Bruce Benham is responsible for Company Owned Brokerages (RE/MAX Equity Group in Oregon, RE/MAX Northwest Realtors in Washington and RE/MAX 100 in Virginia and Maryland). He is also responsible for Corporate Facility Operations and Distribution Center & Administrative Services.
Bruce joined RE/MAX in 1992 as Director of Information Services and was promoted to Vice President in 1993. He oversaw the creation of the RE/MAX Satellite Network (RSN) in 1994, the first real estate satellite television system. Under Bruce's guidance, it became a training and communications platform that connected franchised offices and agents to valuable business-building programming.
Bruce became Chief Technology Officer in 1999 and in 2005 was appointed Chief Operating Officer. He assumed his current role in 2011.
In 2004, Bruce received the RE/MAX Distinguished Service Award, the organization’s highest honor.
Bruce currently serves on the board of directors for the Denver Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which RE/MAX has supported since 2002.
Bruce was born in Oklahoma, and raised in Arizona and New Mexico. He earned his Bachelor of University Studies from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. He also earned a Certified Computing Professional designation in 1997 and has participated in extensive advanced technical, managerial and leadership training programs. Prior to joining RE/MAX, Bruce was Vice President MIS/Business Support Services for VICORP Restaurants (Village Inn Corporation) in Denver, Colo., where he was responsible for developing a revolutionary hardware and software information system for the company and its hundreds of restaurants. In 2001, Bruce received the “CIO of the Year Award” from the University of Colorado at Denver’s Center for Information Technology Innovation.
Bruce is an avid golfer, as is his wife, Deb, who retired after a long and successful career as a RE/MAX Associate. Their two sons are both top-producing real estate professionals with RE/MAX.