Illinois REALTORS® Treasurer Matt Silver has received the organization’s Political Involvement Award, recognizing his political and grassroots achievements. The honor was announced on March 29 at the Illinois REALTORS® Capitol Conference in Springfield, and the Chicago-based Realtor was among three recipients. The others are Steve Myers, president and managing broker of Myers Commercial Real Estate in Springfield, and Mark Massey, a broker with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Select Properties in Edwardsville.
According to an Illinois REALTORS® press release, Silver was chosen for his work in Realtor advocacy at both the state and federal level. Silver currently serves on the National Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors where he is the federal political coordinator, the state legislative contact and a member of the RPAC Trustees Fundraising Committee. In particular, the press release notes Silver’s success as federal political coordinator by maintaining strong communication with his Congressional representative.