|Pittsfield Realtor Named 2017 Massachusetts Realtor of the Year|
|12:56PM / Friday, September 22, 2017|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Barb Davis-Hassan, president of Barb Hassan Realty in Pittsfield, has been named the Massachusetts Realtor of the Year for 2017. Davis-Hassan was presented the award at Massachusetts Association of Realtor's Professional Awards Reception, which was held Sept. 14 at the DoubleTree Hilton in Milford.
The state’s Realtor of the Year is selected annually from among the nominees of the 13 local associations of Realtors and more than 24,000 Realtors in Massachusetts. Judging for the award is based on service to the local community, business accomplishments, and service to the Realtors organization on the local, state and national levels.
"Barb Davis-Hassan has been a vocal advocate for the commercial real estate industry, as well as Realtors and the communities they serve across the state," said Massachusetts Association of Realtors 2017 President Paul Yorkis, president of Patriot Real Estate in Medway. "She is well known in her area and among her fellow Realtors for her dedication to the organization and giving spirit."
Davis-Hassan is the immediate past president of the Realtors Commercial Alliance of Massachusetts. She has been a member of the local association's Professional Standards Committee and served on its Core Standards Team.
On the state level, Davis-Hassan is a member of the Member Benefits Committee. In the past, she has served on the Government Affairs and Forms Content Advisory Committees, as well as the Diversity Task Force and Private Property Protection Fund Subcommittee. Davis-Hassan has also served on the MAR Board of Directors for several years.
On the national level, Davis-Hassan serves on the Federal Financing and Housing Policy Committees.
A Realtor since 1989, this is the second straight year Davis-Hassan has been nominated as a Realtor of the Year by the Realtors Commercial Alliance of Massachusetts. In 2008, she was named the Berkshire REALTORS Realtor of the Year.