Senior Leadership

Michael R. Good
Chief Executive Officer
Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC
  • 1 Campus Drive
  • Parsippany, New Jersey 07054

Michael R. Good, a 33-year real estate industry veteran, has served as chief executive officer, Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates LLC, since February 2004 and is responsible for the network's strategic growth as a leading provider of luxury residential real estate services.

During his tenure, Good has been instrumental in attracting more than 150 quality real estate firms, representing about 500 offices, from around the world to join the Sotheby's International Realty® network.

Under his leadership, the brand has won Franchise Business Review's Best in Category for Real Estate Franchisee Satisfaction award for the last three years. It also was rated the most prestigious real estate company by high-net worth consumers in the Luxury Institute's 2008 Luxury Brand Status Index survey, and in 2009 was ranked second on Franchise Times' Fast 55 list, a ranking of the fastest growing franchises, published in the March 2009 issue.

From 1997 to 2004, Good served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of NRT Incorporated, the largest residential real estate brokerage firm in the United States. In that role, he helped energize the company's growth from 350 offices to more than 950 local operating offices in more than 30 major metropolitan areas across the nation.

In his 33 years in real estate, Good has been a salesperson, manager, owner of a real estate brokerage company, president of a large regional company and was responsible for the development of real estate operations in Minnesota, Florida and the Southwest United States for another Realogy company, Coldwell Banker®.

Prior to beginning his real estate career, Good spent six years as a teacher and high school and collegiate wrestling coach in Minnesota.

Good earned his bachelor's degree from Augsburg College, Minneapolis, and his master's degree from the College of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn. In 1991, he was inducted into the Augsburg College Athletic Hall of Fame, Minneapolis, where he was a two-time All-American in wrestling. He currently serves as chairman of the Augsburg College Board of Regents.

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