Sherry Chris

President and CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC
Sherry Chris

Sherry was appointed president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC in October of 2007. Her appointment followed Realogy’s announcement that it had entered into a 50-year agreement with Meredith Corporation to license the Better Homes and Gardens® name to launch a new and dynamic global residential real estate brand.

Sherry has more than 27 years of real estate experience, including significant senior management positions in the areas of sales, marketing, new technologies and franchise management. A native Canadian, she began her real estate career in Canada and held increasingly senior positions with Royal LePage for 16 years before taking on executive roles with Real Living (Ohio) and Prudential CA/NV/TX Realty. She joined Realogy in 2006 as chief operating officer for Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC.

Well known within the real estate industry, Sherry is a frequent speaker at real estate and technology conferences. She serves on Zillow’s broker advisory board and has served on a number of industry- and technology- related advisory boards, including Trulia and Google Real Estate. She is a past chairman of The Realty Alliance. Sherry is a graduate of The University of Western Ontario, and earned an MBA from the Ivey School of Business.

Sherry won a 2010 Stevie Award for Best Executive in the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, an award that recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding women executives, entrepreneurs and the organizations they run. She was also named 2010 Inman Innovator of the Year, a prestigious and coveted award within the real estate and technology sectors that honors individuals who have demonstrated exceptional vision and foresight in using innovation to enhance the real estate experience for consumers, real estate brokers and agents.


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