Chief Executive Officer
UNITED REAL ESTATE GROUP
Mr. Duffy joined United Real Estate Group (United) as part of a successful effort in February 2006 to secure growth capital to support the growth and repositioning of the United system. He serves as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer.
In his role as CEO, Mr. Duffy is principally responsible for the establishment and execution of a long-term strategy for United, designed to deliver a competitive advantage to affiliated agents as they operate in their local markets and serve their clients.
Prior to joining United, Mr. Duffy spent nearly 20 years focused on serving clients in a number of senior executive positions. Most recently Mr. Duffy served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft’s two time “Global Partner of the Year” and largest global Microsoft Business Solutions partner with over 20 offices serving 12,000 clients across the United States and the U.K. Prior to his tenure in the technology services market space, Mr. Duffy served as the Chief Development and Financial Officer of an online business-to-business exchange serving the auction and brokerage market for industrial equipment and was a founding member of the Chicago practice of The Center for Strategic Transactions, a division of Ernst & Young L.L.P., providing strategic and corporate finance advisory services to Fortune 100 companies as well as high growth technology, product and services organizations across multiple industries.
Mr. Duffy earned a B.A. from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and a M.B.A. from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Business with a triple concentration in Marketing, Finance and Strategy.