NorthstarMLS CEO John Mosey is retiring after 40 years in the real estate industry

The national search for a successor is in the works

twin citiesMinnesota.And April 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – My gregarious. get involved. Nosy. insight. Innovative. moral. broad knowledge. A storyteller. These are just a few of the attributes that describe the CEO of NorthstarMLS John Moses who is set to retire later in 2022 after 20 years at the helm of multiple regional listing service in MinnesotaInc, (dba NorthstarMLS), and over 40 years of teamwork in the real estate industry.

Seen by peers and real estate professionals, John’s career as a technology vendor and MLS executive has taken him from Toronto And Vancouver at Canada to California And Minnesota at United State. Within Moore Data, he managed multiple business units, led Canadian operations, and became Vice President of Sales for North Amarica.

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, John took over leadership and direction at Cyberhomes, Moore’s premier real estate website and within a few years remaining to lead a startup in the early days of Showings Technologies.

“John encourages other MLS 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 that you need to for the sake of the brokerage community,” he said Art Carter, CEO of California Regional MLS. “One of the things I love about John is that if he agrees with you, he’ll tell you; and if he disagrees with you, you’ll hear that too. He’s always a brilliant professional. If there were Mount Rushmore MLS executives, Jon’s head would be among them.”

Initially appointed to this position, John 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 has a vision to create an MLS ecosystem where information sharing and economies of scale can transcend geographic and political structures,” he said. John Friedlington, CEO of the Saint Paul Area of ​​REALTORS® Association, one of three NorthstarMLS shareholder associations. “It has taken NorthstarMLS from its infancy and through adolescence into a more successful and future-focused period.”

Carrie ChangCEO of Minneapolis Area REALTORS®, a major shareholder of NorthstarMLS, added,John Moses He 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 North Star CEO, John 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 largest broker. As an innovator and leader, John has expanded MLS to include all Minnesota and makes sure that MLS fulfills all needs” John SmabiRealtor® company of the second generation of Edina, Minnesotawho served as president of the 2019 National Association of Realtors. “Through his friendships in the MLS community, John brought the best of the best into him. twin cities and region. He’s leaving the MLS better than when he started, and we’ll miss him! “

The selection committee is conducting a national research on John Moses successor.

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Regional MLS Minnesota, Inc. Owned by the Realtor® Shareholders Association of MinneapolisAnd Saint Paul And Southeast Minnesota, provides MLS services to the Western Wisconsin REALTORS® Association, St. Cloud Area Association of REALTORS®, Greater Lakes Association of REALTORS®, West Central REALTORS® Association, Itasca County REALTORS® Board of Directors and the Greater Alexandria Association of Realtors®. NorthstarMLS will support the Lake District and Lake Country of REALTORS® Associations beginning in June of this year, making joint listing data available to more than 96% of MN REALTORS members.

NorthstarMLS also provides a Common Data Platform solution to the Northwest Minnesota Association of REALTORS® based in bemidjiand in yeah for the heart yeahMid-Iowa, North Central Iowa, Southeast Iowa and the West Central Iowa Associations of REALTORS® along with the Iowa Chapter of the REALTOR® Land Institute. MARIS, the regional MLS service Missouri And Southern Illinois She will begin working as a CDP partner later this year. Fargo Moorhead Association in North Dakota It will become a CDP partner in early 2023.

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