The List of The Most Powerful People
in The Residential Real Estate Brokerage Industry in 2019

The overall 2019 SP200 ranks the most powerful leaders in the residential real estate brokerage industry as at December 31, 2018, with adjustments made only for the major leadership announcements made after that date and before this release on January 15, 2019. To rank the leaders eight (8) different criteria were reviewed and can be seen here.

These rankings (SP200) are of the leaders in our industry and is not a company ranking. Size and sales volume listed are shared for framing of the person listed. Note that 2017 numbers are used as those are the only available across the board for all companies. Most companies have not completed their 2018 financials and our official company and brokerage rankings (MEGA 1000) will be published in April/May 2019 after financial and audits have been completed.


Ron Peltier
Chairman and CEO
HomeServices of America

Peltier climbs to the top spot this year as CEO of HomeServices of America, only the second brokerage to ever pass $100 billion in annual residential real estate sales. The firm achieved this mark on the back of blockbuster acquisitions of Long & Foster Real Estate and Ebby Halliday, which grew the company to 900 offices across 30 states and 42,000 agents totaling over $127 billion in annual sales.


Gary Keller
Co-Founder and CEO
Keller Williams Realty International

Keller has been one of the five most powerful leaders in residential real estate every year since the SP200 was first published in 2014. At the beginning of 2018 the SP200 announced that Keller Williams Realty had become the largest franchise brand in the United States with annual sales volume of over $300 billion as well as leading in agent count (165,000) and transactions (1,041,948).


Spencer Rascoff
Zillow Group

Zillow Group continued impressive growth in 2018, with revenue up 21.9 percent in the first nine months of 2018 over the same period in 2017, from $794.5 million to $968.2 million. Zillow Group should easily end 2018 with over $1.2 billion in revenue and remain the undisputed dominant portal, with Rascoff firmly leading the charge.


Ryan M Schneider
President and CEO
Realogy Holdings Corp.

In 2018, Schneider completed his first full year as president and CEO of Realogy Holdings Corp., the residential real estate brokerage industry’s largest holding company. In addition to the nation’s largest brokerage NRT, Realogy owns five prominent and two newly minted franchise brands; it operates in 115 countries with combined annual sales of over $500 billion.


Glenn Kelman
President and CEO

Redfin operates one of the residential brokerage industry’s most prominent and powerful new business models. It is making waves both as a change-agent and as a growing national brokerage. Its powerful team of approximately 1,250 agents generated over $22.5 billion in sales volume in 2017, making it the fourth largest brokerage in the United States.


Robert Reffkin & Ori Allon

Riding their company’s skyrocketing growth upward, Reffkin and Allon are among the fastest-rising executives in the SP200. They co-founded and run Compass, the most feared real estate brokerage in today’s industry. In 2018, Compass completed a blockbuster acquisition of Pacific Union International and added $400 million to its coffers after a massive September funding round.


Robert "Bob" Goldberg
National Association of Realtors

Since taking the NAR reins, Goldberg has engineered a corporate realignment with a goal of transforming the large, 1.3 million-member trade association into a member-centric organization. In the process, he created a Strategic Business Innovation and Technology Group to bring innovation and cost savings to Realtors through strategic partnerships.


Adam Contos

In 2018, Contos became sole CEO of Re/Max when co-founder and chairman Dave Liniger stepped down. Under his leadership, Re/Max acquired real estate tech startup booj in 2018. In addition, the company sold its 100th Motto Mortgage franchise and the global Re/Max agent count surged past 120,000.


John Peyton
President and CEO
Realogy Franchise Group

As CEO of Realogy Franchise Group (RFG), Peyton leads a powerful portfolio of brands -- Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Century 21, Coldwell Banker, ERA Real Estate and Sotheby's International Realty. RFG supports over 15,000 franchise offices and approximately 294,000 brokers and agents in 115 countries and territories.


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

This dynamic, second-generation sibling team runs 60-year-old Hanna Holdings and Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. After acquiring Allen Tate Companies in September 2018, the company now has 11,000 agents and employees in 326 offices generating more than $23 billion in annual sales and making it the 6th largest brokerage in the nation (2018 Mega 1000).


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

Soper runs Canada's largest real estate franchisor and owner-operator in Brookfield Real Estate Services, which has more than 295 franchisees, 673 offices and over 18,000 agent affiliates. All told, Brookfield accounts for approximately one-fifth of the Canadian real estate market.


M. Ryan Gorman
President and CEO

Since becoming president and CEO of NRT in January 2018, Gorman is responsible for the day-to-day management of the world’s largest residential real estate brokerage, which has more than 50,000 agents who do over $178 billion in annual sales.


Charlie Young
President and CEO
Coldwell Banker Real Estate

Young heads up Coldwell Banker, the 3rd largest real estate franchise brand in the US according to the Mega 1000. The brand has 92,000 agents in 3,000 offices in 49 countries around the world and their annual sales volume in the US exceeds $245 billion. Young came to Coldwell Banker from sister Realogy brand ERA Real Estate where he also served as CEO.


Gino Blefari
HSF Affiliates

Blefari leads HomeServices of America's franchise network operator HSF Affiliates and its Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and Real Living Real Estate brands. HSF Affiliates is the 4th largest real estate franchisor with nearly 52,000 agents operating from 1,600 offices and it accounts for $110 billion in annual sales.


Ryan O'Hara
President and CEO
Move, Inc.

O'Hara leads Move Inc., a leading provider of online software products and tools including During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, Move’s revenues grew by 20 percent. In August, Move acquired Opcity, a technology and service platform that specializes in converting leads for brokerages and agents.


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

Husband and wife Geoff and Jill Jacobi Wood, and Jill’s sibling OB Jacobi, oversee this second-generation, family-owned company, which has 300 franchise offices and more than 6,500 agents in 10 western US states. Windermere agents close over 84,000 transactions and $36 billion in annual sales volume.


Kuba Jewgieniew
Founder and CEO
Realty One Group

A former stockbroker and computer programmer, Jewgieniew founded Realty One Group in 2005. The company enjoyed rapid growth in 2018 adding nearly 100 franchises across 35 states thanks to an aggressive franchise drive alongside some key hires.


Matt Widdows
Founder and Chairman
HomeSmart International

Widdows, founder and CEO of Arizona-based HomeSmart, has grown his company by empowering its more than 14,000 agents in 17 states with technology designed to streamline operations. The firm does approximately 56,000 transactions and $18 billion in sales each year.


Dorothy "Dottie" Herman
Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Named one of America's Richest Self-Made Women by Forbes Magazine, Herman sold her 29 percent stake in Douglas Elliman Real Estate for $40 million at the close of 2018. She retains the title of CEO of this 115-office mega company, which does over $26 billion in annual sales.


Sherry Chris
President and CEO
Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate

Chris, one of the highest-profile franchise CEOs in real estate, built the Better Homes and Garden Real Estate brand from the ground up. Today, it has 11,400 agents who work in 400 offices in 39 states and six countries. With an annual network sales volume of over $20 billion, it is the nation’s 11th largest residential real estate franchise (as per 2018 Mega 1000).


Jim M. Weichert
Founder and Co-President
Weichert Realtors

Jim Weichert founded his firm in 1969 in Chatham, New Jersey, and, along with his son James, has grown the company into over 500 corporate and affiliated offices serving 39 states with 18,000 agents. In 2018, Weichert Realtors generated $34 billion in sales volume, making it the country’s fifth largest brokerage.


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

In 2017, White led Realogy's luxury brand Sotheby's International Realty to its highest ever annual sales volume -- $108 billion -- and 2018 promises to be another record-breaking year. The organization has nearly 22,000 agents in 970 offices in 72 countries who do over 122,000 annual sides.


Greg Schwartz
President Media and Marketplace
Zillow Group

Schwartz, a 10-year executive of Zillow Group, became president of media and marketplace at Zillow Group in 2018. Schwartz leads companywide sales, business strategy and product development. Revenue surged past $1 billion for the first time in 2017 and will likely exceed $1.25 billion in 2018.


Pamela Liebman
President and CEO
The Corcoran Group

Liebman has led New York City-based luxury real estate firm Corcoran Group since 2000. The company, acquired in 2001 by Realogy, has more than 2,200 agents in 25 offices who do over $21 billion in annual sales. In October 2018, parent company Realogy announced plans to franchise the brand to global megacities and leisure markets.


Bradley "Brad" Inman
Founder and Publisher

Inman is an award-winning journalist and the founder and soul of the residential real estate industry’s leading news service. The company hosts the biannual Inman Connect conferences held in San Francisco and New York City. Inman is also the founder of HomeGain, TurnHere and Vook.


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

The third-generation leader of the brokerage his grandfather founded 87 years ago, Scott oversees more than 3,000 agents in over 110 offices in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. In 2017, the company’s approximate 37,000 transaction sides and $14.4 billion annual sales made it the nation’s the 17th largest brokerage.


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

A charismatic industry leader, Hale heads one of the nation’s largest Realtor associations in HAR, which has over 55,000 Realtor and real estate firm members across Texas. He runs the association and its popular MLS with a market-driven, member-centric focus that has made it a cutting-edge leader and model for others.


Josh Team
Chief Innovation Officer
Keller Williams Realty International

Team leads Keller Williams' innovation labs and developing platforms, which develops solutions for the industry's largest real estate brokerage company. With Keller Williams Realty making technology its core focus, Team is becoming increasingly powerful. In January 2018 Team was appointed president of KW.


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

Detwiler manages the Long & Foster Companies, which has 230 offices and approximately 11,000 agents who annually close over 85,000 transactions totaling over $31 billion in sales revenue. In December 2017 HomeServices of America acquired Long & Foster.


Joel Singer
California Association of Realtors

As the long-time leader of the California Association of Realtors, Singer plays a leading role in the industry, not just as the head of the nation's largest state association with over 185,000 members, but as a technology pioneer who played a key role in developing CAR’s subsidiary Real Estate Business Services.


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

Hulme heads Alain Pinel Realtors, the nation’s 10th largest residential real estate firm based on annual sales volume analyzed by the 2018 Mega 1000.. This Northern California-based brokerage has 1,400 agents doing more than $12 billion in annual sales. APR also operates property management, mortgage and insurance divisions within the organization.


Glenn Sanford
Founder and CEO
eXp World Holdings

Sanford leads the fast-growing national cloud-based real estate brokerage company eXp Realty, which now has over 14,000 agents. The company moved from a penny stock to the NASDAQ in 2018 surging the company’s valuation over $1 billion. The company’s third quarter 2018 revenue landed at an impressive $157 million.


Simon Chen
ERA Real Estate

After appointed ERA Real Estate chief operating officer in 2017, Chen became CEO in 2018. Widely known as a technology expert, Chen has big plans for using augmented reality to elevate ERA into a real estate technology leader.


Chris Raveis & Ryan Raveis
William Raveis Real Estate

Brothers Chris and Ryan lead the family firm William Raveis Real Estate as co-presidents. Chris manages residential sales and Ryan manages mortgage operations. The firm's brokerage has 130 offices across nine Northeast states and over 4,000 agents who do over $10 billion in annual sales.


Eric Wu
Co-Founder and CEO

Wu runs well-funded Opendoor, a significant new industry innovator working to streamline the homeselling and buying process. In 2018, the company raised an additional $725 million, bringing its total equity financing to date to $1.045 billion. Wu has earmarked some of the capital to double his team count, expand to more cities and grow the company's mortgage, title and closing services.


Arthur "Art" Carter
California Regional Multiple Listing Services

Carter leads CRMLS, the US’s largest subscriber-based MLS, which serves over 93,000 agent members. He also serves as chairman of the Real Estate Standards Organization and as strategic manager on the board of Midwest Real Estate Data. Awarded the 2017 Peter Shuttleworth MLS Executive Award of Excellence, Carter is the most powerful and influential MLS executive in the country.


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 world’s largest Re/Max subfranchisor, which has over 2,900 broker-owners and 40,000 agents in 2,900 offices in over 36 countries.


Michael Golden & Thaddeus Wong

Golden and Wong lead @properties, the largest independent brokerage in Chicago and Illinois. The company, which serves clients in Michigan, Indiana and Wisconsin, has 2,300 agents in 25 offices who did over 18,000 transactions and more than $9 billion in sales in 2017.


Bill Malkasian
Chief Advocacy Officer and SVP
National Association of Realtors

Malkasian leads NAR’s team of lobbyists and legislative and regulatory policy analysts. He also directs the Realtors Political Action Committee’s political operations and oversees regional political directors and public issue advocacy. Previously, he directed the Realtor Party initiative as vice president of political strategic planning.


Harold E. Crye
President and CEO
Crye-Leike Realtors

Crye has built his 40-year-old, Tennessee-based firm into a Mid-South powerhouse with over 125 offices and 3,200 agents who did $6.5 billion in sales in 2017. Crye serves on the board of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and is a past chairman of The Realty Alliance.


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

Fifty-year industry vet Flick serves as both the president of HomeServices of America’s Atlantic Region and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, which has over 4,000 agents in more than 60 offices across Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware.


Errol Samuelson
Chief Industry Development Officer
Zillow Group

Samuelson is responsible for Zillow Group's industry relations strategy and business-to-business product development and tools, roles he has played since joining the company in 2014. He spearheaded Zillow’s successful 2018 Canadian expansion and its entry into the iBuyer space.


David Osborn
Regional Owner
Keller Williams Realty North Texas

One of Keller Williams Realty’s most invested owners, Osborn serves as a regional partner and investor in five regions and nine market centers with 14 offices and 4,500 agents who do over $10 billion in annual sales. Also an author, Osborn is a member of the Keller Williams Master Faculty and the co-author of Wealth Can't Wait.


Paul Boomsma
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World

Boomsma became president and CEO of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE) in 2018, bringing more than 20 years of real estate experience to his new position. He is credited with creating the company's highly successful Luxury Portfolio International division.


Chris Bennett
General Manager

Bennett leads the Real Solutions Group in CoreLogic’s Property Information and Analytics’s division. He oversees the development and management of the industry’s most widely used residential real estate software solutions touching 1.3 million agents including Matrix360, Realist, Trestle, and SafeMLS Plus.


Steve Morris
Founder and Chairman
EXIT Realty Corp. International

As the founder and chairman of EXIT, Morris heads up franchise network of 510 offices and 21,600 agents who do nearly $20 billion in annual sales. He is also credited with developing the firm's innovative residual bonus-based business model.


Merrily Hackett
Managing Partner
Sutton WestCoast Realty

Hackett heads up West Coast Realty, one of Canada’s largest brokerages and the largest franchisee of Canada-based Sutton Group. The brokerage has 25 offices and nearly 2,000 agents who do over 22,000 annual transactions and over $19 billion in annual sales.


Chad Ochsner
Re/Max Alliance

Ochsner oversees Colorado's largest privately-owned real estate company, Re/Max Alliance and Re/Max Equity, which, combined, have 1,300 agents across Colorado and Oregon who do nearly 18,000 annual transaction sides and over $7.4 billion in annual sales.


Scott Webber
LIV Sotheby's International Realty

Through several acquisitions, Webber has built three different Sotheby's International Realty companies: Summit, Sierra and LIV. The combined companies include 30 offices and over 700 real estate agents who closed more than $6 billion in 2017.


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 combined have over 32 offices and more than 1,300 agents in Washington and Oregon who do over $6 billion in annual sales.


John Smaby
National Association of Realtors

Formerly the president of the Minnesota Association of Realtors, Smaby has held almost every elected position at NAR before becoming its president in 2019. He is a 40-year veteran and second-generation Realtor and currently serves as a broker of recruiting and special projects at Edina Realty.


Thomas "Tom" Phillips
Bright MLS

Phillips worked alongside other industry veterans to usher in one of the industry's hallmark MLS mergers -- Bright MLS. He now leads the country’s second largest MLS, which serves 43 Realtor associations and 85,000 agents in six states and Washington, D.C.


Joan Docktor
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach Realtors

Docktor oversees 65 Fox & Roach offices and over 4,000 agents who do $11.7 billion in annual sales. In addition, she directs the company's relocation, new construction and development divisions and its mortgage wing, Trident Mortgage. Fox & Roach is the third largest brokerage in the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network.


Dan Elsea & Stuart Elsea
Real Estate One

The Elsea brothers, Dan and Stuart, serve as co-presidents of Real Estate One, the country’s 28th largest brokerage. Founded by their grandfather, Staunton Elsea, in 1929, the firm has become Michigan’s largest real estate brokerage and in 2017 had more than 43 offices and 2,000 agents who did $5.6 billion in annual sales.


Howard Hoby Hanna IV
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services

A third-generation Howard Hanna executive, Hanna runs the firm's real estate brokerage operations, which span nine states and 263 offices with 7,600 agents who closed over 97,000 transactions and $18.4 billion in sales in 2017. Howard Hanna is one of the country’s largest family run brokerages.


Tami Bonnell
President and CEO
EXIT Realty Corp. International

The face of EXIT Realty, Bonnell has led US operations since 2001. The network has 510 offices and 21,600 agents who do nearly $20 billion in annual sales.


Martin H. Charlwood
Vice Chairman and CEO
Century 21 Canada

Charlwood joined the 400-office Century 21 Canada master franchisor, founded by his father U. Gary Charlwood, in 1990. Since then, Charlwood, who once owned and operated a Century 21 Canada office himself, worked in nearly every facet of the business before taking over as CEO in 2014.


Mary Lee Blaylock
President, West Coast Region
HomeServices of America

Blaylock oversees HomeServices of America’s West Coast operations as president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties, which has more than 2,500 agents in 50 offices who did $12.8 billion in sales in 2017.


Katherine "Kate" Rossi
EVP, Eastern Region

A powerful and motivational leader, Rossi oversees the strategic initiatives of nearly 20,000 agents in 400 offices along the Eastern Seaboard, including New England, Connecticut, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, the Carolinas, Florida and Texas. In 2018, HousingWire recognized her as one of its Women of Influence.


Greg Macres
EVP, Western Region

Macres became regional executive vice president at NRT in 2017. In this position, he oversees the brokerage’s western region, which includes over 320 offices and 22,000 agents in 13 states. He began his real estate career in Silicon Valley more than 35 years ago and previously served as senior vice president of


Susan "Sue" Yannaccone
Regional EVP, Eastern Seaboard and Midwest Regions

With nearly two decades of leadership experience in franchise management and real estate brokerage operations, Yannaccone became a regional executive vice president for NRT in 2018. She oversees 240 NRT-owned Coldwell Banker offices in the Eastern Seaboard and Midwest regions.


Tom Ferry
Founder and CEO
Tom Ferry International

Ferry got his start by working for his father, real estate coach extraordinaire, Mike Ferry. In 2005, he started his own coaching company and has worked with more than 500,000 agents since then. Both his books, Life! By Design and Mindset, Model and Marketing!, are New York Times bestsellers.


Greg Mason
President and CEO
Edina Realty

In addition to serving as HomeServices of America’s Midwest region president, Mason is president and CEO of Edina Realty. A market leader in Minnesota and western Wisconsin, Edina Realty has over 75 offices and nearly 2,500 agents who do approximately $9 billion in annual sales.


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

Graboske leads Black Knight Inc.'s Data and Analytics division, overseeing technology development, product marketing and program management. Prior to his appointment in 2014, he served as senior vice president of Real Estate and Financial Services for CoreLogic.


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

Johnson serves as NAR’s general counsel and chief member experience officer. She ensures NAR's programs, policies and activities comply with the law. Johnson joined NAR in 2007 and became general counsel in 2014.


Brian Buffini
Founder and CEO
Buffini & Company

Buffini & Company has trained more than 3 million professionals in 37 countries since its 1996 inception. An Irish-American immigrant, 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.


Stephen Baird
President and CEO
Baird & Warner

Led by Baird since 1991, this 162-year-old family-owned business is one of the country’s oldest real estate brokerages. The company has 26 offices and 2,300 agents in the Chicago area who do nearly $6 billion in annual sales.


Paul Morris
Regional Owner
Keller Williams Realty Forward Management

Morris owns and runs Keller Williams Realty Forward Management, one of Keller William Realty’s largest market centers. The firm has 11 offices and more than 3,000 agents who do over $6 billion in annual sales. Morris also serves as director of three California Keller Williams Realty regions, which include 10,000 agents who, combined, do annual sales of over $19 billion.


Elton C. Ash
Regional EVP
Re/Max Western Canada

Ash manages regional operations for Re/Max Western Canada, which has an approximate 35 percent market share in Western Canada with 278 offices and 6,900 agents who do approximately $75 billion in annual sales. Ash joined Re/Max in 1984 as an agent and assumed his current position in 2005.


Kathryn "Kathy" A. Korte

Korte is executive vice president of NRT and president and CEO of Sotheby's International Realty Inc., the Sotheby offices owned by NRT. In this capacity, she oversees 1,900 agents in 43 offices who do nearly $16 billion in annual sales.


James O'Bryon
Co-owner and CEO
Re/Max Gold

O'Bryon heads up California's largest Re/Max franchise in Re/Max Gold, which has 43 offices in northern and central California. Re/Max Gold's 1,200 agents handle more than 13,000 transactions each year and an estimated $5.3 billion in annual sales.


James Dwiggins

Dwiggins is responsible for more than 440 real estate offices and 3,400 agents across the country as head of NextHome, which owns the NextHome and Realty World Northern California and Northern Nevada franchise networks. Each year, the company closes more than 17,000 transactions and $5 billion in sales.


Lawrence Yun
SVP and Chief Economist
National Association of Realtors

As NAR’s chief economist and senior vice president of research, Dr. Yun is widely acknowledged as the nation's foremost residential real estate industry economist. He creates economic forecasts and provides housing market analysis for the trade group and leads NAR's research group, which includes its marketing research and predictive analytics teams.


Stan Humphries
Chief Analytics Officer
Zillow Group

As chief analytics officer, Humphries oversees Zillow Group’s financial planning and analysis, corporate strategy, economic research, data science and engineering, marketing and business analytics and pricing analytics. He developed the company’s popular Zestimate feature and its first algorithm. Humphries also co-authored, with Zillow Group CEO Spencer Rascoff, The New York Times bestseller, Zillow Talk: The New Rules of Real Estate.


Mike Pappas
The Keyes Company

A fourth-generation leader of the 90-year-old family-owned brokerage, Pappas oversees the strategic vision for Florida’s largest independently owned brokerage. The company has 50 offices, more than 2,800 agents and over $4.5 billion in annual sales. He also serves as vice chairman of NAR's Big Broker Advisory Board.


Pat Riley
President and CEO
Allen Tate Companies

Riley leads the Carolinas' largest real estate company in Allen Tate Companies, which spans 47 offices in north and south Carolina. The company has 1,600 agents who do over $5.5 billion in annual sales. Hanna Holdings acquired Allen Tate Companies in 2018.


Tom Tognoli
President and CEO
Intero Real Estate Services

Tognoli, who became CEO of Intero Real Estate Services when HomeServices of America acquired the firm in 2014, heads up 16 offices and 60 franchise locations with more than 6,200 agents and teams who do over $7.4 billion in annual sales.


Craig Cheatham
The Realty Alliance

As CEO of The Realty Alliance, Cheatham runs a powerful network of the nation’s 70 largest brokerages, which represent 100,000 agents in 2,700 offices. Realty Alliance brokerage members collectively do more than $340 billion in annual sales.


Cameron Merage
Chief Executive Officer
First Team Real Estate

Merage founded California-based First Team Real Estate in 1976. As CEO, he has grown the firm into the nation’s 25th largest real estate brokerage with 1,700 agents in 29 offices who do nearly $6 billion in annual sales.


Joe Horning
President and CEO
Shorewest Realtors

As the third-generation leader of the 70-year-old family-owned brokerage Shorewest Realtors, Horning has grown the company to over 23 offices and nearly 1,000 agents in Wisconsin. In addition, Horning serves as chairman of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.


David Mele

Mele oversees the overall business strategy and day-to-day operations of, which, with an average of 36 million monthly visits in the first quarter of 2018, is the country's fifth most trafficked real estate site, according to SimilarWeb stats. The company remains a popular advertising alternative to Zillow Group sites and


Ben Kinney
Regional Owner
Keller Williams Realty Western Realty

Kinney owns several Keller Williams Realty brokerages with a combined agent count of more than 1,300. He also runs one of the nation’s top 25 teams, multiple real estate technology firms, a coaching operation and the large real estate social network ActiveRain. Each year, Keller Williams Western Realty does over 9,000 units and $3.6 billion in sales.


Anthony Hitt
Engel & Völkers Americas

Hitt heads up US operations for Germany-based franchisor Engel & Völkers, which specializes in luxury residential property. In the Americas E&V has more than 3,000 agents, 160 real estate shops and accounts for over $9.5 billion in annual sales.


David Charron
MRIS Investors

In 2018, Charron stepped down as Bright MLS chief strategy officer and became an advisor, which allows him to continue serving in several senior industry leadership positions, including chair of the Council of Multiple Listing Services and the MLS RoundTable, director at NAR and president of MRIS Investors Inc.


Rosey Koberlein
President and CEO
Long Companies

In addition to heading operations for HomeServices of America’s 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 over 14 offices who do more than $2.5 billion in annual sales.


Candace Adams
President and CEO
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England, New York & Westchester Properties

In addition to overseeing operations in HomeServices of America’s second largest region -- the Northeast region -- Adams serves as president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties, whose 1,400 agents in 52 offices do over $3.7 billion in annual sales.


Dan Duffy
United Real Estate Group

Duffy oversees the large real estate network United Real Estate Group, which operates residential, country and auctioneering divisions. Its residential real estate brand, United Real Estate, operates with an agent flat-fee business model and has over 3,800 agents working in 85 offices across the US. The group’s country sales division has more than 6,000 agents in 500 offices.


Dianna Kokoszka
KW MAPS Coaching

As CEO of Mega Achievement Productivity Systems (MAPS), Kokoszka leads over 100 coaches for Keller Williams Realty. This makes MAPS the largest training arm of any real estate company; each year, it trains over 25,000 agents. Kokoszka is a John Maxwell-certified coach and the author of 19 books.


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

Sibcy, a 50-year industry veteran, heads this Cincinnati-based Midwest region powerhouse as its third-generation leader; he oversees more than 1,000 agents in 23 offices who do over $2.5 billion in annual sales. He also serves on the board of directors for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.


Arik Prawer
President Homes Division
Zillow Group

As president of Zillow Group’s Homes Division, Prawer oversees the buying, renovating and selling of homes through Zillow Offers. Before joining Zillow Group in 2018, he served as chief integration officer at Invitation Homes, one of the country’s largest single-family rental owners and operators.


Michael Wurzer
President and CEO

Wurzer oversees FBS, the creator of the Flexmls system used by over 150 MLSs and 200,000 agents. He also serves on the board of directors of both the Council of Multiple Listing Services and the Real Estate Standards Organization, where he serves as vice chair.


Michael Saunders
Founder and CEO
Michael Saunders & Company

Saunders founded her firm in 1976 and has built it into one of Florida’s largest brokerages with 24 offices and nearly 700 agents who do over $2.75 billion in annual sales. The Leading Real Estate Companies of the World recently presented her a Hall of Fame Award, the organization's top tier leadership recognition.


Mary Tennant
Regional Owner/KW Board Member
Keller Williams Realty

Previously Keller Williams Realty International's president, Tennant remains a force as a board member. She is also the owner of four market centers that do nearly $3 billion in annual sales, including a 1,300-agent Keller Williams office, one of the brand’s largest US offices.


David A. Burris (et. al)
Terra Holdings, LLC

Burris is a principal and co-chairman of Terra Holdings, which owns and operates several real estate firms including Brown Harris Stevens, Halstead Property and Vanderbilt Holdings. Combined, these firms have 2,000 agents who do over $8 billion in annual sales. The firm also manages over 400 buildings and 26,000 residential units.


John DiMichele
Toronto Real Estate Board

As head of the 50,000-member Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB), DiMichele runs the world’s largest local Realtor board. He joined TREB as chief information officer in 2002 and became CEO in 2014.


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 who do over $4.5 billion in annual sales.


Brenda TusHaus
Re/Max Results

In 2018, TusHaus became CEO of the country’s largest Re/Max franchise in Re/Max Results, which has over 1,100 agents in 40 offices in Minnesota and Wisconsin who do $7.3 billion in annual sales. Prior to becoming CEO, TusHaus held a variety of positions over 16 years with the company, most recently as chief operating officer.


Stephen Meyers
President and CEO
Houlihan Lawrence

Meyers retained a leadership role at Houlihan Lawrence following HomeServices of America’s acquisition of the company in 2017. Previously, he worked alongside his brother and sister, Chris and Nancy, to grow the company to over 1,000 agents in 29 offices who did over $6.7 billion in annual sales.


Eric Eckardt
Purplebricks USA

Eckardt is the US CEO of the fast-growing flat-fee brokerage business model Purplebricks. The company, headquarted in Great Britain, has seen huge success in the UK and Australia. After raising $177 million in 2018, $71 million of which is earmarked to fuel growth in the US, the company is expected to make waves in 2019.


Pierre Titley
Co-Founder and President
Re/Max Quebec

Titley is the founding president of large regional franchise Re/Max Quebec. Since its beginnings in 1982, Titley has grown the organization to more than 3,800 agents and 146 offices across the province. In 2018, the franchise region was recognized for having the largest regional net gain among US and Canadian Re/Max franchise regions.


Michael Bourque
The Canadian Real Estate Association

As CEO of CREA, Canada's largest single-industry trade association, Bourque represents more than 125,000 real estate brokers and agents working for more than 90 real estate boards and associations. He previously led the Railway Association of Canada as CEO and has decades of experience in public policy.


Mauricio Umansky
Founder and CEO
The Agency RE

Umansky is a real estate agent and broker, media personality and philanthropist who leads Los Angeles-based The Agency. Since founding the luxury firm in 2011, he has grown it to more than 180 agents in 18 offices who did over $3.8 billion in sales in 2017. In 2018, it was the nation’s 42nd largest brokerage.


Rei Mesa
President and CEO
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty

With decades of industry experience, Mesa leads a team of nearly 1,800 agents in more than 40 offices throughout Florida who do $2.9 billion in annual sales. Mesa also serves on the board of managers for Project Upstream. HomeServices of America acquired BHHS Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty in January 2019.


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

In his 30 years as president and owner of William Pitt/Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty, Breunich has built the company into a market leader in Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. Ranked as the nation’s 39th largest brokerage in 2018, the firm has 27 offices and over 1,000 agents who completed 6,032 transactions and over $4 billion in sales in 2017.


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

Green has grown Premier Sotheby's International Realty into one of the world’s five largest Sotheby's affiliates. It has over 700 agents in more than 40 offices who do nearly $3.2 billion in annual sales. She previously served as senior vice president and chief administrative officer at NRT.


Diane Ramirez
Chairman and CEO
Halstead Property

Ramirez leads Halstead Real Estate, which has 35 offices and 1,300 agents across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. She also serves on the New York State Board of Real Estate and is vice chairman for Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.


Brian Bair
Co-Founder and CEO

Bair co-founded Offerpad in 2015 with Jerry Coleman and today serves as its CEO. Similar to Opendoor, Offerpad uses on-demand technology to provide sellers with fast offers and sales.


Syd Leibovitch
Founder and CEO
Rodeo Realty Inc.

Rodeo Realty founder Leibovitch heads one of the leading residential real estate firms in Los Angeles and Ventura counties with nearly 1,000 agents in 12 offices who do $5.2 billion in annual sales.


Steve Murray
Real Trends

Murray serves as president and editor of Real Trends, which he co-founded in 1987. The firm publishes productivity rankings of the nation's top brokerages, teams and agents, and hosts the annual Gathering of Eagles conference. He is also extensively involved in many brokerage mergers and acquisitions.


Robert W Merrick
Chairman and CEO
Latter & Blum Realtors (ERA Powered)

Merrick heads the world’s largest ERA Real Estate affiliate, which operates under a variety of brands in Louisiana and Texas, including Latter & Blum, CJ Brown, Noles-Frye, Van Eaton & Romero and Realty Associates. Latter and Blum ERA's 4,000 agents in 40 offices did over $3 billion in sales and 12,800 transactions in 2017.


Kevin Wiles
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty

Wiles has served as president and principal broker of BHHS PenFed Realty since 2006 and has helped grow the firm to 60 branches with approximately 1,800 agents who do over $4.3 billion in annual sales. Originally founded in Washington, D.C., the company now spans nine states.


John Featherston
Founder and Publisher

Featherston founded RISMedia in 1980 and today the news service reaches over 350,000 industry professionals with its Daily eNews, monthly magazine, frequent webinars, newsletters, leadership conference and annual Power Broker dinner.


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 do over $4.5 billion in annual sales. Re/Max has recognized Estate Properties as one of the top offices in the "Largest Re/Max Category."


Vinnie Tracey
Realty One Group

Tracey became president of Realty One Group in 2017, leading their franchise division to tremendous growth in 2018 with over 85 new franchisees in 2018. Prior to joining the company, he served as president of Re/Max where he helped the company grow to over 100,000 agents in over 100 countries.


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

Duran leads the Orange County, Riverside County and San Diego Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage offices. She oversees 33 offices, 2,350 sales associates and 140 employees and agents who do over $8 billion in annual sales. Previously, she served as regional vice president for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Greater Los Angeles.


Bryan Fair
Regional Owner
Keller Williams Realty Pinnacle Partners Group

Fair serves as a regional operating principal for Keller Williams Realty in the New York tri-state area. The region’s nearly 2,900 agents do more than 21,000 annual transactions for over $5 billion in annual sales. He also serves as an operating principal for four Atlanta-based real estate offices.


Joshua Harley
Fathom Realty

Harley leads Fathom Realty, a cloud-based, technology-driven, full-service real estate brokerage that offers agents flat-fee commission splits and equity ownership. Founded in 2010, the company already has a presence in 19 states and over 1,700 agents who do more than $2.4 billion in annual sales.


Mark Stark
President and CEO
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties

Stark is responsible for the overall strategic vision for the largest independently owned and operated residential real estate company in Nevada in Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties. It has 21 offices and more than 2,700 agents who do $4.8 billion in annual sales.


Bill Scavone
President and COO
Weichert Real Estate Affiliates

In 2016, Scavone became president of Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, where he oversees more than 500 corporate and affiliate offices in 39 states with 18,000 agents who do $34 billion in annual sales and 126,000 transactions. He was named a top franchise executive by Franchise Business Review in 2017.


Teresa King Kinney
Miami Association of Realtors

King Kinney heads up one of the nation’s largest Realtor associations in the 46,000-member Miami Association of Realtors. She has advanced the association's international efforts by signing a record 179 international partnerships.


Andrew Peck
Royal Pacific Realty

Peck oversees more than 1,250 agents in six Vancouver offices who do over 10,000 annual transactions and $12 billion in annual sales. He served as the 2017 president of the Canadian Real Estate Association and currently sits on its board of directors.


Grier Allen
Founder and CEO

Founded in 2006, Allen has grown BoomTown into one of the industry’s leading lead generation, CRM software providers. BoomTown connects millions of homebuyers and sellers with its agent and broker clients through its online marketing system. The company has been recognized numerous times on the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Companies list.


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

Crumbaugh leads Allison James Estates & Homes, an agent flat-fee brokerage with more than 1,100 agents in 85 offices in 16 states. The firm does over 10,000 annual transactions and $3 billion in annual sales.


Dave Gordon
Realogy Holdings Corp.

In 2018, Gordon became executive vice president and chief technology officer at Realogy, where he is responsible for the company’s technology transformation. He has more than 20 years of leadership experience in technology, innovation and business operations in the financial services industry.


Allan Dalton
Real Living Real Estate

Dalton is the newly appointed CEO of Real Living, and serves as the executive vice president of research and development for HSF Affiliates. A seasoned industry executive who founded Town Advisor, he has served as CEO of and as president and owner of a 32-office Northeast brokerage purchased by Realogy.


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

Eiland and Woodroof run the Houston-based brokerage powerhouse Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene. The brokerage has 1,100 agents in 21 offices who do over $2.5 billion in annual sales. Woodroof is also active in many state and national Realtor associations.


Guy Wolcott
Founder and CEO

Wolcott runs Homesnap, which powers the industry's Broker Public Portal initiative. In 2017, Wolcott's Homesnap Pro partnered with Bright MLS to provide listings in the Mid-Atlantic to consumers in its footprint. In 2018, Inc. 500 recognized Homesnap as the fourth fastest growing private company in real estate.


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

Jensen leads one of the country’s largest MLSs in MRED, which has nearly 45,000 members. She also plays a key role in the MLS Grid, the MLS data-sharing initiative currently serving seven MLSs. Jensen also serves on the boards of the Council of Multiple Listing Services, California Regional MLS and the Broker Public Portal.


Joe King
President, Ohio

King has served as president of Coldwell Banker West Shell in Cincinnati and Coldwell Banker King Thompson in Columbus, Ohio, overseeing the operations of 18 offices and more than 1,500 agents throughout central Ohio, northern Kentucky and southeastern Indiana.


Duff Rubin
President, Mid-Atlantic Region

Rubin oversees Coldwell Banker's Mid-Atlantic region, which has 30 offices and over 2,300 agents in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Delaware. Previously, Rubin served as the regional senior vice president of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Florida.


Charles El-Moussa
President of Coldwell Banker Texas

El-Moussa was appointed to the newly created position of president of Coldwell Banker Texas in 2018. In this position, he oversees 42 offices with more than 2,200 agents who do over $5 billion in sales on more than 17,000 transactions. Previously, he served as chief operating officer and general counsel for Re/Max of Texas.


Ayoub Rabah
President, Chicago

Rabah became president of the Chicago operations of NRT in 2018. With over a decade of real estate experience, he oversees the daily sales operations of over 3,700 affiliated agents in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin and Michigan.


Matthew Consalvo
Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service

Consalvo runs one of the nation's largest MLSs in Arizona Regional MLS, which has approximately 39,000 members. In 2018, he announced an agreement to form the first major noncontiguous MLS venture with Metro MLS in Wisconsin that will eventually serve over 45,000 subscribers.


Merri Jo Cowen
My Florida Regional MLS

With over 34 years in the industry, Cowen oversees one of the nation’s largest MLSs in My Florida Regional MLS, which serves 57,000 subscribers, 14 shareholder associations and three customer associations in central and southwest Florida. She is a former president of the Council of Multiple Listing Services.


York Baur
Moxi Works

A passionate believer in technology, Baur leads MoxiWorks, which offers an end-to-end brokerage technology solution used by over 60 brokerages, more than 110,000 agents and over 40 platform partners. The company was named one of the 10 Best Cloud Solution Providers in 2018.


Morgan Carey
Founder and CEO
Real Estate Webmasters, Inc.

Carey's growing company offers custom websites to more than 2,000 real estate brokerages who serve over 60,000 agents in Canada and the US. In 2017, REW was ranked among the fastest-growing Canadian companies by PROFIT 500 based on its five-year revenue growth of nearly 400 percent.


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 the e-signature and transaction management platform giant DocuSign. DocuSign is used to complete an average of over 2.5 million real estate transactions each year.


Kathy Condon
President and CEO
MLS Property Information Network

Condon runs one of the country’s largest MLSs in MLSPIN, which serves over 37,000 members and over 3 million consumers in six New England states and New York. She has also served as president of the Council of Multiple Listing Services and as a member of the 2017 California Regional MLS board of directors.


Mike Ferry
Founder and President
The Mike Ferry Organization

Ferry founded the Mike Ferry Organization in 1975, and has grown it into a multimillion-dollar company with tens of thousands of clients. After a distinguished 40-year career, he is still one of the country’s leading real estate coaches.


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

Games leads Pacific Sotheby's International Realty with 1,600 agents in over 30 offices who do over
$3.8 billion in annual sales. Due to a five-year, noncompete agreement, he was sidelined during the real estate market downturn after selling Prudential California Realty to HomeServices of America, but is now building a large brokerage.


Richard (Rick) Haase
United Real Estate Group

In 2018, Haase became president of United Real Estate, where he is responsible for the company’s enterprise operations in Dallas. He oversees United’s six business units and drives the growth strategy for United Real Estate's 70 offices and over 3,000 agents. He previously served as CEO of Latter & Blum.


Deems Dickinson
Russ Lyon Sotheby's Intl. Realty

Three-decade industry veteran Dickinson runs Arizona-based Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty, where he oversees over 900 agents who do $3.3 billion in annual sales. He was elected to the board of ARMLS in 2018.


Mark Birschbach
National Association of Realtors

Birschbach is responsible for managing Second Century Ventures, NAR’s technology accelerator REach, the Realtor Benefits Program and The Center for Realtor Technology. Previously, he served as vice president of strategic investments at NAR and was responsible for managing several NAR investments.


Dan Forsman
President and CEO
Berkshire Hathaway Georgia Properties

Under Forsman's leadership, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties has become metro Atlanta’s market leader 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.


Bill Kessler
Founder and CEO
Century 21 Affiliated

With 2,600 agents working in more than 112 offices across the Midwest and Florida, Kessler has grown his firm into Century 21’s largest franchise. At annual sales of over $3.5 billion on 20,000 transactions, his firm was the nation’s 46th largest brokerage in 2018.


Joel Macintosh

Macintosh founded WolfNet in 1996. The company provides responsive IDX property search, IDX websites, MLS data services and other services used by nearly 500,000 agents, brokerages and technology firms in over 640 MLS markets. In 2018, OJO Labs acquired Wolfnet, which will be operated as a separate company for the time being.


John Berkowitz
Co-Founder and CEO
OJO Labs

Berkowitz founded OJO to develop AI technology that automates lead conversations for agents and creates data-driven, personalized experiences for consumers. In 2018, OJO Labs acquired WolfNet Technologies, which grew OJO’s employee count to 290.


Rick Cunningham
Regional Owner
Keller Williams Realty Santa Monica

With over two decades in the business, Cunningham has established himself as an industry leader as a top franchise owner-investor with Keller Williams Realty. He has offices in Northern and Southern California and Honolulu. Collectively, his firm has over 1,450 residential and commercial agents who do $4.5 billion in annual sales.


Marilyn Wilson & Victor Lund
WAV Group

Husband and wife team Lund and Wilson own the real estate consulting firm WAV Group, which provides MLS, technology and public relations services to the residential real estate industry. They also manage the real estate and technology news service RETechnology.


Travis Kessler
Texas Association of Realtors

As CEO of the Texas Association of Realtors, Kessler leads the organization's over 114,000 members in 79 local Realtor associations. Before taking the reins in 2010, he served as CEO for the San Antonio Board of Realtors and the Greater Fort Worth Association of Realtors.


Brian Boero & Marc Davison
Managing Partners

Boero and Davison lead the well-known and respected 1000watt, which provides design, marketing, branding and advertising services to the residential real estate industry.


Ned Stringham
Inside Real Estate

With a vision of creating a true business solution for brokers, teams and agents, Stringham helps to shape the strategic direction of Inside Real Estate, a fast-growing real estate software company. Inside Real Estate built its kvCORE Platform to support the entire marketing-to-close lifecycle for brokers, teams and agents in one solution.


William "Bill" Watson
Watson Realty Corp.

Watson leads the over 50-year-old, family-owned Watson Realty Corp. The company has over 1,500 agents in 52 offices in northeast and central Florida and south Georgia. With annual sales of $3.5 billion, Watson Realty was the nation’s 45th largest brokerage in 2018.


Greg Robertson
Co-Founder and CEO
W&R Studios

Robertson heads up W&R Studios, maker of the Cloud Agent Suite of popular tools (Cloud CMA, Cloud MLX, Cloud Streams and Cloud Attract), used by more than 300,000 agents. Robertson also publishes the popular real estate blog Vendor Alley.


Conor McCluskey

McCluskey co-founded the interactive email service BombBomb and has grown the business into a multimillion-dollar operation. He has over 15 years of experience in sales, marketing and entrepreneurship.


Constance Freedman
Founder and Managing Partner
Moderne Ventures

Freedman leads the early stage investment fund and industry immersion program Moderne Ventures, which invests in technology companies in real estate, mortgage, finance, insurance and home services. Prior to launching Moderne Ventures, she served as CEO of NAR subsidiary Second Century Ventures.


Clay Fouts
President and Owner
West USA Realty Inc.

Fouts is the founder and owner of one of Arizona’s largest real estate firms in West USA Realty, which has over 2,400 agents in 17 offices who do over $3.3 billion in annual sales. In 2018, West USA Realty was the nation’s 48th largest real estate brokerage.


Todd Hetherington
Century 21 New Millennium

Hetherington leads one of the nation's largest Century 21 affiliates in Century 21 New Millennium, which has over 850 agents in 20 offices in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., who do nearly $3 billion in annual sales.


Dionna Hall
Realtors Association of the Palm Beaches & BeachesMLS

Following the merger in 2017 of Realtors of the Palm Beaches and Greater Fort Lauderdale, Hall became CEO of one of the country’s largest local Realtor associations, which represents five regional boards, 25,000 members and 30,000 MLS subscribers.


Tyler Smith
Founder and CEO

Smith founded SkySlope to empower brokers with an all-in-one transaction management platform. Today, the platform serves over 1,800 brokerages across the US and Canada. In 2017, Fidelity National Financial acquired a majority stake in the firm. Smith is also the author of Going Paperless: Taking Real Estate into the 21st Century.


Tim Hudak
Ontario Real Estate Association

In 2016, Hudak became CEO of OREA, Canada’s largest provincial real estate association, which represents 70,000 members. Previously, he served for 21 years in the Ontario legislature, including as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario.


Pat Shea
Lyon Real Estate

With more than two decades of real estate sales and leadership experience, Shea heads up Sacramento, California-based Lyon Real Estate, which has nearly 1,000 agents who do $3 billion in annual revenue. It was the nation’s 62nd largest brokerage in 2018. He also serves on the board of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.


Margy Grant
Florida Realtors

Grant, the former chief operating officer and general counsel for Florida Realtors, became the association's CEO in January 2019, heading up its 180,000 members spread across 54 boards and associations. A certified association executive, she is a member of the Florida, Massachusetts and California bar associations.


Jeff Hyland
Hilton & Hyland

Founded in 1993 by Hyland and partner Rick Hilton, Hilton & Hyland has become one of the most recognizable brands in Southern California. Collectively, the company’s 130 agents do over $3.3 billion in annual sales. Hyland is also the author of The Legendary Estates of Beverly Hills and former president of both the Beverly Hills and LA County Board of Realtors.


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

A 30-year industry veteran, Harrison leads Silicon Valley-based MLSListings, which serves 16,000 members. He also runs MLSListings subsidiary Aculist, an analytics solutions provider.


Mike Prodehl
President and CEO
Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group

When Coldwell Banker Honig Bell and Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group merged in 2015, Prodehl became president and CEO of the new company. The company has nearly 1,300 agents in 45 offices who do over $3 billion in annual sales on over 17,000 transactions.


Jon Coile
President and CEO
Champion Realty, Inc.

Jon Coile serves as president and CEO of large Maryland-based regional brokerage Champion Realty, which has 250 agents and seven offices. Coile also serves as chairman of Bright MLS and is a member of the Move Inc. Broker Advisory Board.


John "Jeff" Murtaugh
Kinetic Companies

Murtaugh has more than 37 years of real estate experience as a partner of Kinetic Companies and president and CEO of Realty Executives Phoenix, Tucson, Yuma, Green Valley and Tubac, Arizona. The company has over 1,000 agents and brokers in 52 offices who do over $2.7 billion in annual sales.


Zvi Band
Co-Founder and CEO

Band founded Contactually in 2011. The Smart CRM platform is focused on helping agents develop and strengthen authentic, long-lasting relationships. He has led Contactually to $12 million in venture funding, 75 employees and tens of thousands of customers.


Scott Smith
President and General Manager
Market Leader

Smith heads up the Constellation Real Estate Group, a software group that owns and operates a large portfolio of real estate software assets including Real Estate Digital, Zurple and Sharper Agent. He joined Constellation Software when it purchased Market Leader in 2015; he became president of the Constellation Real Estate Group in 2017.


Michael Miedler
Chief Growth Officer
Century 21 Real Estate

Miedler became global chief growth officer of Century 21 in March 2018 and in January 2019 was promoted to CEO. He joined Realogy in 2009 and has served in various corporate positions including Operations, Brokerage Growth and Strategy.


Dana Strandmo
SVP and Chief Administrative Officer
HomeServices of America

Strandmo has held the title of senior vice president and chief administrative officer with HomeServices of America since April 2015. He joined the organization in 2003 as SVP and general counsel, following serving Edina Realty as general counsel for seven years.


Chris Stuart
SVP Business Development and Operations
HSF Affiliates

Stuart leads the HSF Affiliates teams responsible for growing both the Real Living Real Estate and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices networks as well HSF's marketing, product and program management, IT, data analytics and operations.


Scott Durkin
Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Durkin joined Douglas Elliman Real Estate in January 2016 after 26 years with the Corcoran Group. He became president in 2017 and now oversees the company’s 7,000 agents in more than 115 offices who do over $26 billion in annual sales.


Denee Evans
Council of Multiple Listing Services

Evans is the first CEO of CMLS, the largest professional organization dedicated to the MLS industry. The organization helps guide the industry by facilitating collaboration, innovation and education for its over 230 members, including 163 MLSs representing 1 million subscribers.


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

As owner and CEO of 100-year-old F.C. Tucker Company, Litten oversees 40 offices and over 1,500 agents in Indiana and Kentucky who completed 3,300 transactions and did $2.75 billion in sales in 2017. A former chairman for the Indiana Real Estate Commission, he is active in the Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of Realtors and NAR.


Leo Pareja

Pareja founded Washington Capital Partners, one of the Mid-Atlantic region’s largest private lending companies. He also serves as CEO of real estate data analytics startup Remine, which aims to give real estate agents high-quality data and actionable intelligence. Previously, he served as the 2017 president of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals.


Mark Lowham
TTR Sotheby's International Realty

Lowham joined TTR Sotheby's International Realty in 2011 as its CEO and managing partner. He leads over 400 agents in seven offices who do nearly $3 billion in annual sales on 3,154 transaction sides. He was appointed to the board of directors for Bright MLS in 2015.


John Mosey
Northstar MLS

A native Canadian, Mosey became CEO of NorthstarMLS 15 years ago. In addition, he serves on the board of Council of Multiple Listing Services, MLS Grid and the Broker Public Portal. In his 40 years in organized real estate, he has also held leadership roles with Moore Data Management Systems and Cyberhomes.


Mitchell Skinner
Attorney and Owner
Larson Skinner

Skinner took over as managing partner of the Minneapolis-based law 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 several large MLSs.


Charles Williams

A third-generation real estate professional, Williams leads Buyside, a real estate analytics and marketing company that provides brokerages, agents and MLSs with aggregated buyer activity data. The company has partnered with nearly 50 of the largest real estate brokerages in the country, representing over 100,000 agents.


Andrew Flachner

Flachner's RealScout provides agents and their clients with a computer vision-powered home search solution. The platform distills aggregated data from buyers to determine market insights and ideal price to create market specific buyer graphs. Flachner, a repeat technology entrepreneur, has led the company in raising nearly $15 million in funding.


Jim Speer
New York MLS

Speer is the CEO of New York MLS, a newly formed, regional 40,000-member MLS consisting of the MLSs of Long Island and the Hudson Gateway. He previously served as the SVP of operations at MLSLI, where he was instrumental in developing the first MLS consumer-facing website.


Jonathan and Yvette Boatwright
Realty Austin

Jonathan and Yvette, the company's principal broker, lead a firm of over 400 agents in six offices in Austin, Texas. Realty Austin was the top independent real estate brokerage in Austin in 2017 with over $2.6 billion in sales. As chief technology officer of Realty Austin, Jonathan brings 16 years of experience as an IT professional to the firm.


Sean Black

Black leads New York-based Knock, an online home trade-in platform that lets consumers instantly sell or trade in their home. He has raised $33 million in venture capital from investors including RRE, Redpoint, Greycroft and others. Black previously served as Trulia's vice president of sales.


Mark Choey
Co-Founder and CTO
Climb Real Estate

With co-founders Chris Lim and Tiffany Combs, Choey founded San Francisco-based Climb Real Estate in 2010. It grabbed the imagination of the San Francisco luxury neighborhood market and rapidly became a popular San Francisco Bay Area luxury brand. Realogy acquired it in 2016 and recently announced that it would begin franchising the brand in 2019.


Vance Loiselle

Following Boston Logic’s 2017 acquisition of Propertybase, Loiselle took the reins of Boston Logic, a cloud platform for MLS-integrated luxury websites and lead management. As CEO, he is responsible for driving company strategy and expansion.


Dave Garland
Second Century Ventures

Garland brings over 16 years of strategic advisory experience to his role as CEO of NAR’s venture arm Second Century Ventures. In addition, he supports existing SCV portfolio companies and plays a critical role in increasing the financial value of REach companies through coaching, mentoring and strategic advisory.


Marisa Calderon
Executive Director
The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals

Calderon brings 18 years of experience in the financial services and housing industry to NAHREP. She also serves on the Fannie Mae Affordable Housing Advisory Council, the advisory board of the Banc of California and the board of directors of the Hispanic Wealth Project.


Antoine Thompson
Executive Director

Thompson serves as executive director of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, the oldest minority real estate trade association with local chapters in over 90 cities and 30 states. He is an agent with Class A Real Estate in New York, a past president at Empire Board of Realtists and holds a Doctor of Laws from Medaille College.


Patrick Archeveld
Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies

Archeveld leads Toronto-based Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies, a real estate tech company that provides brokerages solutions ranging from front office operations and websites to extranets to back-office tools. The firm serves over 9,000 real estate offices across North America.


Jason Waugh
President and CEO
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate

Waugh leads Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. The company has almost 1,000 agents operating from 30 offices.


Susan Mueller
Move, Inc.

In Mueller's short three years Move Inc., she has restructured the company's industry relations team along geographic lines to enhance regional engagement, spearheaded a launch an ambassador program and adopted new company communication models to deliver news and hyperlocal content faster and more efficiently. Previously, she served as chief marketing officer of Coldwell Banker Bain.


Tim Dain

In 2017, Dain became CEO of Mid America Regional Information Systems, where he oversees the service of its 13,000 members and 13 associations in 58 counties in Missouri and Illinois. Known as a visionary thinker, his focus at MARIS centers on empowering members with business solutions, education and information.


Anne Marie DeCatsye
Charlotte Regional Realtor Association

DeCatsye leads both the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association and CarolinaMLS. CarolinaMLS currently provides services to more than 11,500 brokers and agents.


Rob Lehman
Chief Growth Officer

Lehman is responsible for company growth, including oversight of enterprise sales, expansion, M&A, sales operations, new revenue and strategy. He joined Compass from management consulting at McKinsey & Company.


Eric Cosway & Freddie Baird
EVP & President
QuantumDigital Inc.

Baird and Cosway head up QuantumDigital, which Jim Damman founded in 1986. Today, the company provides turnkey marketing, printing and mailing service to tens of thousands of real estate professionals.


Clelia Warburg Peters
Co-Founder and Partner
MetaProp NYC

Peters serves as a co-founding partner and advisor for MetaProp, a premier accelerator and seed stage venture fund focused exclusively on real estate technology. She also serves as president of Warburg Realty, whose 137 agents in four offices did over $760 million in sales in 2017.


Mike DelPrete
Tech Strategist
Mike DelPrete Consulting

DelPrete, a former corporate strategist for Trade Me, New Zealand’s largest online marketplace and classified website, returned to the US in 2016 to focus on online real estate technology and has become an influential technology strategist and writer.


Alex Lange
President and CEO

Upstream has been a major industry controversy since inception. In late 2018, NAR ended its financial support of the endeavor. Details have yet to be announced but it is believed that UpstreamRE has signed a technology service agreement with a major technology provider on the SP200.