SP200 Power Brokers

A subset of the main SP200 List, the SP200 Power Brokers list acknowledges executives who predominantly oversee company-owned brokerage firms.


Bruce Zipf
President and CEO

Zipf is the quiet power behind NRT, the nation’s largest real estate brokerage, which has nearly 800 offices and over 47,000 agents in 50 large U.S. metros. The Realogy subsidiary is responsible for more than 340,000 transaction sides and $166 billion in annual sales. Zipf took the helm in 2005.

Overall Rank: 8


Robert "Bob" Moline
President and COO
HomeServices of America

Moline leads the nation's second largest brokerage in HomeServices of America, which does over $79 billion in annual sales. A powerful brokerage leader, Moline helped spearhead the high-profile industry initiative Project Upstream and serves as chairman of the related firm Upstream LLC. He also serves on the board of managers for another industry initiative, Broker Public Portal.

Overall Rank: 11


Howard "Hoddy" Hanna & Helen Hanna Casey
Chairman & CEO
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services

The dynamic sibling team Hoddy and Helen run this fast-growing 60-year-old firm as second-generation leaders. After acquiring 2,000-agent RealtyUSA in July 2016, Howard Hanna now operates over 260 offices with approximately 8,000 agents who closed over $18 billion in annual sales in 2016.

Overall Rank: 13


Dorothy "Dottie" Herman
President and CEO
Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Herman runs New York’s largest real estate brokerage Douglas Elliman Real Estate, which has over 80 offices and nearly 6,000 agents in New York, New Jersey, South Florida, California, Connecticut and Colorado and produces over $22 billion in annual sales. She has been New York City real estate royalty since acquiring Douglas Elliman in 2003.

Overall Rank: 17


Wesley "Wes" Foster
Chairman and CEO
Long & Foster Real Estate

A well-respected businessman and astute entrepreneur, Foster founded Long & Foster in 1968 and has since grown it into one of the nation’s three largest family-owned real estate firms. The firm has more than 11,000 agents in over 220 Mid-Atlantic offices who do over $29 billion in annual sales.

Overall Rank: 18


Jim Weichert
Founder and Co-President
Weichert Realtors

Weichert founded his firm in 1969 in Chatham, New Jersey, and has grown it into one of the three largest family-owned firms in the country. The company does not participate in annual surveys, but is estimated to have approximately 500 company-owned and franchised offices in 37 states, and 15,000 sales associates.

Overall Rank: 19


Glenn Kelman

Kelman plays a critical role in the digital evolution as head of national brokerage Redfin, which offers some of the most popular consumer real estate search tools available. Although the well-funded Seattle-based firm had a relatively quiet 2016, it does over $9 billion in annual sales and speculation about an impending IPO still swirls.

Overall Rank: 29


Lennox Scott
Chairman and CEO
John L. Scott Real Estate

As the third-generation leader of the firm his grandfather founded in 1931, Scott oversees more than 3,000 agents in 110 offices throughout Washington, Oregon and Idaho, who do over 36,800 transaction sides and $12 billion in annual sales. The firm has grown into a Pacific Northwest regional powerhouse with its significant brokerage and franchise operations.

Overall Rank: 31


Paul L. Hulme
President and CEO
Alain Pinel Realtors

As head of Northern California-based Alain Pinel Realtors (APR), Hulme owns and runs a real estate brokerage whose nearly 1,300 agents do more than $12 billion in annual sales. He co-founded the firm in 1990 and became sole owner in 1995. APR’s portfolio includes mortgage and investment wings. Hulme also founded, owned, and operated property management, mortgage and insurance companies alongside APR.

Overall Rank: 33


Jeff Detwiler
President and COO
The Long & Foster Companies

Detwiler manages Long & Foster Real Estate, one of the largest real estate firms in the U.S. with over 11,000 agents who do more than $29 billion in annual sales. In addition to its large broker wing, Detwiler oversees Long & Fosters’ other divisions including property management, relocation, mortgage, settlement services and insurance.

Overall Rank: 35


Pat Riley
President and CEO
Allen Tate Company

A 40-year industry vet, Riley oversees the Carolinas’ largest real estate company, whose brokerage wing, Allen Tate Realtors, has over 40 offices, 1,500 agents and produces over $5.2 billion in annual sales. Riley also serves as chairman of the board of directors of large independent brokerage network, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.

Overall Rank: 38


Harold Crye
President and CEO
Crye-Leike Real Estate Services

Crye has built Crye-Leike Real Estate Services, which he founded in 1977 with business partner Dick Leike, into a Mid-South powerhouse. The 40-year-old firm has over 115 offices with more than 2,800 agents who do over $5.2 billion in annual sales. The Memphis, Tennessee-based firm serves buyers and sellers in Tennessee, Arkansas, Georgia, Mississippi and Virginia.

Overall Rank: 39


Dan Elsea & Stuart Elsea
Real Estate One

Brothers Stuart and Dan Elsea serve as co-presidents of Real Estate One, the largest real estate brokerage in Michigan and one of the largest in the country. Real Estate One, has more than 43 offices and 1,800 agents across the state of Michigan and does $4.8 billion in annual sales.

Overall Rank: 41


Pamela Liebman
President and CEO
The Corcoran Group

Liebman has led the large luxury New York City-based real estate firm The Corcoran Group since 2000. The company was acquired in 2001 by Realogy and today has more than 2,500 agents in 33 offices across Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Hamptons and Palm Beach, Florida, generating over $21 billion in annual sales.

Overall Rank: 45


Mark McLaughlin
Pacific Union International

McLaughlin runs Pacific Union International, whose over 700 agents do more than $7 billion in annual sales. He founded local brokerage Morgan Lane in fall 2006 in Marin County, California, and just three years later purchased Pacific Union. McLaughlin previously served as an executive at the operator of commercial real estate’s most popular portal LoopNet.

Overall Rank: 48


Mary Frances Burleson
President and CEO
Ebby Halliday Realtors

Burleson has grown Ebby Halliday into one of the nation’s largest brokerages with 31 offices and more than 1,500 agents generating over $7.9 billion in annual sales. After more than half a century, she still manages the day-to-day operations of Texas’ largest independent real estate brokerage.

Overall Rank: 52


Kate Rossi
NRT Southeast Region

Rossi oversees the strategic initiatives of more than 200 offices and over 10,900 agents in 181 offices, spanning from Texas up the eastern seaboard to Washington, D.C. She began her career as a sales associate in 1982.

Overall Rank: 53


Greg Macres
NRT Western and Southwest Regions

After 15 years, as the head of NRT’s Western region, Macres took over management of the Southwest region in 2016, which has over 11,800 agents in 171 offices. Macres leads sales training, real estate management and career training and guidance for NRT’s operations across California, Arizona, Colorado, Utah and Hawaii.

Overall Rank: 54


Greg Mason
President and CEO
Edina Realty

Mason heads up Edina Realty’s Home Services, the full-service standout among Berkshire Hath-away’s HomeServices of America’s suite of company-owned brokerages. Edina Realty has been the market leader in Minnesota and western Wisconsin for 16 years running and now has over 2,400 agents whose collective annual sales volume tops $8.6 billion.

Overall Rank: 58


Michael Golden & Thaddeus Wong

Golden and Wong lead fast-growing Chicago-based independent broker-age @Properties, which has become dominant in the Chicagoland area. The company has 23 offices and approximately 2,000 agents who do over 15,000 annual transactions and more than $7 billion in annual sales.

Overall Rank: 60

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