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C.A.R. Industry Leaders make Swanepoel's Power 200 List
Congratulations to the C.A.R.'s  Industry Leaders who were named one of the 200 most powerful people in residential real estate for 2015!

The SP200 serves to identify those leaders that impact and lead the residential real estate brokerage industry, said Rob Hahn, executive editor of the Swanepoel Power 200. We acknowledge their enormous influence and contribution to our industry by detailing their role in improving the overall home buying transaction and the real estate business in particular.

Swanepoel states, These are the leaders of our industry. They are the drivers! They are the ones making the biggest difference!.There is no pay-to-play, no old boys club, and no favors for friends.

Hulme#24 Paul Hulme
President and CEO, Alain Pinel Realtors
Hulme co-founded the company in 1990 and has been its sole shareholder and CEO since 2000. It is now the largest residential real estate company in California, with 1,300+ agents producing over $10.4 billion in sales. Born on a farm in Utah, Hulme graduated from the University of Utah, and served in the U.S. Air Force.

Cabot#24 David Cabot
President and CEO, BHHS California Realty
Cabot served as one of Prudential's most successful office managers for 16 years before he was tapped to become President and CEO of BHHS California Realty. He leads one of the largest brokerages in the country with 3,400 sales associates in 59 offices throughout Southern and Central California.

Merage#65 Cameron Merage
President and CEO, First Team Real Estate
In 1976 Merage founded First Team Real Estate in Orange County, CA. As President and CEO, he has grown it into one of the largest independent real estate firms in California, with 1,700+ agents that produces over $5.8 billion annually, specializing in the sale of residential properties valued at $2 million and up.

Macres#68 Greg Macres
Executive Vice President, NRT West
He leads NRT's operations in Northern California, Colorado, Utah, and Hawaii, from sales training to real estate management and career guidance training. In the late 80's he became an owner of Contempo Realty, successfully growing it until it was acquired by the NRT. He also founded the Children's Gaucher Research Fund.

Ozonian#73 Steve Ozonian
Chief Real Estate Officer, Carrington Holding Company
Ozonian has had a remarkable real estate career. He served as a senior executive with Sorrento Capitol, RealEstate.com, Help-U-Sell, BofA, RE/MAX, MOVE Inc, Realtor.com, Prudential, and CB. In his new role he is leading the portfolio of its real estate affiliates and building a new national real estate company-owned brokerage.

McLaughlin#86 Mark McLaughlin
Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Union International
McLaughlin acquired Pacific Union in 2009 and retooled it with the adaptation of technology applications. His changes helped to grow the company to almost 5,000 transactions a year totaling over $5.5 billion. Previously, he built Morgan Lane into Marin County's premier luxury brand in just three years.

Leibovitch#115 Syd Leibovitch
Founder and CEO, Rodeo Realty
Leibovitch heads one of the top residential real estate firms in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, with 1,100+ agents and over $3.6 billion in annual sales. He began selling real estate at 23 and forged a brokerage out of his garage in 1986. His company's celebrity and other listings are regularly featured in the LA Times and E! News.

Krafchow#119 Ed Krafchow
Chairman, BH&G Mason-McDuffie Real Estate
He leads a team of 1,100+ agents in 30 offices and has grown the company from $1 to $3 billion in sales. Krafchow has been closely involved with the development of WebTop Intranet, his company's technology platform for generating leads and creating efficient business processes. RISMedia awarded him the Leadership Award in 2012.

Culbertson#125 Jeff Culbertson
Executive Vice President, NRT Southwest and Sacramento Region
Culbertson is a 33-year industry veteran and is currently responsible for the NRT offices throughout Arizona and California. Concurrently, he serves as President at Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Orange County, Desert Resorts, and San Diego.

OBryon#158 James O'Bryon
Co-owner, President/CEO, RE/MAX Gold
O'Bryon heads the third largest RE/MAX franchise in the world and the #1 RE/MAX franchise in the California market. With almost 10,000 transactions, the 750 agents in the company will generate sales in excess of $3 billion in 2014.

Sanders#173 Sandra Sanders
President, RE/MAX Estate Properties
Sanders heads up a large REMAX franchise consisting of 13 residential real estate offices from San Pedro to Beverly Hills. With over 30 years of industry experience, Sanders founded her company in 1984 and in 2011 received the RISMedia National Home Ownership Award.

Shea#183 Pat Shea
President, Lyon Real Estate
With 20+ years of real estate sales and leadership experience Shea now heads up Lyon Real Estate and has helped grow the company significantly in the Greater Sacramento Area, to almost 1,000 agents conducting over $2.5 billion in annual sales. He holds a BSBA from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dwiggins#188 James Dwiggins
Chief Executive Officer, NextHome
After 8 years providing over 200 Realty World Northern California and Nevada franchise offices new technologies, Dwiggins jumped out in 2014 to start NextHome, a new franchise dedicated to serving the brokers with 20 or fewer agents in their brokerage. He is former COO of Red Tablet and founder of the California Chapter of YPN.

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