Anywhere Real Estate The executive team will soon have new faces. The firm announced Monday that it had named Rudy Wolfs as its chief technology officer and that Melissa McSherry will step down from her role as the real estate giant’s chief operating officer.
Wolf’s appointment is effective February 22, 2024, while McSherry’s last day as COO will be February 26, although she will remain as a strategic advisor until April 1, 2024.
“I am proud of our ability to continue to attract innovative leaders who are drawn to the enormous opportunity Anywhere has to positively impact the home buying and selling experience for everyone,” Ryan Schneider, the company’s CEO, said in a statement. . “I am also grateful for the tremendous contributions Melissa made during her time at Anywhere and appreciate her commitment to helping Rudy transition into her new role. I wish you much success in your next chapter.”
Previously, Wolfs held senior positions at financial services companies and founded and led several startups. In his new role as CTO, Wolfs will oversee Anywhere’s product and technology strategy.
“Anywhere is leveraging its unmatched scale, deep data access, and unique advantages to make the transaction experience easier for real estate entrepreneurs and small business owners, which, given my experience, is an especially exciting opportunity,” he said. Wolfs in a statement. “Anywhere’s technology and product team has made great strides and I look forward to partnering with them, in collaboration with Anywhere’s business and brokerage leaders, to accelerate our digital transformation and deliver the future of real estate.”
Before joining Anywhere, Wolfs ran a digital startup. Early in his career, he spent almost a decade in capital one, where he held high-level technology positions. He also spent more than 12 years in technology and marketing leadership roles at ING direct USA.
“Rudy is an incredibly experienced technology leader who brings innovation and entrepreneurship to his work, whether launching a digital startup or helping large-scale organizations drive digital transformation,” Schneider said in a statement. “He has a very successful track record of growing and attracting great technology talent, reimagining complex systems and moving quickly to deliver strategic results. “I am excited to work with Rudy as Anywhere continues to simplify real estate transactions and drive growth.”