Howard Hanna Leaders Rank in Annual List of Most Powerful and Influential in Real Estate

January 10, 2017 – The Swanepoel Power 200 (SP200) list ranks the 200 most powerful and influential leaders in the residential real estate brokerage industry in the United States and Canada. The 2017 list was released yesterday with Chairman Howard W. “Hoddy” Hanna, III, CEO Helen Hanna Casey and President Howard W. “Hoby” Hanna, IV ranking prominently.

Helen Hanna Casey and Hoddy Hanna, along with their sister Annie Hanna Cestra, rank on this list as the dynamic, second-generation sibling leaders who run the fast-growing, 60-year old Howard Hanna Real Estate Services spanning eight states with over 270 offices, 8,000 agents, and $18 billion in annual sales. Helen also plays a large role developing the company’s multi-media efforts.

Third-generation Hoby Hanna, who runs the company’s significant real estate brokerage operations, makes the 2017 Power 200 list for the first time.

Helen Hanna Casey ranks as the #1 woman on the list of 2017 Powers Brokers, and together Helen and Hoddy rank in the top three on this list of executives who oversee large brokerage firms.

Additionally, Helen is a continued standout on the list of Woman Leaders, as a woman who has reached the highest level of leadership, influence, and power in the residential real estate brokerage business.

Click below to view the 2017 Swanepoel POWER 200 lists:

About Howard Hanna – Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is the 3rd largest real estate company in America, the #1 privately owned broker in the nation, and the largest home seller in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and New York. The family-owned and operated real estate company specializes in residential and commercial brokerage service, mortgages, closing and title insurance, land development, appraisal services, insurance services, corporate relocation and property management. With more than 270 offices across PA, OH, NY, VA, MI, WV, NC and MD, our more than 9,000 sales associates and staff are guided by a spirit of integrity in all aspects of the real estate process.

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2 thoughts on “Howard Hanna Leaders Rank in Annual List of Most Powerful and Influential in Real Estate

  1. Three Words “AWESOME”!


    I already downloaded the pdf rankings and will print them out at home on my laser printer tonight!
    I can only imagine the future of Howard Hanna. I can’t wait to continue and be a part of it! You do realize Howard Hanna is to me to Real Estate and stabilization of the United States Economy via what the company provides for this great nation… as the Kennedy’s were to the nation with the “Space Program”. Continues and goes beyond what the eyes can see. Thank you and CONGRATS!!!!

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