NAR chief lobbyist to retire at the end of 2018

Jerry Giovaniello will leave the trade association after 37 years of political advocacy

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) Chief Lobbyist Jerry Giovaniello, a 37-year veteran of the organization, who became its top government liaison in 2001, will retire at the end of the year, he announced Wednesday at the trade group’s midyear conference in Washington, D.C.