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Brenda L. Marchwicki Installed as 2017 President of the R.I. Association of Realtors

Marchwicki-BrendaWarwick, RI – The Rhode Island Association of Realtors has announced that Brenda L. Marchwicki, GRI, SRES, CRS, has been installed as 2017 President of the 4900-member organization. She is the Principal Broker and Owner of BisMarc Properties, LLC in Providence, Rhode Island.

Marchwicki was the immediate past Chairperson of the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation’s Real Estate Commission. She also served as the 2013 President of the Greater Providence Board of REALTORS® and as a board member of the Providence Diocese Real Estate Division.

An active member of the community, she was the first female President of the 100 Club of Rhode Island, a charitable organization which provides financial assistance to the families of police officers, fire fighters and paramedics who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

Marchwicki is a licensed REALTOR® in Rhode Island and Massachusetts and a licensed auctioneer in Rhode Island. A consistent top producer and recipient of Circle of Excellence Awards from the Greater Providence Board of Realtors, she graduated from Katherine Gibbs and continued her education at Johnson and Wales University. She resides with her husband, Edward, in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

Other 2017 officers recently installed by the Realtor Association include: President-elect, Joseph Luca of RE/MAX Preferred in North Providence; Vice President, Danielle Thompson of RE/MAX River’s Edge in Bristol; Treasurer, Dean deTonnancourt of HomeSmart Professionals Real Estate in Warwick; and Secretary, Shannon Buss of William Raveis Real Estate in Newport.

About the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS®

The Rhode Island Association of REALTORS®, one of the largest trade organizations in Rhode Island with nearly 5,000 members in approximately 800 offices, has been serving Rhode Islanders since 1948. Advocating for Rhode Island’s property owners, the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® provides a facility for professional development, research and exchange of information among its members and to the public and government for the purpose of preserving the free enterprise system and the right to own real property.

The Association is one of more than 1,400 boards and associations that comprise the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). The National Association of Realtors®, “The Voice for Real Estate,” is America’s largest trade association, representing over 1.1 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries and who subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics.

REALTOR® is a federally registered collective membership mark which identifies a real estate professional who is member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.