Liverpool REALTOR Anthony J. Diruzzo earns REALTOR Emeritus designation
Albany – September 22, 2008 – The New York State Association of REALTORS (NYSAR) honored Liverpool REALTOR Anthony J. Diruzzo at its Fall Business Meetings for earning the REALTOR Emeritus designation. The designation is bestowed upon members of the National Association of REALTORS with 40 or more consecutive years in the real estate business.
A 41-year veteran of the real estate industry, Diruzzo is an associate broker with RealtyUSA in Liverpool. He served as vice president of Gallinger Real Estate from 1980-1992, and at one time held the CRB, CRS, GRI and SRES designations.
Throughout his career Diruzzo has been active at all levels of the REALTOR organization, having been both a past president and REALTOR of the Year for the Greater Utica Board of REALTORS, the Greater Syracuse Board of REALTORS and NYSAR.
Diruzzo has served on or chaired numerous NYSAR committees including organizational planning, budget and finance, nominating, and executive. He is a great supporter of the REALTORS Political Action Committee and is a regular attendee of the NYSAR Business Meetings.
Diruzzo served as a director for the National Association of REALTORS and served as the 1994 NAR regional vice president for Region 2. Diruzzo is the author of “Sold But Will It Ever Close?”
“Anthony is a dedicated member of the REALTOR family. He has worked hard to protect private property and small business rights, all while assisting families in obtaining their dream of homeownership,” said 2008 NYSAR President Linda J. Page. “He has been a leader throughout his 41-year career, setting a great example for REALTORS throughout the state.”
The New York State Association of REALTORS is a not-for-profit trade organization representing more than 62,000 of New York state’s real estate professionals. The term REALTOR is a registered trademark, which identifies real estate professionals who subscribe to a strict code of ethics as members of the National Association of REALTORS. These REALTORS are also members of the New York State Association of REALTORS as well as their local board or association of REALTORS.