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

Paul Benson

Co-Founder and CEO, 
Engel & Völkers Gestalt Group
2024 Rank: 192
Benson leads Engel & Völkers Gestalt Group, which has offices located in Utah, California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Washington and Idaho. The firm’s over 780 agents do approximately $3.7 billion in annual sales. In 2023, Benson purchased an ownership stake in Dilbeck Real Estate, which expanded Engel & Völkers’ presence in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Benson started out as a luxury broker for Prudential in 2004.