New CEO Takes Helm at Florida Realtors®

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 7, 2019 – Florida Realtors® new Chief Executive Officer Margy Grant stands ready to meet the challenges of the coming year and help guide the state’s largest professional trade association to success.

“As our former chief operations officer and general counsel, Margy Grant brings to the table a wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise about Florida Realtors and our members,” says 2019 Florida Realtors President Eric Sain. “We’ve benefited from her dedication, her work ethic and her ability to connect with members across the state. We look forward to her leadership as Florida Realtors new CEO and the new opportunities it brings us.”

Grant, 43, is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and also holds the Realtor Association Certified Executive (RCE) designation, earning recognition for specialized industry knowledge as well as association achievements and experience. She is a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).

"As our former chief operations officer and general counsel, Margy Grant brings to the table a wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise about Florida Realtors and our members."

— 2019 Florida Realtors President Eric Sain

She earned her Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, at the Suffolk University School of Law in Boston and her bachelor’s degree in political science at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H. Grant is a member of the Florida Bar, Massachusetts Bar and the California Bar (inactive status). She joined Florida Realtors in 2005.

Looking to the future is key, Grant says: “The industry is constantly evolving, and Florida Realtors prides itself in providing products, tools and services that keep them moving forward.”

She says, “Florida Realtors is a truly member-centric association and I am honored to serve as their CEO. Florida Realtors’ legacy of promoting innovation and advocacy creates value for all of our members. I look forward to continuing to work with leadership, Realtor members and staff on many of the initiatives we currently have in place and new ones to come. I am proud that Florida Realtors has always had its focus on being the ‘Voice for Real Estate in Florida’ and the importance the industry has in moving the market forward.”

Grant and her husband, Matt, celebrated their 20th anniversary in 2018. They have a 14-year-old son and 12-year-old twins.

Florida Realtors®, formerly known as the Florida Association of Realtors®, serves as the voice for real estate in Florida. It provides programs, services, continuing education, research and legislative representation to its 180,000 members in 52 boards/associations. Florida Realtors® Media Center website is available at http://media.floridarealtors.org.

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