The third-generation chairman and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate, Lennox Scott, serves as the leader of the firm’s executive team, which collaborates and focuses on opportunities and positive outcomes of real estate trends. The executive team is also instrumental in developing and implementing action plans leading to innovation and ongoing success in the industry.
In looking back at 2018, Scott’s greatest accomplishment centers around leading the John L. Scott team through the trends that are currently top of mind in the real estate industry, including discount brokerages, Wall Street real estate and shifts in the market.
Using every situation as an opportunity to energize the team into action, Scott is looking forward to 2019, and is excited about serving as a member of the National Association of REALTORS® Strategic Thinkers Advisory Group.
Focused on supporting the initiative to update the Multiple Listing Service infrastructure with one common data language across the nation, Scott also has his eye on retaining the explicit government guarantee on the government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) loan product.
“We’re blessed to be in the real estate industry,” says Scott. “At John L. Scott, our core value as a company is ‘Living Life as a Contribution®.’ We live this on a daily basis through our work with our clients, our teammates and the children we support through the John L. Scott Foundation. We then take this core value home with our family and friends, local community and our individual places of faith.”
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