Aric Beals Named 2010 Realtor® of the Year

Volunteer activities, support from  family help this Realtor® succeed

By: Elizabeth Barnhardt

The Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association named Aric Beals, GRI, the 2010 Realtor® of the Year at the Association/Carolina Multiple Listing Services, Inc. (CMLS) Holiday Awards Luncheon & Annual Meeting on Dec. 10. Beals is a 20-year veteran of the association and the 51st recipient of the association’s highest honor. Beals is the broker-in-charge (BIC) of Berryhill Realty, Co.

Aric Beals is a committed volunteer, parent and citizen. He has proven to be a resource for staff, fellow members and his family. He was surprised by his wife, Jill, children Andrew (age 9) and Sarah (age 6), and parents Allen and Betsy Beals at the Holiday Awards Luncheon & Annual Meeting. He was humbled and thankful for the honor.

“I truly want to thank my family for their help and support,” Beals said at the luncheon. “I could not do it without them.”

Longtime volunteer
Beals has a long list of volunteer activities at the association, including serving on the association board of directors, Government Affairs Committee, Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition (REBIC) and Education Advisory Group. At the state level, Beals has served on the North Carolina Association of Realtors® (NCAR) Board of Directors and Executive Committee, Property Management Division, Legislative Committee, and several strategic-planning committees.

Legislative, financial know-how
Since joining the association, Beals has been especially involved with many legislative and government affairs activities. He also has a keen eye for numbers and has been helpful in the association’s budget and fiscal responsibility. Beals is not afraid to ask tough questions to help keep the association accountable.

Beyond his association involvement, Beals also serves the community through the Citizens Capital Budget Advisory Committee, his son’s Cub Scout Pack 33 and as co-chair of the School Leadership Team at Chantilly Montessori School.

Here are a few of Beal’s proudest achievements.  

  • Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association
  • Government Affairs Committee Board of Directors
  • Education Advisory Group
  • Leadership Development
  • Program graduate
  • Strategic planning
  • Property Management/Rentals
  • Task Force
  • RPAC contributor

North Carolina Association of Realtors® (NCAR)

  • Board of Directors
  • Property Management Division Partners Committee
  • Service Corporation Director
  • Bylaws Committee
  • RPAC Region 8 Trustee
  • Executive Committee Region 8 Regional Vice President
  • Property Management
  • Division Governor
  • Property Management Division, chairman
  • Legislative Committee

Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition (REBIC)

  • Board of Governors
  • Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Executive Committee
  • Vice chair
  • Chair

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