REALTOR® Deena Zimmerman was named as 2017 NAR commercial liaison at the Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Show held in Washington, D.C., last week.
Zimmerman’s role has her reporting to the national association’s leadership about actions and issues before the multitude of commercial real estate-oriented committees.
She’s the second Illinois REALTOR® in as many years to hold the high-profile role. REALTOR® Dan Wagner holds the position in 2016.
She says a goal for her time as liaison would be to enhance the visibility of commercial REALTORS® within NAR.
Zimemrman is a broker and vice president with SVN Chicago Commercial, and was given a 2012 National Commercial Award from NAR for her work promoting the commercial real estate industry. She earned a REALTOR® achievement award from the Chicago Association of REALTORS® and has been active with the Illinois Young Professionals Network.
A graduate of both the NAR and Illinois REALTORS® leadership development programs, Zimmerman has devoted time to REALTORS® to the Rescue, an organization which aids homeless pets in the Chicago area.
Zimmerman serves on the Illinois REALTORS® NAR Involvement Subcommittee, the YPN Advisory Committee and the Commercial/Industrial/Investment Committee (which she chaired in 2013 and 2014).
She has served on the NAR Directors Committee and Involvement Subcommittee.