Coldwell Banker Real Estate names Gehringer president of affiliate business

Effective immediately, Liz Gehringer is to serve as president of the Coldwell Banker Affiliates business.

A Thursday announcement from Madison-based Coldwell Banker Real Estate said Gehringer will continue in her present role serving as chief operating officer for Coldwell Banker Affiliates, overseeing the brand’s franchise operations, field service, international business and the Coldwell Banker and Coldwell Banker Commercial affiliate networks.

“Liz is a remarkably determined leader who has earned tremendous respect from our franchisees and broker owners from around the world, because she genuinely cares for them and works with her focus on their business success,” M. Ryan Gorman, CEO of Coldwell Banker Real Estate and Realogy Brokerage Group, said in a prepared statement. “With an enhanced emphasis on growth markets, and further cultivating strategic partnerships across our network and the industry, I am confident that, with Liz at the helm, our company and the talented entrepreneurs who chose to call Coldwell Banker home are well positioned for rapid growth and celebrated success.”

In her role, Gehringer focuses on strategic initiatives that leverage the company’s global presence and both affiliate and company-owned relationships.

A part of Realogy leadership since 2006, including her tenure as general counsel for the Realogy Franchise Group from 2007 to 2012, Gehringer oversees a franchise network comprised of more than 1,400 offices in the U.S. and 628 international offices with more than 50,000 affiliated agents across 40 countries and territories, and 3,000 affiliated commercial real estate professionals in North America and around the globe.