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May 8, 2020

Woman Becomes First African American Owner of a Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate Franchise

Tiffany Curry, first Black owner of Berkshire Hathaway real estate franchise

Talented real estate leader and entrepreneur, Tiffany Curry, has officially acquired a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate franchise - making her the first African American ever to have 100% ownership in a franchise of this particular Warren Buffet affiliated company.
Based in Houston, Texas, her new company will operate as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Tiffany Curry & Co., Realtors, and has already launched in Houston’s Upper Kirby area with agents that specialize throughout the Greater Houston and surrounding areas including in the luxury and global markets. The company pairs a franchise with a boutique appeal where agents and clients receive personal service and hands on support. Curry looks to grow the company into one of the nation’s top 75 brokerages over the next 10 years with a location in each of Houston’s primary areas.

“Over the last 12 years I’ve traveled across the nation, networking with some of real estate’s brightest talents. I’m thrilled to bring that mix of creativity and innovation to the Greater Houston real estate market,” says Curry. “At age 39, it was such an honor to apply for a BHHS franchise brokerage. I look forward to growing a diverse company for all generations, backgrounds and for professionals at different stages of life.” Houston is home to only two Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate franchises, Curry is privileged to have been chosen as the new owner of a Warren Buffet affiliated company and becomes its first 100% woman owned company in Houston.

Not at all new to the game

A top Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices agent over the years, Curry has received numerous production awards including Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ President’s Circle and Chairman’s Circle awards. With a well-rounded, solid background as a certified relocation specialist for over 12 years, Curry has achieved outstanding success with many of the top relocation companies in the industry. From corporate executives, engineers, physicians, professional athletes and tech startups she has worked with a number of Houston’s top talents. Curry holds the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing Million Dollar GUILD designation for successfully marketing and selling million-dollar homes.

In addition to a successful sales career as a Top Producing agent, Curry has held many high-level leadership positions throughout her career at the local, state and national levels including serving as a Board of Director for the Houston, Texas and National Association of Realtors. Curry was appointed as a President’s Liaison in 2014 and 2019 for the National Association of Realtors, the largest trade association in America with over 1.4 million members. She has worked on projects with a budget in excess of $35 million a year.

An award-winning, talented leader in real estate

“Tiffany Curry is a talented leader who brings out the very best in those who work with her,” said Chris Stuart, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. “Over the years her teams have been motivated, well-trained and laser-focused on clients’ varying needs. The same should be expected of Tiffany Curry & Co., Realtors.”

Curry has been the recipient of some of Houston real estate’s most recognized awards including Houston Realtor of the Year in 2011 by the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR) the youngest in HAR’s history, Houston Business Journal 40 Under 40, in 2012, Entrepreneur of the Year by the Women’s Council of Realtors Houston in 2009 and Top 20 Under 40 Rising Stars in Real Estate in 2010. In 2017, Curry was named Woman of the Year by the Women CEO Project Global Power Tour Houston and in 2018 Curry received her highest honor yet having been inducted to The National Civil Rights Hall of Fame.

A native Houstonian, Curry holds a BBA in Management from Texas Southern University and has undergone Graduate Studies in Broadcasting and Journalism. She is an avid supporter of the SPCA, Sunshine Kids and Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and a member of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church.

Learn more about Tiffany Curry and her real estate services at TiffanyCurry.com

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