Florida Realtors® PAC Endorses Denise

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Zolfo Springs, Fla.– State Senator Denise Grimsley today announced that the Florida Realtors® PAC has endorsed her bid for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture & Consumer Services.

“As Realtors, we pride ourselves on our long-standing efforts to defend private property rights, promote community prosperity and preserve a professional climate that ensures the economic growth of Florida,” said Ann DeFries, chair of Florida Realtors PAC Trustees.  “Our continued success in these efforts requires legislators who share these beliefs and will work with our 180,000+ members to help Floridians and their communities thrive.”

“The health of Florida’s real estate industry and its economy go hand-in-hand,” said Bill Martin, CEO of Florida Realtors. “We need elected officials who understand this relationship and will work tirelessly to enact laws and policies that promote homeownership and protect the rights of homeowners throughout the state.”

“Florida is a beacon of success in the nation, but we need dedicated elected officials rolling up their sleeves and working with organizations like ours to ensure that success continues,” said Carrie O’Rourke, vice president of public policy for Florida Realtors.  “We believe these candidates will do just that and hope Florida voters agree in November.”

“I truly appreciate the endorsement of the Florida Realtors, which consists of residential and commercial agents and brokers, appraisers, real estate counselors and property managers, among other members,” said Grimsley. “Thank you for recognizing me as the best candidate to serve as Florida’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services.”

“If elected, I look forward to the opportunity to work alongside those in the real estate industry to ensure Florida continues to thrive and that the Sunshine State remains the best place to live, work and play,” said Grimsley.

Florida Realtors is the largest trade association in the state with more than 180,000 members and serves as the voice for real estate in Florida. Its mission is to advance Florida’s real estate industry by shaping public policy on real property issues; encouraging, promoting and teaching consistent standards for ethical practice and professionalism; and building on the efforts of its 54 local boards/associations to provide the information and tools members need to succeed. Florida Realtors Media Center website is available at http://media.floridarealtors.org.

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