Helen Edwards was named President of Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® in Austin and Houston in April 2015, following NRT LLC’s acquisition of the brokerage. In her position, she oversees the operations of 24 offices and 1,000 affiliated sales agents.
Edwards, who has been involved in Texas real estate since 1982, was previously the President and Chief Operating Officer of Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS®, leading operations throughout the South. A former owner of an independent real estate sales and property management company, in 1990, she joined Coldwell Banker Richard Smith REALTORS®, which later became Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS®. She has served as the Relocation Director in Austin and was also an award-winning Branch Manager in the Austin region before transitioning into the role of President/COO of the Austin region of the company in 2012.
Edwards has served on the board of directors for the Austin Board of REALTORS® as well as the Williamson County Association of REALTORS®. She was named REALTOR® of the Year in Williamson County in 2001 and has been actively involved in Realtor® associations for more than 20 years. She served as chairwoman of the Texas Association of REALTORS® Strategic Planning Committee in 2012 and is a past member of the Cartus Relocation Directors Advisory Council, USAA MoversAdvantage Advisory Council for Cartus and Cartus Principal Advisory Council.
She is a 2004 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School CEO Leadership Program and a past recipient of Coldwell Banker Real Estate’s International Chandler Barton Spirit Award for her steadfast focus on professional objectives, despite difficulty and adversity.