Eleven Years of Excellence: Phil Soper Maintains Top Canadian Status on Swanepoel Power 200 List

January 9, 2024 4 min. read

Phil Soper, President and CEO of Royal LePage, is the top ranking Canadian in T3 Sixty’s Swanepoel Power 200 of most influential people in real estate, COO Carolyn Cheng ranks on the list for the fifth consecutive year

Phil Soper, Royal LePage President and CEO, has ranked on the prestigious T3 Sixty’s 2024 Swanepoel Power 200 (SP 200) list for the 11th year in a row as the most powerful Canadian in residential real estate. Soper ranked 13th on the list and is notably the highest ranking Canadian executive. Chief Operating Officer of Royal LePage, Carolyn Cheng, has also been recognized for the fifth consecutive year, joining Soper as one of only five Canadians to hold a position on this prestigious list. The SP 200 is the definitive ranking of North American residential real estate leaders.

“I am truly honoured to be included in the Swanepoel Power 200 list for another year alongside a group of accomplished and well-respected leaders in the international real estate industry. This recognition is a testament to the collaborative spirit of my colleagues and their unwavering commitment to our shared mission,” said Phil Soper. “I’m incredibly proud to lead this group of outstanding and hard-working individuals.”

Carolyn Cheng ranked 146th overall on the list of most influential real estate leaders, and is the only female Canadian to be recognized this year. Cheng oversees the development of Royal LePage’s robust range of services, encompassing business, technology and valuable training services tailored to franchise owners, teams and sales representatives.

“Our mission is to deliver innovative business solutions, leveraging the best of our people and emerging technologies, empowering our network and elevating their productivity and profitability. Carolyn Cheng is not just our chief technologist, she is a strong people leader with a track record of designing and delivering top-tier services to our network of brokers and agents,” added Soper.

“It is a privilege to be acknowledged amongst a remarkable group of professionals who continue to set the standard for leadership excellence. This recognition reflects the hard work and creativity of our team whose dedication to delivering outstanding services continues to produce extraordinary results,” said Carolyn Cheng.

According to T3 Sixty, the annual SP 200 list is compiled of the real estate industry’s most powerful and respected professionals factoring in the scope, reach and leadership of some of the largest companies in North America. Executives are selected based on an extensive analysis of company performance metrics, individual biographies and in-depth discussions with industry leaders.