Stephen Baird, president and CEO, and Eric Bryn, vice president of digital innovation, have been named members of the Inman 100, an annual list of the most influential real estate leaders. Inman News accepted and reviewed hundreds of reader nominations via an open, online nominations process and chose the best of the best in the industry.
Inman Announces the Inman 100
Alameda, CA (January 18, 2013) – Inman News®, the leader in independent real estate and technology news, is pleased to announce the members of the Inman 100, an annual list of the Most Influential Real Estate Leaders that recognizes those who embody leadership, ingenuity, strength, conviction, power, persistence, perseverance and progress — their voices and actions can move the industry toward change.
Drawn from brokers, lenders, technology providers and those outside the industry who impact the business of buying and selling homes, the members of list are truly extraordinary leaders.
Inman News accepted and reviewed hundreds of reader nominations via an open, online nominations process. An Inman News in-house review and selection process considered reader-selected nominees and also suggested additional individuals worthy of consideration.
The unranked list of individuals in this report is organized alphabetically by last name in each of the following categories:
· Brokerages, Franchisors, Brokerage Organizations
· Industry trade groups, MLSs
· Media, Blogging, Social Media, Marketing
· Mortgage, Title, Ancillary Services
1. Sue Adler, Founder and Partner, HearItDirect
2. Austin Allison, Co-founder and CEO, DotLoop
3. Lisa Archer, Realtor, Co-founder, Geeky Girls, The Geeky Girls
4. Stephen Baird, President and CEO, Baird & Warner Real Estate
5. Lanny Baker, President and CEO, ZipRealty
6. Matt Beall, Principal Broker, Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers
7. Robert Bemis, Vice President of Partner Relations, Zillow Inc.
8. Russ Bergeron, CEO, Midwest Real Estate Data LLC (MRED)
9. Vanessa Bergmark, General Manager and Partner, Red Oak Realty
10. Steven H. Berkowitz, CEO and Director, Move, Inc.
11. Brian Boero, Partner, 1000watt Consulting
12. Justin Britt, Co-founder, Head Webhead, Hawaii Life Real Estate
13. Eric Bryn, Vice President, Digital Innovation, Baird & Warner
14. Sean Carpenter, Director of Training and Education, Coldwell Banker King Thompson
15. Art Carter, CEO, California Regional Multiple Listing Service Inc. (CRMLS)
16. Audie Chamberlain, Head of Social Media, Move Inc.
17. David Charron, CEO and President, Metropolitan Regional Information Systems Inc. (MRIS)
18. Aleya Chattopadhyay, Chief Marketing Officer, HSF Affiliates LLC
19. Sherry Chris, President and CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC
20. Janie Coffey, Director of Sales and Brand Experience, ONE Sotheby's International Realty
21. Matt Cohen, Chief Technologist, Clareity Consulting
22. Kim Colaprete, Founder and Managing Broker, Team Diva Real Estate Partners
23. Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Agency
24. Merri Jo Cowen, CEO, My Florida Regional MLS (MFRMLS)
25. Ryan Crecelius, Founder and Broker-in-Charge, DO GOOD Real Estate
26. Susan Daimler, Co-founder, Partner, BuyFolio
27. Rick Davidson, President and CEO, Century 21 Real Estate LLC
28. Marc Davison, Partner, 1000watt
29. Leighton Dees, Chairman and CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Generations
30. Steve DiUbaldo , President and Chief Executive Officer, Atlantic & Pacific Real Estate
31. Doug Duncan, Vice President and Chief Economist, Fannie Mae
32. Jim Duncan, Associate Broker, Nest Real Estate
33. Greg Fischer, Broker/Owner, Fischer Real Estate Services
34. Tom Flanagan, Director of Information Technology, Residential Properties Ltd.
35. Pete Flint, Co-founder and CEO, Trulia
36. Carol J. Galante, Assistant Secretary for Housing; Federal Housing Administration commissioner, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
37. Ben Graboske, CEO, CoreLogic MarketLinx
38. Robert Hahn, Managing Partner, 7DS Associates
39. Bob Hale, CEO, Houston Association of Realtors
40. Nobu Hata, Director of Digital Engagement, National Association of Realtors
41. Dorothy "Dottie" Herman, President and CEO, Douglas Elliman Real Estate
42. Stan Humphries, Chief Economist, Zillow
43. Budge Huskey, CEO, Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC
44. Kuba Jewgieniew, Founder and CEO, Reaty One Group Inc.
45. Gary Keller, Co-founder and Chairman of the Board, Keller Williams Realty
46. Glenn Kelman, CEO and President, Redfin
47. Saul Klein, Senior Vice President, Point 2
48. Amir Korangy, Founder and Publisher, The Real Deal
49. Brian N. Larson, President, Larson/Sobotka Business Advisors LLC
50. Earl Lee, CEO, HSF Affiliates LLC
51. Pamela Liebman , President and CEO, The Corcoran Group
52. Dave Liniger, Co-founder and Chairman of the board, Re/Max LLC
53. Jeff Lobb, Vice President of Technology & Innovation, Exit Realty
54. Jimmy Mackin, Co-founder, Curaytor
55. Brock MacLean, Executive Vice President, Dominion Homes Media
56. Tina Mak, Broker, Coldwell Banker Westburn Realty
57. Jack Miller, Senior Associate, Chief Technology Officer, The GoodLife Team
58. Kelly Mitchell, Founder, Producer, Agent Caffeine
59. Ian Morris, President and CEO, Market Leader
60. Stewart Morris Jr., Vice Chairman, Stewart Information Services Corp.
61. Dominic Morrocco, Partner and Co-founder, M Squared Real Estate
62. Craig Newmark, Founder and Customer Service Rep, craigslist, craigconnects
63. Chris Nichols, Managing Broker, Prudential Utah Elite Real Estate
64. Michael Ondrejko, Executive Vice President, Product & Brand Management, Listingbook LLC
65. Steve Ozonian, Chief Real Estate Officer, Carrington Holding Co.
66. Katherine Pancak, Professor in Residence of Finance and Real Estate, University of Connecticut at Stamford
67. Ronald J. Peltier, Chairman and CEO, HomeServices of America Inc.
68. Alexander "Alex" E. Perriello III, President and CEO, Realogy Franchise Group
69. Raj Qsar, Principal and Owner, Premier Orange County Real Estate
70. Rebekah Radice, Manager of Industry Engagement, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate
71. Diane Ramirez, President, Halstead Property
72. Spencer Rascoff, CEO, Zillow
73. Greg Robertson, Founder, Vendor Alley
74. Eleonore Rojas, Principal Product Manager and Vice President, Partnerships and Product Integration, Move Inc.
75. Lani Rosales, Chief Operating Officer and Editor in Chief, AGBeat
76. Errol Samuelson, President, Realtor.com
77. Jillayne Schlicke, CEO, CE Forward Inc.
78. Matthew Shadbolt, Director of Interactive Products and Marketing, The Corcoran Group
79. Rick Sharga, Executive Vice President, Carrington Mortgage
80. Clara Shih , Co-founder and CEO, Hearsay Social
81. Glenn Shimkus, CEO, Cartavi
82. Richard Silver, Sales Representative, Bosley Real Estate Ltd.
83. Richard A. Smith, President and CEO, Realogy Corp.
84. David Stevens, President and CEO, Mortgage Bankers Association
85. Dale Stinton, CEO, National Association of Realtors (NAR)
86. Patrick Stone, President and CEO, Williston Financial Group
87. Cary Sylvester, Executive Director of Technology, Keller Williams Realty International
88. Gary Thomas, 2013 President, National Association of Realtors (NAR)
89. Jay Thompson, Director of Industry Outreach & Social Media, Zillow Inc.
90. Bev Thorne, Chief Marketing Officer, Century 21 Real Estate
91. Jeff Turner, President, Zeek Interactive
92. Drew Uher, Co-founder and CEO, HomeLight
93. Marilyn Wilson, Partner, WAV Group
94. Krisstina Wise, Founder and CEO, The Goodlife Team
95. Andy Woolley, Vice President, Homes.com
96. Charlie Young, CEO and President, ERA Franchise Systems LLC
97. Kendyl Young, Realtor, Teles Properties
98. Lawrence Yun, Senior Vice President of Research and Chief Economist, National Association of Realtors
99. Bruce Zipf, President and CEO, NRT LLC
100. Leonard Zumpano, Chairman of Real Estate Economics, Finance and Legal Studies, Culverhouse College of Commerce, University of Alabama
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