Henry Ray


Henry founded Ray & Company in 1976. In 1997, Ray & Company bought First Real Estate
Corporation of Alabama (FRECA) and Henry served as its President, later merging with
RealtySouth, Alabama’s largest real estate firm. Henry served as Vice Chairman of the Board
and Chief Administrative Officer until 2004. RealtySouth was sold in 2002, and Henry joined
Haskell Slaughter Young & Rediker in business development. In 2010, Ray & Poynor Properties
was formed.

Henry holds several designations including GRI, CRS, CRB, OTR, Realtor of the Year, ABR, ABRM & Distinguished Service Award. He is a director for the Birmingham Area Board of Realtors® & the Alabama Association of Realtors®. Henry also serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Realtors®. His professional & civic associations include Magic Moments Advisory Board, Newcomen Society, Echo Foundation, UAB School of Nursing
Board, Summit Club Board, Board of Advisors for Birmingham Southern College, St. Vincent’s
Foundation Board, Birmingham Botanical Gardens Board, Birmingham Historical Society
Board, Metro YMCA Board, Birmingham Rotary Club & elder in the Presbyterian church.