Roger Parham: The Bio

2017 Association/CarolinaMLS President
ROGER PARHAM

Work
Sales Manager, Allen Tate Co.’s University Office. Entered real estate in 1996. Worked for MathersRealty.com 1996-2004. Started his own firm, Headline Realty, in 2004. Joined Allen Tate Co. in 2011. More than $107 million in career sales volume.

Association
President 2017. President-elect 2016. Current NCAR and NAR board member. Additional: Treasurer, Housing Opportunity Foundation Board of Directors, founding chair of the Diversity Council, Leadership Academy, Grievance Committee.

Community (Past and Present)
Charlotte Housing Authority Scholarship Fund Advisory Board, Fairview Senior Housing Board of Directors, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership Board of Directors, University YMCA Board of Directors.

Education
Graduated from Petersburg (Va.) High School in 1982 and attended Virginia Commonwealth University.

Family
Married to Claudette Parham, three sons. Born and raised in Petersburg, Va., the youngest of eight children.

Neighborhood and Home Style
Bromley Estates in Weddington, transitional floor plan.

Hobbies and Interests
Cooking, golf and traveling the world. Lifelong Washington Redskins fan.

Favorite Music and Performer
Jazz, Gerald Albright.

Favorite Cuisine
Chinese.

Little-known Fact
Started working at 12 and worked five years in a Chinese restaurant.

Tip for New Realtors®
“Excel in three areas: ethics, level of service, your area of knowledge. You can always be a good Realtor® and go bad, but you can never be a bad Realtor® and become good. Your reputation will ALWAYS proceed you.”