May 26, 2018

Swanepoel Names the Most Powerful People in Real Estate

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Swanepoel Names the Most Powerful People in Real Estate

Who has the most power and influence to impact the residential real estate market? The Swanepoel Power 200 list identifies the biggest influencers in the country.

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Richard Smith, chairman and CEO of real estate giant Realogy Holdings Corp., tops the list for the third consecutive year. At the helm at Realogy, he oversees the company’s NRT LLC, the largest brokerage in the U.S., which boasts 47,700 real estate professionals through 790 offices. NRT posted revenue of $3.35 billion with an annual sales volume of more than $156 billion for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2015, according to the report.

Here are the top 15 professionals that made it on this year’s list as the “most powerful in residential real estate”:

  1. Richard Smith: Chairman and CEO, Realogy Holdings Corp.
  2. Ron Peltier: Chairman and CEO, HomeServices of America Inc.
  3. Spencer Rascoff: CEO, Zillow Group
  4. Gary Keller: Co-founder and chairman, Keller Williams Realty International
  5. Dale Stinton: CEO, National Association of REALTORS®
  6. Alex Perriello: President and CEO, Realogy Franchise Group
  7. Bruce G. Zipf: President and CEO, NRT LLC.
  8. Dave Liniger: Co-founder, chairman, and CEO, RE/MAX LLC
  9. Robert Moline: CEO, HomeServices Real Estate Networks
  10. Budge Huskey: CEO, Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC
  11. Ryan O’Hara: President and CEO, Move Inc.
  12. Jim M. Weichert: Chairman, CEO and president, Weichert REALTORS®
  13. Wesley Foster: Chairman and CEO, Long and Foster Companies
  14. Rick Davidson: President and CEO, Century 21 Real Estate
  15. Howard and Helen Casey: Chairman, CEO and president, Hanna Holdings

View the full list of the top 200 most powerful people in residential real estate and learn more about each of the elite who made this year’s list.

Source: Swanepoel Power 200