- Saturday, October 22
- Opening General Session: Asian Consumer Trends
- 9:45 am - 10:15 am
Tower Ballroom - Bellagio
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC
Sherry Chris was appointed president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC in October of 2007. Her appointment followed Realogy’s announcement that it had entered into a 50-year agreement with Meredith Corporation, with a renewal option for another 50 years, to license the Better Homes and Gardens® name to launch a new and dynamic global residential real estate brand.
Sherry has nearly 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 with Real Living (Ohio) and Prudential CA/NV/TX Realty. She joined Realogy in 2006 as Chief Operating Officer for Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC.
Well known within the real estate industry, Sherry is a frequent speaker at real estate and technology conferences. She serves on the advisory boards for Realtor.com and Zillow and has served on a number of industry and technology-related advisory boards, including Trulia and Google Real Estate. In addition, she is a past chairman of The Realty Alliance, a network of North America’s elite real estate firms.
Sherry was named Inman Innovator of the Year in 2010, a prestigious and coveted award within the real estate and technology sectors. The award honors individuals who have demonstrated exceptional vision and foresight in using innovation to enhance the real estate experience for consumers, real estate brokers and agents. She has also been named among Inman’s 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders consecutively in 2010, 2011 and 2012, and received the 2010 Stevie Award for Best Executive in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
Sherry is a graduate of The University of Western Ontario, and earned an MBA from the Ivey School of Business.