OpinionIndustry News

Top 10 candidates to head NAR

Perspective: Inman News nominates possibilities for trade group CEO

Don't miss the real estate event of the summer
Join 4,000 real estate pros at Connect SF, Aug 7‑11, 2017

The National Association of Realtors is in the process of selecting the final candidate to succeed Terry McDermott as the trade group's chief executive officer. McDermott is scheduled to leave his post at NAR in January. The association so far has been mum on who's in the running and how many candidates are on the table. Inman News has compiled a list of our top 10 candidates for the position: 1. Steve Jobs: Let's face it, the real estate industry needs innovation and could use some of the wisdom and guidance that Jobs currently gives to Apple computers. Could the same guy who brought us the iPod and iTunes – two names that have become synonymous with music – create a revolutionary way of conducting real estate business? Tell us your top pick for NAR's new CEO. Click here to cast your nomination. 2. George W. Bush: During his time in office, the president has repeatedly upheld the importance of the nation's housing market and promoted an ownership society. He warmed up to...