MONTGOMERY, Ala. – The Alabama Association of REALTORS® (AAR) honored Jim Dye with the Robert Jemison Award at the AAR 2014 Winter Conference in Montgomery, Ala.
The Robert Jemison Award is given in honor of Robert Jemison, Jr., who in 1926 became the first Alabama REALTOR® to serve as president of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). This prestigious award recognizes the long and valued association service of a REALTOR® or REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® that has served in voluntary and leadership positions for a minimum of 15 years.
Dye, member of the Birmingham Area Association of REALTORS® (BAR), began his real estate career in 1978. He holds the professional designations of CRS and CRB. He has served as a state director, a national director and as Regional Vice President. Jim received the Alabama REALTOR of the Year in 2010. He is passionate about real estate, ARPAC, education, civic duties and demonstrates professionalism in all he does.
Betty Hughes, 2012 recipient of the Robert Jemison Award, presented Dye with this honor.
"Jim has demonstrated his commitment to organized real estate, the rules and regulations of his local board and the NAR Code of Ethics through his leadership positions at the local, state and national levels,” said Hughes. “He is truly worthy of this award."
The Alabama Association of REALTORS® is the voice of real estate in Alabama. AAR is the trade association for real estate professionals who work in the residential, commercial property management, resort and appraisal markets.
The Alabama Association of REALTOR®; (AAR) is the largest statewide organization of real estate professionals. United by adherence to a Code of Ethics, our members work as real estate professionals in the sale, lease, appraisal and development of residential, rural, and resort properties throughout Alabama.