About

Bob BemisBob Bemis

Procuring Cause Advisors (July 2013 to Present)

  • Consulting Services to the real estate industry.
  • Conference speaker, panel moderator
  • Strategic Planning facilitator
  • Temporary Chief Executive services

VP Partner Relations – Zillow (February 2012 to July 2013)

  • Built bridges to Zillow’s partners in the industry, including MLSs, Associations of REALTORS, brokers and agents. Fostered a spirit of cooperation that has sometimes been missing in the dialog between licensed practitioners, their support organizations and the rest of the industry.
  • Named by Inman News as “100 Most Influential Leaders in Real Estate” for 2013

CEO – Arizona Regional MLS, Tempe, AZ (October 2007 to February 2012)

  • Representative on the NAR’s MLS Issues and Policy Committee; served on Presidential Advisory Group studying IDX use in Social Media
  • Director on the board of the Council of Multiple Listing Services, a national association of MLSs
  • Interim president of the MLS Domains Association, an organization seeking to acquire the Dot.MLS top level domain for exclusive use by MLS systems
  • Named by Inman News as “100 Most Influential Leaders in Real Estate” for 2011

Vice President of Customer Care for MRIS, in Washington DC/Baltimore (2001-2007)

  • Charged with planning both long and short-term strategies, developing policies, managing sales and customer relationship efforts, and implementing new products and services for Realtor® member agents and brokers

Director of Marketing and Product Management, Interealty (now part of CoreLogic/Marketlinx)  (1997-2001)

  • a leading provider of information technologies and MLS systems to the real estate industry.

Director of Information Services for the Chicago Association of REALTORS® Multiple Listing Service (ne: North Side Real Estate Board)

Before Real Estate

  • For the 20 years prior to real estate, was a production executive in the television industry and count among my accomplishments a regional Emmy® award for excellence in television directing.

Graduate of The Ohio State University (Go Bucks!), with a BA degree in Communication and minors in Mathematics and English.

CONTACT:
BobBemis@Gmail.com
206-774-9954 (Office)
480-544-3225 (Cell)

Time Zone:  Pacific (Seattle)

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