John Davis

CEO

Known for his energetic approach to leadership and boundless enthusiasm, John Davis is a dynamic and resourceful leader with a track record of successfully developing Keller Williams market centers and regions into thriving businesses. John has more than 20 years’ experience as a Keller Williams agent, team leader, operating partner and regional leader. He is passionate about helping associates fund big lives and create opportunities for themselves and their families.

Raised in the Vail Valley of Colorado, where he excelled as an athlete, John watched a small town with no paved roads transform into a world-class resort. He’s pursued a big life in real estate ever since. John was fortunate to be hired and trained by Gary Keller. As a team leader, John turned the Southlake-DFW market center into one of the most profitable offices in the Keller Williams system – a pattern he has repeated in market centers and regions throughout the company. A highly regarded presenter and teacher, John is one of the real estate industry’s leaders in attracting and developing talent.

In each of his roles, John has been instrumental in assisting and consulting with Keller Williams leadership teams, using his experience as a business leader to drive growth throughout the Keller Williams system.

Since 2011, John has led the Keller Williams Growth Initiative, a companywide recruiting and accountability program that has fueled historic agent count, productivity and profitability gains. He has also led the Keller Williams Regions. Together, they’ve helped Keller Williams become the world’s largest real estate franchise by agent count and put it on the path to becoming the worldwide leader in transactions and sales volume. In 2016, Training Magazine presented Keller Williams with an Outstanding Training Initiative award for its leadership training.

John was appointed CEO of Keller Williams in 2017. Inman has named him one of the Top 101 “doers” who are driving change in the industry. In 2016, Swanepoel named John one of the 10 most powerful and influential corporate executives in residential real estate.