SARASOTA — Coldwell Banker Realty in Florida has elevated general manager Duff Rubin to president of the company.
In the position, Rubin will oversee daily operations of the company’s approximately 80 offices and over 7,000 affiliated sales associates across the state. Rubin succeeds former company president Clark Toole, who retired at the end of 2020.
Rubin previously served as president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in the Mid-Atlantic, overseeing 28 offices and more than 2,400 independent agents in Greater Baltimore; Greater Washington, D.C.; Northern Virginia; and the Maryland and Delaware beaches. According to a press release, during his tenure leading the company, Rubin streamlined processes, drove organic growth and grew the company’s commercial real estate offerings.
“Duff is in an extraordinary leader dedicated to the growth of business success for the company’s affiliated agents, leaders and offices," says Kate Rossi, executive vice president, southeast, Coldwell Banker Realty, in the statement. "His exceptional market knowledge, industry acumen and superior business prowess are sure to deepen the company’s longstanding position as the predominant real estate company in Florida."
Rubin previously served as a regional senior vice president of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate before his time at the Mid-Atlantic company. In the regional senior vice president role, he oversaw operations for the Southeast Florida region, including Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton. Rubin also led the growth of the company through new developments and acquisitions for the entire state.
Rubin was formerly managing director of Coldwell Banker Commercial NRT in Florida. He has more than 20 years of experience in both residential and commercial real estate.
Coldwell Banker Realty is owned by a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp.