Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®

Leadership

Get acquainted with our leadership team


Our leadership is comprised of our board of directors, executive team and a number of advisory boards and member councils that provide member input and feedback into programs, our operations and business plan.

Joe Horning

Chairman

Joe Horning

Shorewest REALTORS®

Brookfield, WI

Diane Ramirez

Vice Chairman

Diane Ramirez

Halstead Property, LLC

New York, NY

Howard W. (Hoby) Hanna IV

Secretary

Howard W. (Hoby) Hanna IV

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services

Cleveland, OH

Robert Sibcy

Treasurer

Robert Sibcy

Sibcy Cline REALTORS®

Cincinnati, OH

Pat C. Riley

Immediate Past Chairman

Pat C. Riley

Allen Tate REALTORS®

Charlotte, NC

Carol Bulman

Carol Bulman

Jack Conway & Co.

Norwell, MA

Harold Crye

Harold Crye

CRYE-LEIKE, REALTORS®

Memphis, TN

Jeffrey S. Detwiler

Jeffrey S. Detwiler

Long & Foster Real Estate

Chantilly, VA

Mike Pappas

Mike Pappas

The Keyes Company

Weston, FL

Ron Peltier

Ron Peltier

HomeServices of America

Minneapolis, MN

Pat Shea

Pat Shea

Lyon Real Estate

Sacramento, CA

Ron Stader

Ron Stader

CIR REALTY

Calgary, Canada

William Watson, Jr.

William Watson, Jr.

Watson Realty Corp.

Jacksonville, FL

Ron Stader

Chairman

Ron Stader

CIR REALTY

Canada

Frank Morrice Arias

Vice Chairman

Frank Morrice Arias

Siuma Realty

Panama

Philippe de Beer

Philippe de Beer

Park Lane Properties

Mauritius

Berry Everitt

Berry Everitt

Chas Everitt International Property Group

South Africa

Judith von Hasselbach

Judith von Hasselbach

Allgemeiner Grund & Boden Fundus

Germany

Jeremy Hurst

Jeremy Hurst

IRG International Realty Group

British West Indies

Dima Lorenz

Dima Lorenz

Ark Properties Shanghai

China

Michael Saunders

Michael Saunders

Michael Saunders & Company

United States

Pam Metzger

Chairperson

Pam Metzger

WK Real Estate

Boulder, CO

Allison Rybarczyk

Vice-Chairperson

Allison Rybarczyk

Arizona Best Real Estate

Scottsdale, AZ

Kirsten Abney

Kirsten Abney

Heritage Texas Properties

Houston, TX

Kimberly Barkoff

Kimberly Barkoff

Halstead Property, LLC

New York, NY

Andrea Bowles

Andrea Bowles

Blanchard & Calhoun Real Estate

Augusta, GA

Ryan Carrell

Ryan Carrell

Carpenter REALTORS

Indianapolis, IN

Rachael Joyner

Rachael Joyner

Joyner Fine Properties

Richmond, VA

Jo Lay

Jo Lay

Baird & Warner

Chicago, IL

Diana McGrogan

Diana McGrogan

Intero Real Estate Services

Cupertino, CA

Frank Morrice Arias

Frank Morrice Arias

Siuma Realty

Panama City, Panama

Kim Mullins

Kim Mullins

HUFF Realty

Cincinnati, OH

Catharine Pappas

Catharine Pappas

Dickens Mitchener

Charlotte, NC

Dawn Stevens

Dawn Stevens

Kinlin Grover Real Estate

Sandwich, MA

Page Taft Real Estate

Guilford, CT

Randall Realtors

Sandwich, MA

David Gumpper

Chairman

David Gumpper

Michael Saunders & Company

Sarasota, FL

Tom Flanagan

Vice Chairman

Tom Flanagan

The Group Inc. Real Estate

Fort Collins, CO

Lorraine Abercrombie

Lorraine Abercrombie

Greenwood King Properties

Houston, TX

Noelle Bortfeld

Noelle Bortfeld

Windermere Real Estate

Seattle, WA

Philip Cheves

Philip Cheves

Carolina One Real Estate

North Charleston, SC

Jodee Drake-Soto

Jodee Drake-Soto

NP Dodge Real Estate

Omaha, NE

Roland Kampmeyer

Roland Kampmeyer

Kampmeyer Immobilien GmbH

Cologne, Germany

Matthew Leone

Matthew Leone

Halstead Property

Brown Harris Stevens

New York, NY

Ashley Rosenberg

Ashley Rosenberg

Kentwood Real Estate

Greenwood Village, CO

Mark Steward

Mark Steward

Baird & Warner

Chicago, IL

Stephanie Streeter

Stephanie Streeter

Smith & Associates Real Estate

Tampa, FL

Pam O'Connor, SCRP, President/CEO

Pam O'Connor

For over 30 years, Pam O’Connor, SCRP, has managed networks which ultimately were consolidated into Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®. The first woman to head a major real estate network, Pam’s many honors include being the fifth-ranking woman on Stefan Swanepoel’s Power 200 list of the most powerful people in real estate, one of the top 25 thought leaders by the National Association of Realtors, and one of the top 100 most influential people in real estate by Inman News. She is the 6th person to ever receive the H. Cris Collie Leadership Award from Worldwide ERC for lifetime achievements in the relocation sector. Pam has been involved in leadership roles for several foundations and trade organizations and is a frequent industry writer and speaker.

Paul Boomsma, President, Luxury Portfolio International® and COO, LeadingRE

Paul Boomsma

With over 20 years of experience in luxury real estate, Paul Boomsma has created the highly successful Luxury Portfolio program. Paul began his career marketing luxury office towers and later joined a top residential firm, later becoming National Marketing Director for a major franchise. Paul is a frequent industry speaker on the topics of raising the bar for real estate branding, agent listing presentations, synergies with the resort/second-home market, and the luxury market. He has been named one of the Most Influential People in Luxury Real Estate and has received Unique Homes’ Luxury Marketer of the Year Award.

Robert Portale, SCRP, SGMS, President/CEO RELO Direct®

Robert Portale

As President & CEO, Bob wears a lot of hats, sometimes at the same time. His varied experience in business development, operations, and executive management makes him a unique leader since he understands all sides of the relocation industry, both internally and externally. With more than two decades of industry experience, Bob brings a spirit of continuous improvement and professional development to the RELO Direct® team. His never-ending search for a better solution and learning opportunities has led him to not only attain high-ranking industry certifications, including the GMS-T for Talent Management certification that was open to only a select few by the Worldwide ERC®, but to provide clients with an engaging service experience.

Alan Cazzato, CPA, VP of Finance and CFO

Alan Cazzato

Alan Cazzato is an experienced financial manager and CPA who manages the corporate service functions of the company, including technology, accounting, human resources, and company infrastructure. A Chicago native, he has previously been responsible for financial management of companies in various different industry sectors.

Stephanie Pfeffer Anton, Executive Vice President, Luxury Portfolio International®

Stephanie Pfeffer Anton

Stephanie Pfeffer Anton has been with Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® since 2005 and today oversees the day-to-day operations of this global, multi-faceted program which represents brokers in over 65 countries. She frequently speaks to audiences around the world about the luxury industry, real estate marketing, and research and insights into the luxury consumer. She has been named to the Inman 101 list of innovative leaders driving industry change, the Swanepoel Power 200 list of most influential real estate professionals and Luxury Daily’s prestigious ranking of Luxury Women to Watch 2017, a select list of 25 accomplished executives set to make a difference in luxury next year.

Chris Dietz, Executive Vice President Global Operations

Chris Dietz

Chris Dietz, executive vice president Global Operations, a German national, executes the LeadingRE’s expansion plans by growing and managing its international footprint, including marketing efforts and brand awareness initiatives. Dietz has over 20 years of executive-level relocation management experience and possesses a deep insight into the global real estate industry and the diverse business practices. Before joining LeadingRE, Dietz managed the Europe/Middle East/Africa (EMEA) and Asia Pacific (APAC) regions for a U.S.-based relocation management company out of their London office, and prior to that, he was in charge of developing relocation business in Europe under a large US real estate franchise brand.

Executive Vice President, Member Services

Liz Nunan

Liz Nunan joined LeadingRE with nearly 30 years of industry experience, serving the last 20 years in a leadership role with member broker, Houlihan Lawrence. She brings a unique perspective that combines knowledge and experience in brokerage management and operations, with corporate relocation and the luxury real estate market. Liz is a licensed real estate broker and served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Realtors from 2006-2017 and the Board of Directors of the Hudson Gateway MLS from 2014-2017. In addition, as a member, she served two terms on the LeadingRE Advisory Council and was the recipient of the prestigious LeadingRE Hall of Fame Award for her service to the network and its members, making her a natural fit to join the organization several years later.