Shattered Glass: Women, Youth & Minorities Step Up To Leadership Roles

Gone are the days of the real estate industry being a boys club dominated by older white faces today, increasingly, minority groups such as women, a wider range of ethnic groups, and younger generations are shattering glass ceilings and taking on leadership roles, helping to bring about positive change in the industry.

Dorothy “Dottie” Herman

Named one of America’s Richest Self-Made Women by Forbes Magazine, Herman sold her 29 percent stake in Douglas Elliman Real Estate for $40 million at the close of 2018. She retains the title of CEO of this 115-office mega company, which does over $26 billion in annual sales.