Long & Foster® Real Estate, the largest independent residential real estate company in the United States, has named Pandra Richie, SCRP, SGMS-T, as president of its Corporate Real Estate Services division. Richie has worked in the real estate business for more than 30 years, and she previously served as the vice president of Long & Foster’s Corporate Real Estate Services—a role she held since 2008.
“I am very pleased to be named president at Long & Foster’s Corporate Real Estate Services and to lead the team’s efforts to grow our business and better support our corporate real estate clientele,” said Richie. “I’m confident that the combination of my experience and the help of our amazing corporate real estate team, we’ll be able to expand the exceptional customer service and industry knowledge that Long & Foster brings to the marketplace.”
During her career, Richie has worked in a variety of residential real estate positions. She moved to the corporate side of the real estate industry in 1988, focusing on relocation and real estate owned (REO) properties. Since then, she has served as a vice president with four major real estate companies, including her previous role at Long & Foster. In her new position as president, Richie oversees the company’s relocation, REO and e-Real estate departments, as well as Metro Referrals and SMARTMOVE.
Richie has earned numerous awards during her career, including Worldwide ERC’s Meritorious Service Award and four Worldwide ERC Distinguished Service Awards. She was also inducted into the Worldwide ERC’s Hall of Leaders in 2010. Additionally, Richie holds the Senior Certified Relocation Professional (SCRP) designation and the Senior Global Mobility Specialist – Talent (SGMS-T) designation. In addition, she currently serves as chairman of the Board of Directors for Worldwide ERC and formerly served as a trustee on its Foundation for Workforce Mobility.
“Pandra brings a wealth of valuable knowledge and resources to Long & Foster’s Corporate Real Estate Services that ensure our clients receive the highest quality of service and support,” said Jeffrey S. Detwiler, president and chief operating officer of The Long & Foster Companies. “With an innovative approach to business and commitment to teamwork, Pandra is well positioned to lead our Corporate Real Estate Services team to success and ensure we offer the best in relocation benefits and programs.”
Richie holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas at Dallas. She resides in Chantilly, Va., and is married with two grown sons. For more information, visit www.LongandFoster.com.