Congratulations to NAHREP 2017 President Leo Pareja for earning the distinction of HousingWire’s 2017 Rising Star award. This award recognizes young industry professionals whose innovative talent is propelling the real estate industry forward and inspiring positive change in their businesses and communities at large.

“We are excited to recognize these young leaders, who have accomplished so much in their short careers,” said Sarah Wheeler, Editor of HousingWire. “Our Rising Stars are the luminaries shaping the housing industry into a more agile, efficient and profitable model, expanding the opportunity for homeownership to borrowers across a wide spectrum.”

Leo Pareja entered real estate at just 19 years old and by 28 he was the #1 Keller Williams agent in the world. During his time selling, Mr. Pareja transacted close to 4,000 homes. Leo Pareja is currently the CEO of Remine, a technology company that delivers predictive analytics to agents through their MLS. Mr. Pareja was the founding president of the NAHREP Metro DC chapter and currently serves as National President of the organization.