Tuesday Jun 08, 2021
Tuesday Jun 08, 2021
Brian Culhane, "Stepping out of the cave"Founder & CEO at Culhane Companies. First President of eXp Realty shares his story on Global Luxury Real Estate Mastermind with Michael Valdes Podcast #175
Brian Culhane met Glenn Sanford through a Craigslist ad in 2004 when he responded to be a team leader for a team that Glenn was starting in Phoenix. That got him a front-row seat in what would eventually become eXp Realty and would forever change his life for the better. As the brand's first President, Brian helped create the culture we enjoy today and has truly taken the spirit of philanthropy so core in this company to heart by helping scores of other people.
More About Brian Culhane:
Brian is the CEO & Owner of The Culhane Groups at eXp Realty and Former President of eXp Realty. Brian is a consummate real estate entrepreneur creating expansion teams and companies around North America. He is one of the founding members of eXp Realty. Brian is one of the most influential and consistent driving forces behind eXp's Creation, Culture and Meteoric eXpansion.
About Michael Valdes:
Michael Valdes is the newly named President of eXp Global at eXp Realty. Previously Michael was the senior vice president of global servicing for Realogy Corporation, one of the world's largest real estate companies and parent to Coldwell Banker, C21 and Sotheby’s.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Valdes was Director of Private Banking at Deutsche Bank for just under a decade where he oversaw a book of business of just under $1 billion. He has the distinction of being the first Director in the United States of Latino descent. Mr. Valdes is the Chair of the AREAA Global Advisory Board and co-host of the 2020 AREAA Global Luxury Summit. He is also a current member of the NAHREP Corporate Board of Governors and a member of Forbes' Real Estate Council. Additionally, he is the Executive Chair of the ONE VOZ, Hispanic ERG for the firm and a member of Forbes Real Estate Council. He is a former Board Member of Mount Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach as well as the Shanti Organization in San Francisco. Michael was also a Board Member of Pink & Blue for 2, an organization started by Olivia Newton-John to promote breast and prostate cancer awareness.