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 Tami Bonnell, CEO, EXIT Realty Corp. International | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:38:27

EXIT Realty Corp. International's CEO Tami Bonnell is an internationally renowned leader in the real estate industry and was instrumental in building three major brands. Among her many achievements, she was recognized by real estate trend watcher Stephan Swanepoel as one of the 200 Most Powerful and Influential People in residential real estate, among the top 20 corporate executives and among the top 10 women leaders.

 Joe Rand, Chief Creative Officer, Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:41:16

Joseph Rand is the Chief Creative Officer for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate | Rand Realty, one of the largest companies in the New York Tri-State region with almost 30 offices, over 1,000 agents, and closing over 6,000 transactions worth over $2.5 billion in real estate volume in 2017. He is also the author of Disruptors, Discounters, and Doubters and How to be a Great Real Estate Agent. RIS Media awarded him its inaugural industry Newsmaker Award in 2018, and Inman News named him one of the Top 100 Real Estate Influencers in 2017.

 Penny Nathan, Co-Founder, President and CEO, Ascent Real Estate | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:22:14

Penny Nathan is Co-Founder, President and CEO of Ascent Real Estate who loves to see others succeed. Seeing herself as more of a mentor than a “boss,” Penny works hard to create an environment of empowerment for her 200 agents in Orange County. She defines success as “living a balanced life, excelling in personal and professional endeavors while supporting the individuals and communities we serve.”

 Mike Hickman, President/CEO, Seven Gables Real Estate | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:39:21

Seven Gables Real Estate’s Mike Hickman made it from agent to President/CEO by doing one thing -- following his values. He shares his system of core values, which he teaches and preaches to his own agents. Mike’s Culture and Core Value Sheet identifies what drives you and will ultimately put you on the path to success and fulfillment. Take the test yourself...and learn lots more from Mike.

 Episode 26: Valerie Alexander, CEO, Goalkeeper | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:42:27

Valerie Alexander is a speaker, writer and author whose motto is “Speak Happiness.” As founder and CEO of the relationship-oriented tech company, Goalkeeper, she implements her philosophies on well-being and prosperity into her corporate environment. Valerie’s wisdom on confidence, brain science and happiness in the workplace is a must-listen for anyone seeking fulfillment and success on the job and beyond.

 Episode 25: Joel Singer, CEO, C.A.R. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:48:16

California Association of REALTORS®’ own Joel Singer celebrates 40 years at the association and nearly 30 years as CEO. This episode highlights his legacy from his days as a Chancellor’s Intern Fellow at UCLA to becoming a Fulbright Fellow in West Germany, to his amazing career at C.A.R. Joel shares some valuable insight into how the industry has changed and where it’s headed.

 Episode 24: Kendyl Young, Founder & CEO, Diggs Real Estate | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:33:49

Kendyl Young is founder and CEO of Diggs Real Estate, a boutique real-estate firm in Glendale. She was inspired to create the agency after being at another firm that didn’t match up to her core values. Kendyl is a self-described “obsessive learner” whose clients appreciate her for her blunt, witty honesty.

 Episode 23: Jim Link, Former Association Executive, Southland Regional Association of REALTORS® | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:34:23

Jim Link is the former, longtime CEO of Southland Regional Association of REALTORS®. He’s a trailblazer who united several associations into one mega association of over 10,000 members, which became very influential in the local community and government. Having been through it all, Jim has many life lessons to share about adapting to change for success.

 Episode 22: Sandra Miller, Principal Broker and Private Office Advisor, Engel & Völkers Santa Monica | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:38:02

Sandra Miller is Principal Broker and Private Office Advisor of Engel & Völkers, a boutique firm in Santa Monica she built from the ground up. A master of self-discipline, strategic thinking and reading people, Sandra believes that the business of real estate goes far beyond completing successful transactions. Sandra’s inspirational story details leaving a successful sales career in wireless to grossing $30 million in real-estate transactions in her first year.

 Episode 21: Chris Trapani, Founder & CEO, Sereno Group | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:44:11

Chris Trapani is founder and CEO of Sereno Group, a leading independent brokerage firm in the Silicon Valley. Since 2006, he has grown to 12 offices with 400 agents, produces $4 billion a year and donates $700,000 annually to local charities. Chris is a humble, relatable, transparent and authentic guy…with a not-so-hidden talent on the guitar.

 Episode 20: Up-to-Speed | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:31:46

It's good to be back! Season Two of Real Estate Leaders and Legends kicks off with a brand new format and a best-of recap of Season One. Hear nuggets of wisdom from broker and author Michelle Williams Harrington, RealTrends CEO Steve Murray, NextHome CEO James Dwiggins, and more!

 Episode 19: Michael Nourmand, President of Nourmand & Associates Realtors | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:41:01

Episode 19: Michael Nourmand, President of Nourmand & Associates Realtors by CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

 Episode 18: Mia Mcleod Mercado, Owner/Broker of Record, McLeod & Associates | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:35:30

Episode 18: Mia Mcleod Mercado, Owner/Broker of Record, McLeod & Associates by CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

 Episode 17: Pam O'Connor, CEO Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:38:36

Episode 17: Pam O'Connor, CEO Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® by CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

 Episode 16: Colleen Badagliacco, Broker/Owner, Legacy Real Estate & Associates | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:37:16

Colleen is a 9th generation Californian, a graduate of Santa Clara University, and earned a Master’s degree from San Diego State University. Originally an educator, she transitioned into real estate when her children were small, drawn by the flexibility and earnings potential. After two years as an agent for a major franchise in the San Jose area, Colleen formed a boutique real estate firm, Valley Properties, with a (female) partner; the firm was an independent for about 15 years, then joined a national franchise. The firm grew to over 100 agents. After about another 15 years, the company became an independent again and rebranded as Altera Real Estate. Altera RE soon developed a franchise model, grew to about 10 franchisees, and had a short term partnership with Harcourts RE of Australia and New Zealand, thus exploring all models: independent, franchisee, and franchisor. Colleen and her husband/business partner, Dennis, merged Altera RE into Legacy RE and Assoc. in 2012. The Legacy RE and Associates currently has offices in Alameda and Santa Clara County. Colleen has served as President of the Santa Clara Co. AOR, as Treasurer and President of the California AOR, a 2016 Regional Vice-President of NAR and Chair of its Strategic Thinking and Advisory Committee (2015) and will be the 2018 VP of Association Affairs for NAR. She has served on numerous committees at all levels. Additionally she served two terms on the Board of Directors of the Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce.


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