On July 28, 2020, Anthony Lamacchia, Broker/Owner of Lamacchia Realty, was named Vice-Chair of the National Association of Realtors Conventional Financing and a member of the Public Policy Coordinating Committee for 2021. This puts him in place to be the Chairperson in 2022. More than 100 committees determine NAR’s policy decisions and annual direction, providing a transparent and highly efficient avenue through which America’s 1.4 million REALTORS® – agents and brokers – are able to shape and influence the nation’s largest trade association.
“I’m incredibly proud to recognize Anthony Lamacchia, who has earned the honor and responsibility of vice chairing this NAR 2021 Committee,” said NAR’s 2021 President Charlie Oppler. “Selected from a number of highly qualified candidates, Anthony will serve a critical role that ensures NAR accurately reflects the will of America’s 1.4 million REALTORS®. As we strive to serve our clients, the dedication and commitment of people like Anthony allows this association to continue fighting so effectively for homeowners, homebuyers and private property rights in every corner of this country.”
Lamacchia selected based on criteria weighing industry experience and professional success was confirmed by incoming NAR President Charlie Oppler and First Vice President Leslie Rouda Smith as the National Conventional Financing and Policy Committee’s next President.
“After four years on this very interesting and effective committee, I am excited to be Vice-Chair in 2021! I am excited to help Pat Sury lead the committee and tackle the issues on behalf of all Realtors and homeowners nationwide.” –Anthony Lamacchia, 2021 Vice-Chair of NAR Conventional Financing Committee
Anthony was a member of the Real Valuations Committee in 2019 and sat on the State & Local Issues Policy Committee for the National Association of Realtors. Anthony has also served on the Greater Boston Association of Realtors Government affairs committee, the Northeast Association of Realtors Education Committee, and the National Association of REALTORS® Lending and Finance Committee from 2015 to 2019. In addition, Anthony is a President’s Circle member of the REALTORS® Political Action Committee, which gives financial support to members of Congress who support real estate causes.
He has been a member of the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors since 2013, served on the Government Affairs Committee since 2012, and served as Chair of the Committee in 2018. Anthony is also serving as the Greater Boston Association of Realtors RPAC Chairman in 2020 where he will lead the charge in involving more Realtors in RPAC.
In 2020, Anthony was awarded the MAR Private Property Rights Award and was also honored as a Forward Thinking – Futurist in the RISMedia Real Estate magazine and on RISMedia.com for his work in guiding agents to success with the company’s unprecedented training and top of the line CRM platform. In 2018, Anthony was nominated for Inman’s Most Innovative Broker-Owner due to the REAL Training Program and the growing online platform of how-to videos for real estate agents.
The National Association of REALTORS® is America’s largest trade association, representing more than 1.4 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.