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Broker Public Portal Adds Four New Members to Board

By |2018-04-30T09:22:24+00:00April 30th, 2018|Main category|0 Comments

Redfin. KW. Keyes. Metrolist.

Executives with these four real estate industry-leading firms just joined the BPP Board of Managers. It’s akin to the automobile industry announcing that representatives from Tesla, GM, Audi and Johnson Controls just joined a Board that’s collaborating on their industry’s most pressing cutting-edge initiative.

This is a blue-chip list of leaders of today and tomorrow by any measure:

  • Bill Miller, CEO of Metrolist Services, Inc.
  • Kathleen Manchin, Director of Industry Relations/Corporate Counsel of Keller Williams Realty International
  • Chelsea Goyer, VP of Recruiting, Partner Programs & MLS Relations of Redfin
  • Christina Pappas, District Sales Manager of The Keyes Company

I’ll bet there’s a buzz brewing among a lot of real estate disruptors and naysayers who counted the traditional real estate industry down and out. Hardly. Just look at what’s happening these last few months at BPP with Homesnap.

You hear that roar? There’s momentum building and BPP is north of 125+ MLSs that serve more than 850,000 Realtors® nationwide. And growing. Rapidly. Just wait until you hear what’s been happening with BPP with Homesnap in Seattle! Stay tuned.

Here’s the full news release:

Broker Public Portal Announces Four New Board of Managers

For Immediate Release

Arroyo Grande, CA, April 30, 2018 – Four new members have joined the Broker Public Portal (BPP) Board of Managers, the organization announced today. The BPP is owned and operated by real estate brokerages and MLSs and is delivering with Homesnap benefits to more than 800,000 real estate professionals in America today.

Joining the Broker Public Portal Board of Managers are Bill Miller, CEO of Metrolist Services, Inc.; Kathleen Manchin, Director of Industry Relations/Corporate Counsel of Keller Williams Realty International; Chelsea Goyer, VP of Recruiting, Partner Programs & MLS Relations of Redfin; and Christina Pappas, District Sales Manager of The Keyes Company.

Kathleen ManchinBill MillerChristina PappasChelsa Goyer

“Bringing Bill, Kathleen, Chelsea, and Christina onto our board is an incredible addition of outstanding talent in both breadth of perspective and depth of knowledge,” said Merle Whitehead, Chairman of the BPP and Chairman, New York State of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services.

“Together, as a board, we will continue to make sure Broker Public Portal continues to deliver and improve what millions of consumers and hundreds of thousands of agents have demonstrated they want,” he added.

The Broker Public Portal Board of Managers by charter includes a “fair and balanced group of executives who represent the interests of large brokers (5), medium brokers (3), small brokers (2), independent managers (2) and multiple listing service organizations (MLSs – 4).” Agent count of participating firms establishes the size of brokerages eligible.

The nominating committee of the board has seven of the current directors and was chaired by Joan Docktor of BHHS Fox and Roach REALTORS. The board has staggered terms of three and two years in each category.

2018 Board of Managers includes:

Merle Whitehead, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services (Chairman)
John Mosey, NorthstarMLS (Vice Chairman)
Rebecca Jensen, Midwest Real Estate Data
Bill Miller, Metrolist
Tim Dain, MARIS
Gurtej Sodhi, Crye-Leike
Mary Frances Burleson, Ebby Halliday Realtors
Kathleen Manchin, Keller Williams
Joan Docktor, Fox and Roach Realtors
Craig McClelland, BHGRE Metro Brokers
Chelsea Goyer, Redfin
Pat Shea, Lyon Real Estate
Christina Pappas, The Keyes Company,
Paul Wells, RE/MAX Barrington
Andy Starck, Starck Real Estate
Alon Chaver, HomeServices of America
Craig Cheatham, The Realty Alliance

Departing board members include Cameron Paine, formerly of Smart MLS; Cary Sylvester, formerly of Keller Williams; Richard Haase formerly of Latter and Blum, and Mitch Ribak of Tropical Realty. “We are deeply appreciative of all of these past board members for all of the time, energy and contributions to the success of the BPP,” Whitehead said.

About Broker Public Portal

Broker Public Portal, LLC is a collaborative effort owned and operated by real estate brokerages and MLSs to deliver with Homesnap a better home search experience defined by simplicity, integrity and common sense. Homesnap provides the same comprehensive, real-time data directly from the MLS used by real professionals, the people who sell homes, not ads. Broker Public Portal with Homesnap follows industry-defined Fair Display Guidelines: there are no display ads from other agents or brokers on one’s listings, and all inquiries are sent to the listing agent or broker for free. More information can be found at http://www.brokerpublicportal.com and https://www.homesnap.com/bpp.

About Homesnap

Used by millions of consumers, Homesnap is the highest-rated mobile real estate app. Homesnap Pro, the professional version of Homesnap, is also the fastest-growing mobile app for agents – now available to every agent in over 120 MLSs with over 800,000 members. Homesnap with Broker Public Portal is ad-free. It is the only national online home search experience that gives consumers access to the same MLS information as the professional REALTOR®: comprehensive, accurate and timely real estate property information available, including listing data, property tax records, census data, geographic boundaries and more. Learn more at Homesnap.com.

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