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OUR STORY

Learn how two families built a business that now serves over 40,000 RE/MAX broker/owner and agents.

OUR HISTORY

RE/MAX INTEGRA began in 1980; when two Canadians Frank Polzler and Walter Schneider who started the company in a basement in Mississauga, Ontario. Today, this global firm spans North America and Europe with 2,900 offices, 2,969 brokers/owners, and 40,000 agents in more than 36 countries – and counting!

Over the years, Polzler and Schneider have worked side by side, practicing what they preach: that inspired leadership, innovative thinking and active support are essential to driving success and creating a strong organization. They have walked in the shoes of both Sales Professionals and Brokers/Owners, and thus understand firsthand the challenges of the real world. They have survived the tough times, celebrated the good times and led RE/MAX INTEGRA with warmth and wisdom.

Extraordinary vision has taken Polzler’s and Schneider’s concept of being “in business for yourself, but not by yourself” into the mainstream, forever transforming the real estate industry.

OUR LEADERSHIP

Frank Polzler

Frank Polzler

Chairman and Co-Founder

Frank’s entrepreneurial spirit and visionary capabilities are recognized globally. He is an industry trailblazer who continues to provide strong leadership and inspiration to thousands of Franchisees and Sales Associates.

Walter J. Schneider

Walter Schneider

President and Co-Founder

Over his 38 years with the company, Walter has received nearly every RE/MAX award offered, including Regional Owner of the Year, Region of the Year, Distinguished Service Award and member of the elite Leadership Circle.

Pamela Alexander

Pamela Alexander

CEO, North America

Pamela has traveled extensively throughout the RE/MAX world to share her vast experience and expertise in the field. In 1999, Pamela became the 32nd recipient of the Distinguished Service Award presented by RE/MAX International.

Michael Polzler

Michael Polzler

CEO and Managing Director, Europe

Under Michael’s guidance, RE/MAX’s expansion throughout Europe continues unabated, with plans to achieve double-digit year-over-year growth. The ultimate goal is to intensify RE/MAX’s reach, presence and position in Europe.

Shelby Schneider McDonald

Shelby Schneider McDonald

VP of Corporate Synergy, North America

Shelby is a second-generation RE/MAX INTEGRA leader. She meets regularly with ownership and the Senior Leadership Team to ensure company goals and objectives are met, to organize and prioritize company-wide and regional projects, and to address critical issues.

Christopher Alexander

Christopher Alexander

Executive VP and Regional Director, Ontario-Atlantic Region

Christopher started his career in 2010 as a Sales Representative and rose through the ranks to become a third-generation RE/MAX leader responsible for day-to-day operations including franchise management, membership services, training and development, marketing, advertising, promotions and finance.

Fiona Petrie

Fiona Petrie

Executive VP and Managing Director of US Operations

Fiona oversees all operations of RE/MAX INTEGRA US regions of the Midwest and New England. She began her journey with RE/MAX INTEGRA over 12 years ago when she led the Franchise Development and Franchise Sales team to award-winning heights.

Elizabeth Kuhn

Elizabeth Kuhn

VP of Marketing and Promotions

As VP of RE/MAX INTEGRA Marketing & Promotions, Elizabeth oversees all operations in the Marketing and Promotions Departments for RE/MAX INTEGRA, North America. Elizabeth assists RE/MAX Agents and Owners grow their business and market-share by building a strong brand.

Dan Breault

Dan Breault

VP of Franchise Sales

Dan’s introduction to RE/MAX was as a residential client. He liked the company so much, he joined it! Today, Dan heads Franchise Sales in North America. He credits his success to his faith, a magical wife, and great mentors and coworkers along the way.

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