September 22, 2016 // Franchising.com // MADISON, N.J. - ERA Real Estate, a global franchising leader, announced the recent promotion of Ed Barnes to senior vice president of franchise sales. Barnes previously served as managing regional vice president of sales within the Realogy Franchise Group where he developed both a strong team and a robust sales pipeline over the last two years.
As a member of the ERA senior leadership team, Barnes will lead the brand’s national sales team in support of the organization’s aggressive growth goals.
“A senior sales executive, Ed Barnes has expanded the scope of organizations not just in the real estate industry, but also in a variety of verticals including digital advertising, lifestyle publishing and telecommunications,” said Sue Yannaccone, president and CEO of ERA Real Estate. “Known for his high level of enthusiasm and accountability as well as his innovative approaches to market development, Ed will strengthen our efforts to fuel growth at every level of the organization.”
“I am excited to leverage the tremendous momentum of the brand to increase ERA’s presence in new and existing markets,” said Barnes. “ERA’s broker-first and uniquely collaborative approach empowers brokers to build their business their way, which is a powerful value proposition.”
ERA Real Estate is an innovative franchising leader in the residential real estate industry with nearly 45 years of experience in developing consumer-oriented products and services. The ERA network includes approximately 37,000 affiliated brokers and sales associates and approximately 2,350 offices throughout the United States and 33 countries and territories. Each office is independently owned and operated. ERA Real Estate is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global provider of real estate services. ERA Real Estate information is available at: ERA.com.
SOURCE ERA Real Estate