Curated by the Inman editorial team, the Power Players awards recognize the most innovative and influential executives in the real estate industry.

Inman is known for covering the real estate industry’s key leaders, newsmakers and market movers. With our finger on the pulse, we’ve  built a list of the most powerful people in the residential real estate industry. 

The result is the debut class of Inman Power Players.

These 121 professionals have been selected from across the residential real estate universe and represent the pinnacle of industry success. Our 2023 Inman Power Players include executives and founders as well as innovators and visionaries, each of whom is playing a key role in shaping our industry’s future.

The 2023 Inman Power Players

Adena Hefets, Founder & CEO, Divvy Homes
AJ Barkley, Head of Neighborhood and Community Lending, Bank of America
Alex Rampell, General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
Andy Florance, Founder & CEO, CoStar Group
Angela Strange, General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
Anthony Hitt, President & CEO, Engel & Völkers
Anthony Hsieh, Founder & Executive Chairman, loanDepot
Art Carter, CEO, California Regional MLS
Austin Allison, Co-Founder & CEO, Pacaso
Ben Kinney, Co-Founder, PLACE
Bess Freedman, CEO, Brown Harris Stevens
Bob Goldberg, CEO, National Association of REALTORS®
Bob Hale, President & CEO, Houston Association of Realtors
Bob Walters, CEO, Rocket Mortgage
A. Bradley Nelson, CMO, Sotheby's International Realty
Brendan Wallace, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Fifth Wall Ventures
Brian Buffini, Founder & Chairman, Buffini & Company
Brian Bair, CEO & Chairman, Offerpad
Brian Donnellan, President & CEO, BrightMLS
Byron McDuffee, CEO & President, Elm Street Technology
Chris Raveis, Co-President, William Raveis Inc.
Chris Heller, Chief Real Estate Officer, OJO
Chris Stuart, President, PLACE
Christian Lawless, General Partner, Conversion Capital
Christy Budnick, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Constance Freedman, Founder & Managing Partner, Moderne Ventures
Court Cunningham, CEO & Founder, Orchard
Dana Jones, CEO & President, RealPage
Dave Sheeler, President of Residential Servicing and Correspondent Lending, Freedom Mortgage
David Doctorow, CEO, Move Inc.
David Eisenberg, Founding Partner & Managing Director, Zigg Capital
Denee Evans, CEO, CMLS

Dermot Buffini, Founder & CEO, Buffini & Company
Doug Seabolt, CEO, Rocket Homes
Drew Uher, Founder & CEO, HomeLight
Frank Martell, President & CEO, loanDepot
Gary Keller, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder, Keller Williams

Geoff Wood, CEO & Co-President, Windermere
Gino Blefari, Chairman, HomeServices of America
Glenn Kelman, CEO, Redfin
Glenn Sanford, CEO, eXp World Holdings
Greg Schwartz, CEO & Co-Founder, Tomo
Grier Allen, Co-Founder & CEO, BoomTown
Guy Gal, CEO, Side
Hoby Hanna, President, Howard Hanna
Howard M. Lorber, Executive Chairman, Douglas Elliman
J. Lennox Scott, Chairman & CEO, John L. Scott Real Estate
Jason Gesing, Chief Industry Relations Officer, eXp World Holdings
Jay Farner, CEO, Rocket Companies
Jeff Baker, CEO, Illinois REALTORS®
Jeff Detwiler, CEO & President, Long & Foster Companies
Jeff Sprecher, Founder, Chair and CEO, Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.
Jeremy Sicklick, Co-Founder & CEO, HouseCanary
James Weichert, Jr., Co-President, Weichert

Jill Jacobi Wood, Co-President, Windermere

Jim Weichert, Co-President, Weichert
Jimmy Kelly, CEO, Lone Wolf Real Estate Technologies
Joe Skousen, CEO, Inside Real Estate
John Berkowitz, CEO, OJO
John Mazur, CEO, Homesnap
Josh Harley, CEO, Fathom Realty
Justin Wilson, Managing Director, Koch Industries
Katie Johnson, General Counsel and Chief Member Experience Officer, National Association of Realtors
Kenneth DeGiorgio, CEO, First American Financial
Kenny Parcell, 2023 President, National Association of Realtors
Kristy Fercho, Head of Home Lending, Wells Fargo
Kuba Jewgieniew, CEO, Realty ONE Group
Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist, National Association of Realtors
Lydia Jett, Managing Partner, SoftBank
Marc King, President, Keller Williams
Mat Ishbia, CEO, United Wholesale Mortgage
Matt Widdows, CEO, HomeSmart
Mauricio Umansky, CEO, The Agency
Melissa McSherry, COO, Anywhere Real Estate
Michael DeVito, CEO, Freddie Mac
Mike Miedler, CEO, Century 21
Nick Bailey, President & CEO, RE/MAX
Nima Ghamsari, CEO, Blend
OB Jacobi, Co-President, Windermere
Omer Granot, CEO, Localize
Pam Liebman, President & CEO, The Corcoran Group
Pat Kinsel, CEO, Notarize
Paul Boomsma, CEO, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World
Paul Hurst, Managing Director & Chief Innovation Officer, Parker89/First American Financial
Paul Levine, Managing Director, Sapphire Ventures
Pete Flint, Managing Partner, NFX
Philip "Phil" Soper, President & CEO, Bridgemarq Real Estate Services
Philip White, President & CEO, Sotheby's International Realty
Priscilla Almodovar, CEO, Fannie Mae
Randy Quirk, Vice Chairman, Fidelity National Financial
Rich Barton, CEO, Zillow
Rich Gagliano, President, Origination Technologies, Black Knight
RJ Pittman, CEO, Matterport
Rob Barber, CEO, ATTOM
Robert Reffkin, CEO, Compass

Ryan Raveis, Co-President, William Raveis Inc.
Ryan Schneider, CEO & President, Anywhere Real Estate
Ryan Serhant, CEO, SERHANT.
Ryan Weyandt, CEO, LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance
Sarah Friar, CEO, Nextdoor
Scott Durkin, CEO, Douglas Elliman
Scott Martino, CEO, Endpoint
Scott Smith, President, Constellation Real Estate Solutions
Sean Black, Co-Founder & CEO, Knock
Serena Dayal, Partner, SoftBank Investment Advisers
Shaival Shah, CEO, Ribbon
Shannon McGahn, Chief Advocacy Officer, National Association of Realtors
Sherry Chris, CEO, Expansion Brands
Spencer Rascoff, Co-Founder and General Partner, 75 & Sunny

Stephanie Anton, President, Corcoran Affiliates
Stephen Brobeck, Senior Fellow, Consumer Federation of America
Steve Baird, President & CEO, Baird & Warner
Sue Yannaccone, President & CEO, Anywhere Brands
Tami Bonnell, Co-Chair, EXIT Realty
Tamir Poleg, Co-Founder & CEO, The Real Brokerage
Thad Wong, Co-CEO, Christie's International Real Estate
Tim Heyl, CEO, Homeward
Tom Ferry, Founder & CEO, Tom Ferry International
Tom George, Co-President, Constellation Real Estate Solutions
Tushar Garg, CEO, Flyhomes
York Baur, CEO, MoxiWorks
Zach Aarons, Co-Founder & General Partner, MetaProp

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