SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Realty Executives International, one of the largest global real estate franchises, named Patrick van den Bossche as it’s new president. This appointment rounds out the global real estate firm’s leadership team focused on aggressive network growth and expansion.
“It is an honor to lead an organization with the powerful combination of a strong, 50+ year legacy and forward-leaning vision,” states van den Bossche. “Realty Executives has its roots in market disruption, which is what attracted many of our top performing brokers and agents to the company. I am excited to stand shoulder-to-shoulder with these incredible leaders and professionals to move the brand forward into its next stage of growth.”
Van den Bossche was born in Rotterdam, Netherlands, immigrating as a teenager to the United States with his parents who were immigrants from Indonesia. He brings with him 30 years of experience as a C-suite executive managing fast growth, start-up and next-growth companies. His track record of success leading companies across multiple industries includes Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, Echo Automotive Inc., SPI Holdings Inc., and Modtech Holdings Inc. He is also an industry insider, getting his real estate license in 2005 and leveraging it throughout his business dealings.
“We took our time in selecting a President for Realty Executives and are confident we have found the right individual to catalyze our growth while nurturing a community-centric culture that focuses on our brokers and agents.” said David Tedesco, Realty Executives International CEO. “Patrick has a rare blend of financial, analytical and business acumen with a passion for connecting with people that uniquely qualifies him for this leadership role.”
Established in 1965, Realty Executives International is one of the largest real estate franchise systems in the world, with over 8,000 agents and 500 offices globally.