Ed Barnes Promoted to Senior Vice President of Franchise Sales
For ERA Real Estate
MADISON, N.J. 09-19-2016 —
ERA Real Estate,
a global franchising leader, announced the recent promotion of Ed
Barnes to senior vice president of franchise sales. Barnes previously
served as managing regional vice president of sales within the Realogy
Franchise Group where he developed both a strong team and a robust sales
pipeline over the last two years.
As a member of the ERA senior
leadership team, Barnes will lead the brand’s national sales team in
support of the organization’s aggressive growth goals.
senior sales executive, Ed Barnes has expanded the scope of
organizations not just in the real estate industry, but also in a
variety of verticals including digital advertising, lifestyle publishing
and telecommunications,” said Sue Yannaccone, president and CEO of ERA
Real Estate. “Known for his high level of enthusiasm and accountability
as well as his innovative approaches to market development, Ed will
strengthen our efforts to fuel growth at every level of the
“I am excited to leverage the tremendous momentum
of the brand to increase ERA’s presence in new and existing markets,”
said Barnes. “ERA’s broker-first and uniquely collaborative approach
empowers brokers to build their business their way, which is a powerful
ERA Growth Snapshot
ERA’s focus on growth has led to a 43 percent increase in system revenue generated from adjusted gross income from 2010 to 2015.
Since 2010, ERA has entered 10 new major markets,
capitalizing on the inherent growth opportunities in expanding
metropolitan areas and creating new referral channels for the entire ERA
ERA Real Estate increased its affiliated independent sales associate ranks 21 percent year-over year in 2015.
Per-person productivity, on average, has increased 35 percent in the last five years among ERA-affiliated independent sales associates.
and seller satisfaction with ERA-affiliated sales associates is 98
percent, according to ERA Customer Satisfaction Survey data.
About ERA Real Estate ERA Real Estate
is an innovative franchising leader in the residential real estate
industry with nearly 45 years of experience in developing
consumer-oriented products and services. The ERA network includes
approximately 37,000 affiliated brokers and sales associates and
approximately 2,350 offices throughout the United States and 33
countries and territories. Each office is independently owned and
operated. ERA Real Estate is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp.
(NYSE: RLGY), a global provider of real estate services. ERA Real Estate
information is available at: ERA.com.