Terri Murphy

Real Estate Consultant

Born: XXXX
XX years old
Married to Don
Memphis resident XXXX to present

Terri Murphy understands the art of engagement through authentic communication.  As a top producing sales entrepreneur in the Chicago area for over 28 years, Terri understands the unmatchable power of how to connect in a noisy and overcrowded marketplace to create powerful connections through powerful engagement in business today. Her expertise is consulting with companies, executives and associations on ways to create new relationships through cutting edge marketing and communication strategies. This includes developing innovative ways to add value and support systems that enhance networking opportunities between companies, their customers and ancillary services that build true clients for life.

Capacities

Saul is a 1972 graduate of the United States Naval Academy and spent 5 years in the US Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer serving in some of the following capacities:

  • Repair Officer
  • Combat Information Center Officer
  • Navigator
  • Nuclear/Biological/Chemical Warfare Officer
  • Deployed to Western Pacific – Sep 1973 to March 1974
  • Honorably Discharged in 1977
Work History {Real Estate Industry}
  • President, RealTown/InternetCrusade – Present
  • Senior Vice President Point2 – October 1, 2010 – September 1, 2014
  • CEO Point2 Technologies – January 1, 2008 to Sep 30, 2010
  • President (Co-owner), Real Estate Electronic Publishing Company (DBA RealTown®/InternetCrusade® ) – December 1995 to  September 30, 2010
  • Industry Consultant
    • Introduced products to real estate  world for Kodak, Home Gain, REALTOR.com, others
    • Educators
    • Online Community Creators and Moderators of the largest most influential network of communities in the residential real estate world, beginning in 1995 and continuing today
    •  Internet Solutions and technology solutions — domain registration, online voting, e-mail, web site solutions,  and online community for the residential real estate sales industry since 1997
    • Creators of E-PRO (National Association of REALTORS® Technology Certification Program – Creator of course structure and content, designer of online delivery platform and online learning methodology, operator (booking events, RSVP system, customer management, registration, fulfillment), Instructor – 2001 – 2010 (9 year contract ends Oct 31, 2010)
    • Created sales strategy, including  creating technology solutions required to execute sales plan and staffing resulting in the sale of :
      • 70,000 online courses at over $300 per course
      • 10,000 e-mail customers
      • Number one reseller of Point2 Agent sites
      • Trainer Network (over 100) across the US
      • Affiliations with over 800 associations of Realtors as product resellers
      • Archives of real estate content
      • RealTown
  • REALTOR® Consultant, Interim Marketing Vice President for the REALTORS® Information Network 1994 – 96
  • National Electronic Publisher – Realtors Information Network, 1995/96
  • Educational Consultant, National Association of REALTORS® – 1995

1993 President of the San Diego Association of REALTORS® and Designated REALTOR® of the Year in 1999.

  • Licensed California Real Estate broker since 1977 (sales since 1974)
    • March 1977 to Oct. 1979 – Sales Manager of “The Condominium Center” with staff of 25 sales agents.  Responsible for all aspects of operation. Developed policy manual and training manual which included training in common interest subdivisions.
    • People International –  1979-1984 – Owner/Broker – Sales/Property Management
    • DF Anthony Group – 1984 – 1998 – Owner/ Broker – Sales/Property Management/Investment/Real Estate Syndication
  • Designations – e-PRO, GRI, Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
  • Registered Securities Principal (securities licenses series 7, 24, 63 – Expired 2005)
  • Professional Tax Preparer
  • Licensed Life, Disability and Annuity (Expired 2005)
  • Teaching Credential – California – Adult Education – English, Math, Real Estate Related Courses
    • Property Management
    • Principles
    • Practices
    • Real Estate Law
    • Real Estate Finance
    • Escrow

Authored numerous courses on real estate ethics, agency, buyer brokerage, property management, and financial management for the New Real Estate Professional, as well as online technology courses for Kaplan University and the National Association of REALTORS®.

Volunteer Community Activities
  • Co-Founder, Adams Avenue Business Association – 1980

    President, Adams Avenue Business Association – 1981

    President, Adams Avenue Business Improvement District – 1982

    Volunteer Organized Real Estate Activities
    Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS® Activities:

    • Professional Advancement Committee – 1979
    • Professional Standards Committee – 1988/89
    • Director – 1989/90
    • By-Laws Committee Chair – 1990 (Vice Chair 2004)
    • Strategic Planning Committee Vice Chair – 1990
    • Vice President – 1991
    • Executive Committee – 1991
    • President—Elect – 1992
    • Executive Committee – 1992
    • IMPAC President – 1992
    • BORPAC President – 1992
    • President – 1993
    • President San Diego County Commercial AR – 1993
    • Escondido Merger Task Force – 1993
    • SANDICOR Shareholder Representative (MLS) – 1993
    • Membership Committee Vice Chair – 1994/95
    • MLS Task Force – 1994 •Executive Committee – 1994
    • Nominating Committee Chair – 1994
    • Salary Review Committee Chair – 1994
    • Strategic Planning Committee – 1994/2003/2004
    • Executive Officer Review Committee Chair – 1994
    • Employee’s Retirement Plan Review Task Force Chair – 1994
    • Orientation Speaker – 1992/93/94/95
    • Real Estate Trustees – 1995/96/97
    • Professional Standards Committee – 1995
    • Financial Planning Trustees – 2000 – 2001
    • CAR/NAR Directors Committee – 2005
    • MLS Committee Chair – 2015-2017

    California Association of REALTORS® Activities:

    • Director – 1991/92/93/94/95/96/97/2003/2004/2005/2006/2007/2008/2009
    • MLS Committee – 2003/2004/2005/2006/2007/2008/2009
    • VOW Working Group
    • Regional Chair, Region 24 -1995
    • Nominating Committee – 1994
    • Taxation Committee – 1991/92/96/97/2004/2008/2009
    • Consumer Protection Forum – 2003/2004/2005
    • Commercial Investment Forum – 1991
    • Board President, Leadership Forum – 1993
    • Assistant Regional Chair – 1994
    • Real Estate Finance Committee – 2005/2006/2007

    National Association of REALTORS® Activities:

    • Communications Committee – 1998/2005/2008
    • Taxation Committee – 2006
    • Vice Chair – Business Information and Technology Forum 2006
    • Chair – Business Information and Technology Forum 2007
    • Legislative Forum – 1994
    • Real Estate Finance Committee – 1994
    • Risk Management Forum – 1995
    • Membership Development and Promotion Forum – 1995
    • Fair Housing Forum – 1995
    • Public Policy Forum – 1996
Advisory Boards
  • The Robert Bruss California Real Estate Law Newsletter – 1993 to 2007
  • America OnLine Real Estate Board of Advisors 1995/96/97
Author, Educator, Trainer, Public Speaker
  • Real Estate Technology Guide – Published by Dearborn
  • e-PRO Course of Instruction – National Association of REALTORS® Online Technology Certification Program
  • Ethics, Professional Conduct, and the Real Estate Professional – Approved by the California Department of Real Estate for 3 hours of “Continuing Education Credit”
  • Agency– Questions of Choice: Practicing Real Estate in California – Approved by the California Department of Real Estate for 3 hours of “Continuing Education Credit”
  • How to List Buyers – Approved by the California Department of Real Estate for 6 hours of “Continuing Education Credit” • Money Mastery – Taking Control of Your Life
  • Financial Planning for the Real Estate Professional – Approved by the California Department of Real Estate for 3 hours of “Continuing Education Credit”
  • Tax Aspects of Real Estate for the Real Estate Professional – Approved by the California Department of Real Estate for 3 hours of “Continuing Education Credit”
  • The Secrets of Context – Understanding and Surviving the Power Shift
Keynote Speaker
  • Partial List of Clients and Sponsors

    • National Association of REALTORS®
    • Association Executives Institute
    • American Society of Association Executives (ASAE)
    • Albuquerque Board of REALTORS®
    • Greater Dallas Association of REALTORS®
    • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
    • South Carolina Association REALTORS®
    • Washington Association of REALTORS®
    • Oregon Association REALTORS®
    • North Dakota Association of REALTORS®
    • Wisconsin REALTORS® Association
    • REALTOR® Association of Miami and the Beaches
    • Illinois Association of REALTORS®
    • New Mexico Association REALTORS®
    • Greater Boston Association of REALTORS®
    • Staten Island Association of REALTORS®
    • White Plains Association of REALTORS®
    • North Dakota Association REALTORS®
    • Northern Virginia Association REALTORS®
    • Virginia Association REALTORS®
    • Anne Arundel Association of REALTORS®
    • New Jersey Association REALTORS®
    • Arizona Association of REALTORS®
    • Pennsylvania Association REALTORS®
    • Georgia Association REALTORS®
    • Alabama Association REALTORS®
    • Nevada Association REALTORS®
    • North Carolina Association of REALTORS®
    • South Carolina Association of REALTORS®
    • Rhode Island Association REALTORS®
    • Florida Association of REALTORS®
    • Alaska Association of REALTORS®
    • Maryland Association REALTORS®
    • Maine Association REALTORS®
    • Oklahoma Association REALTORS®
    • Kentucky Association REALTORS®
    • Michigan Association REALTORS®
    • Minnesota Association REALTORS®
    • Kentucky Association of REALTORS®
    • Arkansas Association of REALTORS®
    • Colorado Association of REALTORS®
    • New Hampshire Association of REALTORS®
    • Toronto Real Estate Association
    • Ohio Association REALTORS®
    • Texas Association of REALTORS®
    • Indiana Association REALTORS®
    • Houston Association REALTORS®
    • Southland Regional Association REALTORS®
    • San Diego Association of REALTORS®
    • San Jose Real Estate Board
    • Inland Empire West Association of REALTORS®
    • Pomona Valley Board of REALTORS®
    • Sunnyvale Association of REALTORS®
    • California Association of REALTORS®
    • New York Association of REALTORS®
    • Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS®
    • South Bay Association of REALTORS®
    • Hawaii Association of REALTORS®
    • Honolulu Board of REALTORS®
    • REALTORS INFORMATION NETWORK
    • City of Coronado
    • SANDAG (combined governments of San Diego County)
    • San Diego Gas and Electric
    • Wells Fargo Bank
    • Mc Millin Realty
    • Prudential California Realty
    • Mc Millin Community New Home Sales
    • Brehem Communities
    • Pardee Construction
    • Printing Industries Association of San Diego
    • Women’s Council of REALTORS®
    • Union Tribune Publishing Company
    • San Jose Mercury News
    • Honolulu Star Bulletin
    • Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
    • Intuit
    • Compuserve
    • Chase Manhattan Personal Financial Services
    • Home Savings of America

    Strategic Planning Facilitator for over 100 Associations and MLSs since 1994

    Leadership Programs for State Associations

Testimonials

“Saul, Thanks for your many achievements and great strides for your community and our great state. I commend your outstanding work – You’re a shining example for people everywhere”

Pete Wilson

Governor of California

“Your commitment to the real estate industry and the community is commendable. Your volunteer efforts in helping others certainly sets an example for all of us.”

Diane Feinstein

United States Senator

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