The Inman 100 report, an annual list of the Most Influential Real Estate Leaders, recognizes those who embody leadership, ingenuity, strength, conviction, power, persistence, perseverance and progress — their voices and actions can move the industry toward change.
They include the industry’s brain trust, power brokers and deal makers, and those outside the industry who impact the business of buying and selling homes. Among the honorees this year is Budge Huskey, CEO, Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC.
Budge Huskey began his career as a real estate agent in 1984, working for a family-owned brokerage, Huskey Realty, until joining NRT in 1998 as a branch manager for Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Longwood, Fla. He eventually became a district and regional manager in the organization’s Central Florida region, and in 2004 was named president and chief operating officer of NRT’s Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Florida. In 2007, Huskey was promoted to executive vice president of NRT’s Coldwell Banker Southeastern region where he oversaw strategic initiatives of more than 120 … Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate and Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage offices, and also NRT’s REO Experts, one of the nation’s largest REO asset management firms. He became president and chief executive officer of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC on Jan. 1, 2013, after 2 1/2 years as president and chief operating officer.
Senior Director, Coldwell Banker New Homes Division
With over 200 condominium, townhome and loft projects successfully marketed
“Fewer properties for sale with such remarkably low interest rates make it a great time to sell but a more difficult time to buy”