John L. Scott Real Estate Affiliates - Franchise Opportunities

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J. Lennox Scott, CEO and Chairman

J. Lennox Scott | Chairman and CEO

J. Lennox Scott is the Chairman and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate. He became company president and CEO in 1980, transitioning to Chairman and CEO in 2002. Lennox is the third generation to run the family business, which was founded by his grandfather in 1931.

Lennox has earned wide spread national recognition including three nods as one of the 25 most influential people in real estate by Realtor Magazine. He is a member of the National Association of Realtors, the World President Organization, and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World. He also holds a Certified Residential Broker (CRB) designation and a business degree from the University of Washington.

Lennox is actively involved in the John L. Scott Foundation, which supports local Children’s Hospitals and children’s health care throughout the Pacific Northwest.


Phil McBride, CFO

Phil McBride | COO

Phil McBride was appointed to Chief Operating Officer of John L. Scott Real Estate in July 2014. He joined
John L. Scott in 2007 as its Chief Financial Officer. During the past 30 years, Phil has led the financial management of several notable real estate companies, including Coldwell Banker and the Fred Sands Companies, both of which he was credited with achieving significant financial and market-share increases.
As John L. Scott’s senior executive, Phil is responsible for managing the company's financial policies, practices, and procedures, as well as operational oversight of the Finance, Human Resources, Legal, IT and Facilities departments. Phil also holds a seat on the Board of Directors of the John L. Scott Foundation.


Howard Chung, Vice President of Broker Excellence

Howard Chung | Vice President of Broker Excellence

As Vice President of Broker Excellence, Howard’s responsibilities include promoting the on-going growth of John L. Scott’s market presence in the Pacific Northwest, developing strategies and procedures specific to the success of individual broker associates, promoting best practices in real estate marketing, technology and sales, and facilitating networking groups with our brokers.


Jeff Cohen, Vice President of Professional Development

Jeff Cohen | Vice President of Professional Development

Jeff Cohen joined the John L. Scott Career Development Center in 2005 bringing 15 years of real estate experience as a licensed broker, manger and owner. Currently the Vice President of Professional Development, Jeff is dedicated to the company’s success with focus on the development of each individual broker. Jeff oversees the Career Development Center including the John L. Scott Institute and Career Activator along with contributing to the implementation of new company programs and initiatives through live workshops throughout the Pacific Northwest.


Barry Matheny, Vice President of Business Development, eBusiness and Relocation Departments

Barry Matheny | Vice President Relocation Services & eBusiness

Barry has many years of widely varied experience in real estate and relocation, following a very successful 25-year career as a VP of Sales/General Manager for a national communications company. After several years as a real estate professional and associate broker, Barry was appointed Director of eBusiness. Barry was promoted to Senior Director of Business Development and then Vice President Business Development with responsibility of the Relocation and eBusiness Departments.


Joe Reitzug, Vice President of Oregon/SW WA Residential

Joe Reitzug | Vice President of Oregon/SW WA Residential

Joe Reitzug was appointed to Vice President of Oregon/Southwest Washington Residential in February 2007. Joe has been with John L. Scott since 1998. He was a broker in John L. Scott–West Hills before being promoted to manager of the Scappoose office in 2002. In 2006, he was made manager of John L. Scott–Northeast Portland where he oversaw recruiting, training, mentoring, and broker retention. As Vice President of Oregon/Southwest Washington Residential, Joe oversees recruiting, production, personnel, programs, and profitability for John L. Scott’s eight Oregon and Southwest Washington company-owned offices.


Jeannie Simpson, General Counsel

Jeannie Simpson | General Counsel

Jeannie Simpson joined John L. Scott in 2012 bringing over a decade of real estate law experience after graduating from Stanford Law School. She previously worked in the real estate groups at Morrison & Foerster LLP in Tokyo and Palo Alto and at Foster Pepper PLLC in Seattle, and she taught as an adjunct law professor at Seattle University’s School of Law.

As General Counsel of John L. Scott Real Estate, Jeannie oversees legal issues in all departments of the company, along with providing day-to-day counsel, education and training of the branch office brokers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho. In addition, Jeannie manages outside litigation counsel in handling claims, negotiates all company retail leases, and provides legal counsel on company corporate transactions and operations issues.


Tim Wynne, Vice President Franchise Development

Tim Wynne | Vice President John L. Scott Real Estate Affiliates

Tim Wynne joined John L. Scott Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. (JLSREA) in 2008.  Tim brings more than 20 years experience in real estate franchise sales and management, having spent time with three national brands. As Vice President, he is responsible for JLSREA’s operations, business development, and merger/acquisition initiatives for both company-owned and franchise divisions.

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