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 HSF Affiliates LLC which operates the franchise networks of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and Real Living Real Estate. Gino is the chairman of both brands, 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 the fastest organically growing companies in the history of real estate.
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Ranked among top 15 most powerful and influential leaders in the residential real estate industry, according to the 2016, 2017 & 2018 Swanepoel POWER 200 rankings.
2007 Italian Business Man of the Year by the Italian American Heritage Foundation
2012 Mentor of the Year by The Buffini Company out of 7,500 mentors
First and only recipient of the Leadership Award from the Tom Ferry Organization
Inducted into the Mike Ferry Organization’s Leadership Hall of Fame
2014 RISMedia National Home Ownership Award for “outstanding achievements among residential real estate’s most influential and charismatic leaders.” Blefari is the only two-time honoree of this prestigious award, receiving it first in 2007.
Doctorate Degree in Leadership, Woodbury University
Faculty member at DeAnza College, Cupertino, CA for 26 years. Educated
over 15,600 students on Principles of Real Estate/Real Estate Practices