Sue Yannaccone

CEO and President, ERA Franchise Systems

Overall Rank: 46
Category: Corporate Execs
Category Rank: 21

Yannaccone took the helm of Realogy brand ERA Franchise Systems in September 2016, succeeding Charlie Young who took the helm as CEO at Coldwell Banker Real Estate. ERA’s network includes 36,000 agents, 2,300 offices in 31 countries responsible for 121,000 annual transactions. She joined ERA in July 2015 as chief operating officer, just in time to help oversee the rollout of Zap – the tech platform Realogy is making available to its franchisees – to the ERA network, the first brand to fully implement the platform.

Previously Yannaccone served as an exec with another large franchisor in the real estate industry, HSF Affiliates, where she held leadership positions at Brookfield Residential Property Services and Real Living Real Estate. Known for her authentic and open leadership style, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business awarded her its bronze award for Female Executive of the Year in November 2016.