The London and St. Thomas Association of REALTORS® (LSTAR) Board of Directors is pleased to announce St. Thomas REALTOR® Earl Taylor will serve as its President in 2019. Taylor is the Broker/Manager of Coldwell Banker at Success Realty in St. Thomas, and he has been a REALTOR® with LSTAR since 1993.
"It's a very exciting time for the real estate profession and I am thrilled to take on this leadership role," said Earl Taylor, LSTAR 2019 President. "The business of real estate continues to evolve and change at a rapid rate, with the ongoing developments in technology and data management. There are a number of projects LSTAR is working on to manage this change, collaborating with business, community and industry partners to enhance the services our REALTOR® members deliver to consumers across the region and beyond."
Taylor holds the designations as a Market Value Appraiser – Residential and an SRES – Seniors Real Estate Specialist. He serves on the Association's Executive Committee, Governance Committee and Finance Committee. Taylor is also part of LSTAR's Audit Committee and Political Affairs Committee.
Passionate about giving back to the community, Taylor is involved with the St. Thomas Christmas Care Drive and the Salvation Army Kettle Drive, taking a lead role in organizing both events for REALTOR® Members.
He is also Chair of the St. Thomas Downtown Development Board, a member of the St. Thomas Optimist Club and a retired Boy Scout Leader.
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.