Howard W. “Hoddy” Hanna III

Chairman, Hanna Holdings Inc. and CEO, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services

The Independent Heavyweight

Hanna leads one of fastest-growing independent brokerages in the country. In the past three years, they’ve merged or acquired three of the largest independent brokerage companies and now are the largest privately-owned realty firm in terms of transactions. Their challenge is making all the pieces fit while in the midst of a housing downturn and new competitive pressures.