I am SO happy to announce that Jason Sanchez has been promoted to CEO of the Greater El Paso Association of REALTORS(R). We have worked with Jason for years. He is one on the most progressive and thoughtful leaders I have met in our industry. He has a humility blended with a passion for our industry that makes him a GREAT leader! I absolutely can’t wait to see how GEPAR will continue to evolve with his Jason’s energy!

We will miss Sharron Ramirez too. She is an amazing leader and has done a great job of developing her team to be prepared to assume the reins seamlessly! She will be missed for sure. I wish you the best Sharron in your next adventure!

Read the full press release below!

GEPAREl Paso, TX — (December, 12th, 2017) —At the end of 2017 the Greater El Paso Association of REALTORS® will be seeing the retirement of long time CEO Sharron Ramirez. Sharron Ramirez has led the association for over seventeen years as the Chief Executive Officer. During her tenure the Greater El Paso Association of REALTORS® has grown to become the largest trade association in El Paso, TX. With over two thousand members. Current MLS Director Jason Sanchez has been chosen to take over as the new CEO.

Current REALTOR(R) Board President Dan Olivas commented on Sharron Ramirez’s retirement. ”While we are sad to have Sharron Ramirez retire, she leaves the association in great shape. We wish her the best in a well-deserved retirement.”  

Coming in as the new CEO will be industry veteran Jason Sanchez. Renowned nationwide for his work within the MLS Industry. Jason brings with him over sixteen years of experience within the association. He currently sits on multiple boards and councils. Which include Corelogic, Zillow, CMLS & Project Upstream. Jason hopes to continue his work into making the local association among the most progressive in the nation.

Jason commented: “I would like to thank the Greater El Paso Association of REALTORS’s leadership for having the confidence and trust to choose me as GEPAR’s next CEO. I promise to continue the standard of excellence that GEPAR has established as an organization. I am deeply humbled and excited for the future and I will work tirelessly each and every day with our leadership, staff and members to take this association to new heights!”

Board President Dan Olivas is very optimistic of the transition. “Jason has served the association as MLS director for over ten years. Jason has established a national reputation as a visionary and leader in the MLS Industry. Jason has mentored under Sharron for serval years and his transition to the executive director will be seamless. The future of the largest trade association in the city is in good hands with Jason Sanchez as its new CEO.”

Current CEO Sharron Ramirez will officially retire December 31st with Jason Sanchez officially taking the position on January 2nd, 2018. REALTORS® and Staff are all looking forward in our Associations continued growth and involvement in our community.

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The Greater El Paso Association of REALTORS® is one of the first local associations founded by the National Association of REALTORS® in 1916. For 100 years GEPAR has worked hard to not only insure the protection of private property rights, but also the expansion of the opportunity for home ownership in the borderland.