Get to Know Dave


Dave Liniger is the co-founder of RE/MAX, the Denver-based global real estate franchise that he co-founded with his wife Gail in 1973. RE/MAX is the leading franchisor of real estate offices throughout the world and has expanded to over 9,000 offices in over 110 countries, with 140,000+ sales agents.

Over the course of his career, Dave has spoken to more than 3 million people in over 30 countries. He has been featured in Entrepreneur, Forbes, Fortune Inc., Success and other leading publications and media outlets across the globe. A serial entrepreneur, lifelong philanthropist, and avid sportsman, Dave continues to lead RE/MAX Holdings as Chairman of the Board after retiring as CEO in 2018.

Dave and his family now own Area15 Ventures, a Colorado-based private equity business, focused emerging franchisors and high-growth businesses that require an investment to scale their opportunity to the next level and would like to benefit from our team’s experience in franchising both RE/MAX and Motto Mortgage.