Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014
John L. Scott Real Estate, one of the largest regional real estate companies in the country, is pleased to announce that Chief Financial Officer, Phil McBride, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer.
As the new Chief Operating Officer, McBride’s responsibility of the company’s finances will remain unchanged. John L. Scott’s Finance, Human Resources, Legal, Facilities, and IT departments will continue to report directly to him. He will now also be tasked with operational oversight of each department in addition to creating opportunities for John L. Scott to grow and move forward as the real estate industry continues to evolve.
“For our company, it is important to have a strong foundation of operational excellence,” said J. Lennox Scott, Chairman and CEO of John L. Scott Real Estate. “This new role is confirmation that Phil’s efforts throughout the years have made a positive contribution to the company. He is a trusted advisor and friend, and his insight and expertise will help set the direction for John L. Scott Real Estate.”
“I’m excited to be taking on this new role and to be working with some of the finest professionals in the industry,” said McBride. “It is a privilege to be a part of a professional team that is committed to client service.”
McBride currently sits on the Board of Advisors for the John L. Scott Foundation. He has been married for 37 years and has two grown children. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, hiking, skiing and running. He ran the Boston Marathon in 2014 and has qualified to run again in 2015.
About John L. Scott Real Estate
Founded in 1931, John L. Scott Real Estate has provided the Pacific Northwest with residential real estate services for over 80 years. The company has over 110 offices and more than 2,700 sales associates in the states of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. In 2013, John L. Scott Real Estate closed over 30,000 transactions.