Lesley Grand

Posts by Lesley Grand

Aligning With a Brokerage That Allows for Leadership Autonomy

Casey Brown CEO, Reliant Realty ERA Powered Nashville, Tennessee https://reliantrealty.com Region served: Southeast Tennessee and the East Coast of Florida Years in real estate: 23 Number of offices: 7 Number of agents: 800 Motto/work philosophy that you live by: “If you’re not first, you’re last,” and “expect the unexpected.” We’ve always prepared for the bad […]

How a Collaborative Brokerage Achieves More Agent Goals

Gretchen Pearson President and CEO Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Drysdale Properties Danville, California | www.bhhsdrysdale.com Region served: Northern California and Northern Nevada Years in real estate: 34 Number of offices: 53 Number of agents: 1,300 Lesley Grand: What would you point to as the chief benefits of being a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices franchisee?  Gretchen Pearson: Being […]

Husband and Wife Duo Thrive Through Servant Leadership

Husband and wife team Susan and Barry Jenkins rely on collaborative leadership styles to support their brokerage. Susan Jenkins CEO/Principal Broker Barry Jenkins VP, Business Development Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Native American Group Virginia Beach, Virginia www.bhgre.com/ better-homes-and-gardens-real-estate-native-american-group-6463c Region served: Greater Tidewater/Hampton Roads, Virginia Years in real estate: Susan: 20; Barry: 36 Number […]

Boost Retention: Support Is What Keeps Your Agents Loyal

Candace Adams President and CEO Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England, New York and Westchester Properties Wallingford, Connecticut | www.bhhsneproperties.com Region served: 4 states from Rhode Island to New York Years in real estate: 30-plus Number of offices: 52 Number of agents: 1,850 Lesley Grand: Tell us about the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties strategy.  […]

Building an All-Star Team

Mark Wadden CEO & Co-Founder Blair Johnson President & Co-Founder Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Toronto Realty Toronto, Ontario www.bhhs.com/toronto-realty-ca801 Region served: Greater Toronto, Ontario Years in real estate: Mark: 9; Blair: 9 Number of offices: 3, with two more launching this year Number of agents: 140 What ultimately drew you to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices? Mark Wadden: […]

Balancing Professionalism and Fun

Jill Butler CEO RedKey Realty Leaders, a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® St. Louis, Missouri | redkeystlouis.com Region served: St. Louis, Missouri Years in real estate: 20 Number of offices: 3 Number of agents: 180 Talk about RedKey and your strategy for staying ahead of the competition.  Jill Butler: Over the […]

Building Solid Relationships

Dede Jenkins Owner/CEO Rick Jenkins CFO Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Texas Realty Austin, Texas | bhhstxrealty.com Region served: Central Texas Years in real estate: Dede: 41; Rick: 48 Number of offices: 6 Number of agents: 250 Best time management tip: Write it down on your calendar. If it’s not in writing, it doesn’t count. Motto/work philosophy […]

Moving in the Same Direction

Andrew Linn Broker/Owner ERA Davis & Linn Jacksonville, Florida www.joineradavislinn.com Region served: Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia Years in real estate: 16.5 Number of offices: 3 Number of agents: 100 Talk about what it means to be part of the ERA brand.  We have been with ERA since the ’80s. It is a brand that […]

Staying Positive and Motivated

Katy Martinelli Managing Owner John Martinelli Managing Broker RE/MAX 1st Choice Coral Springs, Florida Region served: Southeast Florida Years in real estate: Katy: 17; John: 43 Number of offices: 1 Number of agents: 23 You recently converted your brokerage to RE/MAX. How did you decide to affiliate with the brand? John Martinelli: We were with […]

Staying Ahead of the Game

Robert Rinke Broker/Owner Levin Rinke Realty, a member of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Pensacola, Florida www.levinrinkerealty.com Region served: Northwest Florida Years in real estate: 30 Number of offices: 6 Number of agents: 190 Talk about being part of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE).  I had an established independent brokerage, […]