Chris Kelly is President and CEO of the Ebby Halliday Companies, which includes real estate brands Ebby Halliday Realtors, Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate and Williams Trew. Together with its mortgage, insurance and title operations, the Ebby Halliday Companies are part of Berkshire Hathaway’s HomeServices of America, the nation’s largest residential real estate brokerage company. The Ebby Halliday Companies serve every corner and community across North Texas.
Chris helps navigate the Ebby Halliday Companies’ growing and elite team of real estate professionals and employees that are strategically positioned in over 31 locations. Chris is a 20+ year veteran of the real estate industry, starting his career as a real estate and financial services attorney before joining ReeceNichols Real Estate, HomeServices’ wholly-owned company based in Kansas City, in 2007.
As CEO, Chris is deeply committed to supporting the growth of every real estate professional and employee that is part of the Ebby Halliday Companies Family. Through hands-on coaching, teaching and mentoring, Chris is committed to helping everyone accelerate their professional and personal goals.
He has served on the National Association of Realtors RES Advisory Board since 2019, was designated by RISMedia as a 2020 Trailblazer and 2021 Luminary for the real estate industry and was named as a Top Executive in the Swanepoel Power 200 for 2021. Chris will also serve as the 2022 Broker Relations Liaison for the National Association of Realtors.