Howard Hanna Ranks No. 1 on List of Women-Owned Businesses

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services has ranked No. 1 on a list of Women-Owned Business in Western Pennsylvania and the Tri-State area, published by the Pittsburgh Business Times on Feb. 22, 2019.

CEO Helen Hanna Casey leads Howard Hanna, the largest independent real estate company and third-largest broker in the U.S. In the real estate business for more than four decades, Casey joined the company in 1975 and her role has changed as the company has expanded.

In addition to Casey, other Hanna women include sister Annie Hanna Cestra, executive vice president and chief operating officer; daughter Annie Hanna Engel, Esq., president of Howard Hanna Insurance Services and chief legal officer; niece Kelly Hanna Riley, vice president and Pennsylvania North regional manager; and niece Helen Cestra, sales associate, Fox Chapel, Pa., office.

“The depth of women’s leadership at Howard Hanna is a testament to the company’s commitment to women leaders throughout the entirety of their careers,” says Casey. “Through learning and innovation, we encourage our leadership team to understand the needs of our clients and of our agents, to build strong teams and to commit to being great leaders.”

Fifty percent of the Howard Hanna Executive Management Team are women, including the chief financial officer, the Midwest and Southeast state presidents, many vice presidents and department heads. More than 7,000 female agents and employees call Howard Hanna home.

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