Meet the Executive Team
Howard W. Hanna Jr.
Howard "Hoddy" Hanna
Helen Hanna Casey
Annie Hanna Cestra
Howard "Hoby" Hanna
Annie Hanna Engel
Robina "Bebe" English
Tracy Rossetti Delvaux
Helen Hanna Casey
Dynamic, committed, successful and mentor are all words that aptly describe Helen Hanna Casey. With more than 35 years in the real estate business and as President of the 4th largest real estate company in the United States, Helen is an energetic dynamo with endless energy and enthusiasm who leads over 5,700 sales associates and employees in 167 offices across Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, Michigan, New York, West Virginia, North Carolina and Maryland.
Instrumental in the growth of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, her passion for the real estate business and improving the real estate process for the client is legendary in the industry. Her leadership and savvy marketing mind have led the company to many firsts such as the award-winning company website, www.howardhanna.com – along with the mobile site, Hanna2go attracting more than one million visitors a month; The Showcase of Homes weekly television show which airs in four metro markets, on howardhanna.com and the Howard Hanna YouTube channel; and the company’s exclusive 100% Money Back Guarantee, in which Howard Hanna is the only real estate company in the country to offer a such a guarantee to buyers giving them confidence in their real estate investment.
Involved in the real estate industry both nationally and locally, Helen currently serves on the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Executive Committee as chair of the Real Estate Services Advisory Board and as chair of the Large Brokers Group. She previously served as chair of The Realty Alliance and as board president of the West Penn Multi-List as well as numerous positions with the REALTORS® Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh(RAMP). Helen is a recent recipient of RAMP’s Distinguished Service Award for her commitment to delivering the ‘American Dream’ to generations of home owners. For her role in generating change and growth within Howard Hanna and the real estate industry, along with the weight of her ideas and actions on other leaders and the public, Helen was named to Inman News’ list of the 100 most influential leaders in real estate in 2011. Helen was one of the featured visionaries in the 2014 Swanepoel TRENDS Report.
Just as committed to improving the Pittsburgh region, she has served as chair of the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce and on the Allegheny Conference on Community Development’s Executive Committee. She remains on the Allegheny Conference Executive Committee, and on the boards of TriState Capital Bank, the Strategic Investment Fund and as vice chair of Pittsburgh’s Civic Light Opera.
Additionally, Helen has chaired the Board of Trustees at Carlow University. She has served as the ‘Executive in Residence’ for the Carlow MBA program and received an honorary Doctorate Degree in Humanities from Carlow, her 2nd honorary Doctorate Degree as she has also been awarded one from her alma mater Georgian Court University.
A much sought-after speaker, Helen has spoken to real estate professionals throughout the United States, and as far away as England; has been a featured speaker at the Working Woman 500 Congress, NAR and The Realty Alliance annual meetings, the Real Estate and Relocation Conference and the Council of Multi-List Services.
Also highly regarded on the Pittsburgh speaking circuit, her recent engagements include the Economist Club of Pittsburgh, Chatham University’s Women Business Leaders Breakfast Series and the Pittsburgh Business Times’ ‘Top Business Leaders in Pittsburgh award luncheon.
Helen and her husband Steve reside in the Shadyside area of Pittsburgh. They are the proud parents of two children and grandparents of three. She can be reached by phone at the Howard Hanna Corporate Office at 412-967-9000 or via email at email@example.com.