MADISON, N.J. (April 24, 2019) – NRT LLC, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company, announced today that Laura Rittenberg has been appointed the role of president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in the Carolinas. In this position, Rittenberg will oversee the daily operations of the company’s 21 offices and 1,120 affiliated sales associates across North and South Carolina.
In addition to her new role, Rittenberg will continue to serve as the president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Atlanta where she oversees more than 850 sales associates in 13 offices throughout the Atlanta metro.
Prior to being named president in Atlanta, Rittenberg was appointed president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage on Long Island and in Queens, New York. In 2013, she was named one of Long Island’s Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business by Long Island Business News, and under her direction, the company achieved more than $1.4 billion in total sales volume during her final year as president there.
With more than 30 years of real estate experience, Rittenberg served in management roles with NRT for nearly 20 years, including as regional vice president for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage on Long Island and in Queens and regional vice president for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Connecticut. Prior to joining Coldwell Banker NRT LLC, she owned and operated two independent real estate companies, a mortgage company and a real estate licensing school. In addition, she has managed sales offices for two national franchises.
“Laura is a motivating leader who inspires her team to consistently achieve year-over-year growth,” said Kate Rossi, NRT’s regional executive vice president for the Eastern region. “I am excited for her expanded role as president of the Carolinas and am confident that her innovative and agent-centric approach will be a great benefit to the long-term success of both companies.”
Rittenberg is an active philanthropist, proudly serving as the Atlanta chapter president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage CARES Foundation. Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage CARES operates as the charitable arm of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Atlanta, with the primary purpose of raising funds and providing financial support and assistance to non-profit educational, health, welfare, environmental and cultural arts organizations in its communities.
Rittenberg replaces Pauline Bennett, the former president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in the Carolinas, who has been appointed to lead Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New England.
About NRT LLC
NRT LLC is the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company. NRT owns and operates companies in more than 50 of the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the United States, with approximately 790 offices and approximately 45,000 independent sales associates. NRT is the subsidiary of Realogy (NYSE: RLGY) that operates all company-owned real estate brokerage offices.
Matt Eckess, Matthew.Eckess@NRTNortheast.com