JPAR® – Real Estate’s Laura O’Connor Named a Woman of Influence by HousingWire

JPAR® - Real Estate's Laura O'Connor Named a Woman of Influence by HousingWire

PLANO, TEXAS – August 1, 2023 JPAR® – Real Estate, a leading real estate brand, announced today that its President and COO, Laura O’Connor, has been named a Woman of Influence by HousingWire. This esteemed recognition honors 100 outstanding women who are making indelible contributions to the housing economy, propelling it forward with their remarkable achievements and visionary leadership. The Women of Influence award celebrates the 14th year of this prestigious program, showcasing the significant impact these leaders have on their communities and the greater housing ecosystem.

HousingWire’s Women of Influence award is a testament to the exceptional caliber of female executives who are reshaping the housing industry’s landscape. By recognizing the transformative leaders in this sector, HousingWire reaffirms its commitment to promoting excellence and celebrating diversity within the housing economy.

Laura O’Connor’s inclusion in the 2023 Women of Influence cohort is a testament to her unwavering dedication, exemplary leadership, and trailblazing spirit. As President and COO of JPAR® – Real Estate Franchising, Laura has consistently displayed a passion for driving innovation, fostering growth, and empowering her colleagues to achieve their fullest potential. Under her guidance, JPAR® – Real Estate has flourished as a dynamic force in the real estate market, setting new standards of excellence.

“Being recognized as a Woman of Influence by HousingWire is a tremendous honor, and I am humbled to be in the company of such exceptional leaders,” said Laura O’Connor. “This award is not just a recognition of my achievements but a testament to the collective efforts of the JPAR team, whose dedication and hard work continue to inspire me daily.”

“Laura O’Connor’s impact on our organization and the housing industry at large has been nothing short of extraordinary,” said Richard Davidson, CEO of Cairn Real Estate Holdings, Owner, JPAR® – Real Estate, and JPAR Franchising, LLC. “Her visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to excellence have propelled JPAR® – Real Estate to new heights. We are incredibly proud of Laura and congratulate her on this well-deserved recognition as a Woman of Influence.”

HousingWire’s selection committee meticulously evaluates the Women of Influence based on their professional accomplishments within their respective organizations and their contributions to the industry, community outreach, client impact, and personal success. Laura O’Connor’s profound influence extends beyond her role at JPAR Real Estate, as she actively mentors and advocates for other women in the industry, paving the way for a new generation of leaders.

Laura’s recognition as a Woman of Influence underscores the dedication and inspiration she brings to the housing economy, redefining success through her unparalleled leadership, innovative thinking, and dedication to empowering those around her.

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About JPAR® – Real Estate: 

JPAR® – Real Estate ( is a full-service real estate brand and franchise platform offering a highly competitive transaction fee-based model and agent-centric culture. The JPAR® platform provides agents seven (7) days-per-week support, a comprehensive tech stack, marketing, lead generation, training, and mentoring. JPAR® affiliated owners benefit from compliance review, 1-on-1 consulting, recruiting support, and a peer network of influential industry leaders. The company boasts more than 4,000 agents operating in 65 offices across 25 states and closes $7.8B annually in sales volume.

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