FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 8, 2010
Kurt von Wasmuth Named President and CEO of RMLS™
RMLS™ Board of Directors promotes companys Senior Vice President
PORTLAND, Ore. RMLS™ (Regional Multiple Listing Service), the largest Realtor®-owned multiple listing service in the Northwest, announced the promotion of Kurt von Wasmuth to President and CEO today.
Von Wasmuth joined RMLS™ in 1998 as a Help Desk Technician and most recently served as Senior Vice President. He has also held management positions in training, communications and information services within the company. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington.
“With more than a decade of leadership in the industry and a strong focus on subscriber priorities, our Board of Directors is confident in Kurts ability to lead RMLS™ in this challenging market,” said Gary Whiting, a principal broker with John L. Scott and the 2010 Chairman of the RMLS™ Board.
“Im excited to step into this role and look forward to helping RMLS™ grow its services and solutions for real estate professionals in the Northwest,” said von Wasmuth.
Former-president and CEO Beth Murphy retired in December after 11 years in the position and 15 years with RMLS™. After initial plans to move into a consulting role with RMLS™, she has instead elected to embrace full retirement.
RMLS™ produces and provides multiple listing and related services to facilitate cooperation between its more than 12,000 REALTOR®subscribers. It is the primary source for real estate information and the premier Multiple Listing Service in the Pacific Northwest. For more information, visit www.rmlsbenefits.com.