FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        

Contact: Kim Walker

March 7, 2018                     

Public Relations and Media Relations Specialist 

704-940-3149

 

Annual installation of the 2018 Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association and

Carolina Multiple Listing Services, Inc. Board of Directors takes place at association’s largest educational event and EXPO

 

Charlotte, N.C. – The following members of the 2018 Executive Committee of the Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association (CRRA) and the Carolina Multiple Listing Services, Inc. (CarolinaMLS) were officially installed at the Realtor® EXPO: Jason Gentry, president, Premier Sotheby’s International; Brenda Hayden, president-elect, Keller Williams SouthPark; Billy Shugart, secretary, Keller Williams SouthPark; and David Kennedy, treasurer, T.R. Lawing Realty, Inc. The Executive Committee will lead the 10,300-member organization in 2018. 

 

The following members of the 2018 Association Boards of Directors were installed: Ed Baesel, Cottingham Chalk Hayes Realtors®; Tanya Brown, Premier Sotheby’s International; Dottie Ciarrocchi, T.R. Lawing Realty, Inc.; David Deal, Allen Tate Company; Cindi Hastings, Cottingham Chalk Hayes Realtors®; Tiffany Johannes, Charlotte Home Experts; Valerie Mitchener, HM Properties; Eric Norman, The McDevitt Agency; John Ogburn, Cottingham Chalk Hayes Realtors®; and Lisi Ward, Allen Tate Company. 

 

The following members of the 2018 CarolinaMLS Board of Directors were installed: Lee Allen, RE/MAX Town & Country, representing Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association; Randall Blankenship, Coldwell Banker King, representing Land of the Sky Association of Realtors®; Maren Brisson-Kuester, Cottingham Chalk Hayes Realtors®, representing Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association; Brian Cagle, Beverly Hanks & Associates Realtors®, representing Haywood Realtor® Association; Judy Chapman, Appleseed Realty, representing Union County Association of Realtors®; Marsha Jordan, Apple Realty of Lincolnton, representing Lincoln County Association of Realtors®; Lamar Kellar, Jerry Kellar Real Estate, representing Gaston County Association of Realtors®; Dave Noyes, Wilkinson ERA Real Estate, representing Hendersonville Board of Realtors®; Josh Tucker, Anchor Real Estate, LLC, representing the Northern Region of CRRA; Jody Rich, RE/MAX Leading Edge, representing Central Carolina Association of Realtors®; Jen Wetzel, Better Homes and Garden Real Estate Paracle, representing South Carolina, Debbie Williams, Beverly-Hanks & Associates Realtors®, representing Land of the Sky Association of Realtors®; John Kindbom, Allen Tate Company, Large Firm Representative; Nancy Legg, Wilkinson ERA, Large Firm Representative; Kourosh Sharifi, RE/MAX Executive Realty, Large Firm Representative; Jonathan Osman, Jonathan & Associates, Small Firm Representative; Todd Long, Keller Williams Mooresville, At-Large, Sandy McAlphine, Re/MAX Executive, At-Large, Boston Reid, Lead 2 Real Estate Group, At-Large. 

 

Anne Marie DeCatsye, Esq., CEO for the association and CarolinaMLS, will serve on the boards as an ex-officio member.

The following Realtor® associations use CarolinaMLS as their primary MLS:Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association Union County Association of Realtors® Lincoln County Board of Realtors®  Gaston Association of Realtors® Central Carolina Association of Realtors® Land of the Sky Association of Realtors® Haywood Realtor® Association Hendersonville Board of Realtors®

About Carolina Multiple Listing Services, Inc. (CarolinaMLS): The Carolina Multiple Listing Services, Inc. (CarolinaMLS) is a wholly-owned subsidiary corporation of the Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association. The Association provides more than 10,300 Realtors® with the resources and services they need to conduct ethical, professional, successful and profitable businesses.  The Association is dedicated to being the region’s primary resource for residential real estate information. The Association operates CarolinaMLS, which has more than 15,000 subscribers and is the private cooperative Realtors® use for access to tens of thousands of residential listings in a multicounty service area, including Charlotte, the Piedmont and Mountains areas of North Carolina and South Carolina, and beyond.

 

The following counties are considered a part of the Charlotte Metro region core service area, although CarolinaMLS does include listings from other counties: Alexander, Anson, Cabarrus, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly and Union counties in North Carolina; Chester, Chesterfield, Lancaster and York counties inSouth Carolina. The following counties are considered a part of the Asheville region core service area: Burke, Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania and Yancey counties in North Carolina.

CarolinaMLS also serves as the wholesale MLS vendor for the Multiple Listing Service of Catawba Valley (MLSCV) and provides core services as well as training and support to its 600 subscribers; however, the MLSCV still serves as the primary MLS in the Hickory/Catawba County and Lenoir/Caldwell County areas of western North Carolina.

 

For more information about the Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association, the Housing Opportunity Foundation or CarolinaMLS, visit www.CarolinaHome.com.

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The Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association is a trade association that provides its more than 10,000 Realtor® members with the resources and services they need to conduct ethical, professional, successful and profitable businesses. The Association is dedicated to being the region’s primary resource for residential real estate information. The Association operates the Carolina Multiple Listing Services, Inc. (CarolinaMLS), which has more than 15,000 Subscribers and is the private cooperative Realtors® use for access to tens of thousands of residential listings in a multicounty service area, including Charlotte, the Piedmont and Mountains areas of North Carolina and South Carolina, and beyond.