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CENTURY 21 Canada appoints John S. Geha to strategic role focused on growth

CENTURY 21 Canada continues to drive brand expansion with the appointment of John S. Geha to the new role of senior vice president, strategic growth. Geha’s main focus will be increasing franchises through mergers and acquisitions. He will also directly support brokers at every stage, from succession and exit planning, to business organization, recruiting, and retention initiatives.

“With 38 years in the industry, John is a recognized leader in North American and global real estate markets,” said Brian Rushton, executive vice president, CENTURY 21 Canada. “We’ve strategically developed our all-star executive team, dedicated to taking the company to the next level and beyond. The impact of John’s extensive insights on brand and franchise development has been invaluable. We’ve created some really remarkable momentum right now and look forward to the future.”

Geha has consulted for the Charlwood Pacific Group, owners of the CENTURY 21 brand in Canada, for nearly two years. He also spent 16 years in high-level, business development roles with the brand’s parent company, Realogy Holdings Corp. He most recently served as president of Coldwell Banker Canada. Geha has built and implemented successful organizational plans for large companies such as CENTURY 21 Midwest Franchising Inc. and Prudential Real Estate Affiliates.

“It’s such an incredible opportunity to build on the strength of the largest and most recognized real estate company in the world,” said John S. Geha, senior vice president, strategic growth, CENTURY 21 Canada. “High quality service at every level is a standard ─ not an exception. You can feel that in the passion and talent of the people here, from owners to executive. I am very excited to be a part of something so powerful.”

Geha founded and currently serves as president of the first international chapter (Canada) of the Asian Real Estate Association of America. He also is a guest lecturer at Dominican University’s Brennan School of Business for both graduate and undergraduate level courses.


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Ashley Lockyer

Communications Marketing Strategist

CENTURY 21 Canada



About CENTURY 21 Canada:

Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership ( is a real estate master franchisor with exclusive rights to the CENTURY 21 brand in Canada. As an exclusive sponsor in the real estate category of the AIR MILES® Reward Program, only the CENTURY 21 organization in Canada can offer customers reward miles on real estate transactions.

The CENTURY 21 System is the world’s largest residential real estate franchise sales organization with approximately 6,900 independently owned and operated franchised broker offices worldwide and over 100,000 sales professionals. CENTURY 21 provides comprehensive training, management, administrative and marketing support for its members in 78 countries and territories worldwide.

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