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About Us

Since its founding more than half a century ago, Real Living has earned and maintained a reputation as one of the most innovative and forward-looking companies in the real estate industry – a place where quality, unsurpassed Premier Service® and a fun, vibrant family atmosphere uniquely come together. This unusual combination is a direct reflection of the Real Living leadership.

Our Leadership Team

Real Living is a new kind of real estate company – one that consumers and agents trust. Founded on achievement and advancement, learn more about the experienced leaders responsible for Real Living's continued growth.

  • Robert W. McAdams Jr., President
  • Thomas Panattoni, Senior Vice President, Network Development

Robert "Bob" McAdams, Jr. - President

Robert McAdams, Jr., is an accomplished and well respected executive with more than 20 years of experience.

He is responsible for the company's overall financial functions of the business including reporting, forecast and budget processes, financial analysis and internal controls.

Before joining Real Living in 2002 as vice president of finance, McAdams managed various finance operation departments for Express, a division of Limited Brands, from 1999 to 2002.

Prior to that, he was employed as a corporate audit risk advisor for Bank One on their internal audit team and audit manager for the public accounting firm, Schneider Downs, where he was responsible for process improvement, risk management and auditing functions.

McAdams is a graduate of Clarion University, where he received a bachelor of science degree in business administration.

Thomas Panattoni - Senior Vice President, Network Development

With more than 20 years of real estate and franchise experience, Tom Panattoni is responsible for growing the Real Living network by way of signing new franchises as well as helping existing franchises within the Real Living/GMAC Real Estate network.

Panattoni joined GMAC Real Estate in 1998, the same year the company entered into the residential real estate industry.

Prior to joining GMAC Real Estate, Panattoni was senior market development manager for Coldwell Banker in the Northeast and Midwest regions. Before joining Coldwell Banker, Panattoni served as vice president for the Store Consultants where one of his responsibilities was working with franchises and independent business in securing commercial space for clients throughout North America.