Coldwell Banker Real Estate Executive Named to HousingWire 2022 Women of Influence List

Liz Gehringer has been recognized for her outstanding leadership in the real estate industry

MADISON, N.J. (August 1, 2022) – Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, an Anywhere Real Estate Inc. (NYSE: HOUS) brand, is proud to announce that Liz Gehringer, president of Coldwell Banker Affiliate Business and chief operating officer of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC, has been named to the HousingWire 2022 Women of Influence list.

Gehringer was recognized for her leadership overseeing strategy, growth and servicing globally, spanning residential and commercial business. She leads a franchise network of more than 1,400 U.S. and 628 global offices, with more than 50,000 affiliated agents across 40 countries and territories and 3,000 affiliated commercial real estate professionals in North America and around the globe.

Gehringer has delivered industry-leading products, tools and services for brokers and agents. Under her leadership the Coldwell Banker brand has already reached impressive growth milestones in 2022 and added 12 new affiliated companies since January 1, 2022.

While she focuses on business growth, she is also passionate about creating a high-performing and inclusive culture. She is particularly excited for the growth of many of the initiatives she has had the privilege of spearheading last year, including the International Luxury Alliance, Agents of Change, What Moves Her, the Inclusive Ownership Program and partnerships with Asian Real Estate Association of American, National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals, National Association of Real Estate Brokers and the LGBTQ+ Real Estate Alliance.

Her work in unifying a family of real estate brands, providing operational excellence through growing franchise sales and elevating other women to leadership roles makes her a distinguished woman of influence in the real estate industry.

HousingWire’s Women of Influence List is shaping and propelling the mortgage, real estate and fintech industries forward, and is paving the way for other women to also succeed in the housing industry.


We are #CBProud to share that @Liz_Gehringer, president of Coldwell Banker Affiliate Business and COO of @ColdwellBanker, has been named a 2022 Women of Influence by @HousingWire! 


“It is no surprise to me that Liz has been recognized as a Woman of Influence yet again, a true honor and testament to her leadership of Coldwell Banker. Her focus on elevating others, commitment to leading our brand to achieve new milestones and the efforts she takes to lead others in the industry towards success is second to none. We look forward to celebrating this achievement with her!”

  • Ryan Gorman, CEO of Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC

About Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC

Powered by its network of over 100,000 affiliated sales professionals in approximately 2,200 offices across 40 countries and territories, the Coldwell Banker® organization is a leading provider of full-service residential and commercial real estate brokerage services. The Coldwell Banker brand prides itself on its history of expertise, honesty and an empowering culture of excellence since its beginnings in 1906. Coldwell Banker Real Estate is committed to providing its network of sales professionals with the tools and insights needed to excel in today’s marketplace and is known for its bold leadership and dedication to driving the industry forward. The brand was named among the 2022 Women’s Choice Award® Most Recommended brands for customer experience and overall quality. Blue is bold and the integrity and values of Coldwell Banker give the Gen Blue network an unbeatable edge. Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Each office is independently owned and operated. To join Coldwell Banker Real Estate and unlock the possibilities of Gen Blue®, please visit

About AnywhereSM

Anywhere Real Estate Inc. (NYSE: HOUS) is on a mission to empower everyone’s next move. Home to some of the most recognized brands in real estate – Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Corcoran®, ERA®, and Sotheby’s International Realty® – the AnywhereSM portfolio includes franchise and brokerage operations as well as national title, settlement, and relocation companies and nationally scaled mortgage origination and underwriting joint ventures. Supporting approximately 1.5 million home transactions in 2021, Anywhere is focused on simplifying, digitizing, and integrating the real estate transaction for all consumers, no matter where they may be in their home buying and selling journey. With innovative products and technology, Anywhere fuels the productivity of its approximately 196,200 independent sales agents in the U.S. and approximately 136,400 independent sales agents in 118 other countries and territories. Recognized for eleven consecutive years as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies, Anywhere has also been designated a Great Place to Work four years in a row, named one of LinkedIn’s 2022 Top Companies in the U.S., and honored by Forbes as one of the World’s Best Employers 2021.

Senior Manager, Public Relations & Giving for Coldwell Banker. Grew up in Sarasota and attended college at Western Carolina University. Athena wanted to wake up in that city that doesn’t sleep so headed to Madison Avenue to start her marketing career. She has been with this awesome brand for more than 15 years and can be found generating buzz about CB in every way possible. Athena helps to grow the brand’s position as the most storied real estate company within the industry and has led many high-profile endeavors; she was at the forefront of the brand’s pioneering smart home campaign, raised $6 million in two years to build 130 Habitat for Humanity homes, and led the Homes for Dogs program in partnership with that resulted in tens-of-thousands of dogs finding their furever home. She currently leads the CB Supports St. Jude program, which encourages the Coldwell Banker network’s 96,000+ real estate agents to make donations to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital for every real estate transaction they represent. In her spare time, you can find her either digging up a new area in her yard for another flower bed or planning her next travel adventure. She's the proud mom of three cats Jolene, Ziggy and Lucy.

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