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Richard A. Smith

President and CEO

Richard A. Smith, longtime president and CEO of real estate giant Realogy Holdings Corp., led the company to a successful year as a newly public company in 2013. Under Smith, Realogy, which completed a successful initial public offering in October 2012, reduced its debt, grew revenue and launched a technology “innovation summit” in 2013. Smith, who was named chairman of Realogy’s board in March 2012, has led the company’s business operations since 1996. Realogy’s operations include real estate franchising, brokerage, relocation and title services. Its companies include the Realogy Franchise Group, which consists of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Century 21, Coldwell Banker, Coldwell Banker Commercial, ERA and Sotheby’s International Realty. Combined, those brands have approximately 13,600 franchised and company-owned offices and 244,000 independent sales associates worldwide. Realogy’s NRT LLC subsidiary is the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage.

Richard A. Smith, longtime president and CEO of real estate giant Realogy Holdings Corp., led the company to a successful year as a newly public company in 2013. Under Smith, Realogy, which completed a successful initial public offering in October 2012, reduced its debt, grew revenue and launched a technology “innovation summit” in 2013. Smith, who was named chairman of Realogy’s board in March 2012, has led the company’s business operations since 1996. Realogy’s operations include real estate franchising, brokerage, relocation and title services. Its companies include the Realogy Franchise Group, which consists of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Century 21, Coldwell Banker, Coldwell Banker Commercial, ERA and Sotheby’s International Realty. Combined, those brands have approximately 13,600 franchised and company-owned offices and 244,000 independent sales associates worldwide. Realogy’s NRT LLC subsidiary is the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage.

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