Robert Reffkin

Compass Cuts Salaries Up To 50 Percent For 3 Months, Offers Restricted Stock For Lost Wages

By Joanna England / April 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

As more and more brokerages look for ways to survive the coronavirus outbreak, Compass CEO Robert Reffkin announced another round of cost-saving measures for the brokerage. After a round of layoffs that shed 15 percent of Compass’ staff and curbed executive salaries by 25 percent, the brokerage will now trim salaries by 10 to 50 […]

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Compass Lays Off 15% of Corporate Staff, Blames COVID-19

By Candy Evans / March 24, 2020 / 0 Comments

Compass agents to have company-wide teleconference call with Reffkin The Real Deal reports that Compass has laid off 15 percent of its staff company-wide, blaming economic fall-out from COVID-19. In a move that is being echoed at many companies now across the U.S., CEO Robert Reffkin said he would forgo a salary entirely and executive […]

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Compass Lands Big Fish in Fort Worth With John Zimmerman

By Seth Fowler / September 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

The real estate world is buzzing today as Compass announced that high-profile real estate agent, John Zimmerman, has left Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty to join the New York City-based real estate brokerage that is also a real estate technology company. “We are excited to be entering Fort Worth with a great partner like John Zimmerman. […]

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BREAKING: Compass to Acquire Pacific Union International Realty, Inman Reports

By Bethany Erickson / August 21, 2018 / 2 Comments

Compass continues to widen its swath of acquisitions as word came today that it is nearing a deal to snap up Pacific Union National Realty, an independent brokerage operating in California. News of the prospective acquisition by Compass came this afternoon on the real estate news site Inman. Pacific Union recently launched PrivateView, a public […]

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Compass Attracts Top-Tier Agents Across Dallas-Fort Worth

By Joshua Baethge / February 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

  Compass continues to make waves in the Dallas market. The technology-centric firm that merged with The Collective Residential in January now boasts an impressive roster of 51 local agents who have represented more than $600 million in sales.

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Meet Robert Reffkin, CEO of Compass Real Estate and Super Millennial

By Candy Evans / January 17, 2018 / 1 Comment

He is a Berkeley kid raised by a single mom, who happened to be a Realtor. Robert Reffkin saw her change brokerages three times, always looking for a better deal, each change a struggle. So as soon as he got into the business world, he decided to do what he could about it: disrupt!

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