As president and CEO, Charlie Young leads the Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, Coldwell Banker Global Luxury and Coldwell Banker Commercial brands worldwide. He helps agents succeed by focusing on company culture, maintaining a strong domestic and international presence, and utilizing state-of-the-art technology.
The Coldwell Banker Gen Blue Network of 92,000 agents sells $148 million per day in transactions worth over $1 million, and has an average sales price 14 percent above the National Association of REALTOR®'s national average. Under Young's guidance, the Gen Blue event, which brings together industry leaders, doubled its attendance.
Young is also leading Coldwell Banker through significant changes. This year, the company launched CBx Seller Leads, which uses predictive analytics and machine learning to analyze markets, target customers and help agents create data-driven marketing plans.
Young empowers employees to reach their full potential by using Realogy resources, offering educational courses and promoting diversity through initiatives such as The Coldwell Banker Women in Leadership program. He has created task forces to address employee feedback and make sure that everyone has a voice.
Young is proud to be recognized for his contributions.
"I'm honored to have been selected as a 2019 Real Estate Newsmaker," Young says. "This past year, Coldwell Banker expanded our tech offering with yet another exclusive and industry-leading product, CBx Seller Leads. We put the power of predictive analytics and machine learning to work to help our brokers solve the issue of limited inventory. We like what the future looks like and are excited to continue to serve our growing network of world-class brokers and agents."