Sam DeBord, Managing Broker


Coldwell Banker Danforth

Sam DeBord is managing broker for Seattle Homes Group and VP of Strategic Growth for Coldwell Banker Danforth. Seattle Homes Group is the top-producing team for the top-producing full-service real estate office in Seattle. He is President of Seattle King County REALTORS, and a writer for numerous real estate news outlets.

Industry Recognition and Involvement:

  • National Association of REALTORS MLS Issues and Emerging Technology Advisory Board, MLS Issues and Policy Committee, Strategic Thinking Committee
  • Chairman of Legislative Steering, Washington REALTORS
  • President, Seattle King County REALTORS
  • SP200's top 20 Social Influencers
  • Inman News's Top 101 in Real Estate
  • Writer for REALTOR Magazine, Inman News, WSJ Marketwatch, and the award-winning Swanepoel Trends Report

Sam started his career in I.T. and management consulting for PricewaterhouseCoopers, providing guidance to tech startup companies in the Silicon Valley. As a speaker and writer, Sam is known in the real estate industry for being on the cutting edge of issues ranging from technology to legislative policy.  He has served as a director and spokesperson for local, state, and national REALTOR® organizations on the topics of industry technology, communications, and government affairs.

Sam also speaks for real estate and technology events.  Past speaking engagements include:

  • Coldwell Banker Top Producers' Retreat
  • NAR Broker Summit (Data Driven Decision Making)
  • NAR Tech Edge (Agent Reviews and Online Marketing)
  • Results Summit (Digital Marketing and Engagement)
  • Coldwell Banker GenBlue (Online success for real estate agents)
  • Agent Reboot (Why your internet leads won't call you back)
  • Inman Real Estate Connect (Search Engine Optimization for real estate)
  • Inman Real Estate Connect (Open Door Partners for Realtor Safety)

See more on Sam DeBord's background here.