Join Us as CEO of the Tri-City Association of REALTORS®!


Are you a successful leader with a drive for excellence? Are you ready to shape the future of TCAR and the real estate industry in the greater region? Do you want a high quality of life, rivers, water sports, and lots of breweries and wineries, too? If so, we want YOU to join us!


Located in Kennewick, WA. TCAR serves over 1,600 REALTORS® (includes the management of  3 smaller REALTOR® associations and a regional MLS).  TCAR has a consolidated budget of  $2.7 million dollars, up to 9 professional staff, with seasoned and supportive volunteer leadership.


As the largest REALTOR® association in central Washington state, we are dedicated to empowering our members, advocating for industry standards, and fostering community engagement. We are seeking a leader who can take our association and those we manage to new heights and ensure our members thrive in an ever-evolving market.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Staff Management/HR. A strong team-builder with HR experience who can help staff learn and grow.
  • Financial Management. Has the ability and experience to manage TCAR’s multiple budgets with careful stewardship.
  • Organizational Management: Oversee the day-to-day operations of the association, ensuring efficient use of resources and maintaining high standards of excellence.
  • Association Management Services: Ability to effectively provide contract services to smaller local REALTOR® associations in central and southeast Washington state.
  • Community Collaboration: Foster collaboration with industry stakeholders, government agencies, and community partners to drive positive change and promote the interests of our members.
  • Strategic and Business Planning: Develop and implement innovative strategies to advance the mission and vision of the association.
  • Member Services: Cultivate strong relationships with members, understanding their needs, and providing valuable resources and support.
  • MLS Administration: Has knowledge of key MLS rules and regulations and administrative skills necessary to manage and oversee the regional MLS of which TCAR is a major shareholder
  • Public Speaking. Has experience with public speaking and working with the media.



  • Proven leadership experience in a similar role, preferably within the real estate industry or a related field. REALTOR® association management is strongly preferred. General business management and general association management are plusses.
  • Six to ten years of executive experience is strongly preferred with a minimum of two years
  • An undergraduate college degree or equivalent experience and/or education is preferred.
  • An RCE or CAE designation is preferred. Other leadership designations or certifications are a plus.
  • Focused on service to members.
  • Excellent communicator that motivates and empowers others


Apply now and be part of an exciting journey towards excellence! Send your cover letter and resume to