May 10, 2017 // Franchising.com // Madison, N.J. - Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), the largest full-service residential real estate services company in the United States, announced that Alex Perriello, the Chairman Emeritus of the Realogy Franchise Group, was one of three business leaders to receive the inaugural Visionary Award from the Swanepoel T3 Group. Perriello was recognized for his significant impact on the residential real estate industry, along with award co-recipients Dale Stinton, the CEO of the National Association of REALTORS®, and Spencer Rascoff, the CEO of Zillow Group. The award ceremony was held on May 5 at the T3 Summit at the Four Seasons Hotel in Westlake Village, California.
"Alex is well deserving of this recognition,” said Richard A. Smith, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Realogy Holdings Corp. “Not only is he an innovative and committed leader, he has a deep understanding of our industry and knows how to get things done.”
In presenting the awards, Stefan Swanepoel, New York Times best-selling author, Chairman and CEO of the Swanepoel T3 Group, said: "These three exceptional leaders have changed the lives of hundreds of thousands of Realtors." Swanepoel added that they were chosen in recognition of going far beyond what was expected, making a major impact on their organization and shaping an entire industry.
During his 38-year career, Perriello rose from the ranks as a real estate agent to become the most senior executive in the Realogy Franchise Group (RFG), the largest real estate franchisor in the world. Perriello served as RFG CEO for the past 13 years, overseeing Realogy’s portfolio of leading franchise brands from 2004 until becoming RFG’s Chairman Emeritus in April 2017. Perriello is widely recognized as an industry leader and a keen observer in the areas of policy and market trends. He has served the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) as a member of the Executive Committee, chaired the NAR 2011 Strategic Planning Committee and has been a member of its Large Firm Advisory Council since 2005. In each of the past four years, Perriello has ranked among the top seven industry leaders in the Swanepoel 200, an annual list of the most powerful people in real estate. Previously, Perriello led Coldwell Banker Real Estate as its President and CEO from 1997 to 2004.
The Swanepoel T3 Group is a team of the premier strategic thought leaders in the residential real estate industry. Its array of services include research, events and mentorship. The company has published numerous books, studies and annual trend reports on the residential real estate brokerage industry, along with hosting the T3 Summit, an annual think-tank event for CEOs, senior executives and thought leaders in the industry.
Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) is a global leader in residential real estate franchising and brokerage with many of the best-known industry brands including Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, The Corcoran Group®, ERA®, Sotheby's International Realty® and ZipRealty®. Collectively, Realogy's franchise system members operate approximately 14,200 offices with approximately 274,500 independent sales associates conducting business in 113 countries and territories around the world. NRT LLC, Realogy’s company-owned real estate brokerage, is the largest residential brokerage company in the United States, operates under several of Realogy’s brands and also provides related residential real estate services. Realogy also owns Cartus, a prominent worldwide provider of relocation services to corporate and affinity clients, Title Resource Group (TRG), a leading provider of title, settlement and underwriting services and ZapLabsSM, its innovation and technology development subsidiary. Realogy is headquartered in Madison, New Jersey.
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