NorthstarMLS has announced that CEO John Mosey is due to retire later this year after 20 years at the helm of Minnesota, Inc, (dba NorthstarMLS) regional multi-listing service, and more than 40 years of teamwork in the real estate industry.
Seen by peers and real estate professionals, Mossi’s career as a technology salesman and MLS executive has taken him from Toronto and Vancouver in Canada to California and Minnesota in the United States. Within Moore Data, he ran multiple business units, led Canadian operations, and became Vice President of Sales for North America.
In addition to increasing sales and building a profitable online service business with Moore Data, he was responsible for profits and losses MLS book, tax and home magazine units within the company. In 1998, Mosey took over the leadership and direction of Cyberhomes, Moore’s leading real estate website and with a few years remaining to lead a startup in the early days of offer technologies.
“John MLS encourages others to take control of their own destiny when it comes to their data. It helps show how you can develop this piece on your own, it puts you in a much stronger position to do some of the things you need to do,” said Jon MLS. for your brokerage community.” “One of the things I love about John is that if he agrees with you, he will tell you; And if he disagrees with you, you’ll hear that, too. He is always a good professional. If there was a Mount Rushmore MLS executive, Jon’s head would be among them.”
Initially appointed to this position, Mosey has led NorthstarMLS since 2002. He has served as a multi-year board member on the Multiple Listing Services Council. He currently serves on the boards of The MLS Grid, Broker Public Portal (BPP) and has been a member of the Joint Venture Controlled Industry Board of Directors overseeing the Homesnap delivery of BPP’s value proposition.
“John had a vision to create an MLS ecosystem where information sharing and economies of scale could transcend geopolitical structures,” said John Friedlington, CEO of the Saint Paul District Consortium of REALTORS®, one of three NorthstarMLS shareholder associations. “It has taken NorthstarMLS from its infancy and adolescence into a more successful and future-focused period.”
Carrie Chang, CEO of Minneapolis Area REALTORS®, a major shareholder in NorthstarMLS, added, “John Mosey will leave a legacy of a vital and shared resource that has been a model for the rest of the country.”
In 2015, in addition to his duties as CEO of Northstar, Mosey developed the concept of the Common Data Platform (CDP). CDP is a common database and entry system listing that any of the major MLS technology vendors can join. This allows other associations in the region to contribute their data as a full NorthstarMLS customer or only a joint CDP data partner. Local control and a front-end MLS system are maintained for selection, and brokers reduce the cost of their business by making all data available in their marketplace through a single association membership.
“John understands people from the newest agent to the biggest broker. Jon Smabe, a second-generation REALTOR® from Edina, Minnesota, who served as the 2019 National League President, of REALTORS® said through Jon’s friendships in the MLS community, Bringing the best of the best to the Twin Cities and the region. He’s leaving the MLS better than when he started, and we’ll miss him! “
The selection committee is conducting a national search for Moussa’s successor.
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