The 41-year-old ditched Wall Street to found a brokerage whose now-$7 billion IPO has been likened to WeWork's. But Reffkin's defied the odds before.
Compass, which filed for an initial public offering earlier this week, is growing like a tech company but has the bones of a traditional real estate brokerage firm. Pinpointing its value will be all about location.
Compass acquires title and escrow software company Modus as home sales grow out of coronavirus lockdowns.