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Real Estate Leaders in Florida Named to SP200 Power List

Florida Realtors: Several influential figures in Fla. real estate are on this year’s Swanepoel Power 200 list of the most powerful leaders in residential real estate.

ORLANDO, Fla. – Several influential figures in Florida real estate are on this year’s Swanepoel Power 200 list of the most powerful leaders in residential real estate.

Those recognized in the power rankings include:

• Mike Pappas, CEO, The Keyes Company, at 72 on the list

• Michael Saunders, founder and CEO of Michael Saunders & Company, at 88

• Budge Huskey, CEO, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, at 100

• Teresa King Kinney, CEO, Miami Association of Realtors, at 108

• Rei Mesa, president and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty, at 114

• Merri Jo Cowen, CEO, Stellar MLS, at 121

• Dionna Hall, CEO, Broward, Palm Beaches and St. Lucie Realtors, and Beaches MLS, at 141

• Margy Grant, CEO, Florida Realtors, at 153

• William “Bill” Watson, chairman of the board, Watson Realty Corp., at 158

The SP200 is produced and published annually by the Swanepoel T3 Group, the real estate consulting firm run by Stefan Swanepoel. The SP200 team invests more than 400 hours researching and analyzing bios, transaction and sales volume data, annual reports and other announcements and statistics from the past year.

According to the list, leaders are evaluated based on the office they hold, the decision-making power associated with that office, the financial resources at their disposal, their organization’s industry significance and geographical reach, public announcements about imminent changes, their tenure and their personal influence in the industry.

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