Rick Haase, has been leading real estate brokerage strategy and operations for over thirty years. Rick joined United Real Estate and currently serves the organization in the capacity of President of United Real Estate and Chief Operating Officer of the company’s parent for United Real Estate Group. In these roles he is responsible for leading the overall enterprise operations and driving growth for URE. United Holdings owns real estate brokerage and
Prior to joining United Rick most recently served as President of Latter & Blum Inc. Under his leadership the company grew from 64th to 22nd largest Real Estate brokerage in the nation. Rick and his team accomplished this via both organic growth and mergers & acquisitions of 18 real estate and title services companies – tripling agent count from 1,050 to over 3,000 over the 8 years of his tenure.
Rick is a Founding Partner of Envision Advisors and is a frequent lecturer and consultant throughout the U.S. and Canada on a wide variety of real estate and home services topics with emphasis on disruptive innovation and its impact on real estate brokerages, mortgage, title and insurance affiliated commerce. He has operated both traditional and transaction fee based models doing business in the residential and commercial real estate brokerage, mortgage, insurance services and title & settlement services. Rick has held leadership and senior leadership positions with market-leading companies in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Ohio and Connecticut.
An expert in strategic planning and management and Rick a graduate of the Gestalt Institute’s Organizational Systems Development program. He holds numerous Real Estate industry designations. In addition to his professional accomplishments Rick has served extensively on various regional and National Boards of Directors.