Prudential Connecticut Realty has new CEO

Candace Adams succeeds firm's chairman, Peter Helie

Prudential Connecticut Realty, a 1,400-agent firm owned by HomeServices of America Inc., has a new chief executive officer.

Candace Adams, a 26-year real estate industry veteran who had been serving as the brokerage’s president, took over the CEO position from Prudential Connecticut Realty’s chairman, Peter Helie, effective Jan. 1. Helie will continue to serve as chairman of the company, and Adams will maintain her role as president.