2024 Woman of Influence: Rainy Austin

Rainy Austin

As President of The Agency, Rainy Hake Austin leads a global real estate brokerage dedicated to serving both buyers and sellers of the world’s most distinguished properties. In her role as President, Austin oversees The Agency’s residential real estate brokerage arm, The Agency Development Group and The Agency’s internal teams and operations, including its boutique in-house creative agency, which comprises design, PR, branding, social media, advertising, web design and digital marketing specialists who serve the firm’s more than 2,000 luxury real estate professionals in over 100 offices across 12 countries.

Austin’s contributions have led to record-level growth and success, and as a result, The Agency has received many accolades, including being noted by The Financial Times as one of America’s Fastest Growing Companies and has ranked among Inc. 5000’s list of fastest-growing private companies in the country for six consecutive years. Recently, The Agency ranked 18th on the 2023 RealTrends 500 list, and ranked as the fifth-largest privately held independent brokerage in the nation by sales volume. 

Austin is committed to The Agency’s growing global community and has elevated the firm’s collaboration and boutique-style services — all while implementing technological innovation and advancements to enhance agent services. While aiding in strategic growth, Austin also is committed to maintaining the level of concierge service and unique collaborative culture that makes The Agency so successful.

As an avid and committed leader and volunteer, Austin has dedicated her time with Save Our Shores and Innvision Shelter Network. Since joining The Agency, she is an active participant in all initiatives of the firm’s philanthropic partner Giveback Homes, a community of real estate professionals who are committed to creating social change by helping build homes for deserving families around the globe.


Rainy Austin



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