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A real estate industry veteran since 1972 and with the Allen Tate Company since 1992, President and Chief Executive Officer Pat Riley provides strategic direction for all aspects of the 60-year-old company as the region’s industry leader.

The Allen Tate Companies includes the flagship, Allen Tate Realtors, and the Allen Tate Family of Companies: Allen Tate Mortgage, Allen Tate Insurance, Allen Tate Relocation and Corporate Services, Builder Services, and Master Title Agency.

Under his guidance, the company consistently ranks #1 in the Carolinas and among the Top 10 independent, non-franchised brokers nationwide.


Career highlights include Principal of C. Pat Riley Realtors and President of Riley Horst Realtors.


Current leadership roles include Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, board of directors and chairman (2015-17); Charlotte Center City Partners, chairman, board of directors; Boy Scouts of America, Mecklenburg County Council, president; and Charlotte Executive Leadership Council.


Past board leadership includes Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, Arts & Science Council, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Schools Foundation, Greater Charlotte Cultural Trust, School Bond Campaigns, ASC Cultural Vision Plan, ASC Cultural Life Task Force, Boy Scouts of America Leadership Dinner, CPCC President's Council, The Campaign for Cultural Facilities, Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Foundation, Charlotte Merchants Foundation, Centralina Council of Governments, WTVI Advisory Board, NC Business for Educational Success and Transformation (BEST NC), and UNC Charlotte Center for Real Estate Advisory Board.


Awards include Swanepoel Power 200 Top 20 Power Brokers (2016, #11); Hall of Fame Award and Chairman’s Service Award, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World; The Old North State Award - Office of the Governor; MeckEd Education Champion of the Year; Mint Museum Spirit Award; Mary B. Howell Award, Arts & Science Council; and Realtor of the Year.


Licensed in NC and SC



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