Jeffrey S. Detwiler and Larry “Boomer” Foster recognized in annual industry list
Two members of the Long & Foster leadership team have been named to the 2022 Swanepoel Power 200 – Jeffrey S. Detwiler, president and CEO of The Long & Foster Companies, and Larry “Boomer” Foster, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. The Long & Foster Companies is the parent company to Long & Foster Real Estate, the nation’s No. 1 real estate company as part of HomeServices of America.
Created by Stefan Swanepoel and Rob Hahn in 2014, the annual list recognizes those in the real estate industry who are considered the most powerful and influential.
Detwiler was named No. 33 on this year’s list, and Foster was named No. 132 on the list, which includes 200 CEOs, top executives and other leaders in the residential real estate industry.
“Those named to the Swanepoel list are innovative leaders in the real estate industry, and there are many worthy experts and professionals included,” Detwiler said. “Our goals at Long & Foster have always been honesty, integrity and innovation, and we are proud to have been named to the Swanepoel Power 200 list again.”
“Being named to a list that includes so many of our distinguished peers and top real estate industry professionals is an honor,” said Foster. “It also validates Long & Foster’s success and I’m very proud to be part of it.”
The rankings are based on several criteria including an individual’s personal influence, their tenure in the industry, the office they hold and the decision-making power of that office. Their company’s financial status, size and significance within the industry, as well as its geographic reach, are also considered in the process. Additionally, the individual’s future contributions to the industry are part of the evaluation criteria.
Gino Blefari, president of Long & Foster’s parent company, HomeServices of America, also ranked on the list.
For more information about the Swanepoel Power 200 list, visit Swanepoel.com/power200/. For more information about Long & Foster, visit longandfoster.com.