For real estate firms, reactive time management is a prescription for falling behind. : What are you and your real estate management company doing to reduce risk and maximize future relevance? One of the biggest threats to every real estate organization is the sudden or unexpected loss of a key leader. In fact, 40 to 60 percent of Baby Boomers currently employed are likely to retire or reduce their full-time workload. As a result, the real estate industry is verging on a sea of “flash” retirements.