Berkshire Hathaway was made famous by billionaire and entrepreneur Warren Buffet. Now this woman entrepreneur is making history as the first African American franchisee of the famed mogul’s real estate affiliated company.
Houston-based Tiffany Curry is a real-estate-maven-turned-entrepreneur who recently acquired a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate franchise. The momentous move has made her the first African American ever to have 100% ownership in a franchise of this particular Warren Buffet-affiliated company.
She will run the franchise as Tiffany Curry & Co., Realtors in her hometown and has already launched with agents that specialize throughout the Greater Houston and surrounding areas including in the luxury and global markets. Curry’s goal is to grow the company into one of the nation’s top 75 brokerages within the next 10 years. Houston is currently home to only two Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate franchises including Curry’s. Prior to her start at Berkshire, Curry holds the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing Million Dollar GUILD designation for successfully marketing and selling million-dollar homes.
“Over the last 12 years I’ve traveled across the nation, networking with some of real estate’s brightest talents. I’m thrilled to bring that mix of creativity and innovation to the Greater Houston real estate market,” says Curry to Black Business. “At age 39, it was such an honor to apply for a BHHS franchise brokerage. I look forward to growing a diverse company for all generations, backgrounds and for professionals at different stages of life.”
In addition to a successful sales career as a Top Producing agent, Curry has held many high-level leadership positions and was appointed as a President’s Liaison in 2014 and 2019 for the National Association of Realtors. She has experience working on projects with a budget in excess of $35 million a year.
“Tiffany Curry is a talented leader who brings out the very best in those who work with her,” said Chris Stuart, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. “Over the years her teams have been motivated, well-trained and laser-focused on clients’ varying needs. The same should be expected of Tiffany Curry & Co., Realtors.”