With over 34 years of experience, Richard has won numerous real estate awards. He is currently Director At Large of the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) 2014-2015. A consistent top producer, he is within the top 1% of the Toronto Real Estate Board's 36,000 members. Richard is currently Past-President of the Board of Directors of the Toronto Real Estate Board and sits as a member of the MLS and Technology Council at the Canadian Real Estate Association. He is designated as an Accredited Buyer's Representative ABR, has his ePRO Designation and sits on the Advisory Council of REBAC at the National Association REALTORS® in the United States. He also sits as a Canadian representative on the Global Alliances Committee at NAR. He is often a guest speaker in Canada and the United States about the use of "Social Media in Real Estate" as well as “Engaging the International Buyer”. An early adopter of technology and social media he has a successful Blog, www.Torontoism.com, and is always happy to hear from you on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and SlideShare. Inman News named him one of the “Top 100 Most Influential people in Real Estate for 2013”.