Waltham, Mass. – January 1, 2013 – Paul Yorkis, broker/owner of Patriot Real Estate, Inc., in Medway, has been elected Greater Boston Region vice president of the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR) for 2013.
As vice president for the Greater Boston region, Yorkis will coordinate association objectives and activities within the Greater Boston Real Estate Board (GBREB), and meet regularly with local and regional leadership to discuss real estate industry issues of statewide importance. He automatically becomes a member of the MAR Executive Committee and Board of Directors as a result of his election as a regional vice president.
Yorkis is a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the MAR Charitable Foundation. He is also a member of the Government Affairs and Professional Standards Committees and the Quality of Life Presidential Advisory Group. Yorkis is a regular attendee of the MAR Conference & Tradeshow and REALTOR® Day on Beacon Hill. In 2011, Yorkis was named Massachusetts REALTOR® of the Year.
At the local level, Yorkis is a member of the Board of Director for the Greater Boston Real Estate Board. He is also Chair of both the Professional Standards and Awards Committees and a member of the Programming Committee of the Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® (GBAR). Yorkis is also a Certified Professional Standards Mediator for GBAR.
At the national level, Yorkis has attended the last NAR meetings and is a Sterling “R” RPAC Contributor.
A REALTOR® since 1995, Yorkis has earned the Loss Mitigation (LMC) Certification and the Certified Buyers Representative (CBR) professional designation.
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.