DALLAS/FORT WORTH, TX – CENTURY 21 Judge Fite Company congratulates Regional Sales Manager Russell Berry on being elected as the Secretary Treasurer for Texas Realtors in 2020.
Texas Realtors, previously Texas Association of Realtors (TAR), is a volunteer organization in Texas committed to growing the real estate industry and providing a supported culture for real estate professionals. The organization stands as an advocate for the agent, as it properly manages any concerns among real estate agents and ensures property rights are secure.
Berry joins the leadership team of Texas Realtors with a strong background of leading real estate professionals as the former president of the Metrotex Association of Realtors. His peers recognized Berry for his leadership and encouraged him to expand his involvement to the state level with Texas Realtors. Berry hopes to bring more awareness to Texas Realtors and the organization’s objective of giving agents a voice in the dynamic real estate market.
“We are extremely fortunate to practice real estate in Texas,” Berry said. “Currently business is good in most areas of the state and regulatory issues are favorable. Our climate could change at any time and we must be prepared. As leaders, we must know what our members need and expect at all times. We must provide them with useful tools and education and must be proactive in order to forge industry trends and connect with members. Let’s all get on board and make the industry better than it is today. We have the resources, talent and drive to succeed.”
Berry’s participation in these organizations reflects his selfless commitment to developing and growing agents. President and Chief Executive Officer Jim Fite recognizes Berry’s accomplishments within the real estate industry.
“Every once in a great while, there is a professional that strives to help their profession,” Fite said. “Russell Berry is that individual in Texas that is donating a substantial portion of his career to serve the people of Texas and the real estate profession. It is with great pride that our company has Russell as an important part of our leadership team.”
General Sales Manager Ashley Conlon is proud of Berry’s choice to support the industry, as he is among several individuals at Judge Fite Company who have dedicated their time and support to serve the real estate community.
“He truly understands our company’s mission statement and works to act upon it every day including this role as secretary treasurer,” Conlon said. “He is among great company with many others at Judge Fite Company serving communities in other capacities.”
In addition to Berry, Executive Vice President Jan Fite Miller was elected by Governor Abbott to serve as Texas Real Estate Commissioner and real estate professional Jamie Wickliffe is currently the Chair of Texas Appraiser Licensing and Certification board. Additional real estate professionals are serving in other local or state realtor associations or licensing boards, as well.
The Judge Fite family is proud of its real estate professionals and staff who strive to make a difference and embody the company’s mission statement in their everyday lives; to serve the community, develop people, have fun and achieve profits.