Howard "Hoddy" Hanna & Helen Hanna Casey
Chairman & CEO, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
Overall Rank: 13
Category: Power Brokers
Category Rank: 3
The dynamic duo sibling team are at the top of the $18 billion conglomerate Howard Hanna Real Estate Services and one of the three largest family-owned companies. The firm has over 260 offices and 8,000 agents in nine Midwest and Northeast states. The firm acquired New York-based brokerage, RealtyUSA, and its more than 2,000 agents in July 2016.
Howard “Hoddy” Hanna
Hoddy oversees Hanna Real Estate Services as chairman. He obtained his real estate license at age 18 and, following in his father’s footsteps, serves as the firm’s idea man. Philanthropic-minded, he currently serves as chair of the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees and as a member of the hospital’s Foundation board. Hoddy also recently completed a term on the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
Helen Hanna Casey
Helen, who began working at Howard Hanna in 1975, serves as CEO of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, where she plays a large role in developing her firm’s multimedia marketing efforts. She was the first woman elected as president of West Penn Multi-List and the first woman to serve as chair of the NAR Real Estate Services Advisory Group.