Howard Hanna Corporate History

Howard and Anne Freyvogel Hanna opened the first Howard Hanna office in Shadyside, Pennsylvania in 1957. Still family owned, Howard Hanna Real Estate has grown to become Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and New York’s #1 full service Real Estate company. Today, with sales offices (including the Smythe, Cramer offices encompassing the metropolitan Cleveland area and the acquisition of Realty One, Ohio’s second — and the countries twenty third — largest real estate company), a Commercial/Industrial Division and a New Homes Division, our more than 4,700 sales associates and 820 employees in mortgage services, closing and title insurance, land development, appraisal services and corporate relocation serve the Real Estate needs of more than 40 counties within Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and New York. As a member of the RELO Network, our Relocation Department handles over 16,000 relocations annually and can put you in touch with a qualified Broker anywhere.

Howard Hanna is an industry leader in creating and implementing unique, special programs to help our buyers and sellers. Our Mortgage Services has availability of new mortgage money — $125 million per month! Furthermore, our Insurance Services Division can shop rates for you and turn quotes around within 48 hours in most instances.

Whether buying or selling, we invite you to review more about our services.