Realty Executives is proud to be well represented on the leadership team for the Arizona Association of Realtors® (“AAR”) with 75 percent of the team being represented by Realty Executives. The board is elected by association members and leads AAR in its goals and legislative discussion.
AAR is the largest trade organization in Arizona, representing more than 50,000 Arizona Realtors®. The association works to better the profession of real estate and is dedicated to the protection of private property rights and best interests of Arizona Realtors® in legislation. Members meet to discuss regional and national issues and to support other real estate professionals. AAR strives to provide top education and training for its members and several other benefits.
Patrick Lewis, Regional Development Director of Realty Executives Camelback, serves as the 2019 AAR President. Lewis has been a Realtor® since 2002, serving the Phoenix and Scottsdale areas. In 2014, Lewis also served as President of Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors.
Mary Roberts, Realtor® at Realty Executives Lake Havasu City, serves as 2019 President Elect with her rotating to the AAR President role in 2020. Roberts is in her 30th year as a real estate professional. She served as President of Lake Havasu Association of Realtors® in 2013 and President of the Lake Havasu Chapter of the Women’s Council of Realtors® twice, 2010 and 2015. She also served as AAR Treasurer in 2017.
Gary Nelson, Delegated Associate Broker at Realty Executives of Flagstaff, serves as the 2019 Treasurer for AAR. The life-long Flagstaff resident became a Realtor® in 1994 and a Broker in 1998. He has served on the board of directors for the Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce and received multiple real estate certifications.
“The Realty Executives network takes pride in our commitment to be thought leaders and innovators,” said Patrick van den Bossche, president of Realty Executives International. “Having Realty Executives lead the 2019 board of the Arizona Association of Realtors® is a true testament of our dedication to the profession, helping lead the way for the Arizona real estate community.”