Hei­disch earns 2013 Re­al­tor of the Year award

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James G. Hei­disch,

GRI, a li­censed real es­tate bro­ker for 38 years who is ac­tively in­volved in pro­fes­sional ad­vo­cacy and com­mu­nity or­ga­ni­za­tions, was se­lected RE­AL­TOR® of the Year by the Greater Fort Laud­erdale REAL­TORS® (GFLR) at its lead­er­ship in­stal­la­tion on Jan. 9.

“James Hei­disch re­flects the stan­dards of pro­fes­sion­al­ism and high­est level of ex­cel­lence that real es­tate pro­fes­sion­als can as­pire to,” said Charles Bon­figlio, Jr., GFLR’s im­medi-

“I am hon­ored to have been se­lected by my peers to re­ceive this award,” says Hei­disch, who is man­ag­ing bro­ker of Camp­bell & Rose­murgy Real Es­tate of Pom­pano Beach. ate past pres­i­dent. “Dur­ing his time as pres­i­dent and while serv­ing on com­mit­tees, James strength­ened and de­fended our as­so­ci­a­tion in many ways.”

Hei­disch, a for­mer GFLR pres­i­dent, sec­re­tary and trea- surer, also has served on the board of di­rec­tors, as well as chaired the as­so­ci­a­tion’s au­dit and fi­nance, gov­ern­ment af­fairs and the in­vest­ment task force com­mit­tees. He is a mem­ber of the GLFR Honor So­ci­ety.

At the state level, Hei­disch has served as a Florida REAL­TORS® di­rec­tor since 2006. He presently serves on nu­mer­ous Florida REAL­TORS® com­mit­tees, in­clud­ing insurance sub­com­mit­tee, pub­lic pol­icy com­mit­tee, ex­ec­u­tive com­mit­tee, and the key con­tacts sub­com­mit­tee. He is a past dis­trict vice pres­i­dent, and served on the Leg­isla­tive Po­lit­i­cal Fo­rum, and the lo­cal board of trea­sur­ers ex­change.

On the na­tional level, Hei­disch served as a Na­tional As­so­ci­a­tion of REAL­TORS® di­rec­tor, and as a mem­ber of the mem­ber­ship pol­icy and board ju­ris­dic­tion com­mit­tee from 2010 to 2012.

Prior to join­ing GFLR in 1991, Hei­disch served on nu­mer­ous com­mit­tees with the Ma­comb County As­so­ci­a­tion of REAL­TORS® in Michi­gan, where he started his pro­fes­sional real es­tate ca­reer in 1976, and the Boca Ra­ton As­so­ci­a­tion of REAL­TORS® in Palm Beach County.

Ac­tive in his com­mu­nity, Hei­disch is di­rec­tor of the Jim and Jan Mo­ran Unit of the Boys and Girls Club, and a past pres­i­dent of the Deer­field Cham­ber of Com­merce. He is a for­mer mem­ber of the Ro­tary Club and is a found­ing com­mit­tee mem­ber of Dunn’s Run, and an­nual Boys and Girls Club fundrais­ing event. He was chair­man of the Joan of Arc Hunger Pro­gram for eight years.

Hei­disch has been mar­ried to his wife Chris­tine for more than 40 years, and they have two sons and five grand­chil­dren.

James Hei­disch, center, ac­cepted the 2013 Greater Fort Laud­erdale RE­AL­TOR® of the Year Award from GFLR Im­me­di­ate Past Pres­i­dent Charles Bon­figlio, Jr., left, and 2012 GFLR Pres­i­dent Stephen B. McWil­liam, ABR, CRB, CRS, GRI, right.

James Hei­disch spoke to fel­low real es­tate pro­fes­sion­als af­ter ac­cept­ing the award for 2013 Greater Fort Laud­erdale RE­AL­TOR® of the Year.

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