MADISON, N.J. (Aug. 2, 2021) —HousingWire today announced that Sherry Chris, president and CEO of Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, was named to its Women of Influence list, which honors 100 women shaping and propelling the mortgage, real estate and fintech industries.

The 11th annual Women of Influence list was created by HousingWire’s Selection Committee based on the nominee’s professional achievements within their organizations, along with contributions to the overall industry, community outreach, client impact and personal success.

Chris is one of the most respected women in the real estate industry, having also been named to the RISMedia Newsmakers Hall of Fame earlier this year. She has led Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate since Realogy launched the brand 13 years ago. Known as the industry’s “lifestyle brand,” Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate is on pace for its strongest growth year since 2012. It added 14 firms in the first half of 2021, the most ever in the first two quarters. Earlier this year, the BHGRE® brand was ranked as one of the 2021 Fastest Growing Franchises by Entrepreneur magazine.

“I’m absolutely thrilled to be recognized by HousingWire. I’ve taken great pride throughout my career in assisting so many talented women in achieving their dreams of attaining leadership positions. I applaud HousingWire for taking the initiative to recognize and showcase this incredible group of dedicated and influential women across the industry,” said Chris.

“The winners of the Women of Influence award are truly remarkable! The contribution of these incredibly accomplished leaders to our industry is hard to overstate,” HousingWire Editor in Chief Sarah Wheeler said. “We’re excited to honor them and shine a spotlight on their achievements.”


About Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC is a dynamic real estate brand that offers a full range of services to brokers, sales associates and home buyers and sellers. Using innovative technology, sophisticated business systems and the broad appeal of a lifestyle brand, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC embodies the future of the real estate industry while remaining grounded in the tradition of home. Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services.

The growing Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate network includes more than 12,500 independent sales associates and approximately 390 offices serving home buyers and sellers across the United States, Canada, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Australia and New Zealand.

Better Homes & Gardens® is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation licensed to Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC and used with permission. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Each Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Franchise is independently owned and operated.