WALTHAM, Mass. – November 28, 2012 – Peter Ruffini, Regional Vice President for Jack Conway REALTORS® in Norwell, was installed on November 28 2012, as president-elect of the 19,000-member Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) for 2013. The event took place at the Nantasket Beach Resort in Hull, Mass. and included the installation of the MAR Board of Directors and Executive Committee. Ruffini’s term officially begins on January 1, 2013.
As president-elect, Ruffini will participate at all levels of the Association"s decision-making process, represent the Association at important meetings and business functions, and serve as a spokesperson for the Association on various real estate industry-related matters. In addition, he will perform the duties of the Association’s president in her absence. He automatically becomes a member of the MAR Executive Committee and Board of Directors as a result of his election.
Prior to being elected as 2013 president-elect, Ruffini served two consecutive terms as Secretary/Treasurer. Prior to that, he served as vice president for government affairs in 2010. Ruffini has served on the MAR Board of Directors since 2006. In 2009, Ruffini was the South Region Vice President. He was a member of the Finance Committee and chair of the Technology Committee in 2008. Ruffini has also been a mediation officer and a member of the Technology, Government Affairs, Forms, and Professional Standards Committees in previous years.
On the local level, Ruffini was the 2007 president of the Plymouth and South Shore Association of REALTORS®. Still a member of several committees, Ruffini was his local association’s
REALTOR® of the Year in 2009.
Active at the National Association of REALTORS®, in 2012 Ruffini was a member of NAR REALTORS® Political Involvement Committee and the NAR Board of Directors. He also spent two years on the NAR Communications Committee.
A REALTOR® since 1996, Ruffini has earned his Certified Buyer Representative (CBR), Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI) and professional real estate designations and At Home with Diversity (AHWD) and Broker Price Opinion Resources (BPOR), and e-PRO certifications.
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.