WAV Group proudly announces that Victor Lund, Marilyn Wilson and Bondilyn Jolly have been recognized as RISMedia 2024 Real Estate Newsmakers for their outstanding contributions to the real estate industry. The designation places them among a select group of key influencers acknowledged for their newsworthy endeavors that positively impact consumers and communities.

RISMedia, a leading provider of U.S. real estate news and information services, unveiled its prestigious list of over 300 Real Estate Newsmakers on February 1st. The honorees were revealed in an online directory on RISMedia.com and featured in the February issue of Real Estate magazine. The Newsmakers were chosen by RISMedia’s executive and editorial teams and span various categories, including Influencers, Trailblazers, Futurists, Achievers, Crusaders, Luminaries, and the esteemed Hall of Fame inductees.

John Featherston, Founder, CEO, and Publisher of RISMedia, commended this year’s cohort, recognizing their exceptional accomplishments amid the dynamic real estate landscape. He emphasized the importance of celebrating the industry’s creativity, innovation, and philanthropic efforts, particularly during challenging times.

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Marilyn Wilson, a founding partner of WAV Group and a pioneering leader in the real estate sector, has been instrumental in shaping the real estate landscape through her thought leadership and strategic insights. With a background in global marketing and product development, Marilyn brings a wealth of experience to the table. Her work at WAV Group and her involvement in initiatives as President of RETechnology.com have contributed significantly to advancing innovation and growth within the industry.

“Receiving the RISMedia 2024 Real Estate Newsmaker designation is a tremendous honor,” Wilson said. “At WAV Group, we strive to empower real estate professionals with strategic insights and innovative solutions. This recognition underscores the importance of our collective efforts in shaping the future of the industry. I am grateful to be part of such a dynamic community of change makers.”

Victor Lund, also a founding partner of WAV Group, stands out for his exceptional expertise and commitment to driving innovation. As the founder and managing partner of WAV Group, Victor has played a pivotal role in guiding brokers, networks, and franchises through successful acquisitions, market research, and technology optimization. His strategic vision and unwavering dedication have earned him a reputation as a sought-after consultant and mentor within the industry.

“I am deeply honored to be recognized as a RISMedia 2024 Real Estate Newsmaker,” said Lund. “This acknowledgment reaffirms our commitment at WAV Group to drive innovation and excellence within the real estate industry. I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to meaningful change and look forward to continuing our mission of creating waves of positive impact.”

Both Lund and Wilson epitomize excellence and leadership in their respective roles, embodying WAV Group’s commitment to creating waves of positive change in real estate. Their inclusion as RISMedia 2024 Real Estate Newsmakers reaffirms their status as influential figures driving industry-wide transformation.

Bondilyn Jolly is a highly accomplished marketing expert with a proven track record of driving business growth through innovative marketing strategies. Jolly heads WAV Group’s marketing services sector. Throughout her career, Bondilyn has worked with top brokerages, franchises, tech companies and real estate organizations in the nation to develop and execute high-level marketing campaigns.

“I am truly humbled and honored to be named a RISMedia Real Estate Newsmaker,” Jolly said. “This recognition not only reflects my personal journey but also underscores the collective efforts of our team at WAV Group and the industry at large to push boundaries and embrace positive change.”

RISMedia will celebrate this year’s Real Estate Newsmakers, including the Hall of Fame inductees, at the upcoming Newsmakers Reception & Dinner on September 5th at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event, held in conjunction with the 2024 CEO & Leadership Exchange, promises to be a celebration of the industry’s brightest minds and trailblazers.

In response to the recognition, Managing Partners, Victor Lund and Marilyn Wilson, as well as partner, Bondilyn Jolly, expressed gratitude for the honor and reaffirmed their commitment to advancing diversity, innovation, and excellence in real estate.