SAN FRANCISCO, California - The San Francisco Association of REALTORS® is pleased to announce the appointment of Walter T. Baczkowski Jr., CAE, RCE as its Chief Executive Officer. Walt Baczkowski is a 31-year REALTOR® Association Executive who served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Point2 Technologies, an international MLS data syndication firm. Prior to this position, Walt served as CEO for the Metropolitan Consolidated Association of REALTORS® (Detroit), the New Jersey Association of REALTORS®, and the San Diego Association of REALTORS®.
SFAR Past President Jeffery Woo stated, "SFAR is fortunate to have been able to attract such an experienced CEO with a proven track record of leadership and accomplishment. As SFAR continues its mission of service to our REALTOR® members and toward the promotion of homeownership, we look forward to Walt's guidance and management of the Association in a technologically and politically changing world."
Walt Baczkowski stated, "The San Francisco Association of REALTORS® is a tremendous organization with a history of member services as well as member involvement. I am extremely fortunate to return to association management with such a terrific Association."
SFAR conducted an eight week, national search for its new CEO with the help of Jerry Matthews, a national executive recruiting advisor. Walt Baczkowski commenced work with SFAR on January 15, 2013.