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Luca Named 2015 Rhode Island REALTOR® of the Year

Warwick, RI... October 23, 2015 - The Rhode Island Association of Realtors (RIAR) has announced that Joseph Luca of RE/MAX Preferred in North Providence was chosen by his peers as the 2015 Rhode Island Realtor of the Year. The award recognizes one of more than 4000 Realtors throughout Rhode Island for their dedication to the Realtor organization and their local communities. The statewide winner is chosen from the winners of five regional Realtor of the Year awards.  Winners are chosen based on their demonstrated commitment to their local, state and national boards of Realtors, civic contributions and business accomplishments.

Luca has served in various leadership roles on the local, state and national Realtor associations, among them: 2014 President of the Northern Rhode Island Board of Realtors (NRIBR); Chair of the NRIBR Communications and Nominating Committees; Rhode Island Association of Realtors (RIAR) board member; 2015 co-chair of the RIAR Government Affairs Committee; and 2015 of the Realtor Political Action Committee Participation Council.  He is also an active member of several community and civic organizations including the Masonic Brotherhood’s Redwood Lodge #35, Saint Joseph’s Church, Mendon Road Woonsocket, Past Chairman of the Republican Town Committee and has coached in the Cumberland Youth Soccer Association.

“The Rhode Island Association of Realtors is honored to be able to recognize Joe Luca as the 2015 Rhode Island Realtor of the Year.  Joe has been an asset to so many individuals and organizations.  His accomplishments and dedication have elevated the entire Realtor community,” said Philip Tedesco, Chief Executive Office of the Rhode Island Association of Realtors.

Luca has been a recipient of the Northern Rhode Island Board of Realtors Diamond Award for Professional Sales and the RE/MAX Executive Award for outstanding sales performance and achievement.  A resident of Cumberland, RI, he holds a real estate license in Rhode Island and Massachusetts and is a graduate of Boston University.  

Other candidates for the 2015 Rhode Island Realtor of the Year award included Agueda Del Borgo of Places & Spaces Realty in Providence, Belinda Nattress of Keller Williams Realty Newport in Middletown, Greg Dantas of RI Real Estate Services in East Greenwich and Richard Carrubba of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in Newport.

 

 

About the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS®

The Rhode Island Association of REALTORS®, one of the largest trade organizations in Rhode Island with more than 5,000 members in approximately 850 offices, has been serving Rhode Islanders since 1948. Collectively, RI REALTORS® transacted nearly $5.1 billion in real estate sales last year. Advocating for Rhode Island's property owners, the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® provides a facility for professional development, research and exchange of information among its members and to the public and government for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system and the right to own real property.

The Association is one of more than 1,400 boards and associations that comprise the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). The National Association of Realtors®, “The Voice for Real Estate,” is America's largest trade association, representing over 1.1 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries and who subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics.

REALTOR® is a federally registered collective membership mark which identifies a real estate professional who is member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.