RISMEDIA, January 18, 2010—Joseph A. Horning, president of Shorewest, Realtors, was elected chairman of the Realty Alliance at its December meeting. The directors of The Realty Alliance voted to make Horning chairman of the board effective immediately. He will serve in the top volunteer post through the fall of 2011.
The Realty Alliance is a network of North America’s elite real estate firms. Its members serve most every major market on the continent. Through The Realty Alliance, members access the best and latest ideas and solutions to make them the most qualified to provide expert analysis and guidance to consumers. The Realty Alliance has over 64 companies, representing over 100,000 sales professionals.
Horning is the president of Shorewest, Realtors where he has been instrumental in the growth of the company by providing innovative technology and marketing solutions to its agents. With more than 1,100 sales associates in 25 offices located throughout southeastern Wisconsin, Shorewest sells more than three times its closest competitors combined, making them one of the largest real estate companies in Wisconsin. Shorewest is a full-service company, offering mortgage, title insurance, insurance, closing and relocation divisions.
Joining Horning on the 2009-2010 board of directors for The Realty Alliance are former Chairman Steve Baird of Baird and Warner of Chicago, Illinois; Secretary-Treasurer Peter Hunt of Hunt Real Estate Corporation of New York; President and CEO Craig Cheatham; Jon Coile of Champion Realty of Maryland, Stuart Elsea of Real Estate One of Detroit, Michigan; Larry Flick IV of Prudential Fox & Roach of Pennsylvania; Rosey Koberlein of Long Real Estate of Scottsdale, Arizona; Bob Moline of HomeServices of America of Minnesota; and Bert Waugh Jr. of Prudential Northwest of Washington.