GlobeSt. Names Realogic CEO Jim Pettinger One of 2024’s Best Bosses In CRE

Pettinger Is Among 64 Industry Luminaries Selected For The Prestigious Honor By The Authoritative Commercial Real Estate Publisher

We’re very proud and excited to announce that GlobeSt., the authoritative commercial real estate publisher, has named Realogic CEO Jim Pettinger one of 2024’s Best Bosses In CRE. He is among 64 commercial real estate leaders selected for this year’s prestigious honor.

GlobeSt. announced the 2024 winners of its annual Best Bosses In CRE award today on its website: CRE’s Best Bosses of 2024 | GlobeSt

Chief among the reasons Pettinger was selected were his:

  • Outstanding leadership and communication skills
  • Honesty, integrity and affability
  • Balanced, well-rounded management style
  • Undeniable enthusiasm for Realogic, our work and all things commercial real estate
  • Embrace of proptech and new technology
  • Openness to feedback and new ideas
  • Success at fostering a warm and supportive work environment at Realogic

Pettinger’s selection will come as no surprise to anyone who has ever worked for or with him.

“I’ve worked for Jim for 24 years now and can’t say enough good things about him,” said Realogic General Counsel Mike Phelps. “He’s everything you look for in a leader: smart, strategic, decisive, informed, and he knows so much about commercial real estate. His recognition by GlobeSt. as one of 2024’s Best Bosses In CRE is so well-deserved.”

In typical fashion, Pettinger was humbled by the news.

“I’m truly honored to be recognized by GlobeSt. and to receive this award”, said Pettinger. “When I started working in commercial real estate, I never dreamt that I’d ever be named one of CRE’s best bosses. I’m spoiled in that I have a very smart, talented, experienced team and that makes leading our company easy and a joy. I have the best job anyone could ask for, the best team anyone could ask for and I work in the most interesting and exciting industry there is – commercial real estate.”

Pettinger has worked in commercial real estate for nearly three decades. As CEO of Realogic, he oversees the consulting firm’s day-to-day operations, helps set its long and short-term objectives and leads all strategic initiatives. He is also responsible for developing, implementing and refining internal processes that assure all Realogic assignments are completed on time, within budget and accurately.  In addition, Pettinger is responsible for researching, purchasing and implementing new technology that allows our consulting team to work efficiently, productively and accurately on behalf of our clients. Pettinger has a BBA, Accounting and Finance from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.