Candace Adams is president and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties, Westchester Properties and New York Properties responsible for overseeing the brand's operations and 1,800 agents across Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island. She also serves as president of the Northeast Region of HomeServices of America, the country’s second-largest residential real estate brokerage company. A Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and the majority owner of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, HomeServices of America includes leading real estate brokerages, mortgage companies, insurance companies, corporate relocation businesses and more.
Over the course of Candace's 20-year tenure at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, she's managed tremendous success and expansion both within and beyond the company's footprint, including the acquisition of seven existing brokerages and the launch of four new offices in three years. Chief among the brand's growth activities under Candace's watch is the launch of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices' first New York City location.
An accomplished and recognized real estate industry leader, Candace serves on the Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) Residential Brokerage Board of Directors. This revered, elected position places her among the city's elite residential experts responsible for setting all organization policies and guidelines and overseeing all committees. Candace also serves on the board of directors of SmartMLS, which represents more than 17,000 Connecticut real estate professionals and resulted from the August 2017 merger of The Connecticut Multiple Listing Service, Inc. (CTMLS) and Greater Fairfield County CMLS (GFC CMLS). Prior to the merger, Candace had been a director on the CTMLS board for 10 years.
Candace has been twice named among Real Estate Executive magazine's "100 Most Influential Real Estate Executives" and has been recognized six times in Swanepoel’s "Power 200" list of the most powerful people in residential real estate. Most recently, she was selected as a 2019 RISMedia Newsmaker for her contributions to the residential real estate industry.
Driven by her deep commitment to supporting Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices' core values, Candace looks forward to providing the company's premier integrated real estate services to the vital, and rapidly expanding, Northeast territory.