C.A.R. CEO Joel Singer was named by Inman News as one of the 100 most influential real estate leaders of 2014. The annual award recognizes those who embody leadership, ingenuity, strength, conviction, power, persistence and progress and whose voices and actions are moving the industry toward change.
Joel Singer has held the Association's top staff position since November 1989 after serving as C.A.R.'s chief economist and heading the Association's public affairs department. Singer was instrumental in developing Real Estate Business Services Inc. (REBS), C.A.R.'s for-profit subsidiary, and serves as its president. He also is president and chief executive officer of zipLogix. Singer joined C.A.R. in 1978.
Singer was also named to the list in 2009 and 2010 and was an Inman Innovator Award winner in 2000.
The Inman 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders report seeks to include not only thought leaders, power brokers and deal makers, but entrepreneurs from outside the industry whose ideas are influencing the way homes are bought and sold.