PITTSBURGH, Oct. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- West Penn Multi-List, Inc., the definitive source for real estate information in a 17-county area in western Pennsylvania, has elected Ron Croushore, owner and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services The Preferred Realty, as president of West Penn Multi-List, Inc. for a two-year term effective immediately.
As head of the North Hills based organization, Croushore will draw on his deep experience as a top-producing Realtor® and broker to keep West Penn Multi-List, Inc. ahead of the technology curve and further enhance the professionalism of its brokers and agents.
"Ron is no stranger to West Penn Multi-List, Inc., having served on its board for more than 20 years and as president multiple times," said Barbara Kohl, chief operating officer, West Penn Multi-List, Inc. "In addition, he has served in numerous leadership and committee positions within a broad range of professional organizations at the state and national level. We're honored to have his leadership and commitment to continuing to advance our profession at West Penn Multi-List, Inc."
For more than 35 years, Croushore has served his profession in numerous capacities, including current president of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® (PAR) and past president of the Realtors® Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh (RAMP). Croushore has been serving for several years on the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) board of directors, and in the role of NAR Federal Political Coordinator to a U.S. congressman.
Since 2011, Croushore has been serving as the first-ever Realtor® to be appointed by the Pennsylvania legislature onto the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA). Croushore was named the first-ever winner of the national Real Estate Leadership Award (for innovation and resilience) from RISMedia in 2011, and this year he received the statewide "Realtor® Active in Politics Award" from the PAR.
Other elected officers to West Penn Multi-List, Inc. include:
- Vice President George Hackett, president of Coldwell Banker Real Estate Services, Pittsburgh;
- Treasurer Robert Freeman, owner and broker of record, Freeman Realty; and
- Secretary Gloria Schucolsky, associate broker and past regional manager, Howard Hanna Company.
"I'm excited for the challenges and opportunities this new role will offer, and I look forward to working with West Penn Multi-List, Inc.'s board of directors to bring new services and programs to our members. In turn, they will continue to provide outstanding service to their real estate clients," Croushore said.
About West Penn Multi-List, Inc.
West Penn Multi-List, Inc. provides multiple listing services and state-of-the art programs to its broker subscribers and their agents. These programs are offered to stay current with advancing technology and enhance the professionalism of subscribing brokers and their agents, resulting in unparalleled service. Each month, West Penn Multi-List, Inc. issues a residential real estate report representing the 17-county area it services – Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Clarion, Crawford, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Washington and Westmoreland counties. For more information, visit http://www.westpennmls.com/.
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SOURCE West Penn Multi-List, Inc.