After reaching the top 1% of agents worldwide and the RE/MAX Hall of Fame, Mark Hughes then spent his 40’s leading two of the West coast’s largest brokerages and a successful industry start-up to sale.


Mark is a former Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate owner and managing broker. He was a President of Windermere Real Estate Services where he oversaw operations and managed development, service activities, and growth throughout Southern California. Prior to that, he was the Chief Operating Officer of First Team Real Estate, California’s largest Independent real estate company. Mark then grew Newport Beach startup Nook Real Estate until its sale to Compass in 2020. Mark now splits time between California and Florida doing project management.


For over three decades Mark has accumulated comprehensive real estate sales and marketing success with a track record of delivering multi-million dollar results. He is the author of the popular industry book and workshop series: Branded Agent.

Mark is an accomplished real estate speaker, media talent, and former HGTV National Open House host. He is a skilled sales strategist with a keen understanding of branding and marketing techniques that attract real buyers and accelerate sales. He is adept at leveraging his analytical and industry talents to develop and execute tactical plans that deliver unparalleled competitive performance, increased customers, and international asset awareness.


Mark maintains a strong industry voice, remains an industry innovator, and is best known for engaging drive and tenacity. Mark holds multiple state broker licenses and a BA from the University of Virginia.