Century 21 Real Estate has named Nick Bailey, former executive at Zillow Group, president and CEO, the company announced Wednesday. Bailey, a 20-year veteran of the real estate industry known as a leader in brokerage, franchising, management and technology, will be responsible for building on the brand’s foundation and positioning the brand in global markets.
“We are excited to welcome Nick Bailey to the Realogy family,” says John Peyton, president and CEO of Realogy Franchise Group, parent company of Century 21 Real Estate. “Nick brings a unique mix of leadership experience and industry insights to our company and we are eager to see him lead the CENTURY 21® brand into the future.”
“Nick’s appointment signals the beginning of a new era at CENTURY 21,” Peyton says. “We are an agent-centric company, and with Nick’s analytical understanding of the needs and wants of today’s digital consumers, he will immediately begin fostering a culture of developing and retaining high-performing talent within C21® that leverages the company’s branding and marketing, knowledge base and the Realogy Franchise Group’s ‘Centers of Excellence’ in delivering an unparalleled value proposition for personal and professional growth.”
“It’s an honor to be taking the reins at CENTURY 21 at a time when this iconic brand is experiencing tremendous growth around the world, and the foundation for its success is in its recognition as a global leader in real estate services,” says Bailey, also a licensed broker. “My challenge is to build this company to its greatest market potential by inspiring, interacting and working collaboratively with the people inside and outside this organization and translating this ongoing momentum into additional share for CENTURY 21 agents.”
Bailey began his career in real estate early at age 17, when he purchased commercial property. He became licensed at 21 and bought three houses by 23. Bailey spent 11 years at RE/MAX world headquarters, then joined Zillow in 2012, most recently serving as vice president, Broker Relations. In the role, Bailey provided innovative online technology and marketing solutions for real estate professionals and drove the expansion of products and services through partnerships, business development and broadening of brand awareness across the industry.
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