Mike McMurray

Sanibel & Captiva Islands Association of REALTORS®

Interview Form for Leadership Position

Mike McMurray

Leadership Candidate Questions:

1.    Tell us about your background. 

I am a father of 3 girls (Sydney, Olivia and Mackenzie) and married to Annie McMurray for 23 years. I am a Realtor & Member of San Cap Board of Realtors for 26 Years. The company I represent and where my License is held with is Royal Shell Real Estate

2.    What do you consider to be the most important issue facing our industry today?

Technology, social media, person to person communication, professionalism & relationship building in a fast-growing impersonal world.

3.    In your opinion, what should the association emphasize during the next two years?

Technology, professional standards, realtor relationships/ working well together, a continued commitment and involvement towards our community.

4.    Describe your vision for the future of real estate. 

That we continue to stay ahead of technology w/pulse of the market information and knowledge, strong community involvement, and stronger focus on customer & professional relationships more than ever.

5.    Do you donate to RPAC? Do you believe that RPAC is helpful to our profession?

Yes. Yes, more than ever.

6.    Are you involved in community related activities?

Yes, I am a strong volunteer & board member for Valerie’s House, a non-profit that works with families & children grieving over the loss of a loved one.

7.    Describe the most responsible leadership position you have ever held, including outside of the real estate profession.

First, A father and husband. Second, hopefully looked at as a good example of a professional Real Estate salesperson committed to our profession by serving people and working with my peers in a positive manner. Third, a strong advocate for Valerie’s house & what we do to serve families & kids.

8.    How are you prepared to handle priority conflicts between business and association responsibilities?

I am making a commitment to serve the board and its members therefore I will uphold my commitment by preparing my schedule & time blocking, with this position always in mind.

9.    Are you aware of, and willing, to make the commitment of time involved with serving in a Board position (attendance at board meetings, association functions and social events)?

Yes

10. Can you attend state and national meetings?

Yes

11. Are you on any committees at Florida Realtors® or NAR? 

No, just our local board

12. Do you wish to pursue leadership positions in our Association?

Yes

13. Can you support decisions and recommendations of the Board even when they may not necessarily coincide with your own views?

Yes

14.  Do you believe the Association and MLS should remain independent of the other Associations and MLS in District 5?

Yes

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