Chairman, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Gino Blefari is the chief executive officer for HomeServices of America, the country’s largest residential real estate brokerage company based on transactions. He is also chairman of HSoA’s real estate brokerage network operations including HSF Affiliates LLC and brokerage networks Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and Real Living Real Estate.
Blefari joined the HomeServices of America family from Silicon Valley, CA-based Intero Real Estate Services, Inc., which he founded in 2002 and through mid-2014 served as its president and CEO. Under Blefari’s direction, Intero became one of the fastest organically growing companies in the history of real estate.
With Blefari’s guidance, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has accelerated network growth and achieved franchise sales records.
Blefari in 2019 was named No. 12 on the Swanepoel Power 200 list of the most powerful people in residential real estate; and was named to RISMedia Real Estate Newsmakers Real Estate Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the Mike Ferry Organization’s Leadership Hall of Fame and has been named the Italian American Businessman of the Year, among other honors.
With his passion for mentoring, Blefari continues to share his cornerstones of success with fellow real estate professionals and companies.