Updates: 2020 Swanepoel Power 200 released January 14, 2020. Association/MLS rankings coming February 17, 2020.

Power 200 Rank


Racquel Russell

Head of Government and Community Relations

Zillow Group

Russell joined Washington’s Zillow Group in 2015 to create and run its first ever government and community relations department, leading a team in public affairs, policy, social impact and government relations. Prior to Zillow, Russell served as deputy assistant to President Obama and senior vice president at GMMB.

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