William Raveis Jr. doesn’t consider himself a political person.
He said he hasn’t been affiliated with a party in decades and has no plans to vote in the Republican primary for governor this August.
But Raveis, whose name is synonymous with the Connecticut real estate market, is among a group of 11 current and former CEOs backing former U.S. Comptroller General Dave Walker for the state’s top office.
The Fairfield resident is executive committee chairman of Walker’s campaign, which announced its first round of endorsements Monday.
“We sell 13,000 houses a year. We don’t want to sell 6,000 the next couple of years,” Raveis told the Courant. “We’ve got to turn this...