Coldwell Banker

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Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC
Type Subsidiary of Realogy
Industry Real estate
Founded San Francisco, California, U.S. (August 27, 1906)
Headquarters Madison, New Jersey, United States
Key people Budge Huskey, CEO
Benjamin Arthur Banker, partner
Colbert Coldwell, Founder

Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC is an American real estate franchise owned by Realogy with headquarters in Madison, N.J. It was founded in 1906 in San Francisco.

With 3,100 residential real estate offices in 47 countries and territories, Coldwell Banker has over 84,000 sales professionals worlwide.[1]

Company history[edit]

Early years[edit]

After the devastating 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fires, Colbert Coldwell and two partners formed Tucker, Lynch and Coldwell on August 27, 1906. Benjamin Arthur Banker joined the firm as a salesman in 1913, and became a partner in 1914. The company was renamed Coldwell Banker in the same year.[1] Banker and Coldwell remained active in the company throughout their lives.[2]


Typical Coldwell Banker office

In the 1970s, Coldwell Banker acquired residential real estate firms in Atlanta, Chicago, and Washington, DC, expanding its geographic footprint.[2]


  1. ^ a b Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC
  2. ^ a b Preserving the Trust(c) 2000 by Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corporation.