RISMEDIA, May 12, 2011–Prudential Florida Realty is proud to announce that Rei L. Mesa, president & CEO, Prudential Florida Realty, Florida Real Estate Services graduated from the National Association of REALTORS® Leadership Academy this week during the NAR Midyear Business Conference in Washington, D.C.
Mesa is among a very select group of industry leading individuals who will be guiding the future of the REALTOR® associations throughout the Nation as part of the 2011 graduating class of the National Association of REALTORS® Leadership Academy.
“Congratulations, Rei! As a member of NAR, you already have a strong bond with 1.1 million real estate professionals. By becoming a Graduate of the Leadership Academy, you’ve gained skills to transform that connection into involvement and action. That’s the true work of a leader!” remarked Bobbie Albrecht, National Association of REALTORS®, executive director, Leadership Development.
“It is a privilege and humbling experience to have participated in the NAR Leadership Academy. I fully accept this role and its responsibilities to continue to proudly represent the Realtor Party “Family”, Prudential Florida Realty, Real Estate Services and the great state of Florida!” commented Mesa. “I owe a great deal of gratitude to David L. Fry, president and CEO of WCI Communities, for his leadership and guidance in support of volunteer service to the Real Estate Industry. I also want to acknowledge Prudential Florida Realty, Real Estate Services Sales Professionals, Support, Leadership and Executive Team for their dedication and encouragement,” added Mesa.
“We are very proud of Rei’s accomplishments and his dedication to the success of our franchise. We plan to leverage his leadership skills to help us aggressively expand the Prudential Florida Realty, Florida Real Estate Services platform during the next few years,” commented David L. Fry, president and CEO, WCI Communities, Inc, Florida Real Estate Services, Chairman.
The Leadership Academy is an exclusive nine-month, five-stage training and development program structured around NAR’s national meetings in Chicago, Illinois, New Orleans, Louisiana, and Washington, D.C. Each training session develops institutional knowledge and leadership skills. The NAR Leadership Academy identifies, inspires, and mentors emerging leaders from the local and state level for the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. The NAR Leadership Academy is leading for the future of the real estate profession.
Through vision, collaboration, influence, and commitment, the NAR Leadership Academy provides an opportunity to work with key NAR staff and ask direct questions about how the organization is serving its members in a changing marketplace.
The NAR Leadership Academy offers stimulating discussions with NAR Leaders, training to build strategic thinking, access to expert resources, opportunities for personal reflection, insights into different world views, and growth as a team member and team leader! NAR Leadership Academy Class Members have leadership experience at the local and/or state level, are focused on developing participants’ institutional, industry, and association knowledge, have demonstrated leadership abilities and are passionate about the real estate industry and issues.
The National Association of REALTORS®, “The Voice for Real Estate,” is America’s largest trade association, representing 1.1 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.
Prudential Florida Realty, Florida Real Estate Services is the # 1 Prudential affiliate in Florida and has over 40 locations and more than 1,800 real estate associates throughout Florida. Since its inception in 1999, the company has quickly become the 2nd largest residential real estate brokerage in Florida and is ranked the 22nd largest residential real estate firm in the nation based on sales volume. It is also the 5th largest brokerage in the nation among the Prudential Network brokers across North America. The company offers residential and commercial services as well as seasonal rentals, property management, REO & Foreclosures, corporate relocations, referral services, mortgage, title, insurance and home warranty services. Prudential Florida Realty, Florida Real Estate Services includes Prudential Florida Realty, Florida Home Finance Group, an affiliate of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Florida Title & Guarantee and Florida Home & General Lines Insurance. Prudential Florida Realty, Florida Real Estate Services is proud to be recognized as the #1 Fundraiser for The Sunshine Kids in Florida and in the top 3 nationwide raising over $1.97 million since 2001. “Prudential Florida Realty Marketing Florida Real Estate at the Highest Level!” For more information, visit www.prudentialfloridarealty.com.