Judy Green, President and CEO of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty,today announced that broker associate Stephen L. Lingley has been appointed to the Board of Directors for My Florida Regional Multiple Listing Service (MFRMLS).
In this role, he will represent the Venice Board of Realtors®, one of MFRMLS’s 15 shareholder associations or boards for 2012-2013.Lingley serves on several Florida Realtors committees and is the currently chairman of the Realtor Political Action Committee (RPAC). He is also an active member of the National Association of Realtors and previously servedas president of the Venice Area Board of Realtors®.
“We congratulate Stephen for his this recognition and for his continued involvement with the real estate community,” said Linda Bradway, managing broker of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty’s Venice Office. “He is dedicated to bettering our profession and supporting fellow realtors, and is a wonderful member of our team.”
MFRMLS is a consortium of 15 shareholder REALTOR® associations and boards throughout Central and Southwest Florida. Representatives, such as Lingley, from each shareholder association and board make up the MFMRLS Board of Directors, helping to shape policy and provide strategic direction. MFRMLS is one of the largest MLS companies in the United States with over 32,000 members.
About Premier Sotheby's International Realty
Premier Sotheby’s International Realty is the leading luxury real estate brokerage firm in Southwest Florida that provides exceptional service, market knowledge and value to its clients looking to buy or sell a home or condominium in the luxury real estate market. Led by real estate veteran Judy Green, the firm has more than 450 sales associates and 18 offices strategically located in Marco Island, Bonita Springs, Sanibel, Captiva, Clearwater, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, Longboat Key and Venice, with headquarters in Naples, Florida. Premier Sotheby’s International Realty is a division of The Lutgert Companies, which has operated in Southwest Florida since 1964. The Lutgert Companies also owns Lutgert Title, Lutgert Insurance and Premier Commercial. For more information, visitwww.premiersothebysrealty.com.
About Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates, Inc.
Founded in 1976 to provide independent brokerages with a powerful marketing and referral program for luxury listings, the Sotheby’s International Realty network was designed to connect the finest independent real estate companies to the most prestigious clientele in the world. In February 2004, Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services, entered into a long-term strategic alliance with Sotheby’s, the operator of the auction house. The agreement provided for the licensing of the Sotheby’s International Realty name and the development of a full franchise system by Realogy’s subsidiary, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. Affiliations in the system are granted only to brokerages and individuals meeting strict qualifications. Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC supports its affiliates with a host of operational, marketing, recruiting, educational and business development resources. Franchise affiliates also benefit from an association with the venerable Sotheby’s auction house, established in 1744. For more information, visit www.sothebysrealty.com.
About My Florida Regional MLS
Headquartered in Orlando, FL, My Florida Regional MLS (MFRMLS) is Florida's largest multiple listing service (MLS) company with over 32,000 members in 13 Central and Southwest Florida counties. Now owned by 15 shareholder Realtor® boards, MFRMLS offers a comprehensive suite of productivity and marketing tools to professionals in the real estate industry. To complement its core residential offerings, MFRMLS operates a commercial information exchange, called My Florida Commercial Real Estate, located at www.MFCRE.com. MFRMLS also operates a consumer homebuyer website called MyFloridaHomesMLS.com. For more information, please visit www.MFRMLS.com.