10 people to watch in 2006

Opinion: Real estate movers leading industry change

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The Inman News editorial team is keeping an eye on 10 people we expect to shake up the real estate industry next year. Here are our candidates for people to watch in 2006:

1. Justin McCarthy, head of local sales, Google. Google refers more traffic to real estate Web sites than all other search engines combined, not a surprising fact given the search site’s increasing ubiquity. As head of local sales for Google, McCarthy’s decisions impact real estate advertisers.