acquired both Hammond Residential Real Estate and The Collaborative Companies.


Mike James
Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties Hawaii

James is President of both Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, which has offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, Sacramento and Tahoe, and Coldwell Banker Pacific Properties, which is based in Hawaii. He oversees 61 offices and more than 4,400 independent sales associates.


Glenn Sanford
Founder and CEO
eXp World Holdings

Leading the only national cloud-based real estate brokerage company, Sanford has dramatically grown the company in the past year by nearly doubling its agent count to more than 6,000 agents by the end of 2017 and an annual sales volume approaching $6.0 billion.


Dianna Kokoszka
KW MAPS Coaching

As CEO of Mega Achievement Productivity Systems (MAPS), Kokoszka leads more than 250 coaches for KW, making it the largest training arm of any real estate company in the world. Their 2017 coaching roster includes nearly 4,000 ongoing clients, 7,500 group clients and 25,000 clients.


Linda M. Vaughan
President and CEO

Vaughan leads more than 2,300 agents in nearly 50 franchised offices at ReeceNichols, a subsidiary of HomeServices of America. The firm does more than $4.8 billion in annual sales.


Robert N. Sibcy
President and CEO
Sibcy Cline, Inc.

Overseeing nearly 1,200 agents who produce over $2.5 billion in annual sales, Sibcy, a 50-year industry veteran, heads this Cincinnati-based Midwest region powerhouse as its third-generation leader. He also serves on the board of directors for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.


Katherine "Katie" Johnson
SVP and General Counsel
National Association of Realtors

Johnson joined NAR in 2007 and was appointed general counsel in 2014. In her role, she assures that NAR's programs, policies and activities comply with the law. Johnson is responsible for defending NAR against legal challenges and initiating litigation to protect the firm's assets and intellectual property.


Joe Horning
President and CEO
Shorewest Realtors

As the third-generation leader of this 70-year-old family-owned brokerage, Horning has grown the company to nearly 1,000 agents who produce more than $2.8 billion in annual sales. In addition, Horning serves as chairman for the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.


Michael Saunders
Founder and CEO
Michael Saunders & Company

Saunders founded her brokerage in 1976 and has built it into one of the largest brokerages in Florida, with 20 offices, more than 650 agents and $2.4 billion in annual sales. Her son Drayton joined in 2003 and now serves as president.


Steve Murray
Real Trends

Murray is president and editor of Real Trends, which he co-founded in 1987. Every year, the firm publishes productivity rankings of the nation's top brokerages, teams and agents and hosts the annual Gathering of Eagles conference. He is extensively involved in numerous mergers and acquisitions in the real estate industry.


Clark W Toole III
President, Florida Companies
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Toole oversees the operations of NRT's Florida operations, which do business as Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate and Coldwell Banker United, Realtors. The organizations have more than 4,900 agents in 75 offices.


Jamie Duran
President, Orange County, Desert Region & San Diego Companies
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Duran leads the Orange County, Riverside County and San Diego companies of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. She oversees 46 offices, 1,700 sales associates and 140 employees with more than $8 billion in annual sales.


Walt Witek
SVP, Community and Political Affairs
National Association of Realtors

Witek is responsible for all aspects of the Community and Political Affairs Division for NAR, including NAR's RPAC fundraising, the Realtor Action Center, campaign services, and issues mobilization programs.


Mike Pappas
The Keyes Company

A fourth-generation leader of the 90-year-old family-owned brokerage, Pappas oversees the company's strategic vision, including operations and acquisitions. The company has 50 offices, more than 2,800 agents and $4.3 billion in annual sales. It acquired Illustrated Properties in January 2017.


Stan Humphries
Chief Analytics Officer
Zillow Group

Humphries leads Zillow Group's economic and analytic team. He is in charge of calculating all statistics on the housing market, including the Zillow Home Value Index. Humphries is also co-author of The New York Times bestseller, "Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate."


Michael Bourque
The Canadian Real Estate Association

Bourque became new CEO of CREA in October 2017 following the retirement of Gary Simonsen, who had served CREA for 20 years. Bourque previously led the Railway Association of Canada as CEO and has decades of experience in public policy.


Dan Duffy
United Real Estate Group

Duffy has rapidly grown United's residential real estate franchise, which launched in 2011. The brand features an agent flat-fee model and has over 5,600 agents in 85 residential real estate. United also operates the country's largest real estate franchise with over 430 offices.


Pierre Titley
Co-Founder and President
RE/MAX Quebec

Titley is the founding president of Re/Max Quebec, the regional Re/Max franchise in Quebec. Since its beginnings in 1982, Titley has grown the franchise to more than 3,500 agents and 145 franchisees.


Stephen Meyers
President and CEO
Houlihan Lawrence

Meyers retained a leadership role of Houlihan Lawrence following its acquisition by HomeServices of America in January 2017. Meyers previously worked alongside his brother and sister, Chris and Nancy, growing the company to more than 1,000 agents, 29 offices and $6.7 billion in annual sales.


James Dwiggins

Dwiggins is responsible for more than 325 real estate offices and 2,200 agents across the country as head of NextHome, which owns the NextHome and Realty World Northern California & Northern Nevada franchise networks. The company closes more than 9,000 transactions annually with $3.2 billion in sales.


Nancy Nagy
President and CEO
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff

Nagy serves as CEO of Chicago-based brokerage Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group, where she leads a team of nearly 1,500 agents in 24 offices that produce an annual sales volume of more than $4.5 billion in sales.


Syd Leibovitch
Founder and CEO
Rodeo Realty Inc.

Founder of Rodeo Realty, Leibovitch heads one of the leading residential real estate firms in Los Angeles and Ventura counties with nearly 1,500 agents in 12 offices who produce almost $5 billion in annual sales.


Judith "Judy" Green
Premier Sotheby's Intl. Realty

Green, has grown Premier Sotheby's International Realty into one of the five largest Sotheby's affiliates in the world, with nearly 950 agents in more than 30 offices doing nearly $3.8 billion in annual sales. Budge Huskey, former Coldwell Banker President, now services as president of Premier Sotheby's.


Craig Cheatham
Realty Alliance

Cheatham is CEO of The Realty Alliance, one of the U.S.'s most powerful broker networks. He influences the policies and practices that impact more than 111,000 agents in 2,700 offices who combined do $341 billion in annual sales. The Realty Alliance continues to play a key role in Project Upstream.


Lynn Hsu
President and CEO
MacDonald Realty

Since the acquisition of MacDonald Realty in 1990, Hsu has expanded the firm to 20 offices throughout British Columbia, Canada. The company's nearly 1,000 agents do more than $8.9 billion in annual sales.


Matt Lombardi
SVP, Marketing, Events and Alliances
National Association of Realtors

Lombardi steps into Bob Goldberg's shoes and leads a team that services an array of marketing and business development departments within NAR. Lombardi has been with NAR since 2003, having previously held the positions of VP of Conventions; VP of Marketing, Marketing Research and Digital Marketing for NAR; and CMO for Realtor University.


Rosey Koberlein
President and CEO
Long Companies

In addition to heading HomeServices of America operations in its Central region, Koberlein serves as president and CEO of Long Realty Company, where she oversees brokerage, mortgage, title and insurance and leads 750 agents in 14 offices who do more than $2.5 billion in annual sales.


John DiMichele
Toronto Real Estate Board

As head of the Toronto Real Estate Board DiMichele runs the largest local real estate board in North America, which serves more than 50,000 members. DiMichele joined TREB as staff director of information services in 2002.


Joe Valvano
President, Connecticut/Westchester
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Valvano oversees Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage operations in the Connecticut/Westchester area with more than 2,300 agents in 47 sales offices. He previously served as managing broker for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage offices in Greenwich, Connecticut overseeing 200-plus agents.


Mark Lesswing
National Association of Realtors

Lesswing oversees NAR's information technology initiatives as chief technology officer and senior vice president, positions he has held since 2006. He previously held management titles with large database vendors Sybase and Oracle and currently serves on the RESO board of directors.


Eric Wu
Co-Founder and CEO

Wu's well-funded Opendoor is a new industry disruptor and is aimed at getting the home selling process down to a few days. In 2016, it raised $290 million in its Series C and Series D funding rounds. Prior to Opendoor, Eric was the founder and CEO of, a geo-data analytics company acquired by in 2011.


Diane Ramirez
Chairman and CEO
Halstead Property

Ramirez leads Halstead Property with more than 30 offices and 1,200 agents across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut who do $6 billion in annual sales. She also serves on the New York State Board of Real Estate and is vice chairman for the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.


Mauricio Umansky
Founder and CEO
The Agency RE

Umansky is the high-end real estate agent, media personality and philanthropist who leads The Agency. Since its inception in 2011, Umansky has grown the business to include more than 180 agents with over $6 billion in annual sales.


John Featherston
Founder and Publisher

Offering news, trends and resources, RISMedia reaches more than 250,000 industry professionals with its Daily eNews, monthly magazine, frequent webinars, newsletters, leadership conference and annual Power Broker dinner.


Bill Scavone
President and COO
Weichert Real Estate Affiliates

As COO since 2008, and named president in 2016, Scavone oversees more than 300 affiliate offices in 39 states. Prior to joining Weichert in 2005, Scavone worked as an SVP for Cendant, which later became Realogy.


Candace Adams
President and CEO
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England/Westchester

In addition to overseeing HomeServices of America operations in its Northeast region, Adams also serves as president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties. BHHS New England Properties does over $3.7 billion in annual sales with 1,400 agents in 52 offices.


Rei Mesa
President and CEO
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty

With decades of industry experience, Mesa leads a team of 1,800-plus agents in more than 42 offices throughout Florida as head of BHHS Florida Realty. The firm does $3.1 billion in annual sales. He currently serves as a NAR director and is on the board of managers for Project Upstream.


Teresa King Kinney
Miami Association of Realtors

King Kinney heads up the 45,000-plus members of the Miami Association of Realtors, the largest metro association in the country. The highly connected Miami association offers partnerships with more than 100 international organizations.


Kevin Wiles
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty

Wiles, president and principal broker of BHHS PenFed Realty since 2006, has helped grow the firm to 55 branches with nearly 1,700 agents and annual sales exceeding $3.9 billion. Originally founded in Washington, D.C., the company now spans nine states.


Matthew "Matt" Crumbaugh
President and CEO
Allison James Estates & Homes

Crumbaugh is growing agent flat-fee brokerage Allison James Estates and Homes into a company to watch. In 16 states, Allison James' 1,100-plus agents in 85 offices have achieved nearly $3.1 billion in annual sales and more than 10,000 annual transactions.


Sandra A. Sanders
RE/MAX Estate Properties

Sanders leads the Southern California-based Re/Max Estate Properties and its more than 725 agents in 17 offices who account for more than $4.5 billion in annual sales. Re/Max Estate Properties has been recognized by Re/Max International as one of the top offices in the "Largest Re/Max Category."


Mark Stark
President and CEO
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties

Stark heads the largest independently owned and operated residential real estate company in Nevada, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties. The company has 21 offices and more than 2,100 agents who do nearly $4 billion in annual sales.


M. Ryan Gorman
Chief Strategy Officer and COO

Gorman transitioned into the CSO/COO role in September 2016 following nearly four and half years as SVP of strategic operations. Prior to joining NRT, Gorman was the head of strategic development and corporate senior vice president with Realogy.


Richard (Rick) Haase
Latter & Blum Realtors (ERA Powered)

Haase, an industry veteran of 33 years, leads the nearly 3,600 agents at Latter & Blum across 30 offices who produce more than $3.0 billion in annual sales.


Anthony Hitt
Engel & Völkers North America

Hitt heads up the U.S. operations for Germany-based franchisor Engel & Völkers, which specializes in luxury residential property. Engel & Völkers' North American presence encompasses 2,300 agents in 133 U.S. offices who do $6.2 billion in annual sales.


Mike Ferry
Founder and President
The Mike Ferry Organization

Mike Ferry is the founder of the Mike Ferry Organization, and has built it into a multi-million-dollar company with tens of thousands of clients. After a distinguished career spanning 40 years, he is still one of the leading real estate coaches in the country.


Howard Drukarsh
Co-Founder and President
Right at Home Realty

Drukarsh heads Canada's largest independent brokerage company with an agent count of 3,600. The Toronto-based Right At Home Realty is also Greater Toronto's No. 1 brokerage in unit sales since 2013. Drukarsh also serves as a director on the Toronto Real Estate Board.


Drew Keddy
President and CEO
Sutton Group Realty Services Ltd.

Keddy leads the large Canadian franchisor with 8,800 agent affiliates across 200 offices and is responsible for more than $35 billion in annual sales. Keddy previously served as a vice president at Colliers International.


Josh Team
Chief Innovation Officer
Keller Williams Realty International

Team leads Keller Williams' innovation labs and developing platforms, creating solution for the industry's largest real estate brokerage. Team has previously been named one of Business Insider's 30 Most Creative People in Advertising Under 30.


Paul Breunich
President and Owner
William Pitt/Julia B. Fee Sotheby's Intl. Realty

As head of the largest Sotheby's International Realty affiliate in the world, Breunich has led the company to great success in recent years. The firm's over 1,000 agents in 26 offices do nearly $3.7 billion in annual sales.


Dan Forsman
President and CEO
Berkshire Hathaway Georgia Properties

Under Forsman's leadership, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties has become the market leader in the Metro Atlanta area, with 21 offices and 1,600 agents who do $3.7 billion in annual sales. He was named most admired CEO in real estate 2014-2016 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.


Pat Shea
Lyon Real Estate

With more than 20 years of real estate sales and leadership experience, Shea heads up Sacramento, California-based Lyon Real Estate, which has nearly 1,000 agents in 17 offices who do over $2.9 billion in annual sales.


Grier Allen
Founder and CEO

BoomTown connects millions of homebuyers and sellers with its network of real estate agents, and boosted revenue in 2017 by 20 percent by leveraging Invoca, a Facebook voice insights platform. Allen has a degree in computer science and more than 10 years of experience in software development and real estate.


Cindy Ariosa
SVP and Regional Director
Long & Foster Companies (a HomeServices of America company)

Ariosa oversees the largest region within Long & Foster Real Estate, covering 2,300 agents and an annual sales volume of more than $6 billion. She is also treasurer of the large, 84,000+ member Bright MLS, and serves on the boards of NAR, the Maryland Association of Realtors and the Greater Baltimore Association of Realtors.


Merri Jo Cowen
My Florida Regional MLS

Cowen oversees one of the 10 largest MLSs in the country, My Florida Regional MLS, which serves 48,000 subscribers, 14 shareholder associations and three customer associations in central and southwest Florida.


Matthew "Matt" Barba
Co-Founder and CEO

As CEO of one of the most popular website platforms for agents, Barba followed Placester's 2016 funding round with a Series D round of $50 million in 2017. The company's current user base exceeds 400,000.


Bryan Fair
Regional Owner
Keller Williams Realty Pinnacle Partners Group

Fair serves as a regional operating principle for Keller Williams Realty in the New York Tri-State area, whose nearly 2,400 agents do more than 18,000 transactions for $4 billion in annual sales. He also serves as an operating principle for four Atlanta-based real estate offices.


Janet Branton
SVP Commercial and Global Real Estate
National Association of Realtors

With 30 years of association management experience, Branton heads up commercial and global divisions at NAR. She manages partnerships with 87 real estate organizations in 66 countries. She has 30 years of association management experience and has been with NAR since June of 2000.


Marilyn Eiland & Mark Woodroof
Managing Partners
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene

Woodroof and Eiland run the Houston brokerage powerhouse Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene, with more than 900 agents in 25 offices doing more than 8,300 annual transactions for $2.3 billion in annual sales.


Nirav Tolia
Co-Founder and CEO

Tolia is the co-founder of Nextdoor, a private social network for neighborhoods that was launched in October 2011. Nextdoor offers community information, rates local businesses and in 2017 started promoting real estate listings.


Deems Dickinson
Russ Lyon Sotheby's Intl. Realty

Dickinson, a 30-plus-year real estate industry veteran, heads Arizona-based Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty's brokerage operations, which has more than 900 agents who do $3 billion in annual sales.


Georg Gerstenfeld
VP and General Manager of Global Real Estate Solutions

Gerstenfeld manages the residential, property management, mortgage brokers and global real estate customers at e-signature and transaction management platform giant DocuSign. The company's partnership with NAR gives Realtors discounts on some DocuSign tools.


Merle L. Whitehead
Chairman, New York State
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services

Whitehead led RealtyUSA, which operated nearly 70 offices with 2,200 agents who closed more than $3.8 billion in annual sales. Following the acquisition of the brokerage by Howard Hanna in 2016, Whitehead was promoted to Chairman of New York State for Howard Hanna.


Rebecca Jensen
President and CEO
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)

Jensen leads MRED, one of the largest MLSs in the country with nearly 43,000 members. She is also spearheading the MLS data-sharing initiative, The MLS Grid, across seven MLSs. Jensen also serves as a board member on the Council of Multiple Listing Services and Broker Public Portal.


Smokey Garrett
Regional Director/ Operating Partner
Keller Williams Realty North Texas

Garrett led the Arlington, Texas market center for Keller Williams through one of the most impressive turnarounds in the company's history. It became the Keller Williams first office to profit share more than $1 million in a single year. He serves as Operating Partner for regions that account for over $6.5 billion in annual sales volume.


Kathy Condon
President and CEO
MLS Property Information Network (PIN)

Condon runs one of the largest MLSs in the country in MLSPIN, which has more than 35,000 members. She also served as the 2016 President of the Council of Multiple Listing Services and was a member of the 2017 California Regional MLS board of directors.


Travis Kessler
Texas Association of Realtors

Kessler, the head of the Texas Association of Realtors, leads nearly 114,000 members across 79 local associations. Before taking the reins in 2010, Kessler served as CEO for the San Antonio Board of Realtors and the Greater Fort Worth Association of Realtors.


Bill Kessler
Founder and CEO
CENTURY 21 Affiliated

After founding Century 21 Affiliated in 1978, Kessler has grown the firm into a powerhouse with an annual sales volume of more than $3.2 billion. It has 2,000-plus agents working from more than 100 offices.


Jim Harrison
President and CEO
MLSListings, Inc. & Aculist, Inc.

Harrison leads the large, Silicon Valley-based MLSListings, which serves 19,000 members. A 30-year industry veteran, Harrison was on the advisory committee that helped spearhead the founding of NAR tech subsidiary RPR, where he currently serves on the board of directors.


Ben Kinney
Regional Owner
Keller Williams Realty Western Realty

Kinney owns several Keller Williams Realty real estate brokerages with a combined agent count of more than 1,300, as well as one of the top 25 teams in the nation, multiple real estate tech firms, a coaching operation and the large real estate social network ActiveRain. His firm closes more than 10,000 units and $4 billion in annual sales.


Michael Wurzer
President and CEO

Wurzer oversees FBS, the creator of the Flexmls System used by more than 150 MLSs and 200,000 agents. He currently serves the MLS industry on the boards of directors for both the Council of Multiple Listing Services and the Real Estate Standards Organization.


Marilyn Wilson & Victor Lund
WAV Group

Husband-and-wife team Lund and Wilson own the real estate consulting firm WAV Group, which provides technology, business development and public relations services for various clients, including the Broker Public Portal.


Morgan Carey
Founder and CEO
Real Estate Webmasters, Inc.

Carey's growing company offers custom websites to more than 2,000 real estate firms serving 60,000-plus agents in Canada and the United States. In September, REW was listed in PROFIT 500's ranking of fastest-growing Canadian companies, with a five-year revenue growth of nearly 400%.


Brian Boero & Marc Davison
Managing Partners

Boero and Davison lead the prominent real estate marketing, branding and design agency 1000watt, which serve many of the industry's largest firms, including Re/max, Move, Inc., dotloop, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and Realogy.


John "Jeff" Murtaugh
Kinetic Companies

Murtaugh is a partner of Kinetic Companies, the real estate investment firm that acquired Realty Executives Phoenix in 2014. He also serves as president and CEO of Realty Executives Phoenix, Tucson, Yuma, Green Valley and Tubac, and oversees over 1,100 agents in 52 offices that do $2.7 billion in annual sales.


Matthew Consalvo
Chief Executive Officer
Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service

Consalvo runs one of the nation's largest MLSs, Arizona Regional MLS, which has approximately 39,000 members. He joined the company in 2009 and has been CEO since 2012. Prior to ARMLS, Consalvo worked for General Electric Enterprise Solutions as a field office manager.


Clay Fouts
CEO and Owner
West USA Realty Inc.

Fouts is the founder and owner of one of the largest real estate firms in Arizona in West USA Realty, which has over 2,600 agents in 17 offices who do more than $3.3 billion in annual sales. He founded West USA Realty in 1986 following 12 years in financial planning.


Paul Boomsma
President, Luxury Portfolio
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World

Boomsma heads up Luxury Portfolio, the luxury division of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. The network markets more than 50,000 global high-end properties to 3 million website visitors annually. He also serves as COO of Leading RE.


Tim Morse

Ten-X is an online transaction marketplace designed to empower real estate consumers, investors and agents. Since its creation in 2009, Ten-X has completed nearly 310,000 transactions, valued over $50 billion. Morse previously served as the interim CEO of Yahoo!, the internet services company.


Jon Coile
President and CEO
Champion Realty, Inc.

Jon Coile is the President and CEO of Champion Realty, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate. Champion is a large regional broker in Maryland with 250 agents and seven offices. Coile also serves as chairman of the board for the largest MLS in the nation, for Bright MLS.


Guy Wolcott
Founder and CEO

Wolcott runs the mobile search app maker Homesnap, which signed a landmark deal in 2016 to power the industry's Broker Public Portal initiative. In 2017, Wolcott's Homesnap Pro, an app for verified MLS agents, partnered with Bright MLS to provide over 72,000 listings in the Mid-Atlantic to its members.


Cantey Davis
First Multiple Listing Service (FMLS)

Davis leads First Multiple Listing Service, headquartered in Atlanta, which services one of the 10 largest metropolitan areas in the country with over 27,000 members. In October 2017, Davis partnered with Bridge Interactive to provide Georgia MLS members a single point of entry for MLS data.


Todd Hetherington
CENTURY 21 New Millennium

Hetherington leads one of the nation's largest Century 21 affiliates in Century 21 New Millennium, which has approximately 900 agents in 19 offices in the Washington, D.C., area. Those agents do nearly $3 billion in annual sales.


Joel Macintosh

WolfNet provides IDX websites, data aggregation and other technology services to more than 80,000 agents, brokerages and tech firms in over 640 MLS markets. Macintosh founded the firm in 1996 and has operated exclusively in the real estate industry since 2000.


Chip McAvoy
VP, Emerging Products and Technology
Black Knight Financial Services

McAvoy is responsible for managing Black Knight's real estate-related products and services for the company's Data & Analytics division, including Black Knight's flagship, Paragon MLS. In his prior role, McAvoy served as VP of technology solutions for CoreLogic.


Bill Martin
Florida Realtors

Martin leads Florida Realtors, the nation's 2nd largest state association, which has a 170,000-plus membership. It serves as the statewide organization for 54 local and regional Realtor associations. Prior to his appointment, Martin led Michigan Realtors as well as being elected to the Michigan House of Representatives.


Gregg D Larson
Principal, Industry Relations

Larson led Clareity Security, providing software such as a single-sign-on dashboard and security services to MLSs. In August 2017, Clareity was acquired by CoreLogic and Larson joined CoreLogic's executive team as principal of industry relations.


James "Jim" Litten
Owner and CEO
F.C. Tucker Company

Litten leads the largest independent brokerage in Indiana, with over 600 agents who do more than $2.5 billion in annual sales. A decorated Vietnam War veteran, Litten has also been a member of the Indiana Real Estate Commission for 26 years.


Dana Strandmo
SVP and Chief Administrative Officer
HomeServices of America

Strandmo has held the title of SVP and Chief Administrative Officer with HomeServices of America since April 2015 and largely stepped in Bob Moline's corporate role when he retired in 2017. He joined the organization in September 2003 as general counsel.


Jamie Wilson

Wilson is the lead architect behind Realogy's new innovation and technology hub ZapLabs, maker of the tech platform Zap. In 2011, he became vice president of technology at ZapLabs' predecessor ZipRealty, which Realogy acquired for $166 million in 2014, before rising to CEO in 2016.


Tim Hudak
Ontario Real Estate Association

Following 21 years of public service in the Ontario Legislature, Hudak joins OREA as its new CEO effective December 2016. He holds an MA in economics from the University of Washington.


Peter Niederman
Kentwood Real Estate

Known as an innovative marketer, Niederman and his 200 agents at Colorado-based Kentwood Real Estate do over $2.4 billion in annual sales. He sold Kentwood to HomeServices of America in June 2016 and remains CEO.


Alex Lange
President and CEO

Following his 2016 appointment, Lange leads UpstreamRE, the firm guiding the high-profile Project Upstream initiative. Lange came to UpstreamRE from NAR's venture capital wing, Second Century Ventures. Previously, he served as CTO at real estate marketing tech firm Market Leader.


Patricia J. Petersen
President and Chairman
Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty

Petersen leads Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty and under her leadership has grown to include over $3.0 billion in annual sales with 27 offices and more than 850 agents. Petersen joined the company in 1974 following a career in public relations. She was named VP in 1985 and CEO in 1991. The company was founded in 1922.


Greg Robertson
W&R Studios

Robertson heads up W&R Studios, maker of the popular tool Cloud CMA, used by more than 300,000 agents. In 2016, W&R Studios introduced the MLS search tool Cloud MLX. Robertson also publishes the popular real estate blog, Vendor Alley.


Steve Games
Managing Partner and CEO
Pacific Sotheby's Intl. Realty

Games leads Pacific Sotheby's International Realty with 700 agents in over 23 offices that bring in over $2.9 billion in annual sales. Due to a five-year non-compete agreement, Games sat out the real estate market downturn after he and his partner sold Prudential California Realty to HomeServices of America.


Denee Evans
Council of Multiple Listing Services

Evans became the first CEO for CMLS in late 2014. As the MLS industry undergoes significant change, CMLS helps guide it by facilitating collaboration, innovation and education. Under Evans' leadership, CMLS struck a collaborative agreement with NAR in spring 2016.


Mike Prodehl
President and CEO
Coldwell Banker Honig Bell/Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group

Prodehl became President and CEO of the firm following the successful merger of Coldwell Banker Honig Bell and Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group in 2015. Collectively, the company generates $3.1 billion in annual sales with nearly 1,300 agents in more than 50 offices.


Scott Durkin
Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Durkin joined Douglas Elliman Real Estate in January 2016 following 26 years with the Corcoran Group. Promoted in 2017 to president of Douglas Elliman, he now oversees the 7,000 agents in more than 110 offices that produce over $27.4 billion in annual sales.


York Baur
Moxi Works

Baur leads MoxiWorks, which offers an end-to-end brokerage tech solution used by over 50 brokerages and more than 80,000 agents. The platform includes a CRM, lead-scoring, intranet and email marketing. Windermere Real Estate founded MoxiWorks and spun it off in 2010; Baur became CEO in 2012.


Frances Broude
President, Chicago and Milwaukee
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Broude oversees operations in NRT's Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage's Chicago and Milwaukee regions, which encompass over 3,600 agents in more than 53 offices. She began her real estate career in 1989 as an agent for a local, one-office firm.


Conor McCluskey

BombBomb helps real estate agents send compelling videos embedded directly into email, a vision McCluskey had for the firm since launching it in 2006. In 2016, the tool became a preferred provider for the large independent brokerage network Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.


Dionna Hall
Realtors of the Palm Beaches & Greater Fort Lauderdale

Hall leads the newly consolidated association of 28,600 members following the merger of the Association of Ft. Lauderdale and the Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches. The merger completed in May 2017.


Jason Waugh
President and CEO
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate

Waugh leads Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. It covers the Pacific Northwest in Oregon and Washington with 30 offices and over 960 agents.


Jeff Hyland
Hilton & Hyland

Hyland is co-founder of Hilton & Hyland alongside Rick Hilton, the real estate developer. Today he serves as the company's president, overseeing more than $2.9 billion in annual sales by approximately 150 agents. He is also the author of "The Legendary Estates of Beverly Hills."


Jenni Bonura
President and CEO
Harry Norman Realtors

Bonura leads Harry Norman Realtors with nearly 900 agents in 13 offices who produce over $2.9 billion in annual sales. She previously served as the general manager of Harry Norman Realtors and was promoted to president and CEO in December 2016.


Mark Lowham
TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Lowham joined TTR Sotheby's International Realty in 2011 as its CEO and managing partner, leading its nearly 300 agents in 5 offices to produce over $2 billion in annual sales. Prior to joining, Lowham served as executive vice president of West Group, a leading commercial real estate development firm.


Michael Bean
Bean Group

Bean leads the Portsmouth, New Hampshire-based Bean Group, which has over 900 agents who produce more than $2.1 billion in annual sales. Bean started his real estate career with Coldwell Banker in 2001 before creating the Bean Group in 2003.


Mitchell Skinner
Larson Skinner

Skinner took over as managing partner of legal firm Larson/Skinner in 2015. He is responsible for corporate and intellectual property counsel for the Real Estate Standards Organization, the Council of Multiple Listing Services and a number of large MLSs.


Paul Baron
Century 21 Leading Edge Realty

Baron is an industry veteran with nearly 30 years of experience. As president, he oversees Century 21 Leading Edge Realty with 9 branch offices, 6 satellite offices and over 700 agents and brokers throughout the Greater Toronto area.


Steve Brown
Crye-Leike Realtors

Brown was promoted to president of residential sales at Crye-Leike in July 2016 and oversees nearly 100 offices with than 2,900 agents who do upwards of $6.7 billion in annual sales. He previously served as executive vice president and general manager. Brown joined Crye-Leike in 1979.


Leo Pareja
Co-Founder and CEO

Pareja started Remine with the goal of empowering real estate agents with high-quality data and actionable intelligence. Pareja also serves as the 2017 President of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP).


Anne Marie DeCatsye
Charlotte Regional Realtor Association

DeCatsye leads both Charlotte Regional Realtor Association and CarolinaMLS and has been successfully leading MLS consolidation efforts in the Carolinas. CarolinaMLS currently provides services to more than 11,500 subscribers.


Andrew Flachner

Flachner's RealScout is a serial entrepreneur that now provides agents and their clients an industry-first, computer vision powered home search. The firm raised $7 million in its 3rd funding round, bringing the total to $14.1 million.


Bill Brown

Brown leads the high-profile 3-D virtual tour provider Matterport. The startup features virtual reality that allows consumers to engage with its models in an immersive environment. The company has raised $56 million in five rounds of funding.

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