Marie Gayo

Executive Vice President

Coldwell Banker Realty

Marie Gayo serves as executive vice president of Coldwell Banker Realty’s Mid-Atlantic Region.


In this role, Gayo is responsible for the sales and operations of the Coldwell Banker Realty branded companies in New Jersey and Rockland County, New York, Philadelphia, central Pennsylvania, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., northern Virginia and the Maryland and Delaware beaches. The companies in the Mid-Atlantic Region, with approximately 85 offices and more than 8,600 affiliated sales professionals, represented approximately $25 billion in sales volume in 2021.


Gayo plays a key role in developing strategic initiatives that include innovative and dynamic approaches to the business to grow the companies in the Mid-Atlantic Region to serve even more home buyers and sellers, ultimately driving the business, sales performance and productivity of Coldwell Banker Realty agents.


Gayo possesses nearly 30 years of experience in the real estate, mortgage and banking industries. She most recently served in a dual role as president of mortgage banking and chief diversity officer for Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox Roach & The Trident Group in Devon, Pennsylvania. Previously, she served as the company’s senior vice president of operations and capital markets.


Across her accomplished career, Gayo worked as a director for Credit Suisse in New York City and Princeton, N.J., holding senior roles within the investment banking operations and fixed income division. Prior to Credit Suisse, she held various management positions for Cendant Mortgage Corp., Sovereign Bank FSB and Hanover Capital Partners Ltd., as well as PNC Bank (formerly Sears Mortgage Corp.).


Gayo is a Rutgers University alumna and a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.