James Craig Elected KWAR President
KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ON (November 29, 2016) ––The Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) is pleased to announced that James Craig, a real estate sales representative with CBRE Limited has been elected to serve as president.
Craig has been involved in the real estate industry since 2001 where he started in the research department of a local commercial real estate firm, and within one year achieved his license. He has worked in the Waterloo Region market since that time, focusing on multi-residential and investment sales. In 2013, Craig became a director of the KWAR. During his tenure he has served on and chaired several committees including MLS® services, commercial, charity golf tournament, and finance. A dedicated champion of the community, Craig is also a board member of the Waterloo Regional Apartment Management Association, and a volunteer with minor hockey.
“It is a great honour to be taking on the role of president for an organization that has been supporting Kitchener-Waterloo REALTORS® since 1937,” said Craig. “Working alongside my fellow board members, I look forward to leading the association as we continue along our path of providing the very best services and technology to our members.”
Joining Craig as officers of the Association are Charlotte Zawada of RE/MAX Twin City Realty as Past President, Tony Schmidt of Howie Schmidt Realty, as 1st Vice President, Brian Santos of Peak Realty as 2nd Vice President and Executive Officer Bill Duce.
New to the board of directors this year is Nicole Pohl of RE/MAX Twin City Realty.
Returning as directors are Jane Gardner of Royal LePage Wolle Realty, Eric Klimstra of Royal Lepage Grand Valley Realty, Colleen Koehler of RE/MAX Twin City Realty, David McIntyre of McIntyre Real Estate Services Inc., and Ginger Whitney of Whitney & Company Realty Limited.
Media Contact: Tania Benninger, Communications Manager, 519-576-1400 ext. 227
Established in 1937, the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of REALTORS® (KWAR) operates the local Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) and provides ongoing professional education courses for nearly 1,300 REALTOR® members who serve the communities of Kitchener-Waterloo and outlying areas. The term REALTOR® is a trademark identifying members in good standing of the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) who provide real estate brokerage services in compliance with CREA’s By-Laws and Rules, the REALTOR® Code, and all applicable federal and provincial laws and regulations. The MLS® System of the KWAR is operated in association with the MLS® Marks owned by CREA. An MLS® System includes an inventory of listings of participating REALTORS®, and ensures a certain level of accuracy of information, professionalism and co-operation amongst REALTORS® to affect the purchase and sale of real estate.