Realty Austin Announces Appointment of Romeo Manzanilla to the Board of Directors of Austin Board of Realtors
Experience and Commitment Qualifies Market Manager for ABoR Leadership Role
AUSTIN, TX — Realty Austin is pleased to announce the residential real estate firm’s Northwest Market Manager Romeo Manzanilla, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Austin Board of REALTORS® (ABoR) for a three year term.
Since 2006 Manzanilla has been a REALTOR® member of the ABoR and has earned his SFR, CDRS, ASP and Broker designations. He brings his experience, commitment, and formal education to the role which includes a Bachelor’s of Science in Business from the University of Southern California and an Master’s of Business Administration from Regis University.
Working closely with ABoR, Manzanilla is active on the Grievance, Installation, and Education Committees. At the state level, he currently participates on the Texas Association of REALTORS® Professional Standards Committee.
Manzanilla said, “I am honored to be named in a leadership role of this vital organization. It is an exciting time to be in real estate in Austin, Texas and it is my pleasure to serve ABoR’s members with a voice to progress toward an even greater future.”
Manzanilla’s leadership experience began in the United States Navy where he served as a Naval Aviator. His leadership training and skills continued with his career as an Operations Manager for Dell Inc. and currently as the Market Manager for Realty Austin’s Northwest office.
With company sales totaling $1.6 billion in 2014, Manzanilla has been instrumental in the residential real estate firm’s record-breaking growth while helping lead the company and its 280 agents.
Jonathan Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, "We are proud of Romeo and his achievements. To have an experienced, knowledgeable professional like Romeo join ABoR’s Board of Directors, is a positive move in the right direction. His strong commitment and fair leadership will allow the organization to achieve success together.”
Manzanilla is an active supporter of Foundation Communities and Austin Habitat for Humanity. A resident of Avery Ranch, Manzanilla enjoys traveling with his wife of 15 years Monica and their 9 year old son Diego.