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Compass CEO Robert Reffkin, 37, embodies real estate's technology and venture capital revolution. While he had an impressive resume before co-founding Compass in 2012, including stints as chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs and as a White House Fellow, Reffkin had not worked in organized real estate before.
Tyler Smith, 33, and SkySlope, the digital transaction management firm Smith founded in 2009 and leads as CEO, had a big 2016. The Sacramento, California-based firm more than doubled its employee count from 41 to 96 and moved into a new 24,000-square-foot office, four times the size of its previous one.
Wes Foster, founder, chairman and CEO of large Mid-Atlantic real estate firm Long & Foster Real Estate, embodies the best the industry has to offer -- an enduring leader who built his real estate firm from the ground up into one of the nation’s largest brokerages.
An operational wunderkind whose consistent results catapulted him up Keller Williams Realty's ranks, John Davis officially became co-CEO of the world's largest real estate brand on Wednesday at the firm's annual Family Reunion gathering in Las Vegas.
Ben Kinney, 38, runs a growing real estate empire, Ben Kinney Companies, out of Bellingham, Washington, which includes an international brokerage (with 1,200 agents), a 65-agent real estate team, a training organization and four tech companies, including the popular agent blogging platform ActiveRain.
Mark Choey, 46, co-founded San Francisco-based boutique brokerage Climb Real Estate in 2010 with a crisp brand and a focus on innovation and technology. The firm has grown rapidly to over 100 agents and one of the Golden City's most prominent brokerages.