Making Moves

For such a tight-knit industry, real estate has a lot of players, and we’re keeping track of them in our Making Moves feature. Stay up to date on your colleagues in the industry, where they’ve been and where they’re going.

Matt Patterson named president of Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp.

Draper and Kramer Mortgage Corp. has a new president: industry veteran Matt Patterson. He will assume his new role Feb. 1.

Shimmy Braun and Tom Fishwick join CrossCountry Mortgage

The Shimmy and Tom Team, consisting of Shimmy Braun and Tom Fishwick, has joined CrossCountry Mortgage.

Missy Jerfita and Meredith Pierson to co-lead new Compass team

Chicagoland agents Missy Jerfita and Meredith Pierson have joined forces to form the combined, full-service Jerfita Pierson Team with Compass.

Anne Colvin joins Christie’s International Real Estate as vice president of affiliate services

Chicago-based industry veteran Anne Colvin is joining Christie’s International Real Estate as the vice president of affiliate services. In the role, Colvin will manage the delivery of various Christie’s International Real Estate programs as well as help facilitate the company’s relationship with affiliates.

Fulton Grace opens Gurnee office led by Alex Attiah

Fulton Grace Realty has welcomed a group of nearly 20 agents from, formerly, d’aprile properties to open a new office in Gurnee. The team there is led by Alex Attiah.

Zimmerman Ryan + Boenzi Group and Repta Residential merge as part of Livian Chicagoland

Zimmerman Ryan + Boenzi Group, which serves the city and suburbs, and Repta Residential, a top team in McHenry County, have merged to form one new team under Livian Chicagoland.

Coldwell Banker CEO replaced amid parent-co shakeup 

Sue Yannaccone, CEO of Anywhere Brands, will lead the brokerage as M. Ryan Gorman moves to a strategic-advisor role. 

Keller Williams ONEChicago opening South Side office, announces new hires

Keller Williams ONEChicago is expanding with a new office in Bronzeville. In anticipation, the company has now announced four new hires who will lead the team.

@properties Christie’s International Real Estate makes new executive and legal additions

@properties Christie’s International Real Estate is growing its C-suite and legal team with the addition of Brent Dobsch, Dana Bina and Branden Lopez.

Residential Real Estate Council hires new CEO 

The new chief executive previously served as CEO of the Women’s Council of Realtors®. 

Rachel Scheid joins @properties Christie’s International Real Estate as vice president of education

Rachel Scheid is the new vice president of education for @properties Christie’s International Real Estate. She will be based out of the firm’s Winnetka office.

PulteGroup COO to retire next year 

The Atlanta-based homebuilding giant will replace the outgoing executive with its senior vice president for field operations. 

Compass names Kalani Reelitz as new CFO

Compass has announced a new CFO: Kalani Reelitz, the former CFO and COO of Cushman & Wakefield Americas. He will be based out of Chicago.

Jenny Sepulveda becomes first Latina in Guaranteed Rate leadership

Jenny Sepulveda has been chosen to lead Guaranteed Rate’s combined business development, training and coaching division.

Grady Ligon joins RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. as CIO

RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. has named Grady Ligon as its new chief information officer. Ligon brings 20-plus years of experience to the position, as well as his proven track record for integrating technology to enhance business growth.

@properties COO Joni Meyerowitz joins board of directors

@properties’ chief operating officer Joni Meyerowitz has been appointed to the company’s board of directors.@properties’ chief operating officer Joni Meyerowitz has been appointed to the company’s board of directors.

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