Broker Public Portal Announces Neil Dholakia of Keller Williams as New Board Member
ARROYO GRANDE, CA, SEPTEMBER 3, 2019 — Neil Dholakia, Chief Product Officer of Keller Williams, the world’s largest real estate franchise by agent count, has joined the Broker Public Portal (BPP) Board of Managers, the organization announced today. The BPP is owned and operated by real estate brokerages and MLSs and is delivering with Homesnap benefits to more than one million real estate professionals in America today.
As Chief Product Officer of Keller Williams, Neil Dholakia is interested in leveraging technology to disrupt the traditional approach to real estate. Neil brings more than 25-years’ experience to his role, having built a wide range of software products that fuse corporate strategy with tactical deliverables. Using R&D insights from KW Labs, the innovation hub of Keller Williams, Dholakia leads KW’s technologists in developing proprietary technology and using the brand’s global scale to fuel a platform aimed at providing the best agent-driven consumer experience in real estate.
“The BPP and our board is strengthened with the addition of Neil Dholakia,” said John Mosey, a Board member, Chairman of the BPP and CEO of NorthstarMLS. “Neil’s perspective as the chief technology driver for development of KW’s innovative platform and products ensures BPP’s continued growth and influence, as we engage millions of consumers and agents,” he added.
Broker Public Portal (BPP), a collaborative venture between real estate brokerages and MLSs to create a national consumer home search experience defined by simplicity, integrity and common sense, today welcomed seven new members to its Board of Managers.
The Broker Public Portal Board of Managers by charter includes a fair and balanced group of executives who represent the interests of large brokers (5), medium brokers (3), small brokers (2), independent managers (2) and multiple listing service organizations (MLSs – 4). Agent count of participating firms establishes the size of brokerages eligible.
The Broker Public Portal Board of Managers is designed to include a fair and balanced group of executives who represent the interests of large, medium and small brokers as well as independent managers and multiple listing service (MLS) organizations. Agent count of participating firms establishes the size of brokerages eligible. The nominating committee of the board has seven of the current directors and was chaired by Joan Docktor of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach. The board has staggered terms of three and two years in each category.
Broker Public Portal 2019 Board of Managers
- John Mosey – NorthstarMLS (Chairman)
- Alon Chaver – HomeServices of America (Vice President)
- Craig McClelland – Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Metro Brokers (Secretary)
- Paul Wells – RE/MAX of Barrington (Treasurer)
- Tim Dain – Mid America Regional Information Systems (At Large)
- Andy Starck – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Starck Real Estate
- Betty Misko – Ebby Halliday Realtors
- Bill Miller – MetroList Services, Inc.
- Chelsea Goyer – Redfin
- Christina Pappas – The Keyes Company
- Craig Cheatham – The Realty Alliance
- Gurtej Sodhi – Crye-Leike
- Joan Docktor – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach
- Merle Whitehead – Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
- Neil Dholakia – Keller Williams
- Pat Shea – Lyon Real Estate
- Rebecca Jensen – Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)
About Broker Public Portal
Broker Public Portal, LLC is a collaborative effort owned and operated by real estate brokerages and MLSs to deliver with Homesnap a better home search experience defined by simplicity, integrity and common sense. Broker Public Portal with Homesnap provides direct access to the most comprehensive, timely, and complete property information while adhering to fair display guidelines. More information can be found at www.brokerpublicportal.com.
With easy-to-use mobile technology fueled by unmatched, real-time data intelligence, Homesnap is changing the way real estate agents connect with consumers and serve their clients. The industry-endorsed Homesnap platform leverages real-time data from over 200 MLSs to empower millions of consumers each month with a superior home search experience, while providing over a million agents — 87% of U.S. agents — with access to powerful mobile tools that automate their work and accelerate their success. With the Homesnap mobile app, the highest rated consumer home search application; Homesnap Pro, the industry-standard mobile business platform for agents; and the Homesnap national home search portal, a joint venture with the industry-backed Broker Public Portal, the integrated Homesnap platform is transforming the industry by bringing real-time to real estate. More information can be found at www.homesnap.com.
For Broker Public Portal:
Phone: (206) 866-1220
Phone: (202) 271-3914
For Keller Williams:
Phone: (254) 466-3627