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

Scott Durkin

President and CEO, 
Douglas Elliman Realty
2024 Rank: 41
As president and CEO of Douglas Elliman Realty, Durkin oversees the nation’s fifth largest brokerage, which has nearly 7,000 agents who do approximately $42 billion in annual sales. The company has approximately 120 offices in 10 states. In 2023, Douglas Elliman and UK-headquartered Knight Frank affiliated with The Isles Group to enter the Bahamian luxury market, extending its international presence. Durkin joined Douglas Elliman as COO from the Corcoran Group in 2016.