Swanepoel Power 200 ranked Metro MLS CEO Chris Carrillo as one of the most powerful and influential leaders in the real estate industry on Tuesday. Carrillo is No. 182 on the 2022 list, marking his fourth consecutive appearance on the annual report.
The SP200 is the only formal annual analysis and raking of the industry’s most powerful and influential leaders. T3 Sixty has published this list for nine years and ranks the leaders based on eight pieces of criteria. The industry acknowledges the SP200 as the highest recognition an industry leader can receive.
“It is incredibly humbling and an honor to be on this list, especially in light of all the innovation happening in the industry,” Carrillo said. “This recognition represents what we are doing as an organization at Metro MLS. I am thankful to be surrounded by incredible leaders and staff at Metro MLS, Markt and MLS Aligned.”
About Chris Carrillo
Carrillo has served as Metro MLS’s CEO since August 2011. He is a highly-respected leader who has pushed the industry forward in a positive direction throughout his career. In 2019, he received one of the MLS industry’s most prestigious honors, earning the CMLS Peter Shuttleworth MLS Executive of the Year award.
Besides serving Metro MLS, Carrillo is a co-founder and CEO of Markt and co-founder of MLS Aligned. Markt is a multi-MLS service organization focused on pooling resources and expertise to serve real estate professionals. MLS Aligned is a technology company six MLSs own and is currently developing a showing product, Aligned Showings.
Carrillo also volunteers in numerous leadership roles. He is currently serving a third term on the Real Estate Standards Organization’s Board of Directors.
His experience in the MLS industry has caused him to play a prominent role in shaping MLS policy with the National Association of Realtors. He is on the NAR’s Multiple Listing Issues and Policies Committee and NAR’s MLS Technology and Emerging Issues Advisory Board.
Previously, Carrillo served as chair of the Council of MLS Board of Directors in 2019.
“I enjoy serving in volunteer roles and prefer to lead with involvement and action,” Carrillo said. “It is important to me to be involved in different organizations to help make a positive difference in the industry.”