Gino Blefari is the CEO for HSF Affiliates LLC, which operates the real estate brokerage networks of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Prudential Real Estate and Real Living Real Estate. Blefari became CEO of HSF Affiliates in 2014 from Silicon Valley, CA-based Intero Real Estate Services, which he founded in 2002 and through mid-2014 served as president and CEO. Under his direction, Intero became one of the fastest organically growing companies in the history of real estate. In 2014, Intero was ranked 12th nationwide for real estate sales volume, according to REAL Trends.
In 2014, Blefari was honored with RISMedia’s National Home Ownership Award for “outstanding achievements among residential real estate’s most influential and charismatic leaders.” Blefari is the only two-time honoree of this prestigious award, receiving it first in 2007. He was also inducted into the Mike Ferry Organization’s Leadership Hall of Fame and is the first and only recipient of the Leadership Award from the Tom Ferry Organization.
Since joining HSF Affiliates, Blefari has overseen the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices network, which has grown to more than 42,000 agents and 1,200 offices in 47 states following its September 2013 launch.