Paul Yorkis

Paul Yorkis is the 2017 President of the 24,000-member Massachusetts Association of Realtors® (MAR) and President of Patriot Real Estate in Medway, Mass.

Prior to being installed as President, Yorkis was the 2016 president-elect. Before joining the MAR Leadership Team, Yorkis served as the MAR Government Affairs Vice President. In his role as President, Yorkis is a member of the Executive and Finance Committees and member of the MAR Board of Directors. Yorkis is also the Federal Political Coordinator for Congressman Joe Kennedy of Massachusetts's 4th congressional district. In 2011, Yorkis was named Massachusetts Realtor® of the Year.

At the local level, Yorkis was a member of the Board of Director for the Greater Boston Real Estate Board. He is a member of the Professional Standards Committee and chair of the Citation Task Force Yorkis is also a Certified Professional Standards Mediator for Greater Boston Association of Realtors®.

At the national level, Yorkis is a member of the National Association of Realtors Board of Directors and a member of the State and Local Issues Policy Committees. He is also a founding member of the Charitable Foundation Roundtable Exchange, and past Director of the Disaster Relief Foundation.

A Realtor® since 1991, Yorkis has earned the Loss Mitigation (LMC) Certification, Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) and the Certified Buyers Representative (CBR) professional designation. He is also a licensed real estate instructor.