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Realogy hires former Redfin exec for leadership role

Realogy, the real estate and relocation services company, looks to boost its leadership with the appointment of Caitlin McCroy to steer the company’s industry relations function.  

McCrory joins Realogy from Redfin, where she served as head of industry relations, focused on developing the company’s relationships with multiple listing services, associations, and other brokerages. 

Previously, she served the National Association of Realtors (NAR), managing the association’s relationships with multiple listing services, the Real Estate Standards Organization, and the Council of Multiple Listing Services

Prior to her role at NAR, McCrory was the communications director for Metro MLS. Before her careers at Redfin and NAR, the University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate launched her real estate career in 2013 as the director of communications for the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors.  

“As the leader in a dynamic and changing industry, Realogy has an incredible opportunity to guide real estate’s future,” McCrory said.

“I am excited to help forge that future by channeling Realogy’s broad industry insights, strengthening relationships across the real estate sphere, and engaging in strategic advocacy for those we serve to ensure Realogy continues to be a powerful voice in the industry.”

Marilyn Wasser, Realogy Executive Vice President and General Counsel, said McCroy’s duties are to drive the company’s advocacy efforts, develop strategic policy objectives, and build collaborative relationships with industry organizations.

“In her new role, Caitlin will focus and amplify the deep industry experience, leadership, and relationships that exist across Realogy’s leading brands and businesses,” Wasser said.

“Now, more than ever, we must ensure the collective voices of our affiliated agents, franchise owners, and business leaders rise above industry dissonance as Realogy aims to bring further transparency, simplicity, and clarity to consumers. Caitlin’s extensive real estate knowledge, including expert understanding of data policy, multiple listing services, and other critical components of the transaction, will help us shape the future of real estate.”

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