With nearly two decades of leadership experience in franchise management and real estate brokerage operations, Sue Yannaccone assumed the role of Regional Executive Vice President of the Eastern Seaboard and Midwest regions of Coldwell Banker®/NRT in March 2018. She oversees the sales operations of 239 Coldwell Banker offices in New Jersey, Long Island, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Central Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Ohio, Chicago, St. Louis and Minnesota, as well as NRT’s national commercial brokerage support team.
Yannaccone is a proven real estate leader with deep expertise in brokerage operations and franchise management and an incredible asset to NRT as it increases its management focus on and support of enhanced agent services in Realogy’s core brokerage business. A strong believer in accountability and authenticity, Yannaccone possesses a keen understanding of the residential real estate industry and has extensive experience leading organizations through transformational change.
She was previously in the Realogy Franchise Group, where she exhibited dynamic leadership skills while serving as President & CEO of ERA Franchise Systems after joining ERA as its Chief Operating Officer in 2015. Prior to joining ERA Real Estate, Yannaccone served as Senior Vice President of network services for HSF Affiliates and was responsible for all affiliate-facing servicing for the real estate brokerage networks Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Prudential Real Estate and Real Living Real Estate. She had previously served as Vice President of Operations for Real Living from 2010 to 2012.
Yannaccone was named as one of the most powerful leaders in residential real estate by the 2019 Swanepoel Power 200, which also named her to its list in 2017. She was recognized on the 2017 Inman Influencer list and, in 2016, she was named a Female Executive of the Year by the Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Yannaccone was also highlighted as a “Woman Worth Watching” by the Profiles in Diversity Journal in 2016 and as a “Woman of Influence” by HousingWire in 2015.
A graduate of Clemson University, she began her career in commercial real estate before assuming roles with residential real estate firm GMAC HomeServices and Brookfield Residential Property Services in Canada.