Anywhere once again has strong cross-brand representation on list of real estate influencers, including induction of industry veteran Kate Rossi into Hall of Fame

 MADISON, N.J. – February 6, 2024 – Anywhere Real Estate Inc. (NYSE: HOUS), a global leader in residential real estate services, today celebrated that more than 40 outstanding leaders were recognized on the 2024 RISMedia Newsmakers list. The annual list honors an exclusive group of industry influencers making an impact in the real estate industry as a result of their significant contributions, positive affect on their communities, and notable representation of their clients they serve. Anywhere had substantial representation throughout several categories and across each of its renowned brands, including Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Corcoran®, ERA®, and Sotheby’s International Realty®.

“Since its inception, Newsmakers has repeatedly highlighted some of the most accomplished and innovative executives from throughout Anywhere,” said Sue  Yannaccone, President and Chief Executive Officer of Anywhere Brands and Anywhere Advisors. “The fact that the list honors leaders from each of our brokerage brands and from our integrated services businesses underscores our organization’s profound influence on the past, present, and future of our industry.”

 For the sixth consecutive year, Anywhere leaders were once again recognized in a variety of categories within Newsmakers, including Achievers, Crusaders, Futurists, Influencers, Luminaries, Trailblazers, and Hall of Fame, selected by RISMedia’s executive and editorial teams.

Anywhere also celebrated the induction of Kate Rossi, president of Agent Engagement and Sales Leadership Development for Anywhere Brands and Advisors, into the RISMedia Newsmakers Hall of Fame. Rossi’s more than 40 years of experience have informed her philosophy that embracing strong relationships is the key to understanding the needs of her clients and peers, and is a lasting model for real estate success. This esteemed recognition is reserved for a distinguished group of industry icons that were selected because their influence went above and beyond to shape the real estate industry

“It’s always so inspiring to see the incredible accomplishments of so many real estate professionals around the country and this year’s group of 2024 Newsmakers is no exception. From the creativity and innovation being implemented through the shifting and challenging 2023 market, to industry records being broken, to the wonderful charitable work being done across the nation, we continue to be amazed by the ingenuity and success of these real estate professionals, more than 300 of whom we are honoring on our seventh year of publishing Real Estate Newsmakers,” said John Featherston, Founder, CEO and Publisher of RISMedia.

The full list of Anywhere affiliated leaders named as Newsmakers includes:

Hall of Fame

  • Kate Rossi, President of Agent Engagement and Sales Leadership Development, Anywhere Brands and Anywhere Advisors


  • Elena Bluntzer, Senior Global Real Estate Advisor, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty
  • Lisa Chajet, Broker, Coldwell Banker Warburg
  • Don Casey, President and Chief Executive Officer, Anywhere Integrated Services and Relocation
  • Eric Fite, Chief Operating Officer, CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company
  • Marko Gojanovic & Reid Heidenry, Founders of Mr. Luxury Group, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty
  • Trevor Macomber, Director of Branding and Communications, Cartus
  • Johnna Muscente, Vice President of Communications and Public Relations, Corcoran
  • Gavin Payne, Broker/Owner, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate – Haven Properties
  • Duff Rubin, Regional President, Coldwell Banker Realty
  • Ryan Schneider, Chief Executive Officer and President, Anywhere Real Estate Inc.
  • Anna Visioli, Senior Vice President, Operations,
  • Ginger Wilcox, President, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate


  • Michael Altneu, Vice President, Global Luxury, Coldwell Banker
  • Kevelyn Guzman, Regional Vice President, Coldwell Banker Warburg
  • Jennifer Lind, Regional


  • Stephanie Anton, President, Corcoran Affiliates
  • Liz Gehringer, President and Chief Executive Officer, Anywhere Franchise Brands
  • Kamini Lane, President and Chief Executive Officer, Coldwell Banker Realty
  • Jay Luebke,
  • Trey Sarten, Chief Communications Officer and Head of Public Affairs, Anywhere Real Estate Inc.
  • Alex Vidal, President, ERA


  • Pauline Bennett, Regional President, Coldwell Banker Realty
  • Rebecca Blacker, Broker, Coldwell Banker Warburg
  • Aaron Drussel, Broker/Owner, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate – Momentum
  • David Marine, Chief Marketing Officer,
  • Tanya Reu-Narvaez, Chief People Officer, Anywhere Real Estate Inc.
  • Matthew Rathbun, Executive Vice President, Coldwell Banker Elite
  • Charlotte Simonelli, Chief Financial Officer, Anywhere Real Estate Inc.
  • Mike Sorrentino, Senior Vice President and General Sales Manager for New York, Corcoran
  • Jonathan Vega, Agent, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty


  • Bonnie Chajet, , Coldwell Banker Warburg
  • Jennifer Darby Metzger, Broker/Owner, ERA – Justin Realty Co.
  • Mayi De La Vega, Founder and Owner, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty
  • Jim Fite, Chief Executive Officer, CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company
  • Dan Kruse, Chief Operating Officer and Owner, CENTURY 21 Affiliated
  • Kevin Levent, President and Chief Executive Officer, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers and Coldwell Banker Commercial Metro Brokers
  • Mike Miedler, President and Chief Executive Officer, CENTURY 21
  • Sue Yannaccone, President and Chief Executive Officer, Anywhere Brands and Anywhere Advisors
  • Philip White, President and Chief Executive Officer, Sotheby’s International Realty


  • Kathleen Minser, Director of Operations and REALTOR®, Legacy Real Estate & Associates, ERA Powered
  • Ayoub Rabah, Regional President, Coldwell Banker Realty
  • Lee Ann Roughton, National Vice President, ERA
  • Jemila Winsey, Broker/Owner, ERA Legacy Living

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About Anywhere Real Estate Inc.

Anywhere Real Estate Inc. (NYSE: HOUS) is moving the real estate industry to what’s next. A leader of integrated residential real estate services, Anywhere includes franchise, brokerage, relocation, and title and settlement businesses, as well as mortgage and title insurance underwriter minority owned  joint ventures, supporting approximately 1.2 million home transactions in 2022. The diverse Anywhere brand portfolio includes some of the most recognized names in real estate: Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, Corcoran®, ERA®, and Sotheby’s International Realty®. Using innovative technology, data and marketing products, high-quality lead generation programs, and best-in-class learning and support services, Anywhere fuels the productivity of its approximately 190,300 independent sales agents in the U.S. and approximately 140,100 independent sales agents in 117 other countries and territories, helping them build stronger businesses and best serve today’s consumers. Recognized for twelve consecutive years as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, Anywhere has also been designated a Great Place to Work six years in a row, honored on the Forbes list of World’s Best Employers three years in a row, named one of America’s Most Innovative Companies 2023 by Fortune, and most recently, featured on the inaugural TIME World’s Best Companies list.

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