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Realogy Tops Charts with 33 Leaders Named Among the 200 Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate for 2015-16; Chairman at No. 1 for Third Consecutive Year

Madison, N.J. 01-14-2016

Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services, topped the charts in the Swanepoel Power 200 issued today. Realogy-affiliated leaders hold 33 of the Top 200 list, with its Chairman Richard A. Smith named the No. 1 most powerful person in residential real estate for the third consecutive year. Realogy also held eight of the Top 20 Corporate Executives, two of the Top 20 Power Brokers, five of the Top 20 Women Leaders, four of the Top 20 Social Influencers, and one of the Top 20 Trendsetters.

“By virtually every single measure of performance, Realogy is the industry's frontrunner,” stated the authors of the report, Stefan Swanepoel & the Swanepoel T3 Team. “Realogy just continues to provide steady, rock solid performance by focusing on what it does best ─ just like its leader.”

“We are humbled and honored by this recognition,” said Smith. “While it is a wonderful tribute to the quality of leaders we are able to attract and retain across our company, our focus remains firmly on the horizon.”

Top 200 – (33)

1.     Richard A. Smith, Chairman, CEO & President, Realogy Holdings Corp., Madison, N.J.
6.     Alex Perriello, President & CEO, Realogy Franchise Group, Madison, N.J.
7.     Bruce Zipf, President & CEO, NRT LLC, Madison, N.J.
10.   Budge Huskey, President & CEO, Coldwell Banker Real Estate, LLC, Madison, N.J.
14.   Rick Davidson, President & CEO, Century 21 Real Estate LLC, Madison, N.J.
26.   Sherry Chris, President & CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC, Madison, N.J.
27.   Charlie Young, President & CEO, ERA Franchise Systems LLC, Madison, N.J.
28.   Pamela Liebman, President & CEO, The Corcoran Group, New York, N.Y.
34.   Philip White, President & CEO, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC, Madison, N.J.
44.   Kevin Kelleher, President & CEO, Cartus Corporation, Danbury, Conn.
57.   Maureen Passerini, EVP, NRT Eastern Seaboard/Northeast Regions, Madison, N.J.
58.   Kate Rossi, EVP, NRT Southeast Region, Sarasota, Fla.
59.   Joe Reis, EVP, NRT Central Region, Edina, Minn.
60.   Greg Macres, EVP, NRT Western Region, Concord, Calif.
61.   Jeff Culbertson, EVP, NRT Southwest Region, Irvine, Calif.
75.   Bill Riss, President & CEO, Coldwell Banker Bain/Coldwell Banker Seal, Bellevue,  Wash.
91.   Kathy Korte, President & CEO, Sotheby’s International Realty Inc., New York, N.Y.
112. Lanny Baker, President & CEO, ZipRealty, Emeryville, Calif.
120. Ed Prodehl, CEO & Owner, Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell, Joliet, Ill.
124. Martin Charlwood, CEO, Century 21 Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia
128. Paul Breunich, President & Owner, William Pitt/Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty, Stamford, Conn.
131. Robert Merrick, Chairman & CEO, Latter and Blum Inc./REALTORS ERA Powered, New Orleans, La.
133. Ed Krafchow, Chairman, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Mason-McDuffie, Pleasanton, Calif.
138. Mark Woodroof, Managing Partner, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene Realtors, Houston, Texas
139. Scott Webber, President, LIV Sotheby's International Realty, Denver, Colo.
149. Judy Green, President & CEO, Premier Sotheby's International Realty, Naples, Fla.
150. Roger Herman, CEO, The Herman Group (Shorewood Realtors ERA Powered & ERA Herman Group), El Segundo, Calif.
152. Deems Dickinson, President, Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty, Scottsdale, Ariz.
158. Peter Hunt, Chairman & CEO, Hunt Real Estate ERA, Buffalo, N.Y.
162. Don Walston, Founder & Executive Chairman, Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston, Realty, Raleigh, N.C.
179. Todd Hetherington, CEO, Century 21 New Millennium, Alexandria, Va.
189. Robert Gary Rabon, President & CEO, Coldwell Banker Seacoast Advantage, Raleigh, N.C.
192. Bill Kessler, Founder & CEO, Century 21 Affiliated, Madison, Wis.

Top 20 Corporate Executives – (8)

1.    Richard A. Smith, Chairman, CEO & President, Realogy Holdings Corp.  
4.    Alex Perriello, President & CEO, Realogy Franchise Group  
6.    Budge Huskey, President & CEO, Coldwell Banker Real Estate, LLC
7.    Rick Davidson, President & CEO, Century 21 Real Estate LLC
13.  Sherry Chris, President & CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC
14.  Charlie Young, President & CEO, ERA Franchise Systems LLC
15.  Philip White, President & CEO, Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC
17.  Kevin Kelleher, President & CEO, Cartus Corporation

Top 20 Power Brokers (Broker Leaders) – (2)

1.    Bruce Zipf, President & CEO, NRT LLC
11.  Pamela Liebman, President & CEO, The Corcoran Group

Top 20 Women Leaders –  (5)

4.   Sherry Chris, President & CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC
5.   Pamela Liebman, President & CEO, The Corcoran Group  
10. Maureen Passerini, EVP, NRT Northeast and Eastern Seaboard Regions
11. Kate Rossi, EVP, NRT Southeast Region
17. Kathy Korte, President & CEO, Sotheby’s International Realty Inc.    

Top 20 Social Influencers – (4)

  • Sean Carpenter, Director of Agent Development, Coldwell Banker King Thompson and Coldwell Banker West Shell
  • Sam DeBord, Managing Broker, Seattle Homes Group
  • Leighton Dees, CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Generations
  • Alyssa Hellman, Director, Go School of Real Estate, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Go Realty
Top 20 Trendsetters – (1)
  • Jim Pfirrmann, CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Bradfield Properties

Profiles and recent achievements of the Realogy leaders listed in the Top 200 are highlighted in the Swanepoel Power 200 (sp200.com).    

 

About Realogy Holdings Corp.
Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) is a global leader in residential real estate franchising and brokerage with many of the best-known industry brands including Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, The Corcoran Group®, ERA®, Sotheby's International Realty® and ZipRealty®. Collectively, Realogy's franchise system members operate approximately 13,600 offices with more than 257,300 independent sales associates conducting business in 111 countries and territories around the world.  NRT LLC, Realogy’s company-owned real estate brokerage, is the largest residential brokerage company in the United States, operates under several of Realogy’s brands and also provides related residential real estate services. The Company also owns Cartus, a prominent worldwide provider of relocation services to corporate and affinity clients, and Title Resource Group, a leading provider of title, settlement and underwriting services.  Realogy is headquartered in Madison, New Jersey.


Media Contact:

Kathy Borruso
Kathy.borruso@realogy.com 
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