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Real Estate Connect Speaker Profile: Jim Gillespie

A tennis partner set Jim Gillespie on the path to a successful real estate career 36 years ago.

Gillespie, a 35-year industry veteran who since 2004 has served as CEO for Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, oversees a global franchise network with about 3,200 offices and 97,000 agents.

He will take the stage at the Real Estate Connect conference in New York City — which runs from Jan. 12-14, 2011, at the Marriott Marquis Times Square hotel — along with three other Realogy Corp. CEOs, to discuss their company and the industry.