Kate Rossi, a seasoned real estate leader, was appointed regional executive vice president of NRT's Southeast Region in August 2010. In this role, she oversees the strategic initiatives of 200 Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage and Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS® offices, comprising 10,750 independent sales associates throughout Atlanta, Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Greater Baltimore, Annapolis and the Maryland/Delaware Beaches, and Washington, D.C.Rossi, who previously served as president and chief operating officer of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Connecticut and Westchester, N.Y., has held several senior executive positions at NRT. She was president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage on Long Island and in Queens; president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Colorado, where she led the company to top market position within four years; and regional vice president of Coldwell Banker Real Estate, Inc. in Pittsburgh. Rossi's real estate career began in 1982 with Vanguard Tarquinio in Beaver County, Pa., where she was ranked among the company's top sales associates. She affiliated with Coldwell Banker® in 1984 when Vanguard Tarquinio was acquired by the national company. Rossi received Realtor® of the Year honors in 1985 and became manager of Coldwell Banker's Beaver County office the same year. The following year, she was appointed manager of Coldwell Banker's North Hills office. Under her leadership, North Hills held the top spot among all Pittsburgh real estate offices for 12 years, growing from 19 sales associates to 120. She became regional vice president of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage of Pittsburgh in 1999. In 2006, Rossi became advisory council chairperson of the Cartus Broker Network. In 2005, the Long Island Business News listed her among the Top 50 Women in Business. She served on the National Association of Realtors® board of directors from 1994 through 2000, and was active in the Women's Council of Realtors® in Pennsylvania and Colorado. She was named to the Swanepoel Power 200 list of the Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate for 2013 and 2014, and Real Estate Executive magazine’s 100 Most Influential Real Estate Executives in 2014. In October 2014, Rossi was named one of the “Women Worth Watching for 2015” by Profiles of Diversity Journal for demonstrating outstanding achievement and leadership in her career. Rossi was an elected participant for the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, a major sponsor for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, on the Central City Opera board of directors, a major fundraiser for the Central City Kids Les Spirit Noel Scholarship program and was on the Ward Melville Heritage Organization board of trustees in Stony Brook, NY. Rossi is a graduate of Virginia Intermont College.