Compass Names Real Estate Industry Leader Wendy Forsythe as President for California, Nevada and Hawaii

Forsythe Earns Spot on 2023 Swanepoel Top Power Brokers List 

New York, January 31, 2023 – Compass, Inc. (NYSE: COMP), the largest residential real estate brokerage in the United States today announced the appointment of Wendy Forsythe as President of California, Nevada and Hawaii. As President, she is responsible for all aspects of the company’s operations across those regions.

Forsythe joins Compass with nearly 30 years of residential real estate experience, serving most recently as Chief Strategy Officer at Fathom Holdings. Prior to this, Forsythe held senior leadership roles at HomeSmart International and Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Acadia University in Nova Scotia and currently resides in Orange County, California where she is a competitive triathlete and ultramarathoner. Recently Forsythe was included, along with Compass CEO Robert Reffkin, on the 2023 Swanepoel Power 200 list, which ranks the most powerful and influential executives in the residential real estate brokerage industry across North America. 

“Wendy brings strong leadership experience coupled with a deep understanding of the residential real estate industry,” says Robert Reffkin, Chief Executive Officer of Compass. “California, Nevada and Hawaii represent our largest market, and we are thrilled to have Wendy onboard to lead our teams and agent entrepreneurs in this key market. Her expertise and dedication to the industry are ideally suited to this important role.” 

”I am very excited to join the team at Compass,” says Forsythe. “California is a complex and robust market. Being a California resident for nearly a decade and active in the region’s real estate industry is a huge benefit as we navigate the current economic market. I’m looking forward to collaborating with the leadership team to drive operational excellence and continue to deliver an amazing experience for our agents.” 

About Compass

Compass, a Fortune 500 company, is the largest residential real estate brokerage in the United States. Founded in 2012 and based in New York City, the technology-enabled brokerage provides an end-to-end platform that empowers its residential real estate agents to deliver exceptional service to seller and buyer clients. The platform includes an integrated suite of cloud-based software for customer relationship management, marketing, client service, brokerage services and other critical functionality, all custom-built for the real estate industry. Compass agents utilize the platform to grow their business, save time and manage their business more effectively.

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