Robert Burns has been named president of Coldwell Banker Mid-America Group, REALTORSÂ® effectiveÂ September 1, 2015, the company has announced. Burns will lead operations and assume responsibility for sales, marketing, education and relocation functions of the company.
â€śThere are tremendous opportunities ahead,â€ť says Robert Burns. â€śI was impressed by the companyâ€™s leadership team and the agents I was fortunate to meet. There is a strong culture of integrity and a competitive spirit at Coldwell Banker Mid-America Group, REALTORSÂ®.â€ť
Burns is currently vice president of field programs at NRT in New Jersey, the nation’s largest owner and operator of residential real estate brokeragesÂ and an affiliated brand of Coldwell Banker. In this role he is responsible for field productivity programs, education and diversity on a company-wide level for seven regional service centers, 700 plus real estate offices and 40,000 plus agents.
Prior to this position, Burns served NRT in the capacity of regional vice president, and worked with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage as regional vice president, sales and field operations; director of education and technology trainer. Burns began his career at the age of 20 as a residential real estate agent for Coldwell Banker Burnet in Edina, Minnesota.
â€śAs a family-owned, local company Coldwell Banker Mid-America Group, REALTORSÂ® has a unique value proposition for agents and clients alike,â€ť says Steve Zumbach, Trustee of the Pomerantz Control Trust. â€śBobâ€™s extensive knowledge of the industry and his strong track record of results position the organization as a highly competitive real estate company.â€ť â€ś
Bob is a Minnesota native and his wife, Crystal is a native Iowan.
â€śWe are excited to return to our Midwestern roots and raise our two sons, ages five and eight, in central Iowa,â€ť says Burns.
For more information, visit www.coldwellbanker.com.