Cheryl Eidinger-Taylor, president and chief operating officer, ERA Key Realty Services, Northbridge, Mass.:
A 2018 recipient of Banker & Tradesmanâ€™s Women of FIRE Award, Cheryl was also one of six women to receive a 2017 Outstanding Women in Business Award from Worcester Business Journal. She previously was a recipient of the publicationâ€™s â€œ40 Under Fortyâ€ award.
Under her leadership, ERA Key has become one of the top 10 agencies in Massachusetts, and one of the top 10 franchises out of more than 2,300 worldwide in the ERA Franchise System. ERA Key, along with HUNT Real Estate ERA, the Gene Francis Memorial Award as the Top All-Around Company in ERA in 2018. ERA Key also received the award as top agency in 2014.
ERA Key won the Momentum Award as the fastest growing ERA franchise in 2012. ERA Key was named a Top Places to Work Company in the Large Company Division by The Boston Globe for four consecutive years and was awarded second place in 2016.
Although her responsibilities have increasingly shifted to company management, Eidinger-Taylor still sells real estate and has been named to the top sales categories for ERA agents (Beyond Excellence and the Leadersâ€™ Circle) numerous times. She is a Sweathog graduate, a TopGun graduate and a Top Team member. Early in 2018, she went through a successful merger with HUNT Real Estate ERA in Buffalo, N.Y.
She has served on the Massachusetts Association of Realtorsâ€™ Agency Law Task Force, as a member of the Boston Chapter of the Womenâ€™s Council of Realtors and as chapter president. She was also an officer in the ERA Agents Council. She is a member of the Real Estate Buyerâ€™s Agent Council and the Worcester Regional Association of Realtors.
She is an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), an Accredited Buyer Representative Manager (ABRM), a Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CBR) and a Performance Management Network (PMN) member.