Conversation with Bryon Ellington - CENTURY 21 Chief Development Officer

We sit down with Bryon Ellington - CENTURY 21 Chief Development Officer to discuss his life and how he ended up becoming the Chief Development Officer for CENTURY 21 as well as the differences between other real estate franchise models and CENTURY 21. We discuss the meaning behind CENTURY 21’s Mission statement “Defy Mediocrity and Deliver Extraordinary Experiences” and what that means and how it has drastically changed the way we here at CENTURY 21 serve our customers.


Bryon also provides great advice for the real estate agent that is new in this industry and what they should be focused on.


Meet Bryon Ellington:

Growing up as the son of a real estate agent, Bryon understands both the highs and lows of the industry and has made it his mission to ensure that Century 21 agents and brokers have all the resources they need to truly succeed and leave a legacy for their own families. As Chief Development Officer, Ellington works to advance the brand’s mission of transforming relationships with clients and customers from strictly transactional to experiential and elevate the process with a focus on training, consulting, and recruiting.


With a robust background in education and technology, Bryon previously served as Chief Operating Officer for Century 21 Real Estate as well as senior vice president of the Learning Center of Excellence, Realogy’s integrated learning institute, developing results-driving agent curriculums and growth-focused leadership programs for the company’s global network of brands.


Prior to that, he worked at Keller Williams where he led the national brand’s award-winning learning efforts for nearly 15 years. Bryon received his bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate in secondary education from the University of Texas and an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the Acton School of Business in Austin. During his downtime, he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children and loves tapping into his creative side through woodworking.




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