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


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
    • Cady Thomas Cady Thomas
      Senior Vice President of Government Affairs
      (919) 573-0996 x306
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      Contact Cady Thomas for help with: Legislative issues.

    • 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.

    • Nicole Arnold Nicole Arnold
      Director of Community Outreach & Local Government Affairs
      (336) 808-4237 x237
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      Contact Nicole Arnold for help with: The Housing Foundation or affordable housing, Workforce Housing Specialist Program, Shared Local Government Affairs Director Program, Matching grants and regional grants.

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

    • Kristin Nash
      Director of Political Fundraising
      (919) 573-0995 x305
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      Contact Kristin Nash for help with: State candidate funding, Fundraising for NC REALTORS® PAC and the Property Rights Fund, NC REALTORS® PAC Trustees.

    • Jordan Forrest Jordan Forrest
      Political Fundraising Manager
      (919) 573-0991 301
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      Contact Jordan Forrest for help with: Fundraising for NC REALTORS® PAC.

    • Michael Landes 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, REALTORS® Commercial Alliance, Global Network.

    • Troi Hicks
      Local Government Affairs Director
      (336) 808-4223
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      Contact Troi Hicks for help with: Local Government Issues.

    • Nick Scarci Nick Scarci
      Local Government Affairs Director
      (336) 808-4234 x234
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      Contact Nick Scarci for help with: Local government issues.

    • Stephen Bradford
      Local Government Affairs Director
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      Contact Stephen Bradford for help with: Local Government Issues.

    • Katharine Wendt
      State Grassroots Coordinator
      919-573-0988 x. 388
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      Contact Katharine Wendt for help with: Grassroots mobilization.

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