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the NC REALTORS® Government Affairs team are the leading advocates at the local, state, and national levels.

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14,000+ NC REALTORS® took action on state and federal Calls for Action in 2017.

As the only voice specifically focused on protecting North Carolina’s real estate industry, the NC REALTORS® Government Affairs team are the leading advocates at the local, state, and national levels. Through legislative and regulatory engagement, political involvement, political fundraising through NC REALTORS® PAC, and consumer outreach through the NC Homeowners Alliance, the REALTOR® voice is there to protect YOUR business and YOUR industry.

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    Government Affairs Contacts
    • Mark Zimmerman, Senior Vice President of External Affairs Mark Zimmerman
      Senior Vice President of External Affairs
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      Contact Mark Zimmerman for help with: Government Affairs issues, Media inquiries.

    • Michael Landes headshot Michael Landes
      Director of Political Operations
      (919) 573-0984 x384
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      Contact Michael Landes for help with: NC Homeowners Alliance, Independent Expenditure campaigns, Broker Involvement Program, Economic development, REALTORS® Commercial Alliance, Economic Development Committee, Global Network, Issues Mobilization.

    • Katharine Wendt
      State Grassroots Coordinator and Regional Government Affairs Director
      (919) 573-0988 x388
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      Contact Katharine Wendt for help with: NC Homeowners Alliance, State Political Coordinators (SPCs), Regional government issues in Johnston, Wayne, Wilson, Nash, Edgecombe, Halifax and Northampton counties.

    • Kristin Nash
      Director of Political Fundraising
      (919) 573-0995 x305
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      Contact Kristin Nash for help with: NC REALTORS® PAC fundraising, State candidate funding, Corporate fundraising oppurtunities, NC REALTORS® PAC Trustees, Federal Political Coordinators (FPCs).

    • Jordan Forrest headshot Jordan Forrest
      Political Fundraising Manager
      (919) 573-0991 x301
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      Contact Jordan Forrest for help with: NC REALTORS® PAC fundraising and events, Local candidate funding.

    • Seth Palmer headshot Seth Palmer
      External Communications & Regulatory Affairs Director
      (919) 573-0992 x302
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      Contact Seth Palmer for help with: Regulatory issues, Public relations, NC REALTORS® Appraisal Section.

    • Marcus Slade Marcus Slade
      Government Affairs Assistant

    • Nicole Arnold headshot Nicole Arnold
      Director of Local Government Affairs
      (336) 808-4237 x237
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      Contact Nicole Arnold for help with: Shared and Regional Government Affairs Director Program.

    • Troi Bachmann
      Local Government Affairs Director
      (336) 808-4223 x233
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      Contact Troi Bachmann for help with: Local government Issues in the Winston-Salem area.

    • Hannah Brinson Headshot Hannah Brinson
      Regional Government Affairs Director
      336-217-1050 x. 102
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      Contact Hannah Brinson for help with: Regional government Issues in south central North Carolina.

    • Stephen Bradford
      Local Government Affairs Director
      (336) 550-4421 x161
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      Contact Stephen Bradford for help with: Local government Issues in the Mid-Carolinas area, Regional government issues in north central North Carolina.

    • Mike Butrum Michael Butrum
      Local Government Affairs Director
      336-550-4423 x.101
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      Contact Michael Butrum for help with: Local government issues in Asheville and surrounding areas.

    • Porter Graham Porter Graham
      Local Government Affairs Director
      336-550-4422 x. 103
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      Contact Porter Graham for help with: Local government issues in the Outer Banks area.

    • Nick Scarci headshot Nick Scarci
      Local Government Affairs Director
      (336) 808-4234 x234
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      Contact Nick Scarci for help with: Local government issues in the Greater Greensboro and High Point areas.


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