Attended Region 4 April 15-16 Meeting in Charlotte, NC
Presented fair housing and diversity training as part of the San Antonio Board Of REALTORS fair housing program on Unconscious Bias. I was introduced by NAGLREP local chapter President Jamie Zapata. The program was moderated by SABOR Chairman Grant Lopez.
Honored to speak to a room of commercial members at the annual St. louis Association of Realtors Commercial Heavy Hitter Awards. The “Busiest Broker” of the year went to a member from CBRE who did 49 transactions totally $72million last year.
Enjoyed speaking this evening at the Commercial Deal Makers Forum! Gave an update on commercial initiatives at NAR to the group and facilitated a roundtable. The best part was meeting many members, answering questions and talking about their needs. MORe staff member Donna Wilson planned a great event!
I spent the afternoon with a group of members from the Northern Illinois Commercial Association of REALTORS on an educational tour at this Amazon Fulfillment Center, one of nine in Illinois and the only one in Illinois to use robotics. It was fascinating to see this 850,000 square foot industrial space AND learn about the process from delivery of goods from distributors to the facility. Stow, pick, pack and ship. This location processes 23 million items a day!
Participated in a great first meeting of the newly forming Commercial advisory board at MetroTex under the staff leadership of Steve Trine, Commercial and Global Manager along with volunteer leader Belinda Epps. Presented and overview of NAR’s commercial-centric resources and services along with an outline of the benchmarks of the Commercial Services Accreditation. Enjoyed getting to meet this group of 20 members who are volunteering on these efforts.
Met with the Oregon Association of REALTORS advocacy team to recap their Rent Control grassroots efforts and strategize for mobilizing REALTORS with ongoing engagement opportunities on this issue. Thanks to Oregon Government Affairs Director, Shawn Cleave, for the tour of the Capitol and a great afternoon discussion on online advocacy!
Delivered presentation on macroeconomic trends, the Washington, DC economy and CRE markets at the Asian American Chamber of Commerce.
Attended the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Portland, Oregon to learn about all the latest innovative best practices to engage REALTORS in online advocacy.
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Spent the morning presenting on global trends, resources and research at the 8th Global Symposium here!
Great Region 5 meetings and South Florida Broker Summit
As part of NAR Executive Outreach program fir NAR region 5 I am fortunate to attend the Region 5 Leadership Summit. My contact staff executive Liz Sturrock is attending as well. President John Smaby will address at noon lunch along with Shannon McGahn SVP for Government Affairs and my self speaking on flood insurance. I am fortunate to be with REALTOR leaders from Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Puerto Rico , and the Virgin Islands!
Lots of great presentations lined up for today at the Clareity MLS Executive workshop.
Great presentation by SVP & General Counsel June Barlow (C.A.R.) at the Pasadena-Foothills Association's Quarterly Membership meeting. Thank you for having me Carla Dane!
Spent an afternoon with the Global Real Estate Council of ORRA. Packed room with 90 people all waiting to hear the latest stats and marketing tools to help them further their global business.
Honored to have been invited to attend the RPR Advisory Council meeting along with MLS Execs, NAR Leadership, RPR staff and most importantly the dedicated members who use RPR in their business. Lots of great updates and an exciting year ahead for RPR!
Had a great meeting with the NYSAR Global, Resort and Second Home Committee discussing their business plan strategies
Enjoyed presenting NAR Research on US economy and real estate markets at Banff Western Connection conference, to Canadian and US REALTORS (R).
Meeting local REALTORS and speaking about the latest housing trends made for a fabulous morning at Cape Fear Realtors.
Greatly enjoyed meeting commercial professionals in Orange Co and sharing NAR's research on the economy and CRE markets, on 1/9/2019.
Enjoyed presenting on CRE multifamily panel, discussing economy and demand drivers for apartment properties.
Enjoyed presenting at McLean Mortgage Corp 2019 Kick Off event, and discussing the economy, real estate markets and Washington DC housing.
Talking ways to combat the black homeownership gap
Presenting at the West Palm Beach Board of Realtors Global Day
Today’s training - Creating Equitable Opportunities through Markets, Data, and Collaborations - was full of useful information for the REALTOR community, city officials, and other stakeholders. Glad to be a part of it. Great job, High Point REALTORS!
Had the opportunity to speak at our Call For Action vendor, FiscalNote/VoterVoice a FiscalNote Company’s Reinvent Conference for their “Advocacy vs. Lobbying Throwdown” panel discussion. #SpoilerAlert: Both Advocacy and Lobbying came out as the winning strategy!
So glad to have the opportunity to present at the GCAAR’s Broker/Manager Forum about the housing market trends in Washington, DC area.
Thrilled to talk blockchain and cryptocurrency at the Miami International Congress!
Had the opportunity to update the REALTOR® Association of Central Massachusetts on new NAR initiatives at their annual meeting .
Had the pleasure of speaking at "The State of Real Estate: Industry Insights & Outlook" along with folks from Portland State, the local Home Builders Assn and AmeriTitle
Great speaking at the Northeast Association of Realtors this morning. Thank you for having me!
Fun morning at St Paul Area Association of Realtors
Enjoyed meeting CT REALTORS, and presented NAR research on economy and commercial real estate at New Haven Middlesex REALTORS 2018 Commercial Real Estate Conference.
Bucks County is re-invigorating commercial practitioner involvement with a focus on rebuilding their Commercial Committee. As part of their strategy, they enhanced their Annual Expo on October 10th with adding a Commercial Networking Session. This featured a property pitch session, insights from some commercial lenders, and I delivered an update on NAR initiatives related to Commercial , specifically the search for a national commercial listing platform, and the programming at Annual Conf.
Spent the day with Dana Hybl learning about her typical work day. We went to an open house, checked on some of her properties and got to know each other over lunch!
Had a great time talking social media, story telling and a whole lot more with the Oklahoma Leadership Academy. A dynamic group destined for amazing things.
Great to speak at the Keller Williams Land Conference!