ZipRealty CEO grows companies from ground up

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ZipRealty’s chief executive Eric Danziger started out as a bellman at the Fairmont Hotel in the heart of San Francisco, then moved on to become CEO of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide and president of Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.

In 2001, Danziger resigned as president of Minneapolis-based Carlson Hotels Worldwide to return to the San Francisco Bay Area and take over as president and CEO of online real estate brokerage company ZipRealty.

ZipRealty is one of the few dot-com survivors and has been growing steadily si