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CRS Massachusetts Chapter: Boston Broker Elected President

CRSWALTHAM, Mass. January, 2014 Joe Schutt, CRS, a broker-owner with Unit Realty Group Services in Boston, has been elected 2014 president of the Massachusetts Chapter of the Council of Residential Specialists, a not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS. As chapter president, Schutt manages the chapters activities and acts as a liaison between her regional vice president, the Councils leadership team and staff.

The Massachusetts chapter is one of 57 chapters that provide educational opportunities for REALTORS, promote the Council and the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) Designation, assist the Council in achieving its purposes and objectives, plan community service projects and provide a forum for the exchange of information.

Schutt, a Certified Residential Specialists (CRS), Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR), ePro and Green designee, began his career in real estate in 2003 as a sales agent before he founded Unit Realty Group, a forward thinking Boston-based boutique brokerage in 2012.

Schutt has served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of REALTORS (NAR), Massachusetts Association of REALTORS (MAR), the Greater Boston Association of REALTORS (GBAR). Schutt has also been recognized for industry excellence: Greater Boston Association of REALTORS Realtor of the Year award finalist 2011-13 and Realtor Spirit award winner, 2011. Schutts involvement extends to chairing many committees within his local REALTOR organization including Technology, Education, Strategic Planning, Communications, Business Development, Social Media Task Force and the Young Professionals Network for both MAR and GBAR.

About the Council of Residential Specialists (CRS): The Council of Residential Specialists is a not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS comprised of more than 31,000 members. It awards the CRS designation to experienced REALTORS who have completed advanced professional training and demonstrated outstanding professional achievement in residential real estate.