A natural born leader and loyalist, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate CEO and President Sherry Chris has more than 30 years of real estate experience. Since its inception in 2008, she has helped develop Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate into one of the strongest lifestyle brands in North America. The real estate network now includes 11,500 affiliated sales associates at approximately 350 offices serving home buyers and sellers across the United States, Canada, Jamaica and the Bahamas. Additionally, the brand announced its expansion into Australia and New Zealand in April 2018.
Sherry also has a strong dedication to Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate's philanthropic efforts, most recently partnering with, and serving on the advisory board for, New Story, a certified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that builds safe homes and thriving communities in developing countries.
Sherry was named 2010 and 2015 Inman Innovator of the Year in the real estate industry and to Inman’s “100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders” for six consecutive years. She was included on the Most Influential Real Estate Executives list by Real Estate Executive Magazine and Profiles in Diversity Journal’s Annual Women Worth Watching list. In October 2015, she won the National Association of Gay & Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) Pinnacle Award created for leaders who have advanced a climate of acceptance that benefits LGBT home buyers & sellers. Sherry was also included in the Swanepoel Power 200 list from 2013 to 2017.
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