MLS & Associations

How Realtors can voice their opinion on NAR’s next CEO

  • The National Association of Realtors is currently working on drawing up a job description for its next CEO.
  • Those who would like to share their thoughts on what they'd like to see in the new CEO can reach out to the member search committee or through NAR's social media accounts.
  • Some industry commentators have suggested NAR's next CEO should, for the first time, be a woman. The trade group says it will choose the "best qualified" candidate "regardless of gender."

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As the National Association of Realtors hunts for a new CEO, its 1.2 million members have a chance to influence who that person will be. All who would like to share the qualities that they hope to see in a new CEO, names of ideal candidates, or what the new leader should focus on can contact any member of the search committee or reach out on NAR's main social media channels, "which are always monitored," the trade group told Inman. Chris Polychron "The NAR member search committee is currently in the process of working with Heidrick & Struggles to create a job and requirements description that will be used for the CEO search," Chris Polychron, NAR member search committee chair and NAR 2015 president, told Inman via email. "Once it is finalized it will likely be posted online." The new CEO's first priorities "will be up to the next CEO and NAR’s elected leadership to determine," Polychron added. When current CEO Dale Stinton departs at the end of 2017, NAR w...