Jenny Pruitt

2016 Recipient
Executive Chairman & Founder Atlanta Fine Homes - Sotheby’s International Realty

Jenny Pruitt, a third-generation Atlantan, is revered as a nationally respected real estate visionary and community advocate and philanthropist. She has played an integral role in the growth and development of Metro Atlanta over the last four decades. With a strong business acumen, Jenny began her real estate career in 1968 before establishing Jenny Pruitt & Associates in 1988.

In 2007, she and her business partner, David Boehmig, opened Atlanta Fine Homes – Sotheby’s International Realty. The company’s 400 agents are among the most accomplished real estate professionals in Metro Atlanta, with almost $2 billion in sales in 2015.

Her commitment to serving the community has awarded her numerous accolades and awards, including the Atlanta Board of REALTORS® E.A. Isakson Award, REALTOR® of the Year – 1980; the Georgia Small Business Person of the Year; and an inductee of the Business Hall of Fame at Georgia State University, the YWCA Academy of Women Achievers and the Junior Achievement Hall of Fame.

Jenny has dedicated significant resources to helping Atlanta maintain its exceptional quality of life through her philanthropic service, humanitarian support and volunteer commitments. She is active with Habitat for Humanity, and she serves on the Board of Councilors for the Carter Center and the Board of the Directors of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. She is also a Director of the Buckhead Coalition.

In October 2015, Jenny released her book, Beneath His Wings, which follows her walk of faith in the marketplace, while offering guidance and inspiration. Jenny and her husband, Bob, have been married for 50 years. They have two daughters and seven grandchildren.

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