President and CEO, Realtors Property Resource
Overall Rank: 37
Category: Trade Association/MLS
Category Rank: 5
As president and CEO of NAR’s subsidiary Realtors Property Resource (RPR), Ross runs one of the most compelling, and scrutinized, tech companies in real estate. In addition to one of the largest real estate property-centric databases in the country, RPR provides data, analytics and reporting tools for agents, brokers including commercial, appraisers, associations and MLSs. Ross has led the firm since its inception in 2009. In 2016, RPR continued its high-profile work on the franchisor- and broker-data management platform, Upstream and the MLS technology platform Advanced Multi-List Platform.
Before RPR, Ross co-founded the large Mid-Atlantic MLS Metropolitan Regional Information Systems Inc., where he served as president and CEO for seven years. From 2004 to 2008, he served as president of the Partnership for Housing Foundation Inc., a nonprofit organization funded with seed money from the Maryland Association of Realtors.