Renowned Real Estate Leader Brian Buffini to Address Differentiation Strategies Amid Enduring Inventory Drought at RISMedia's Virtual CEO Exchange

9/4/2020, 5:28 PM (Source: GlobeNewswire)

Buffini and More Than 50 Other Dynamic Industry Leaders Will Be Streaming at Real Estate's Most Powerful Event of the Year

This year's CEO Exchange is open to both agents and brokers, and attendees will receive access to live broadcasts as well as replays of all sessions. Special bulk ticketing is available for brokers. Please email any event questions to The first 200 registrants will receive a FREE welcome gift from Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans® and a FREE, 3-month Premium-level ACESocial account.

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Across the country, an inventory shortage exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic is inflating home prices and driving buyers to outbid each other in hopes of securing their homeownership dream. During RISMedia's 31st annual Real Estate CEO Exchange, Brian Buffini, founder and chairman of Buffini & Company, is sitting down with John Featherston—founder, CEO and publisher of RISMedia—to discuss today's unique buying and selling atmosphere, and how industry professionals can achieve success through differentiation, even in the most challenging of market environments.  

In this captivating one-on-one session, attendees will walk away with invaluable, actionable insights for transforming and continuing to build their business into 2021, despite obstacles such as diminished profits due to the coronavirus and heightened consumer concerns.

To register for the event, click here.

This year's CEO Exchange—co-presented with the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR)—is being held as an all-day virtual event on Sept. 17, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EDT. The event will feature more than 50 of the top real estate brokers, super agents and industry leaders, including:

Paul Boomsma, President & CEO, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®
Bob Goldberg, CEO, National Association of REALTORS®
Vince Malta, President, National Association of REALTORS® 
Charlie Oppler, 2020 president elect, National Association of REALTORS®
Diane Ramirez, Chairman & CEO, Halstead
Marc Gould, SVP of Member Development, National Association of REALTORS®
Nick Bailey, Chief Customer Officer, RE/MAX
Dan Forsman, President & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties
Josh Harley, Founder & CEO, Fathom Realty
JP Piccinini, Founder & CEO, JP & Associates REALTORS®
J. Lennox Scott, Chairman & CEO, John L. Scott Real Estate
Bill Scavone, President, Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.
Ashley Bowers, President, HomeSmart
Michael Scarafile, President, Carolina One Real Estate
Yolanda Williams-Davis, Broker & Community Developer, 61 Houses Real Estate Brokerage Services
Michael Miedler, President & CEO, Century 21 Real Estate LLC
Eli Haddad, Broker & Entrepreneur, Lifstyl Real Estate
Michele Harrington, Broker of Record & COO, First Team Real Estate
Mary Lee Blaylock, President & CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
Simon Chen, EVP, Product & Innovation, Realogy Holdings Corp.
Kuba Jewgieniew, Founder & CEO, Realty ONE Group
Christina Pappas, Vice President, The Keyes Company
Rosey Koberlein, CEO, Long Realty
Pat Riley, President & CEO, Allan Tate REALTORS

RISMedia's 2020 Real Estate CEO Exchange is brought to you by RISMedia and Diamond Sponsor and Co-Presenter:

National Association of REALTORS®

Platinum Sponsors:®
Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans

Master Sponsors:
American Home Shield
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
Century 21 Real Estate
HSA Home Warranty
Realty ONE Group

Host Sponsors:
Cole Information
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®
Real Estate Express

Event Sponsors:
Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR®) Designation
ATTOM Data Solutions
Cinch Home Services (formerly HMS)
David Knox Productions, Inc.
dynaConnections Corp.
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
Institute for Luxury Home Marketing
JP & Associates REALTORS® (JPAR)
Local Logic
Pillar To Post Home Inspectors
Sherri Johnson Coaching & Consulting
WEST, a Williston Financial Group Company

For full agenda details and speaker information, please visit To register for the event, click here.

About RISMedia
RISMedia was founded in 1980 by CEO and Publisher John E. Featherston as the residential real estate industry's definitive source for news and information for real estate's most profitable and productive professionals. For over 40 years, RISMedia has provided the industry with news, trends and strategies through Real Estate magazine and, its award-winning Housecall blog, and its renowned networking and educational events, including RISMedia's Real Estate CEO Exchange; the Newsmakers Awards, Reception & Dinner; and the Power Broker Forum, Reception & Dinner.

About NAR
The National Association of REALTORS® is America's largest trade association, representing more than 1.4 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. For more information, visit

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