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100 most influential real estate leaders

Find out who made this year's list

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Inman News has compiled a list of the 100 most influential people in real estate in 2007, reflecting the industry's best and brightest, as well as outside figures whose actions influence the home buying and selling business. The people on this list embrace leadership, innovation, ingenuity, power and persistence. The list is broken into six categories, with an added "notables" section: Brokerage: These luminaries have made waves in the residential real estate brokerage business. Some are renowned industry speakers, some are heads of top brokerage companies, and others are founders of brokerages using alternative business models. Technology and Online Real Estate: Technology and the Internet continue to play increasingly important roles in the business of real estate. The people in this category have made contributions and continue to lead in this segment, either with an online business platform or a technology system that's changed the way industry professionals conduct business. Trad...