Throughout the years, several of our team members have served on boards in the South Bay. We’re excited to announce that with the New Year, Greg Geilman has accepted a position with the South Bay Association of REALTORS Board of Directors. Greg will also serve on the Professional Standards Committee with the Association. The mission of the Professional Standards Committee is to educate SBAOR members about MLS Rules and to help ensure clarity about the REALTOR Code of Ethics.
Greg’s involvement with the Board of Directors will provide him with an opportunity to have an influential voice within the real estate community. Having hands on involvement on the board will help further Greg’s knowledge and network within the industry. Currently, Greg also serves as the Director of Technology for Leadership Manhattan Beach. This role has also allowed him to broaden his professional network.
The South Bay Association of REALTORS has several other committees for those who want to get involved. Below we’ve listed all of the different Committees the SBAOR has set up to support the community of Realtors in the South Bay.
Affiliates in Action - Members of this committee don't necessarily have to be real estate agents. Affiliates in Action is open to those who have business interests within the industry. Those a part of Escrow, Title, Financial Services, Home Inspection, etc. are all welcome to join the committee.
Budget and Finance – This committee focuses of developing the associations annual budget. They monitor the budget and its performance throughout the year. Members of this committee also make recommendations to the Board in regards to meeting the associations financial goals.
Commercial – This committee is centered around commercial real estate. The goal of the committee is to foster networking opportunities, education and professionalism.
Community – Members work closely with elected officials and residents to help better understand the communities in the surrounding areas. They also help grow the sense of community within the association.
Education/ Pro Development – Committee members are responsible for designing, coordinating and promoting educational programs for all SBAOR members
Global Real Estate – Individuals who are a part of this committee help create educational programs focused on Global Real Estate.
Government Affairs – Members who volunteer for this committee are focused on keeping government involvement and influence within the real estate community at a minimum. According to their website, “SBAOR has an effective government relations program that has built strong alliances and partnerships with other real estate-related organizations. Legislators and regulators regard SBAOR as the authority for real estate in the South Bay.
Grievance – This committee is responsible for being the initial reviewer of any allegations or violations of MLS rules. Members determine whether violations or complaints are subject to receiving hearings.
Young Professionals Network – Members are given a platform to network, exchange knowledge and build strong relationships with other young professional Realtors.
All of these committees work together in fostering networking, growth and educational opportunities for all members. They are all part of The South Bay Association of REALTORS, an organization that focuses on advocacy for the real estate industry. SBAOR provides several resources for their members such as trainings and guest speakers. SBAOR not only provides trainings for both new and experienced Realtors but they also provide resources/information when it comes to laws, rules and regulations and other real estate related news.
For further information, please visit the SBAOR website.