Coldwell Banker Real Estate has announced the appointment of Charlie Young as the brand’s president and CEO, which will take effect Sept. 1, 2016.
Young has been president and CEO of ERA Franchise Systems LLC since 2009, and prior to that, he spent five years in senior executive leadership roles with Coldwell Banker Real Estate, most recently as its chief operating officer.
“It will be a privilege and an honor for me to lead the Coldwell Banker Real Estate franchise system,” Young said. “I have a wealth of respect for the brand’s 100-plus year heritage, and the tradition of innovation that has been the hallmark of Coldwell Banker for many years. I also look forward to reconnecting with the members of its distinguished network as we work together on growing the brand’s considerable market presence, both domestically and internationally.”
Young succeeds Budge Huskey, who will retire from the position after spending the past 18 years with the Coldwell Banker system in both franchising and brokerage executive roles. Huskey led the Coldwell Banker brand for the past six years, first as president and chief operating officer and then president and CEO. During his tenure, Huskey was recognized for his industry leadership, which included being named among the top 10 most influential real estate leaders in the annual Swanepoel Power 200 ranking for 2016.