WALTHAM, Mass. – January 1, 2013 - Corinne Fitzgerald of Northfield, Broker/Owner of Fitzgerald Real Estate in Greenfield, has been appointed Vice President of Legal Affairs/Member Benefits for the Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) in 2012.
As Vice President of Legal Affairs/Member Benefits, Fitzgerald is responsible for coordinating the initiatives of the MAR Business Plan relative to the Association’s professional standards and legal services; as well as those initiatives that relate to research and member benefits, standard forms, and the Association’s electronic information services. In addition, she will act as a liaison between leadership and all MAR work groups formed under legal affairs and member benefits. She automatically becomes a member of the MAR Executive Committee and Board of Directors as a result of her appointment as a focus area vice president.
An MAR Director since 1999, Fitzgerald has been a member of the Executive Committee in various positions in 2003 and from 2005-2010. In 2012, she was a member of the Professional Standards Committee. In 2008, Fitzgerald was named the Milton H. Shaw Distinguished Service Award recipient.
On the local level, Fitzgerald was the 2012 president of the REALTOR® Association of Pioneer Valley (RAPV). She has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2007. In 2009 she was the RAPV REALTOR® of the Year. Fitzgerald was also the President of the former Franklin-Hampshire Counties Association of REALTORS® in 2000 and its REALTOR® or the Year in 2001.
At the national level, Fitzgerald was a member of the National Association of REALTORS® Housing Needs Committee in 2003 and 2004.
A REALTOR® since 1986, Fitzgerald has earned her Certified Buyer Representative (CBR), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) and Leadership Training Graduate (LTG) Loss Mitigation Certification (LMC) professional real estate designations.
About the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS®:
Organized in 1924, the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® is a professional trade organization with more than 19,000 members. The term REALTOR® is registered as the exclusive designation of members of the National Association of REALTORS® who subscribe to a strict code of ethics and enjoy continuing education programs.
Editors and reporters: Please note that the term Realtor is properly spelled with an initial capital “R”, per the Associated Press Stylebook.