RISMedia's Real Estate Magazine

DEC 2018

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The National Association of REAL- TORS® (NAR) has installed its 2019 leadership, with John Smaby , a second-gen- eration REALTOR® from Edina, Minn., installed as 2019 president. Sma- by, broker of Edina Realty, succeeds 2018 President Elizabeth Mendenhall. Vince Malta , a third- generation REALTOR® from San Francisco, Ca- lif., was installed as 2019 president-elect, while Charlie Oppler —CEO of Prominent Properties Sotheby's International Realty—was installed as 2019 first president. John Flor , managing broker of Six Lakes Re- alty in Chetek, Wis., was installed as treasurer. Bri- an Copeland , founder of Doorbell Real Estate in Nashville, Tenn., was installed as vice presi- dent, Association Affairs, while Tracy Kasper — a broker with Berkshire Hathaway HomeSer- vices Silverhawk Realty in Caldwell, Idaho, was installed as vice president, Advocacy. The Ebby Halliday Companies has announced that Mary Frances Burleson , CEO for close to 30 years, is pivoting roles, focusing now on the Ebby Halliday Foundation. Chris Kelly , formerly senior counsel at HomeServices of Ameri- ca, has been appointed CEO. As CEO, Kelly will focus on the future growth of the legacy North Texas powerhouse. In 2007, Kelly joined ReeceNichols Real Estate, an- other affiliate of HomeServices, and was promoted to chief administrative officer of Berkshire Hathaway Home- Services Kansas City Realty, Kansas City Title and ReeceNichols in 2013. In 2017, he joined HomeServices as senior counsel. Burleson joined Ebby Halliday in 1958, and was appointed CEO and president in 1989. RE/MAX Executive Vice President Mike Ryan is retiring, effective Jan. 2, according to an an- nouncement by the com- pany. He will assist with the transition through year-end, after which he will act in an advisory capac- ity for the company. Ryan began at the company in 1994 as director of Oper- ations, and became the driving force behind the RE/MAX Satellite Network (RSN), which he evolved into what is now RE/MAX University®. Realogy Holdings Corp has an- nounced that Anthony E. Hull , ex- ecutive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer, has retired, effective Nov. 5. Hull will serve as a se- nior advisor to Chief Ex- ecutive Officer and Presi- dent Ryan M. Schneider until March 31, 2019. As part of this transition, Realogy's Board of Direc- tors has appointed longtime company finance leader Timothy B. Gustav- son as interim chief financial officer and trea- surer. Zillow Group's Amy Bohutinsky , chief operating officer and longtime member of the organization, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the com- pany, and will depart her existing role in January 2019. In addition, Zil- low has hired Aimee Johnson as chief mar- keting officer and named Jennifer Rock , currently interim chief financial of- ficer, as chief accounting officer. RE For more executive happenings, please visit www.rismedia.com. {Executive Appointments}

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