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

Dan Kruse

Owner and CEO, 
Century 21 Affiliated
2024 Rank: 111
As CEO of Century 21 Affiliated, Kruse runs the world’s largest Century 21-affiliated company with over 1,600 agents doing over $4.7 billion in annual sales. In 2023, Kruse added offices in Michigan to the firm’s California, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, and Illinois presence. Kruse began his career with Century 21 straight out of the University of Minnesota and became CEO in 2015.