David Clapp Honored as 2015 Realtor of the Year

David Clapp of RE/MAX Alliance Group in Sarasota, Florida, Named 2015 Realtor of the Year

Sarasota, FL, January 14, 2016 --(PR.com)-- David Clapp, RE/MAX Alliance Group Managing Broker and Director of Education, has been named 2015 Realtor® of the Year by the Realtor® Association of Sarasota and Manatee (RASM). The Realtor® of the Year is selected based upon the member’s lifetime contributions to RASM and Florida Realtors® (FR), as well as service to the community and business accomplishments.

Clapp has been very active in RASM activities dating back to 2006 and received the association’s Meritorious Service Award in 2010. He also lends his time and expertise on the state level with Florida Realtors®. Below are some of the numerous committees and projects on which he has served.

Clapp has been a major contributor to RASM's education efforts, serving as instructor for numerous classes on various topics. He volunteers his time with no compensation, and with 37 years in the real estate industry, his knowledge and experience has been an enormous help to the association for the past decade.

He is active in the community, teaching weekly at the Salvation Army of Sarasota. He has served for 12 years as the HOA President in the community where he lives.

Local Level

Professional Development Committee from 2006 to 2011 (Vice-Chair in 2007, Chair in 2008)

Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee from 2011 to 2016 (Vice-Chair in 2015, Chair in 2016)

Vendor Data Access from 2009 to 2010 (Chair both years)

Nominating Committee (2010 and 2013)

Realtor Safety Task Force in 2015

Chair of the Tech Expo Committee in 2010 and 2011

Board of Directors from 2007 to 2012 (Secretary 2009)

State Level

Realtor-Attorney Joint Committee (2014-2016)

FR-BAR Contract Sub Committee (2012- 2016)

Standard Forms Committee (2015)

Vice Chair of the Cordial Relations Realtor-Attorney Sub-Committee (2015)

Business Trends & Technology Committee (2012-2013)

Curriculum Committee (2014)

Contract Revision Committee (2011-2012)

Multiple years on FR Honor Society

Special appointment to represent FR on a CDC Panel on Drowning in 2011

RE/MAX Alliance Group is the #1 RE/MAX franchise in Florida for both transactions and sales volume. The company ranks #8 in the country and #19 in the world among RE/MAX offices, both based on transactions. With more than 300 agents and staff, RE/MAX Alliance Group offers residential and commercial real estate solutions throughout Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties, with offices in Sarasota, Bradenton, Anna Maria Island, University Park, Siesta Key, Venice, and Englewood. For more information, please visit www.alliancegroupfl.com.
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