Sherry Chris

President & CEO Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate

Madison, NJ


Thursday, October 19th

10:10 am

The Power of Inclusion: shape your future with the latest consumer insights.
Sherry Chris, President and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, will discuss the latest consumer trends and how those trends will impact the real estate market, with emphasis on the LGBT community. Sherry’s insights will empower NAGLREP members to more effectively serve their clients and stay ahead of the competition. Sherry will also discuss her company’s unwavering commitment to inclusion.  She will share why Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate has prioritized this important core value for its affiliated brokers, agents and end consumers and how that journey has impacted her as a leader.

Sherry is the president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC. Her appointment followed Realogy’s announcement that it was launching a new and dynamic global residential real estate brand after entering into a 50-year agreement with Meredith Corporation to license the Better Homes and Gardens name* and launch a new and dynamic global residential real estate brand.

Sherry has more than 30 years of real estate experience, including, significant senior management positions in the areas of sales, marketing, new technologies, and franchise management. A native of Canada, she began her real estate career in Ontario and held increasingly senior positions with Royal LePage for 16 years before taking on executive roles within notable US brokerages. She joined Realogy in 2006 as Chief Operating Officer for Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Well-known for her innovative thinking, next generation consumer insights and idea sharing in an effort to move the industry forward, Sherry is a frequently sought after speaker at international real estate and technology conferences. She is also regularly featured by national media outlets such as the FOX Business Channel, CNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and USA Today, sharing her insights into industry reports and trends. She is a strong advocate of engaging with businesses and consumers through social media channels – making her the most followed CEO of a national real estate brand on Twitter.

Sherry serves on the and NAR real estate services advisory boards. She is also the vice chair of the national board of directors at the non-profit organization, Rebuilding Together.

In 2015, Inman News named Sherry as one of the 33 people who are changing the real estate industry. Additionally, since being named Inman Innovator of the Year in 2010, a prestigious and coveted award that honors individuals who have demonstrated exceptional vision and foresight to advance the real estate experience, she has been recognized five years consecutively as one of Inman’s 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders. Additional accolades include the Swanepoel Power 200 list (2013 and 2014), the Most Influential Real Estate Executives list by Real Estate Executive Magazine (2013) and Profiles in Diversity Journal’s annual Women Worth Watching list (2013).

Sherry is a graduate of The University of Western Ontario and earned an MBA from the Ivey School of Business. * There is a renewal option with the Meredith Corporation for another 50 years.

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