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

Sam DeBord

Real Estate Standards Organization
2024 Rank: 132
As CEO of the nonprofit Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO), DeBord oversees real estate data standards development and implementation in the industry. In this role, he has become one of the chief players in streamlining the use of real estate data across different users by promoting data standards. In 2023, he expanded the organization’s presence with new partnerships announced in Canada, Egypt, Romania, Czech Republic, and Central and South America.