Executives Legend
The color legend to the right illustrates the various backgrounds for the top executives in the residential real estate industry.

Christy Budnick

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices
2024 Rank: 25
Budnick runs Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the flagship franchise brand for HomeServices of America. In this role, she oversees the nation’s fifth largest real estate franchise brand, which has over 50,000 affiliated agents who do over $146 billion in annual sales. She previously served as the president and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty and is known for her practical and logical approach to the real estate profession.