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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Network Leaders Named Among the 2021 Swanepoel Power 200 List

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices CEO and Other Network Leaders Continue to Lead Real Estate Industry

Irvine, Calif., (January 14, 2020) – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, one of the world’s fastest-growing residential real estate brokerage franchise networks, is pleased to announce the networks CEO and Chairman, along with other Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network members, appear among the 2021 Swanepoel Power 200 list. The Swanepoel Power 200 (SP 200) ranks the 200 most powerful and influential executives and leaders in the residential real estate brokerage industry annually and published annually by T3 Sixty.

In the eighth publication of the industry's premier ranking of 200 powerful leaders, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chairman, Gino Blefari was ranked at number 4 alongside Chris Stuart, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices CEO coming in at number 18. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network accounts for 14 leaders named to the list.

“I am so proud of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate brokerage franchise network and its continued growth and service to communities around the globe,” said Gino Blefari, Chairman, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. “And that service is built upon our foundation of core values and implemented by the very best leadership team in the industry who are again represented throughout the prestigious Swanepoel Power 200.”

Congratulations to our Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network members that were recognized on this prestigious list:

    • Gino Blefari, Chairman, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

    • Chris Stuart, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

    • Joan Docktor, President, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS ®

    • Candace Adams, President and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties / Westchester Properties

    • Dan Forsman, President and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties 

    • Mary Lee Blaylock, President and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties 

    • Mark Stark, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Arizona Properties / California Properties / Nevada Properties

    • Larry Flick V, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS ®

    • Kevin Wiles, President, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty

    • Tom Hosack, President and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty

    • Rod Messick, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty

    • Rei Mesa, President and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty

    • Gretchen Pearson, President and Owner, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties

    • Christy Budnick, President and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty

“To be included among this esteemed list of industry leaders is a true honor,” says Chris Stuart, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. “I’d like to congratulate the incredible leaders across the network and celebrate their success and recognition. They are a selfless group, and I look forward to our future together.”

The process starts with over 3,000 executives and involves a mix of quantitative and qualitative assessments to review leaders, including recent developments at their company, their tenure, their role in their organization and its production, and vigorous evaluation and debate about each person’s relative power and influence in his or her own company as well as the in the industry in general.

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About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is one of the world’s fastest-growing residential real estate brokerage franchise networks, with more than 50,000 real estate professionals, nearly 1,500 offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe and the Middle East, and more than $119 billion in real estate sales volume. The network, among the few organizations entrusted to use the world-renowned Berkshire Hathaway name, brings to the real estate market a definitive mark of trust, integrity, stability and longevity.