The Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors (EBCBOR) has announced that, Alireza â€śAliâ€ť Memar, Broker of RE/MAX Select Properties in Fort Lee, N.J. was selected as its 2014 REALTORÂ® of the Year. Memar is being recognized for his outstanding achievement in serving the EBCBOR, the real estate profession and Bergen Countyâ€™s diverse resident population through his dedication to international real estate issues and education.
â€śEach year, winners of this award demonstrate a commitment to the real estate industry, the REALTORÂ® organization and local community,â€ť says Laura Rubinfeld, EBCBOR Chief Executive Officer. This year we are pleased to honor Ali Memar. His dedicated service makes him an exemplary nominee.â€ť
Memar has been a member of the Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORSÂ® since 2003. Currently serving as 2015 Treasurer, he has served as Chair of the Equal Opportunity/ Cultural Diversity Committee for 2 years. He was instrumental in launching EBCBORâ€™S Global Business Council, which has been named one of seven Gold councils by the National Association of REALTORSÂ®.
As a member of the EBCBOR Board of Directors, Memar has supported initiatives that have brought specialized classes and workshops to Bergen County REALTORSÂ® aligning them with the highest level of knowledge related to Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity business practices. Memar is a Certified International Property Specialist( CIPS) by the National Association of REALTORSÂ®.Â This designation represents an expertise for working with international buyers and sellers, foreign-born United States residents and cultural relativity.
Memar is a mentor to many young professionals. As broker of RE/MAX Select Properties, he helps educate young REALTORSÂ®, and has helped shaped the professionalism of the local industry through a commitment to Ethics training.
Memar was honored recently by the New Jersey REALTORSÂ® (NJARÂ®) at an awards ceremony during the Triple Play REALTORÂ® Convention & Trade Expo in Atlantic City.Â EBCBORâ€™S Past REALTORÂ® of the Year, Annekee Brahver Keely says, “Ali is the embodiment of REALTORÂ® values and professionalism, as a consistent recipient of the NJAR Circle of Excellence Sales Award, Ali is the exemplar of a successful practitioner.â€ť
The annual REALTORÂ® of the Year award recognizes one member of the Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors who demonstrates a commitment to the REALTORÂ® Code of Ethics, promotes good real estate practices among fellow real estate licensees and the general public, and dedicates time to perform charitable work in the community.
For more information, visit www.bergenboard.com.