Dave Liniger officially steps down at Re/Max, Adam Contos takes over as sole CEO

Contos has been transitioning into the leadership role since May 2017, when he was named co-CEO alongside Liniger

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Adam Contos will take the reins as sole CEO of Re/Max after serving as co-CEO of the company alongside co-founder Dave Liniger since May 2017, Re/Max announced today. Prior to becoming co-CEO, Contos served as COO of Re/Max. The executive was instrumental in the November 2016 launch of Motto Mortgage, Re/Max's mortgage brokerage franchise. “I am honored to lead Re/Max Holdings at this important time in our history,” said Contos in a prepared statement. “As we head into this next chapter, I am excited about the prospects for continuing our successful momentum, driven by our outstanding business model, brand strength, competitive advantages and the most dynamic brokers and agents in the industry.” The move marks another moment of change for Liniger, who started the behemoth real estate franchisor with his wife, Gail, in 1971. After a brief break from running Re/Max caused by an illness in 2012, Liniger stepped back into the CEO’s seat in 2014; now, after shari...