Statewide real estate association elects Jay Mitchell as 2018 president
Jay Mitchell, managing broker with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty of Virginia Beach, has been elected as the 2018 president of the Virginia Realtors.
Mitchell will succeed Claire Forcier-Rowe as the elected leader of what is the largest trade association in the state of Virginia with more than 33,000 members. He will assume his new post in November.
Since beginning his real estate career in 2004, Mitchel has been active with the Realtor community. He led the National Association of Realtors federal political coordinator (FPC) team for U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine in 2016, and served as the Virginia Realtors FPC for former U.S. Rep. Glenn Nye. In addition, Mitchell is on the FPC team for U.S. Rep. Bobby Scott.
Mitchell also has chaired the organization’s Strategic Planning Committee, Public Policy Committee, and Legislative Bill Review Committee. He has served on the Virginia Realtors board of directors since 2013.
In 2016, Mitchell was selected as Broker/Manager of the Year by the Hampton Roads Realtors Association. Currently, he is a licensed real estate broker in Virginia, North Carolina, and Nebraska.