Andrew Sims Named CEO of Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS®

Published Thursday, March 14, 2019 8:00 am

March 14, 2019 – Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® (RRAR) Board of Directors has appointed Andrew Sims, RCE, CIPS, PSA as Chief Executive Officer following a nationwide search. He will assume the day-to-day leadership of the Association and will also serve as President of the Triangle Multiple Listing Service (TMLS).

Sims previously served as the Chief Executive Officer of Dayton REALTORS® and the Dayton REALTORS® MLS in Dayton, Ohio. While in Dayton his focus was centered around promoting and furthering the power and position of the REALTOR® brand in the areas of economic development, community improvement, and data collaboration. 

“The Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® is honored to welcome Andrew to lead our Association into the future,” said Renee Smith, 2019 RRAR President. “We are extremely excited and optimistic as he brings RRAR to the next level moving forward.”

While in Ohio, Sims served as the chair of the Ohio REALTORS® state Global Business Council as well as the Association Executive representative on the Ohio REALTORS® Executive Committee. Additionally, Sims serves on the REALTOR® Property Resource (RPR) Board of Directors as well as the Sentrilock and REALTOR.COM Advisory Boards.

"I am excited to join the long-standing history of excellence in advocacy, community partnerships, and professionalism that the REALTORS®, members, and staff of RRAR bring to the real estate industry," Sims said. "I'm looking forward to connecting with public officials and elected leaders to find new exciting ways to grow the community and make our REALTORS® the voice of real estate and business in growing this great community."

“Our Search Committee focused on leadership and industry knowledge in the process of looking for our next CEO,” said John Wood, Search Committee Chair and RRAR Past President. “We were thrilled to find Andrew possessed these skills as well as the passion and energy that our REALTOR® Members deserve.”

Media Contact: Casey Angel, APR, CIPS, Director of Communications - [email protected] • (919) 654-5400

About the Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS®
Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® is one of the largest professional associations of real estate brokers and sales associates conducting business in North Carolina since 1924, with a focus on the Raleigh Region. RRAR provides professional development, advanced education programs, ethical guidance, and many more services to over 8200 members in support of its commitment to the real estate industry. For more information, please visit:

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