Coldwell Banker names EVP for Mid-Atlantic Region, which includes N.J.

Coldwell Banker Realty has named a new executive vice president of its Mid-Atlantic Region, the Madison-based real estate services company announced.

Marie Gayo, who has nearly 30 years of experience in the real estate, mortgage and banking industries, has joined Coldwell Banker effective immediately. In her new role, she will be responsible for sales and operations of Coldwell Banker-branded companies in New Jersey, as well as Rockland County, New York; Philadelphia; Central Pennsylvania; Baltimore; Washington, D.C.,; northern Virginia; and the Maryland and Delaware beaches. The Mid-Atlantic Region includes about 85 offices and more than 8,600 sales professionals, and had nearly $25 billion in sales volume in 2021.

“Marie is the perfect candidate to lead Coldwell Banker Realty’s Mid-Atlantic Region,” M. Ryan Gorman, CEO of Coldwell Banker Real Estate, said in a prepared statement. “For decades, she has specialized in building relationships and growing revenue within industries that are core to the real estate industry. With her deep insight and understanding of agent and consumer needs, I am confident that Marie will boost Coldwell Banker Realty’s market presence and inspire agents with her passion for the business.”

Most recently, Gayo was president of mortgage banking and chief diversity officer for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox Roach & the Trident Group in Devon, Pennsylvania. She had previously served as the company’s senior vice president of operations and capital markets.

In her career, she has also worked as a director for Credit Suisse and held management positions with companies including Cendant Mortgage Corp., Sovereign Bank FSB and Hanover Capital Partners Ltd.

She is a graduate of Rutgers University.

Coldwell Banker Realty is part of the Realogy Brokerage Group, a subsidiary of Madison-based Realogy Holdings Corp.