Hitt has headed up Americas operations for Germany-based luxury real estate franchisor Engel & Völkers since 2014. Under Hitt’s leadership, Engel & Völkers Americas has grown to approximately 300 real estate shops and more than 5,000 advisors, accounting for more than a third of the company’s presence in 30 countries across the globe. In 2021, British equity firm Permira acquired a 60 percent stake in the brand.
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