Sam DeBord, Managing Broker

Sam DeBord


Coldwell Banker Danforth

Sam DeBord is managing broker and VP of Strategic Growth for Coldwell Banker Danforth. He is Past President of Seattle King County REALTORS, 2019 NAR President's Liaison on MLS and Data Management, and a writer for numerous real estate publications including the Swanepoel Trends Report, Realtor Magazine, Inman News, and WSJ Marketwatch.

Industry Recognition and Involvement:

  • National Association of REALTORS MLS Issues and Emerging Technology Advisory Board, MLS Issues and Policy Committee, Strategic Thinking Committee
  • 2018 VP-Elect of Government Affairs, Washington REALTORS
  • President, Seattle King County REALTORS
  • SP200's top 20 Social Influencers
  • Inman News Top 101 in Real Estate
  • Bronze Medal, Axiom Business Books, 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
  • NAR Tech Edge
  • Results Summit
  • Coldwell Banker GenBlue
  • Agent Reboot
  • Inman Real Estate Connect

See more on Sam DeBord's background here.