Buffalo, NY (February 13, 2020) – Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is pleased to announce that Matthew Whitehead has been named Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Greater Buffalo area.
In this new position, Whitehead will oversee managers and agents in the 17 offices in the Buffalo region, and will continue to focus on growth in the area. Whitehead has been at Howard Hanna for 15 years, beginning his career in sales and administration in 2006 as Special Projects Manager at Realty USA prior to its merger with Howard Hanna in 2016. He is a graduate of Mercyhurst College, with a background in psychology and human behavior. In 2019, he was named to the Buffalo Business First 40 Under 40 list.
“We’ve been really impressed with Matthew’s commitment and passion to grow the business in Buffalo. His expertise in the area’s real estate market and his clear desire to help his team succeed make him a great fit for the role,” said Howard W. “Hoby” Hanna, IV, President of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services.
“Matthew’s leadership and experience are well-known throughout Western New York, and I am excited to work with him as he extends his insights throughout our Buffalo offices. I’m looking forward to seeing Matthew bring the team together,” said Fred Corsi, who was recently named President of Western New York at Howard Hanna.
“I’m really excited to be working with all the people I’m working with, showing how proud we are to work together, and understanding why we’re doing it – I think we have great talent, and I’m excited to help people to achieve at their highest levels,” said Whitehead. “I think it’s going to be a great future as we all recognize our personal strengths and work together to build a unified team,” he added.
Whitehead’s extensive community involvement includes a six-year term with the Kevin Guest House, a healthcare hospitality organization, where he was the chair of Marketing and Business Development and assisted the house with the creation of many new programs and concepts for the nonprofit. For his work with the Kevin Guest House, he was a Distinguished Honoree by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Western New York Chapter in 2019.
Outside of his work in real estate and in the Buffalo community, Whitehead is an avid reader of nonfiction books. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Catherine, and their two children.
About Howard Hanna: Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is the 3rd largest real estate company in the United States, the #1 privately owned broker in the nation, and the largest home seller in Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and the Carolinas. The family-owned and -operated real estate company specializes in residential and commercial brokerage service, mortgage, closing and title insurance, land development, appraisal, property and casualty insurance, corporate relocation, and property management. In early 2019, Howard Hanna completed a partnership with the Allen Tate Companies, the 14th largest real estate company in the nation. The combined company has more than 300 offices across PA, OH, NY, VA, MI, WV, MD, NC, SC and IN, with more than 11,000 sales associates and staff who are guided by a spirit of integrity in all aspects of the real estate process. For more information, visit www.howardhanna.com or www.facebook.com/howardhanna.
Contact: Jasmine Davis, JasmineDavis@HowardHanna.com, 412-784-3821