BOSTON, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Marie Presti, of Stoneham, Broker-Owner of The Presti Group in Newton, has been elected to the office of President-Elect of the Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® (GBAR) for 2017. She was officially installed in ceremonies held at The Café Escadrille in Burlington.
As GBAR President-Elect, Presti will sit on the GBAR Board of Directors and Executive Committee, and act as liaison to the association's committee chairpersons. Additionally, Presti will serve as an association spokesperson, represent GBAR on the Greater Boston Real Estate Board's (GBREB) Board of Directors, and will perform the duties of president in their absence. Presti is responsible for keeping the local REALTOR® membership informed on public policy issues, financial matters and organizational activities conducted by the association. She has been appointed chairperson of the GBAR Forms Task Force for 2017, and will succeed to the office of president in 2018.
Presti, a REALTOR® for thirteen years, has served the past two years as the association's treasurer, and served on the Forms, Mediation and Professional Standards Committees in 2016. This year, she will chair the GBAR Forms Committee and is serving on the REALTOR® Party Task Force. She has also served as a member Professional Standards Committees with the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® (MAR), and as the 2016 chair of the MAR Mediation Committee, which she is serving as vice chair for this year. She holds several REALTOR® designations and certifications including, Accredited Buyer Representative® (ABR®), Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE), Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Loss Mitigation Certification (LMC), Seniors Real Estate Specialist® (SRES®), and NAR's Green Designation (GREEN). Additionally, Marie is a graduate of the MAR Leadership Academy.
The Greater Boston Association of REALTORS® is one of five real estate specialty divisions of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board. The Association is the Board's largest division with a membership of more than 9,300 residential real estate professionals working over 950 offices throughout Metropolitan Boston and Eastern Massachusetts. The Board is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS®.
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SOURCE Greater Boston Association of REALTORS(R)