Philip A. White, Jr.
President and CEO, Sotheby’s International Realty
Overall Rank: 36
Category: Corporate Execs
Category Rank: 18
A 35-year industry veteran, White leads Realogy’s premier global real estate brand Sotheby’s International Realty, which has 20,000 agents and 850 offices in 65 countries. The brand has a long-term strategic alliance with Sotheby’s Auction House and handles more than 100,000 transactions and over $80 billion in sales each year. In his three years at the helm, White reinforced the brand’s reputation as a luxury leader by focusing on strategic partnerships and luxury marketing campaigns.
Before his current role, White oversaw Sotheby International Realty’s opera-tions, growth, service platform, member sales process as well as its highly lucrative relationship with Sotheby’s Auction House as president and chief operating officer. Most of his 37-year real estate career has revolved around the Sotheby’s International Realty brand with stints as owner of an inde-pendent Sotheby’s affiliate firm in Atlanta and various exec positions on the corporate side.