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Our Leadership Team

Ginger Wilcox

Ginger Wilcox
President

Ginger is responsible for the strategic growth and operations for the BHGRE global network of more than 12,000 affiliated brokers and independent sales associates across 420 offices in the United States, Canada, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Australia, and Turkey.

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Jason Nicosia
SVP of Franchise Development

Jason is a strategic partner for those looking to invest in the growth of their real estate companies.  He helps brokers enhance their businesses through franchising opportunities, merger and acquisition strategies, and brand marketing.

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Distinguished Network Members

Mark Woodroof

Partner
BHGRE Gary Green

Susan Jenkins

Principal Broker
BHGRE Native American Group

Jeff Martel

Broker/Owner
BHGRE 43° North

Greg Fox

Broker/Owner
BHGRE Alliance

Christian Barnes

President
BHGRE KC Homes

Chris Masiello

President/CEO
BHGRE The Masiello Group

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Mark Woodroof

Partner, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene
Houston, TX

About Mark:

  • Mark is one of two partners at BHGRE Gary Greene. He is an active member of the BHGRE Founders Circle, Visions Group, Realty Alliance and National Association of Realtors where he serves as a Director and member of the Residential Firms Real Estate Service Advisory Group.
  • At a local level, Mark sits on the University of Houston Real Estate School Advisory Board, is an active member at the Houston Association of Realtors and is a Board Member of the Gary Greene Realtor Foundation.

About Gary Greene:

  • Formally affiliated with another brand and became a Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate franchise in 2012 – expanding to 24 offices and 1,100 agents in the greater Houston metropolitan area.
  • Boasts an excellent education program, with the majority of their agents holding the Certified Negotiation Expert® Certification.
  • Houston’s only Platinum broker in the Cartus network, making them Houston Relocation experts.
  • Ranked the #1 BHGRE broker in Commission and Units for 2015 & 2016.
  • The Gary Greene Realtor Foundation strives to support the Houston community through various nonprofits. In 2017, the Gary Greene family had 350 agents working to repair six homes with Rebuilding Together.
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Susan Jenkins

Principle Broker, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Native American Group
Virginia Beach, VA

Before BHGRE:

Native American Group LLC was an unaffiliated company. We had been approached by two non-Realogy companies soliciting us to join their brands. After our first contact with a representative from BHGRE, we knew this brand would be perfect for us.

Successes since joining BHGRE:

When we joined the brand in September, 2013, we had 13 agents and had a gross commission income of 1.1 million dollars. In three years, our agent count has grown to 41 agents and our GCI in 2016 was 2.8 million dollars. BHGRE has opened so many opportunities for us. The systems, procedures and guidance from corporate have been amazing. Our future is very bright and we attribute BHGRE as providing us with an excellent platform to grow and continue to grow and excel as we increase our market share.

Specializations:

BHGRE Native American Group specializes in relocation being a Cartus Principal Broker, foreclosed properties representing HUD, Freddie Mac, Secretary of Veterans Affairs along with numerous private banks, and representing the private sector with both sellers and buyers.

BHGRE Experience

From day one, BHGRE has been such a valuable resource to our growth and success. There was never any doubt that corporate was on our side and wanted to be a valuable partner with us. At first, we were concerned about losing control of our business. Those fears were completely unfounded. Corporate BHGRE made it clear that we were all on the same side. The feeling was, and still is, that it is a family. We are often asked in surveys, knowing what we know now, would we do it all over again and become a franchisee? The answer is a resounding “YES!” We love the BHGRE family and look forward to many years of success together.

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Jeff Martel

Broker/Owner, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate 43° North
Bedford, NH

About Jeff

In 2008, Jeff founded 43° North Real Estate. With Jeff’s upbringing in the real estate world and his education in graphic design and marketing, he had the vision for a successful brokerage with marketing strategy at the core. Jeff had previously worked for national and multi-national marketing agencies both in California and Idaho working on branding, identity, advertising, and packaging projects for clients such as Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, Frontier Natural Foods, Con-Agra, as well as multiple small to mid-sized companies. By utilizing Jeff’s strategic marketing abilities, BHGRE 43° North stands out from the crowd of other real estate brokerages. The company has flourished, surpassing sales numbers of competitors in the Treasure Valley.

Jeff has previously been a Speaker/Panelist at Inman Connect, BHGRE Fusion, BHGRE APEX, and Gathering of Eagles.

About 43° North:

  • Formerly an independent brokerage. Franchised with BHGRE in 2013.
  • Have grown their agent count 310%, opened an office at The Village – Meridian, Increased GCI by 366%
  • Company expertise in new construction, new community development, and waterfront property
  • Nominated for 2016 Inman Innovator Award for “Most Innovative Brokerage”
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Greg Fox

Broker/Owner, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Alliance
Wichita, KS

Background: Previously affiliated with a smaller brand for 10 years.

Achievements since joining BHGRE: Previously, our average sale was 20% below the market average, we’re now 5% above market average. We were #8 volume in the market, now #5.

Specialties: I’m known in this market as the “Techy Broker”, and 2 term MLS president. Part of the attraction to BHGRE is the integration of programs that I couldn’t achieve on my own. Not everything I use is in BHGRE, but the majority is. Zap is a program that is coming along, and will soon be a powerful asset.

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Christian Barnes

President, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Kansas City Homes
Overland Park, KS

Before BHGRE: Before becoming an affiliate of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, we were affiliated with another brand.

Successes since joining BHGRE: We are now the #2 ranked real estate company in the Kansas City market. After joining BHGRE, we grew in size from 419 agents to 447 agents, and added a new office bringing our total number of offices to eight.

Specializations: We are a high end real estate company specializing in new homes, resale and relocation. Our relocation department earned the CARTUS Platinum Award in 2016.

Our offices and agents have truly embraced the lifestyle brand that Better Homes and Gardens is known for and is reinforced each time we take management trips up to Des Moines, IA, home of Meredith Publishing, who produces the Better Homes & Gardens magazine.

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Chris Masiello

President/CEO, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate The Masiello Group
Bedford, NH

Formerly – were you an unaffiliated company, did you switch from another brand, or were you just starting out?

We started as an independent agency more than 52 years ago. We became one of the first brokers to partner with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate.

What have you achieved? – Did you grow in agent size, open more offices, move into more states etc.?

Our agency has grown from tremendously in the past year. We now have 34 offices (and counting!) with more than 600 active agents throughout Northern New England.

What you specialize in – Are you or your company “experts” in a certain area of RE?

We specialize in all matters concerning the buying and selling of real estate, both residential and commercial. Our clients benefit from the family of services we offer with industry partners in mortgage, title, insurance and home warranty.

Anything else you feel is noteworthy, especially if you can connect it to your partnership with BHGRE?

We are the number one real estate agency in Northern New England. Clients gravitate toward the Better Homes and Gardens name, which has given us additional exposure and a preferred position in the marketplace. Our firm’s long legacy of providing quality experiences is underscored by the BH&G household name, which consumers have known and trusted for generations.

Jason Nicosia

SVP of Franchise Development, Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate

Jason is a strategic partner for those looking to invest in the growth of their real estate companies.  He helps brokers enhance their businesses through franchising opportunities, merger and acquisition strategies, and brand marketing.

For over 15 years, Jason has held several positions in business development and sales in the real estate industry, technology industry, and non-profit sector. Prior to joining Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate (a division of Anywhere Real Estate), Jason worked at Zillow where he was responsible for new construction sales. Jason has been recognized by the Silicon Bayou 100 list in both 2013 and 2015 and was named one of the Top Young Entrepreneurs to Watch by Under30CEO.

Jason received a degree in Psychology, Business and History from Louisiana State University. In his spare time, he mentors future entrepreneurs through an organization called Techstars.  

Ginger Wilcox

Ginger Wilcox

President, Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate

Ginger Wilcox is the President of Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate and is responsible for the strategic growth and operations for the BHGRE global network of more than 12,000 affiliated brokers and independent sales associates and approximately 420 offices across the United States, Canada, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Australia, and Turkey.

Ginger has held prominent leadership roles spanning real estate technology, brokerage, and transaction services. She has a proven track record of developing and growing unique brands in the industry, having served as Head of Industry Marketing and Relations for Trulia, an online real estate marketplace, where she focused on marketing innovation and digital engagement.  Early in her career, Ginger developed an award-winning online real estate brand and brokerage, Marin Fine Properties, which was honored as a finalist for the Inman Innovator Awards for most innovative real estate website, as well as a finalist for the National Association of REALTORS® Center for REALTOR® Technology Spotlight Awards.

Before stepping into her current role, Ginger served as Co-CEO and Chief Revenue Officer of RealSure, the joint venture between Anywhere and Home Partners of America that developed innovative solutions to reduce friction in residential real estate transactions. Prior to RealSure, Ginger was Chief Experience Officer at Homepoint, a leading mortgage lender that, under Ginger’s strategic direction and brand building efforts, grew into the third largest wholesale mortgage lender and the 10th-largest non-bank mortgage lender in the United States with over 400,000 customers.

She has consistently been recognized by the industry for her impact and distinct experience, including recognitions as a member of the SP200, an Inman Top Real Estate Influencer, a 2020 HousingWire Tech Trendsetter, and a multi-time HousingWire Woman of Influence.

With her lifelong experience in real estate – her first job was delivering real estate fliers for her mother – she is a perfect fit to lead real estate’s premier lifestyle company.