“We would like to express our sincerest congratulations to our associates and management for their service to the industry,” said Peter Crowley, Broker and Co-Owner of RE/MAX Alliance Group. “We appreciate their hard work and commitment, and we recognize that their service does not come without sacrifices. We thank them for their time and dedication.”
In Sarasota/Manatee, Broker-Associate Stafford Starcher, outgoing President of the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM), has the distinction of serving as RASM’s first President, presiding over the challenging inaugural year of the combined board in 2015. Starcher has a long history of service to the industry, serving on numerous committees on both the local and state levels and on the Florida Realtors board of directors. He served as Treasurer in 2013 and President-Elect in 2014. He will continue on the board as Immediate Past President.
Broker-Associate Alex Krumm will continue to serve on the RASM board of directors in 2016. Commercial Associate David Roth was installed as a director for the Commercial Investment Division. Roger Piro, Managing Broker of RE/MAX Alliance Group, will continue to serve as National Association of Realtors (NAR) director.
In Venice, Associate Cindy Esselburn was recognized as the outgoing President of the Venice Area Board of Realtors (VABR), presiding over a surging membership. She will continue to serve on the board as Immediate Past President.
Broker-Associate Kari Battaglia was installed as VABR President-Elect. She served as Vice President in 2015 and Secretary in 2013 and 2014. She has lent her energy and enthusiasm to numerous committees, including Grievance, Data Services, Professional Development, Special Events and the Green Committee.
Continuing to serve on the VABR board of directors is Broker-Associate Marty Haines.
In Englewood, Associate Kathi Obendorfer was installed as a 2016 director on the Englewood Area Board of Realtors.
RE/MAX Alliance Group is the #1 RE/MAX franchise in Florida for both transactions and sales volume. The company ranks #8 in the country and #19 in the world among RE/MAX offices, both based on transactions. With more than 300 agents and staff, RE/MAX Alliance Group offers residential and commercial real estate solutions throughout Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties, with offices in Sarasota, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, University Park, Venice, Siesta Key and Englewood. For more information, please visit www.alliancegroupfl.com.
PHOTO: Stafford Starcher, Alex Krumm, David Roth, Roger Piro, Cindy Esselburn, Kari Battaglia, Marty Haines and Kathi Obendorfer