MLS & Associations

Meet Caitlin McCrory, NAR’s new millennial MLS manager

  • McCrory will oversee and manage NAR's new partnership with the Council of MLSs (CMLS) and build relationships with other industry partners, NAR said.

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Over the summer, the National Association of Realtors went on the hunt for a "tech-savvy" manager of MLS. Its aim was to work more closely with the nation's 700 or so MLSs for the benefit of their mutual members: agents and brokers. The 1.2 million-member trade group has now found that manager. Caitlin McCrory, 26, will join NAR at its Chicago headquarters in the next few weeks. What will she be doing? McCrory will oversee and manage NAR’s new partnership with the Council of Multiple Listing Services (CMLS), Kevin Milligan, NAR's vice president of Board Policy and Programs, told Inman via email. In May, NAR and CMLS announced an agreement to work together and spur innovation in the industry, in part by establishing programs for "game changer" initiatives and MLS mergers. Another part of this brand-new position will be to expand NAR's MLS resources beyond the traditional policy role, Milligan told Inman in August. That will include assisting MLSs that want to...