WALTHM, Mass. – June 12, 2013 – The Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) today announced that Judy Moore, a broker with Higgins Group REALTORS® in Lexington has been named the 2013 recipient of the MAR Public Policy and Property Rights Advocacy Award. Moore received the award at the Association’s annual REALTOR® Day on Beacon Hill event that took place at the Massachusetts State House on June 5, 2013.
“Judy has been an outstanding example of what it means to be committed to advocating on behalf of REALTORS®, homeowners and the right to buy, sell and transfer real property,” said 2013 Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® President Kimberly Allard-Moccia, broker-owner of Century 21 Professionals in Braintree. “She has volunteered countless hours to making sure that the voice of the REALTOR® Association and our members is part of any conversation potentially impacting the real estate market and the principle of home ownership.”
A REALTOR® since 1987, Judy Moore is a Broker with Higgins Group REALTORS® in Lexington and was the 2004 president of the Massachusetts association of REALTORS®.
Moore is a MAR director and has served on numerous committees at MAR over the years. Most recently she was chair of the audit committee. In 2001, she was presented with the Milton H. Shaw distinguished service award.
She was a National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Federal Political Coordinator for Senator John Kerry until his recent appointment as Secretary of State. Moore is a member of the NAR Board of Directors, the REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC) major investor counsel; and the RPAC Trustees Federal Disbursement Committee. She was a member of the NAR Executive Committee and in 2007 was the NAR Region 1 Vice President.
Moore is a member of the RPAC Hall of Fame, a Golden “R” and President’s Circle member.
About the Public Policy and Property Rights Advocacy Award:
The MAR Public Policy and Property Rights Advocacy Award was created in 2011 by MAR to recognize the outstanding achievements of Massachusetts REALTORS® or staff who has been active and successful in helping the Association achieve its objectives of increased access to home ownership and the preservation of private property rights.
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.