Longtime Alain Pinel Realtors (APR) executive Michi Olson is joining Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (LeadingRE) as dean of resources and global connections for the company’s network of 565 indie real estate firms.

Olson had spent 15 years with APR – which was a member of LeadingRE – and briefly moved to Compass when it acquired APR in March. At APR, Olson was focused on corporate relocation, business development, e-commerce and global business offerings for the firm, which was one of the top-10 most productive indie brokerages in the County, according to both the Real Trends 500 and Swanepoel Mega 1000.

Michi Olson

“[Olson] has an extraordinary record of success in all types of business development, from corporate relocation to broker-to-broker referrals,” LeadingRE President and CEO Paul Boomsma said in a statement. “She understands the value of using LeadingRE tools and connections to support these efforts.”

“She knows how to build a world-class relocation department and how to empower agents to foster growth,” Boomsma added. “We are delighted to welcome her back into our community.”

Olson will work with members of LeadingRE’s network to help them leverage the company’s resources to extend their local reach and leverage global marketing and referral opportunities. She will conduct webinars for brokers, managers and agents and create video training courses for the company’s learning institute. 

“LeadingRE’s focus on quality and collaborative spirit create an environment where relationships drive business opportunities, supported by global resources that allow each member company to thrive,” Olson said in a statement. “I am thrilled to return to this one-of-a-kind network in a new capacity that will allow me to share my knowledge with colleagues worldwide.”

LeadingRE is a collection of the world’s elite indies. Members must rank among the top-5 independents in their market and be in the top 10 overall in either units or volume. Membership costs come in tiers — expenses range from $3,000 to $4,000 a year for a small market up to the $70,000 to $80,000 range for firms with a number of markets and ZIP codes.

Email Patrick Kearns

How do you stay ahead in a changing market? Inman Connect Las Vegas — featuring 250+ experts from across the industry sharing insight and tactics to navigate threat and seize opportunity in tomorrow’s real estate market. Join more than 4,000 top producers, brokers and industry leaders to network and discover what’s next, July 23-26 at the Aria Resort. Hurry! Tickets are going fast, register today!

Thinking of bringing your team? There are special onsite perks and discounts when you buy tickets together. Contact us to find out more.

Show Comments Hide Comments

Comments

Sign up for Inman’s Morning Headlines
What you need to know to start your day with all the latest industry developments
By submitting your email address, you agree to receive marketing emails from Inman.
Success!
Thank you for subscribing to Morning Headlines.
Back to top
×
Log in
If you created your account with Google or Facebook
Don't have an account?
Forgot your password?
No Problem

Simply enter the email address you used to create your account and click "Reset Password". You will receive additional instructions via email.

Forgot your username? If so please contact customer support at (510) 658-9252

Password Reset Confirmation

Password Reset Instructions have been sent to

Subscribe to The Weekender
Get the week's leading headlines delivered straight to your inbox.
Top headlines from around the real estate industry. Breaking news as it happens.
15 stories covering tech, special reports, video and opinion.
Unique features from hacker profiles to portal watch and video interviews.
Unique features from hacker profiles to portal watch and video interviews.
It looks like you’re already a Select Member!
To subscribe to exclusive newsletters, visit your email preferences in the account settings.
Up-to-the-minute news and interviews in your inbox, ticket discounts for Inman events and more
1-Step CheckoutPay with a credit card
By continuing, you agree to Inman’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

You will be charged . Your subscription will automatically renew for on . For more details on our payment terms and how to cancel, click here.

Interested in a group subscription?
Finish setting up your subscription