MLS Industry Veteran Tom Beede to Retire in July

by Marilyn Wilson on June 14, 2017

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We will miss you Tom!  There’s nobody that keeps the industry honest and accountable like you do! Congrats to Bill and Bob and the rest of the team too! SACRAMENTO, California – Tom Beede, President, CEO and CFO of MetroList Services, Inc., has announced his retirement after more than 32 years of service with MetroList and over 40 years in the MLS industry. His retirement is set for July 14, 2017. “MetroList has been very fortunate to have such a visionary leader at the helm,” said Wayne Rose, chairman, MetroList Board of Directors. Prior to joining MetroList, Tom was an Account Manager for PRC Realty Systems where he created the first PRC regional MLS computer system for the Sacramento, Placer and El Dorado Associations of REALTORS®. With his expertise and knowledge in the new electronic age, Beede was the first employee at MetroList and was hired to manage, build, and lead MetroList as one of the first MLSs in the nation that “owned and operated” its own MLS Computer system. Under Tom’s leadership, MetroList grew to become the largest Northern California MLS, now serving more than 18,000 Participants and Subscribers in Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, Yolo, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and West Merced counties. Tom built an organization and culture focused on delivering unparalleled subscriber value, customer centric service, and the highest level of data integrity. “Tom has an aptitude for bringing the best products and services to subscribers, and an ability to create regional relationships, collaborations and identifying new and cost-effective ways to share MLS data,” Rose added. “Tom will leave a lasting legacy not only with MetroList, but with the entire Industry. We are eternally thankful for his leadership and loyalty,” Rose said. (Read more about Tom’s remarkable contributions to MetroList and the MLS Industry.) Bill Miller, a MetroList executive for the past 21 years, has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer by the Board of Directors. Miller’s previous roles as COO, Corporate Secretary and Vice President of Business Development, make him the ideal person to lead the organization. Prior to his new role, Miller led the company’s business segments, including marketing, communications, human resources, business development and subscriber education. Miller also earned the CMLX3 designation, the highest-level certification offered by the Council of Multiple Listing Services. In addition, the Board of Directors has promoted Nancy Madolora as Chief Financial Officer and Bob Greenspan as Vice President and Corporate […]


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Sacramento, CA (October 18, 2016) – MetroList®, Northern California’s largest multiple listing service (MLS), announced today that Bill Miller has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer. Under Bill’s new leadership role, he will assume the day-to-day operational management of MetroList Services, Inc.Bill is a seasoned executive, and has been with MetroList for the 20 years, serving most recently as its Vice President and Corporate Secretary. MetroList also announced that Bob Greenspan has joined their executive team as Vice President, Business Development. Tom Beede will continue in his role as President, CEO and CFO. Bob brings over 25 years of industry experience and expertise to MetroList, most recently as Vice President for where, during his 14-year tenure, he built a nationwide team of Industry Relations’ experts and supported the business relationships between and both the California Association of REALTORS and the National Association of REALTORS. “Bob has been a part of MetroList’s successes beginning in the late 80’s when he supported the installation of our initial regional online MLS system,” said Bill Miller, MetroList’s Chief Operating Officer. “Bob’s support for MetroList continued more recently through introducing’s “Find” property-centric search application to the MetroList membership.” Prior to his work with, Bob launched and managed the MLS service shared by the BayEast and Contra Costa Associations of REALTORS in the San Francisco East-Bay area. Previous to that, Bob served as General Manager for PRC/GEAC-Interealty, a major MLS technology company that has since been acquired by CoreLogic. “We are thrilled to have such seasoned business professionals as Bill and Bob on our executive team, as we continue to explore shared technology and other opportunities with other MLSs throughout the State,” said Tom Beede, MetroList President and CEO. “For more than 30 years, MetroList has provided industry leadership and unparalleled MLS services to its Participants and Subscribers, as we continue to develop innovative business solutions for the real estate brokers and agents that rely on our services.” Bob holds a BA degree in Communications from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA, and completed the Executive Management Program at Harvard University. He and his family reside in Alameda, CA. About MetroList Services, Inc. MetroList Services Inc. is the largest multiple listing service in Northern California, headquartered in Sacramento, the state’s capital. Formed in 1985 by the Sacramento Association of REALTORS®, the Placer County Association of REALTORS® and the El Dorado […]


Metrolist Colorado launches new consumer website

by Victor Lund on January 5, 2012

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Congratulations to Metrolist MLS on the relaunch of their MLS consumer facing website. Looks and works great! Here are the top new features Mobile – Use your smartphone to search the mobile-optimized site. Property Alerts – Property alerts notify you when potential properties become available. Open Houses – Search for local open houses to tour properties first-hand. Home Valuation – Check out your home’s current estimated value. Rentals – A searchable rentals database is coming in early 2012. Visit the website now and let us know what you think Here is a link to articles on launching successful MLS consumer facing websites: