NRT chief leads industry powerhouse

Real estate newsmaker: Bruce Zipf oversees brokerage giant

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Bruce Zipf, chief executive officer and president of NRT, is a real numbers plumber with roots in accounting and today part of a real estate brokerage company that clocked $204 billion in closed sales volume for 2004.

Zipf, who took the reins of NRT in 2005, is charged with guiding the company’s strategic direction, including finance, acquisitions, marketing, legal and human resources functions.

NRT operates under the banners of Coldwell Banker, ERA and Sotheby’s International Realty nationally, as well as The Corcoran Group in New York City, the Hamptons, and Palm Beach, and