Who is United ?

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Dan Duffy

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Duffy joined United Real Estate as part of a successful effort in February 2006 to secure growth capital to support the rapid growth of the United Country system. He serves as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Directors.

In his role as CEO, Mr. Duffy is principally responsible for the establishment and execution of a long-term strategy for United designed to deliver competitive advantage to agents as they operate in their local markets and serve their clients.prior to joining united real estate, mr. duffy spent nearly 20 years focused on serving clients in a number of senior executive positions.

Most recently mr. duffy served as the president and chief executive officer of microsoft’s “2005 global partner of the year” and largest north american microsoft business solutions partner with over 20 offices serving 12,000 clients across the united states and the u.k.prior to his tenure in the technology services market space, mr. duffy served as the chief development and financial officer of an on-line business-to-business exchange serving the auction and brokerage market for industrial equipment and was a founding member of the chicago practice of the center for strategic transactions, a division of ernst & young l.l.p., providing strategic and corporate finance advisory services to fortune 100 companies as well as high growth technology, product and services organizations across multiple industries.


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Rick Haase

President

Rick Haase, has been leading Real Estate brokerage strategy and operations for over thirty years. Rick most recently served as President of Latter & Blum Inc. Under his leadership the company grew from 64th to 22nd largest Real Estate brokerage in the nation. Rick and his team accomplished this via both organic growth and mergers & acquisitions of 18 real estate and title services companies - tripling agent count from 1,050 to over 3,000. Rick is a Founding Partner of Envision Advisors and is a frequent lecturer and consultant throughout the U.S. and Canada on a wide variety of real estate and home services topics with emphasis on disruptive innovation and its impact on real estate brokerages, mortgage, title and insurance affiliated commerce. He has operated full service and transaction fee based models residential and commercial real estate brokerages, mortgage, insurance services and title & settlement services. Rick has held senior leadership positions with market-leading companies in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Ohio and Connecticut. An expert in strategic planning and management and Rick a graduate of the Gestalt Institute’s Organizational Systems Development program. He holds numerous Real Estate industry designations. In addition to his professional accomplishments Rick has served on various non-profit and community service Boards of Directors at United Way, The University of New Orleans Research and Technology Foundation Board, Police & Justice Foundation, Business Council.


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David Dickey

Chief Technology Officer

Most recently, Dickey was Sr. Vice President Professional Services for ePartners. ePartners, the Microsoft 2005 Partner of the Year, specialized in delivering, integrating and customizing solutions tailored specifically for each client’s business needs.

The group has a concentration in Microsoft .Net programming, Portal development services, systems integration, and a focus on ePartners’ core ERP and CRM product offerings.Prior to joining ePartners, Dickey was Director of Worldwide Professional Services at Pervasive Software where he led the services group in both North America and Europe.

The group focused on solving complex database problems and had a specific practice in replication and disaster recovery solutions.

Dickey has spent a number of years in the enterprise software space where he developed mission critical software for a wide range of businesses working with clients such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Office Depot, & Burlington Northern.Dickey received his BBA in Management Information Systems from Texas Tech University, continuing education from Kellogg School of Management, and is a graduate of the Stagen Leadership Institute.


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Amanda Cline

Vice President of Marketing,United Real Estate & Enhanced Marketing Solutions®

Having worked in all facets of marketing, Amanda Cline brings extensive experience and a valuable, big-picture perspective to United Real Estate and client projects for the Enhanced Marketing Solutions (EMS) team. As a member of the leadership team, Amanda actively drives and supports operational and growth strategies for United and EMS through an array of marketing initiatives while leading and mentoring a team of project management and design professionals. Amanda also assisted in building EMS into the largest real estate marketing services organization in the U.S., winning over 50 USA Today and National Auctioneer Association Marketing excellence awards.

Prior to joining United, Amanda worked as a National Account Executive for a large regional homebuilder and developer. Responsible for a 13-state territory, Amanda managed over 400 marketing projects per year. Whether executing a multistate campaign or developing a social media strategy, Amanda has the expertise to bring any projects into the spotlight and use marketing to achieve business goals.

Amanda has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado – Boulder in Management with a concentration in Marketing and earned her MBA from Baker University. Amanda was named a Rising Star in 2014 by KC Business Magazine, which celebrates business leaders under the age of 40.


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Orlando Pedrero

Executive Vice President of Franchise Development

Orlandos expertise in the art of consultative sales, and the discovery and implementation of new revenue streams has propelled him to high level of success and recognition throughout his career. Orlando is nationally recognized for building top-performing sales team throughout multiple industries. In his 14 years in the real estate industry he has also held senior leadership positions in a Fortune 500 company, directing strategies at both the national and regional levels.

Before joining United Real Estate, Orlando was the President of Intelligent Answers® Consulting Group, specializing in consulting with business leaders on sales growth strategies, sales force process, industry innovation, and revenue growth. Recognized as an expert in the field of executive sales management, Orlando has worked and consulted with various Fortune 500 companies as well as regional business owners. In addition, his successful experience in Real Estate Franchise Development include working with some of the top real estate brands in the world.


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Patricia Pollard

Director, Relocation and Business Development

Patricia started her Real Estate career in the 80s as a Texas licensed Realtor with her career path evolving to Corporate Relocation Management. Patricia’s background lies extensively in Third Party Relocation, Relocation Department Management, Business Development and Client Relations. Patricia is a recipient of a Distinguished Service Award from Worldwide ERC and is a contributor to Mobility magazine. She is a current member of ERC, RDC, HRP, GHP, NTRP, and TRN. She has served on the Navy Federal Credit Union Broker Advisory Board and is passionate about offering premier service to active military and veterans of all branches. She currently serves on the Texas Relocation Network board and was 2018 President of Relocation Directors Council. She will serve as RDCs Chair in 2019. Patricia strives for excellence in all her endeavors and believes diversification of business streams remains the foundation for growth and success within any department. She specializes in working with Human Resource Professionals and Recruiters to assist them in developing programs to support the employee experience and enhance benefits to relocating employees. Relationships and strategic alliances are the foundation for her long standing business partnerships. Patricia is a highly regarded relocation professional, a frequent speaker and panelist at Relocation Industry events. She has earned her Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) and Global Mobility Specialist (GMS) designations from Worldwide ERC. She also has her Senior Global Destination Services (SGDS) from Relocation Directors Council. Away from the office, Patricia can be found enjoying time with her family and friends. She is involved with the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation, the Northwest Chapter of the American Heart Foundation, and the SPCA.


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Nick Bristow

Managing Broker, United Real Estate | Dallas

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Richard Molner

Managing Broker, United Real Estate | Philadelphia

Rick Molner – Regional Vice President – Managing Broker for United Real Estate in Philadelphia, PA, DE, & NJ.

Licensed in PA, SC & FL.

Rick Joined United Real Estate in May of 2018 when he came from the Collegeville Keller Williams Realty Group where he served as the CEO, Team Leader, and Associate Broker. He served as the Past Vice President of the Mid-Atlantic Broker Council, Weichert Real Estate Affiliates. Past Chair Member on the Greater Scranton Board of Realtors, Past Director of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce. Past chair member of the Lions Club, He was a Mega Agent and received Multi Million Dollar sales awards regularly with Weichert and Re/Max. 

Rick is a 3rd Generation Real Estate Broker and has had successful careers in the real estate, mortgage & building industries. His Past positions include CEO/Team Leader - Associate Broker for Keller Williams Realty Group, He owned & operated Weichert Realtors – Molner Group, He was an Associate Broker for Weichert & Re/Max in Scranton Pa, Owned Apple Glen Mortgage Corp, Owned Concord Homes, Owned Pocono Mountain Music Center/School. 

Now serving the Philadelphia region, DE & NJ as Regional Vice President & Managing Broker for United Real Estate. He presently oversees the corporate office in Wayne PA. Managing, Recruiting and expanding the United Real Estate Brand to the 3 states where agents are given 100% Commission. While serving as the CEO/Team Leader and Associate Broker for Keller Williams he managed the Limerick, Audubon, Quakertown & Reading offices. He recruited and helped grow the office from 160 agents when he started to over 270 a year and a half later when he decided to join United. He managed, recruited and hired agents & staff, reviewed and approved contracts and shared his real estate experiences with agents looking to learn. He is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in PA, SC and an agent in FL. Rick who is a proven sales leader has had several years of consistently leading his offices in sales and in his rookie year exceeded over 6.2 million dollars with 68 transactions and more than any other agent. He led all agents in sales in the offices he served since his start in 2005. With his extensive knowledge in the residential & commercial building industry, combined with his negotiation & management skills Rick aides his agents and staff with the comfort and professional respect that they deserve in their careers. 

Rick is also a Professional Musician, Worship Leader, Concert Performer and Promoter. Rick loves his family life with 7 Children and 12 Grandchildren, The Real Estate industry, Traveling, Cruises, Golf, Fishing & meeting new people. 

 


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Gary Stevens

Managing Broker, United Real Estate | Chicago

Gary Stevens has over 30 years experience in all phases of residential real estate. Gary was a highly successful real estate agent in San Francisco for 15 years.

He then moved to management and became a top ranked managing broker for many years at both Lyon Real Estate in Sacramento and Baird & Warner Real Estate in Chicagoland. He was able to grow his offices and their production during his years as leader, with his agents consistently being some of the most productive agents in the firm.

Most recently, while the Vice President of Sales at a large local brokerage, his duties included management, coaching, training, and mentoring of the team of managing brokers and their agents.

Gary has extensive experience in training on sales, coaching, recruiting, technology and effective customer service all designed to increase agent productivity.


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Tony Arko

Principal Broker

Since 2004, Tony has successfully counseled buyers and sellers in over 300 transactions in the Northern Virginia area. With an emphasis on residential listings in Loudoun County Virginia, he began his real estate career as a listing specialist for the top Keller Williams team in the nation, transitioned to an independent broker in 2008 and eventually started his own brokerage, Complete Home, in 2011. As well as being a producing and managing broker, Tony is also an active participant in the local, state and national associations. He is currently the President and Chairman of the Board for the Dulles Area Association of REALTORS. Previous positions held at DAAR include Chairman of Budget and Finance Committee and Chairman of communications and Technology Committee. At the state level, Tony is currently on the Virginia Association of REALTORS Information Management Committee. Tony is also a certified instructor with REBAC where he teaches the Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource (SFR) designation as well as the Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation. He has taught technology courses for real estate agents at the local and state levels and has been a featured panelist and facilitator at the National Association of REALTORS Mid-Year Conventions. In his previous career as a financial professional, Tony held as many as six securities licenses including NASD Principal, Options Principal and NYSE Principal. As a stockbroker and financial analyst, Tony’s extensive knowledge of the financial markets are extensive and have aided him tremendously in his real estate career. After moving around the world as the son of an Army officer, Tony moved to Reston Virginia in 1979 where he graduated from South Lakes High School in 1985 and attended George Mason University in Fairfax. After ten years on the west coast, Tony returned to Northern Virginia in 1998 and settled in Ashburn, where he currently lives.