Since joining the company in March 2010, Jason Gesing has been part of the foundation of eXp Realty and has served in a number of capacities, including managing broker of multiple states, general counsel, president and his current position as CEO. He has helped the company go from fewer than 25 real estate agents in four U.S. states to almost 60,000 agents in 17 countries.
As CEO Gesing leads corporate decisions and manages the overall operations and resources of the company. He also serves on the Board of Directors of eXp World Holdings (NASDAQ: EXPI) and serves as chair of the Governance Committee.
Gesing’s leadership is characterized by enthusiasm, humbleness and care for people. He has helped build an agent-centric culture at eXp Realty that is defined by community, sustainability, integrity, service, collaboration, innovation, transparency, agility and fun. Gesing’s efforts to foster a positive culture have helped earn eXp Realty the distinction of Glassdoor’s “Best Places to Work ‘’ for four consecutive years.
Under Gesing’s leadership, which prioritizes a cloud-based, agent-centric brokerage model, eXp reported record earnings for Q1 2021, with revenue increasing 115% as compared to a year ago at the same time and agent count increasing 77% year-over-year. In 2020 and 2021, he helped eXp open brokerage operations in South Africa, India, Mexico, Portugal, France, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Italy, Hong Kong, Colombia, Spain, Israel and Panama.
Gesing is continuously searching for ways to help agents be successful, adding and enhancing eXp’s affiliated services to help agents with end-to-end business.
What one habit has made a crucial difference in your success?
“Waking up early in the morning and, whenever possible, doing some form of exercise that elevates the heartbeat. For me, it can make the difference between a good day and a great day.”