DENVER (July 17) – The Board of Directors at Denver Metro Association of Realtors® (DMAR) proudly announced that it has named Brendan Bailey as the association’s incoming chief executive officer.
With a background in real estate leadership and a commitment to advocacy and community engagement, Bailey will join Colorado’s largest local Realtor® association beginning in August 2023. He spent the past four and a half years serving as the CEO of the Realtor® Association of Pioneer Valley (RAPV) in Springfield, Massachusetts, where he garnered national recognition through his exceptional leadership in association advocacy and community involvement.
As the CEO of DMAR, Bailey will play a pivotal role in advancing the association’s mission to support and empower real estate professionals in the Denver Metro area. He will work closely with DMAR’s Board of Directors and staff to strengthen advocacy efforts, enhance member services and foster professional growth and development.
“Brendan is a visionary, forward-thinking and member-centric leader,” said Jessica Reinhardt Vitcenda, President of the DMAR Board of Directors. “He has an intrinsic and progressive understanding of our Realtor® culture and business, as well as the expertise to continue to elevate the association in a valuable and meaningful way. This will benefit our members and the organization as a whole — which ultimately continues to positively contribute to the home buying and selling experience in the Denver Metro market.”
Originally hailing from Durham, North Carolina, Bailey has a passion for fostering positive change within the real estate industry. Prior to his tenure in Massachusetts, Bailey served as the chief operating officer at the Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors® (RRAR) in Cary, North Carolina.
Over the years, he has regularly received accolades for his outstanding contributions. He is recognized as an RPAC Golden R President’s Circle investor and will be inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2024. Furthermore, Bailey’s dedication and leadership earned him the prestigious 2019 NAR Association Executive (AE) Leaders of Tomorrow Young Professional Award.