SAN DIEGO, CALIF., NOVEMBER 9, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ – The Constellation Real Estate Group, a collective of 9 real estate technology companies, is pleased to announce that Jack Markham, General Manager of Z57, Inc. and Zurple, Inc. has been selected as an RISMedia 2019 Real Estate Newsmaker. RISMedia, the leader in real estate news and information, announced the 2019 Class of Real Estate Newsmakers in October and will be showcasing the awardees in its upcoming news and magazine coverage, and with an event to be held next year in Washington, D.C.
RISMedia’s Real Estate Newsmaker Awards recognize those individuals who are making headlines as a result of their newsworthy contributions to the real estate industry, and their efforts to positively affect the consumers and communities they serve.
“RISMedia’s Real Estate Newsmaker Awards honor the industry’s real newsmakers—the people who are positively affecting our industry and the millions of consumers we serve,” said RISMedia Founder, President and CEO John Featherston. “Our industry promotes and provides consumers with a pathway to responsible homeownership. Over the past three-plus decades, RISMedia has covered, chronicled and celebrated the professionals making news in real estate, and we are honored to continue to formalize these honors with the 2019 annual RISMedia Real Estate Newsmaker Awards.”
A call for Newsmaker nominations was put forth to the industry this past summer and winners were selected by RISMedia editors for a range of accomplishments, including, but not limited to:
- Advancing the industry
- Impacting change
- Technology achievements
- Diversity and inclusion
- Business accomplishments and growth
- Humanitarian efforts
- Industry activism and support
- Thought leadership and influence
- Excellence in customer service
- Creativity and innovation
The exclusive group of more than 200 Real Estate Newsmakers selected by RISMedia for the 2019 Class will be showcased in the December 2018 issue of RISMedia’s Real Estate magazine and online at RISMedia.com, with a select group to be recognized and inducted into RISMedia’s Real Estate Newsmakers Hall of Fame at RISMedia’s 2019 Real Estate Newsmaker Awards Reception & Dinner at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., in May 2019, held in conjunction with the National Association of REALTORS® mid-year REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.
“My team and I have done a tremendous amount of work over the last year to focus on our clients and the value we are bringing to agents in this industry. We have re-built both companies around being obsessed with agents and their success month in month out. We have challenged every employee to bring more to the table for our clients to ensure we are truly seen as a partner to their business every day. It is a great and humbling experience to be recognized for the work we have done so far, and the impact being made in Real Estate.”
RISMedia launched the first annual Newsmakers Awards in 2018 with an inaugural Hall of Fame: National Association of REALTORS® Chief Executive Officer Bob Goldberg; HomeServices of America Chairman and CEO Ron Peltier; Howard Hanna Real Estate Services Chief Executive Officer Helen Hanna Casey; HSF Affiliates Vice President of Diversity & Inclusion Teresa Palacios Smith; RE/MAX Boone Realty CEO and National Association of REALTORS® 2018 President Elizabeth Mendenhall; Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Rand Realty General Manager and Chief Creative Officer Joseph Rand; and HomeSmart International Founder and Chief Executive Officer Matt Widdows. The group of real estate luminaries were honored at an awards reception and dinner the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
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For more than 38 years, RISMedia has provided the residential real estate industry with news, trends and business development strategies through its flagship publication, Real Estate magazine; its leading website, RISMedia.com; its popular Housecall blog; and its legendary networking and educational events, including: RISMedia’s CEO Exchange; RISMedia’s Power Broker Forum, Reception & Dinner; and RISMedia’s Newsmaker Awards. Through RISMedia’s content programs – including ACE, a turn-key social media content system – real estate professionals share thousands of articles, infographics and videos each day created by RISMedia editors and contributors, helping them influence hundreds of thousands of consumers as they consider buying and/or selling a home.
About RISMedia’s Real Estate Newsmaker Awards
RISMedia’s Real Estate Newsmaker Awards are designed to recognize those individuals making headlines as a result of their newsworthy contributions to the residential real estate industry, and their efforts to positively affect real estate professionals and the consumers and communities they serve. For more than three decades, RISMedia has been covering those making news in real estate through its print and online media vehicles, and is now formally honoring those individuals through the annual Newsmaker Awards Reception & Dinner.
About the Constellation Real Estate Group
Constellation Real Estate Group is a collective of real estate technology companies service over 500,000 real estate agents and hundreds of Real Estate Brokerages across North America and Canada. Companies in the Constellation Real Estate portfolio include Z57 Internet Solutions, Zurple, Market Leader, Constellation Web Solutions, Birdview Real Estate Platform, Sharper Agent, Diverse Solutions, Relocation Specialist, Emphasys, Real Estate Digital and Baynet. For more information, visit https://www.constellationreg.com/