RISMEDIA, April 18, 2011–Glenn R. Niere has been appointed president and COO for Coldwell Banker United, Realtors® Carolinas Region, effective April 18.
With more than 27 years of leadership experience, Niere brings expertise in business management and marketing to 23 offices throughout the Carolinas.
Before joining Coldwell Banker United, Realtors, Niere served as President and then CEO of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty and its predecessors. He began his real estate career as a Sales Associate with Russ Lyon Realty Company, which was founded in 1947. After four years he was appointed as a Senior Branch Manager for the firm in Scottsdale, Ariz. During his tenure in that position, he grew the office from 90 to 140 Sales Associates.
Niere was recruited to drive a start-up, luxury real estate company in Scottsdale, Ariz. In that capacity, he was instrumental in opening five branch offices, hiring three managers, recruiting over 250 Sales Associates, and developing a complete marketing program and the company website. That company affiliated with Sotheby’s International Realty and later merged with Russ Lyon Realty Company to become Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty.
“I am delighted to have Glenn on board,” said Richard Smith, chairman and CEO of Coldwell Banker United, Realtors®. “He is committed to providing service excellence in all real estate related services to the company’s customers. I am confident that his strong business skills, experience and overall vision will enhance our Carolinas Region.”
About Coldwell Banker United, Realtors® – Carolinas Region
Coldwell Banker United, Realtors® Carolinas Region has 23 offices in the Greater Charlotte, Greater Columbia, and Charleston areas, including Statesville, Mooresville, Cornelius, Denver, Union County, Rock Hill, Lancaster, Camden, Sumter, Chapin, Aiken and Mt. Pleasant, with 650 sales associates. The company also has a SC Builder Services and Commercial Division located in Columbia, S.C.
About Coldwell Banker United, Realtors®
Coldwell Banker United, Realtors® was founded by Richard A. Smith in College Station, Texas, in 1970. The company has grown to 71 residential offices and three commercial offices in five states, with over 2079 sales associates. The company’s sales volume in 2010 was $3.98 billion, which represents more than 18,850 transaction sides, making it the number one company in sales transactions among independently owned and operated Coldwell Banker companies worldwide. Coldwell Banker United, Realtors® ranks #7 among the top 300 brokers in the U.S. according to RISMedia, The Top 300-Power Broker Report in 2011. For more information, log on to www.cbunited.com.