Above: Joni Meyerowitz
Chicago-based real estate and technology services company @properties announced that the company’s chief operating officer, Joni S. Meyerowitz, has been named to its board of directors.
As a member of the Board of Directors, Meyerowitz will provide advice on strategy, growth and operations across the portfolio of @properties companies, including Christie’s International Real Estate and @properties affiliate networks; corporate-owned real estate brokerages in Illinois, Georgia, California, Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana and Virginia; Proper Title, the second largest independent title agency in Illinois; Proper Rate, a national mortgage lender co-owned with Guaranteed Rate; and Suburban Jungle Group, a homebuying advisory and referral firm, the company said.
@properties is ranked by RISMedia’s Power Broker Report as #8e the largest residential brokerage firm in the United States, based on 2021 closed sales volume of $23.9 billion. In December 2021, the company acquired Christie’s International Real Estate, the global luxury real estate brand and network with approximately 90 member firms in nearly 50 countries and territories around the world, according to a statement.
Meyerowitz took on the role of COO of @properties in 2010, after a decade in business consulting with firms such as Keane Consulting Group and Equity Office Properties and five years as a real estate agent @properties.
During her tenure, she helped design and implement an organizational structure that allowed @properties to grow from a single-market brokerage agency with approximately $50 million in revenue to an international real estate company with more than 4,000 agents, 600 employees and projected 2022 revenue of $700 million, the company said.
Meyerowitz is also responsible for building @properties’ in-house technology department and overseeing the development of [email protected]™, the company’s proprietary suite of brokerage technology applications allowing agents to manage all aspects of the relationship. customer and the real estate transaction via an integrated system.
Meyerowitz has also helped @properties acquire and launch a number of related business ventures. Since 2016, she has been CEO of Proper Title.
“At a critical time in the growth of @properties, Joni looked at our organization from the dual perspectives of a management consultant and a real estate professional and understood what we needed to scale effectively. We are where we are today in large part because of the vision Joni had over a decade ago and the hard work she has done since then, as our business has grown and grown. evolved,” said Mike Golden, co-founder and co-CEO of @Properties.
“On the technology side, I don’t think you will find another leader in our industry who has been able to accomplish what Joni has accomplished with such agility and success. When you compare the few dozen software engineers at @properties to the hundreds of engineers that other real estate companies are talking about, Joni’s accomplishments are even more impressive. She is a big part of the success of @properties,” added Thad Wong, co-founder and co-CEO of @properties.
Meyerowitz will serve on the board alongside Golden and Wong, as well as Tim Billings and Jack Walker, partners at Charlottesville, Va.-based private equity firm Quad-C Management, Inc.
For more information, visit atproperties.com.