Maria Patterson

Maria Patterson is RISMedia’s executive editor.

Posts by Maria Patterson

Playing the Long Game: Rocket Mortgage CEO Discusses Company Growth, Real Estate Agent Relations and More

It never hurts to have a strong north star to guide your company through turbulent times. That certainly rings true in the mortgage lending industry, which has been on a rollercoaster ride amid surging rates and persisting economic uncertainty that has dealt crippling blows to many companies in the sector. While Rocket Mortgage hasn’t gone…

Chicago REALTOR® Gives Voice to Latinas in Real Estate

Having experienced first-hand the struggles confronting Hispanic women aspiring to climb the ladder in real estate, Maggie Antillon-Mathews decided to share her story—along with the stories of other inspiring Latinas who have overcome myriad challenges along the path to success. In her latest book, “Latinas in Real Estate: Stories of Passion, Resilience and Breaking Barriers…

Envisioning Tomorrow

Above: Jackie Louh, Chief Operating Officer, Lamacchia Realty; Anthony Lamacchia, Broker/Owner & CEO, Lamacchia Companies Even as a temporary receptionist, Jackie Louh turned heads when she started working for Anthony Lamacchia in 2010. “We knew two days in that she was special,” says Lamacchia Companies Broker/Owner and CEO Anthony Lamacchia. “Within a couple of years,…

Winning With Culture

Above: JBGoodwin REALTORS® was honored with its first Top Workplaces USA national award in 2022. Here, San Antonio agents come together for a Habitat for Humanity build. JBGoodwin REALTORS® may be celebrating its 50th anniversary in business this year, but the company’s culture is more relevant than ever. With a simple but mighty mission statement…

Compass Finally Reveals Residential Numbers for 2021

After being excluded from RISMedia’s 34th Annual Power Broker Report for incorporating commercial transaction data in its reported totals for 2021, Compass has since submitted to RISMedia verified residential-only numbers for the year: 2021 residential sales volume: $251,019,336,511 2021 residential transactions: 224,067 Number of offices: 501 Number of agents: 26,257 Compass had previously submitted a…