London, ON – The London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) Board of Directors is pleased to announce London REALTOR® Jeff Nethercott will serve as its President in 2018. Nethercott is the Broker of Record/Owner of Royal LePage Triland Community Realty, and he has been a REALTOR® with LSTAR since 2007.
“I am very excited to serve our membership in this leadership role,” said Jeff Nethercott, LSTAR 2018 President. “Last year was an unprecedented year for real estate across the region. There are many initiatives in the pipeline at LSTAR, as we focus on strengthening our business and community partnerships to enhance the services we provide to the consumers and communities in London and St. Thomas.”
Nethercott demonstrated his passion for community collaboration by taking a lead role as a member of the inaugural Board of Governors for the Ontario Collective, a group of 13 real estate boards and associations across Ontario focused on delivering robust data, tools, and the best available technology to support over 5,000 REALTORS®, including LSTAR REALTOR® Members. LSTAR was part of the Collective’s first phase launch of a brand new enhanced regional MLS® System in October 2017, to better serve consumers.
Nethercott is the Chair of LSTAR’s Education Committee and sits on the LSTAR Statistical Analysis Task Force. He also serves on the Association’s Arbitration Committee and Brokers Issues Advisory Group, as well as the Executive Committee, Governance Committee, and Government Relations Advisory Group.
A native of the London region, Nethercott earned an honours BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University. He is a strong advocate for improving the community he lives in and is involved in community groups and charitable events within London, and an active supporter of Women’s Shelters in London and St. Thomas through the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation. He lives an active lifestyle, participating in many sports and outdoor activities and loves to travel to exciting places around the world.
The London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) exists to provide our REALTOR® Members with the support and tools they need to succeed in their profession. LSTAR is one of Canada’s 15 largest real estate associations, representing over 1,700 REALTORS® working in Middlesex and Elgin Counties, a trading area of 500,000 residents. LSTAR adheres to a Quality of Life philosophy, supporting growth that fosters economic vitality, provides housing opportunities, respects the environment and builds good communities and safe neighbourhoods and is a proud participant in the REALTORS Care Foundation’s Every REALTOR™ Campaign.