ERA® Real Estate, a global franchising leader within the Realogy family of brands, today announced the five outstanding real estate professionals inducted into the ERA Hall of Fame Class of 2021. Established in 2013, the ERA Hall of Fame honors affiliated individuals and companies who have consistently earned high levels of recognition as well as have made exceptional contributions to the culture and history of the ERA brand over the decades.
The induction ceremony took place at ERA’s Fuel 2022 International Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
The ERA Hall of Fame Class of 2021 includes:
“ERA’s Hall of Fame Class of 2021 is comprised of trailblazers, respected leaders and icons within Team ERA and the real estate industry,” said Sherry Chris, President and CEO of ERA Real Estate. “For decades, Robyn, Gloria, Bill, Jim and Carole have personified the culture of collaboration and community of the Team ERA network. They have given their talent and time to their companies, communities and to ERA to elevate the business of real estate. Their induction into the ERA Hall of Fame is a well-deserved, exciting milestone in their illustrious careers. It is also a tribute to their many accomplishments and to the everlasting impact they have made on the global Team ERA family.”
Robyn Erlenbush, Broker/Owner, ERA Landmark Real Estate, Bozeman, Montana
Robyn Erlenbush is a passionate real estate innovator, accomplished educator and featured industry speaker with expertise in luxury real estate. Due to her expertise in the luxury market, Robyn serves as an instructor for ERAs Distinctive Properties Certification which is designed to offer the most current information in today’s luxury market with expert advice, tactics, tips and a deep dive into the luxury home consumer.
Robyn joined ERA Landmark Real Estate in 1982, purchased the company eight years later and has maintained a premier status in the marketplace for over 40 years. Under her leadership, Robyn has grown her company tremendously, including adding new, long-term agents, increasing the company’s gross commissionable income (GCI), completing multiple acquisitions and establishing NAI Landmark Commercial, ERA Landmark Real Estate’s commercial division.
Her history with the ERA brand speaks for itself and her impact to Team ERA is so tremendous that she is leading the way for the next generation of realtors. Robyn has been a Top 50 ERA Broker since 1997, an NAC member since 1998, winner of the ERA Gene Francis Memorial Award for Top All-Around Company and the ERA Circle of Light Award for Community Leadership.
“As a third-generation Montanan backed by a top-producing real estate team, I’m immensely honored to be inducted into ERA’s Hall of Fame. As an affiliate with ERA for over 40 years, the brand has been a significant part of my life. The success and growth I’ve experienced could not have happened without the support of my fellow affiliates and ERA® Real Estate.” – Robyn Erlenbush
Gloria Frazier, Broker/Founder, ERA American Real Estate, Shalimar, Florida
Gloria Frazier formed ERA American Real Estate in 1981 and continues to be one of the most influential real estate companies in the Northern Florida market. She’s a forward-thinking leader, real estate powerhouse, community champion and an influencer in the ERA network revolutionizing leadership, management and support. During her 30 plus years with ERA, so far, she has also been a driving force for the National Advisor Council (NAC), a group of select brokers who provide critical input and constructive review on various matters related to the continued success of the brand.
Gloria has created a company built on opportunity. From her rockstar leadership team to her dedication to agent success, she has developed a company culture that feels like family. As a result of this approach, Gloria has acquired 14 residential sales and property management brokerages and integrated these seamlessly into her brokerage.
She has also made a tremendous impact in her local community by serving in various leadership roles for several notable, local organizations, including the NWF State College Foundation Board of Directors and Past Chairman, President of the Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County and President of the Mental Health Association, among others. Gloria’s hard work has led her to great honors, and she has been both a winner and multiple-year finalist for every major award ERA has bestowed on its top brokers and leaders, including the Gene Francis Memorial Award for Top All-Around Company, the Jim Jackson Memorial Award for 1st in Service, numerous Commitment to Excellence Awards and her company’s induction into the ERA Hall of Fame Class of 2015.
“I’m never satisfied with the status quo, which is why I’ve built a full-service company with the philosophy that every service we offer in-house is an opportunity to touch the agent, show value and make the brokerage indispensable. Our culture is a true example of what makes the ERA brand so unique. The ERA network’s collaborative spirit and dedication to pushing the industry forward has led to great success for not just for ERA American Real Estate, but for our agents’ businesses, as well.” – Gloria Frazier
William (Bill) Hurt, Retired Broker/Owner, ERA Shields Real Estate, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Bill Hurt was the Broker/Owner of ERA Shields Real Estate before retiring and selling the company in 2016. During his 20-plus year tenure, Bill led ERA Shields Real Estate to consistently rank as one of the top residential brokerage companies in southern Colorado and has consistently ranked as a Top 15 company for production within ERA since 2001.
Bill has been an avid speaker in the areas of real estate management, business planning and corporate relocation management at the national level for ERA Franchise Systems. In fact, ERA Shields Real Estate’s award-winning relocation department has assisted in the successful relocation of more than 28,000 military families, to and from the Colorado Springs area since 1992. Bill’s team, which he was able to grow to approximately 100 agents, set the standard in agent productivity, professionalism and respect in the region. Further, the company achieved “Top Affiliate” status every year without exception and was a multiple-time recipient of the ERA Circle of Light Award for Community Leadership.
“ERA® Real Estate is unlike any other brand in the industry. I’m honored to be inducted into the ERA Hall of Fame Class of 2021. I continue to keep a pulse on the industry and on ERA Shields Real Estate. I’m so proud of the company I founded for continuing its long-standing success. The family atmosphere within ERA doesn’t exist anywhere else. It’s been incredible to say that I’m a part of that culture.” – Bill Hurt
Jim Linn, Current Broker/Owner and Carole Davis, Former Broker/Owner, ERA Davis & Linn Real Estate, Jacksonville, Florida
Jim Linn, current Broker/Owner and Carole Davis, former Broker/Owner of ERA Davis & Linn Real Estate, are a dynamic duo that drove consistent growth and incredible customer satisfaction for their company for 45 years. Under their collaborative leadership, ERA Davis & Linn Real Estate expanded its service area throughout Northeast Florida serving Jacksonville, St. Augustine and the surrounding six counties.
The firm is now home to approximately 100 agents and has implemented innovative office models, including non-competing brokers, managers and staff, a dedicated accounting department, 100% support for agents to help them grow their business, a free call center that sets agents listing appointments and more.
The company has also been consistently recognized with awards, including the ERA Gene Francis Memorial Award for Top All-Around Company, the ERA Jim Jackson Memorial Award for First in Service and the ERA Commitment to Excellence.
“Carole and I were very blessed to be partners for many years with ERA and we are so humbled to be inducted into the ERA Hall of Fame. Customer satisfaction is our top priority at our company, and our entire staff brings specific skillsets that help us achieve our customer satisfaction goals every year. We are all better because of each other and I want to thank my friends at ERA Davis & Linn Real Estate and the ERA network for all your idea sharing and support throughout these many years. We are all one big extended family. It’s amazing to be part of such a wonderful brand where everyone works together to help each other succeed.” – Jim Linn
“It’s so exciting and a tremendous honor to be inducted into the ERA Hall of Fame Class of 2021. ERA® Real Estate is unlike any other brand in the industry. I’m so proud to be part of a brand where collaboration and teamwork is king with a culture that has proven to be successful for decades. Thank you for recognizing me, Jim and ERA Davis & Linn Real Estate. We continue to be great because we are part of the amazing ERA brand.” – Carole Davis
About ERA Real Estate
At ERA® Real Estate, we don't adapt to change, we create it. We believe that our core business values of collaboration, innovation, diversity and growth are needed now more than ever. As a global leader in the residential real estate industry for more than 40 years, ERA was the first real estate franchise to expand internationally, the first to post listings online, and is the only national company that offers the Sellers Security® Plan program.
The ERA Real Estate network includes more than 40,000 affiliated brokers and independent sales associates and approximately 2,300 offices throughout the United States and 33 other countries and territories. ERA Franchise Systems LLC (www.ERA.com) which operates the ERA Real Estate system, is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global provider of real estate services. ERA Real Estate information is available at www.ExploreERA.com.