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.

Pat C. Riley

Chairperson

Pat C. Riley*

Allen Tate REALTORS®

Charlotte, NC

Joe Horning

Vice Chairperson

Joe Horning

Shorewest REALTORS®

Brookfield, WI

Dan Elsea

Secretary

Dan Elsea

Real Estate One

Southfield, MI

Harold Crye

Treasurer

Harold Crye

CRYE-LEIKE, REALTORS®

Memphis, TN

Robert Sibcy

Immediate Past Chairperson

Robert Sibcy*

Sibcy Cline REALTORS®

Cincinnati, OH

Carol Bulman

Carol Bulman

Jack Conway & Co.

Norwell, MA

Jeffrey S. Detwiler

Jeffrey S. Detwiler

Long & Foster Real Estate

Chantilly, VA

Howard W. (Hoby) Hanna IV

Howard W. (Hoby) Hanna IV

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services

Cleveland, OH

Chris Meyers

Chris Meyers

Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate

Armonk, NY

Ron Peltier

Ron Peltier

HomeServices of America

Minneapolis, MN

Diane Ramirez

Diane Ramirez

Halstead Property, LLC

New York, NY

Ron Stader

Ron Stader

CIR REALTY

Calgary, Canada

William Watson, Jr.

William Watson, Jr.*

Watson Realty Corp.

Jacksonville, FL

Ron Stader

Chairperson

Ron Stader

CIR REALTY

Canada

Marco Argentieri

Marco Argentieri

Cofim-Immobiliare

Italy

Frank Morrice Arias

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

Jeremy Hurst

Jeremy Hurst

IRG International Realty Group

British West Indies

Codrin Matei

Codrin Matei

Crosspoint

Romania

Mirghani Amir Omer

Mirghani Amir Omer

Universal Real Estate

United Arab Emirates

Michael Saunders

Michael Saunders

Michael Saunders & Company

United States

Dawn Stevens

Chairperson

Dawn Stevens

Jack Conway & Co.

Norwell, MA

Pam Metzger

Vice-Chairperson

Pam Metzger

Wright Kingdom Real Estate

Boulder, CO

Kirsten Abney

Kirsten Abney

Heritage Texas Properties

Houston, TX

Ryan Carrell

Ryan Carrell

Carpenter REALTORS

Indianapolis, IN

Jane Gowarty

Jane Gowarty

Smith & Associates Real Estate

Tampa, FL

Rachael Joyner

Rachael Joyner

Joyner Fine Properties

Richmond, VA

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

West Chester, OH

Elizabeth Nunan

Elizabeth Nunan

Houlihan Lawrence Real Estate

Rye Brook, NY

Allison Rybarczyk

Allison Rybarczyk

Arizona Best Real Estate

Scottsdale, AZ

Denise Talboy

Denise Talboy

The Keyes Company

Miami, FL

David Gumpper

Chairperson

David Gumpper

Michael Saunders & Company

Sarasota, FL

Mark Bardo

Mark Bardo

The Keyes Company

Naples, FL

Noelle Bortfeld

Noelle Bortfeld

Windermere Real Estate

Seattle, WA

Tom Flanagan

Tom Flanagan

Alain Pinel REALTORS

Saratoga, CA

Matthew Leone

Matthew Leone

Halstead Property

Brown Harris Stevens

New York, NY

Jodee Drake-Soto

Jodee Drake-Soto

NP Dodge Real Estate

Omaha, NE

Mark Steward

Mark Steward

Baird & Warner

Chicago, IL

Pam O'Connor, SCRP, President/CEO

Pam O'Connor

For over 25 years, Pam O’Connor, SCRP, has managed networks which ultimately were consolidated into Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and was the first woman to head a major network. Pam has been named one of the top 25 thought leaders by the National Association of Realtors, as well as one of the top 100 most influential people in real estate by Inman News. She also ranked 29th on the Swanepoel Power 200, a ranking of the most powerful people in real estate. She is a Senior Certified Relocation Professional (SCRP) and has served on the board of directors and executive committee of Worldwide ERC. She has received ERC’s Meritorious Award, President’s Award, and Distinguished Service Awards and was named to its Hall of Leaders in May, 2009.

Contact Information: 800-621-6510 or poconnor@leadingre.com

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.

Contact Information: 312-424-0400 or pboomsma@leadingRE.com

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.

Contact Information: 312-384-5900 or bportale@RELODirect.com

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.

Contact Information: 800-621-6510 or acazzato@leadingre.com