John GiffenBenchmark Realty, LLC Tennessee December 2019
John Giffen is an exemplary figure within real estate and has become an award-winning real estate broker, manager, agent, author, and real estate educator. He is a Tennessee Real Estate Commission-approved course provider and instructor. His contributions to the industry include several continuing education courses on real estate contracts, agency, licensing issues, buyer representation, property marketing, real estate ethics, transaction behavior, and real estate business development. He works with Tennessee REALTORS® and other real estate providers in developing coursework for license renewals.
Going Above and Beyond
His book “Do You Have a Minute? An Award-Winning Real Estate Managing Broker Reveals Keys for Industry Success” was recently released in paperback and audio format. He also writes a bi-monthly column for Inman News, the leading source for real estate news and information, where he explores various industry topics impacting REALTORS® and managing brokers. You can read his column at Inman.com.
John consults with two of the largest distance education providers in the country, assisting them with curriculum design and development. He has authored the Tennessee REALTORS® Residential, Commercial, and Principal Broker Core courses required for license renewal in Tennessee. In 2014, John was named “REALTOR® of the Year” by the Williamson County Association of REALTORS®. He is a multimillion-dollar REALTOR® and has earned numerous awards and accolades for his sales production over the years, including “Rookie of the Year” by his first real estate brokerage.
Recent Innovators in Real Estate Winners
The below are people in the real estate industry who have been recognized as Innovators in Real Estate. Nominate a future title-holder here.
Artemisa BostonArtemisa Boston Team Minnesota
Artemisa’s drive and innate ability to understand her client’s needs have been the foundation of her success leading to her REAL trends ranking of #1 in Minnesota and #30 in the nation.
Mary Jo PottsElfant Wissahickon REALTORS® Pennsylvania
Mary Jo has been in real estate for over 30 years, specializing in REO Sales. She has recently been acknowledged by REAL Trends for being #2 for top individual sales in Pennsylvania, and #6 in the U.S. for Top Small Team Sales.
Brandon DoyleRemax Results Minnesota
He was the 2016 Chair for Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors Young Professional Network, current committee member of St. Cloud State Real Estate Alumni Association, Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors Research, Technology, Marketing, and Finance committees.