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Realtors association moves closer to new CEO

Selection process enters final stage

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The search for a new chief executive officer to lead the 1.2 million-member National Association of Realtors trade group is in its final stages, Inman News has learned. Steve Cook, a spokesman for the association, said Wednesday, "The search is making progress and our hope is to announce a new CEO before the annual meeting at the end of October. No selection has yet been made." After NAR's search committee completes its work, the final selection will be made by the association's Leadership Team and Board of Directors, Cook said. A source familiar with the search process said that a selection could be made within a month, while another source said the process "isn't down to it's last second" yet. Sources also said they would not be surprised if the new leader is an industry outsider with experience in the nation's capital. Tell us your top pick for NAR's new CEO. Click here to cast your nomination. Many of the association's top issues are centered in Washington, D.C. The association is...