WALTHAM, Mass. – January 6, 2014 – Kurt Thompson, a REALTOR® with RE/MAX Property Promotions in Leominster, has been appointed vice president of professional development for the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® for 2014.
As vice president for professional development, Thompson is responsible for coordinating the initiatives of the MAR Business Plan relative to the Association’s educational outreach efforts to REALTORS?. In addition, he will act as a liaison between leadership and all work groups formed for professional development. He automatically becomes a member of the MAR Executive Committee and Board of Directors as a result of his appointment as a focus area vice president.
Thompson was the Communications/Technology focus area Vice President in 2013. Prior to that, he was the Central Region Vice President in 2012. A member of the Board of Directors since 2010, Thompson is also a member of the Finance and Technology Committees in 2014. In 2012, Thompson was named the Massachusetts REALTOR® of the Year.
On the local level, Thompson was the 2011 President of the North Central Massachusetts Association of REALTORS®. He is currently a member of the Government Affairs, Member Services, Public Relations, Technology & Education, and YPN Committees.
At the national level, Thompson is a member of the 2014 Housing Opportunity Committee, and in 2013 was a member of the Federal Taxation Committee.
A REALTOR® since 1997, Kurt has earned his Certified Buyer Representative (CBR), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designations and his Lost Mitigation Certification (LMC).
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.