ORLANDO (November 13, 2022) – Chris McElroy, a Realtor® from Fort Collins, Colorado, obtained the Nationwide Affiliation of Realtors®’ 2022 Distinguished Service Award. NAR presents this honor yearly to a most of two of its greater than 1.5 million members. This yr, two winners had been honored and acknowledged in the course of the 2022 NAR NXT, The REALTOR® Expertise in Orlando, Florida.
NAR established the DSA award in 1979 to honor Realtors® who’ve made excellent contributions to the true property business and function leaders of their native communities. The award is taken into account the best honor an NAR member can obtain from the group. Recipients should be energetic on the native, state and nationwide affiliation ranges however might not have served as NAR president.
“I am privileged to acknowledge Chris McElroy for his super efforts, group service and lasting influence,” stated NAR President Leslie Rouda Smith, a Realtor® from Plano, Texas, and a dealer affiliate at Dave Perry-Miller Actual Property in Dallas. “Chris embodies the Distinguished Service Award along with his outstanding dedication to the true property business, NAR and the group at giant.”
Chris McElroy is a dealer affiliate and associate with The Group Inc. Concord workplace in Fort Collins, Colorado. He has been a member of NAR since 1976.
“I am honored to obtain one among this yr’s Distinguished Service Awards and be part of this superb group,” stated McElroy. “The essence of this award is service, and I am obsessed with making a distinction in my group for each shopper I’ve labored with for greater than 45 years in the true property business. I look ahead to continued management by means of service.”
McElroy’s involvement with NAR goes again greater than 40 years and contains chairmanship of the Federal Taxation Committee, Housing Alternative Advisory Board, Analysis Committee, State and Native Points Coverage Committee, and the Public Coverage Coordinating Committee. He presently serves on the Authorized Motion Committee. McElroy has twice been inducted into the Realtors® Political Motion Committee Corridor of Fame.
In 2007, McElroy was regional vice chairman for NAR Area 11 (Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming). McElroy was named a “Hometown Hero” by 2003 NAR President Cathy Whatley for his work selling the necessity for reasonably priced housing. He additionally influenced the creation of NAR’s in style “Little E book Collection,” beginning with “The Little Blue E book: Guidelines to Reside by for REALTORS®.”
McElroy served as president of the Colorado Affiliation of REALTORS® in 1994 and was named Colorado Realtor® of the Yr in 2000. He served as a Colorado Actual Property Commissioner from 2011-2017. The Fort Collins Board of Realtors® gave him a Profession Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the business in 2018.
McElroy credit relationships – household, pals, shoppers and strangers – with shaping his outlook and creating the story of his life. For McElroy, it is very important give again to people, the group, and the true property career. He and his spouse Teresa have three daughters – Megan, Kelley, and Katherine – and the household is deeply concerned locally, supporting the United Means, the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program, Respite Care, the Meals Financial institution, the Alzheimer’s Affiliation, RamStrength, Meals on Wheels, MADD, MS150 and extra.
The Nationwide Affiliation of Realtors® is America’s largest commerce affiliation, representing greater than 1.5 million members concerned in all features of the residential and industrial actual property industries.
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