Winter 2019: Association News | Chicago Association of REALTORS®

Past President Zeke Morris Sworn in as 2020 Treasurer of Illinois REALTORS®

CAR past president Ezekiel “Zeke” Morris, EMA Realty and Management, has been named as the 2020 Treasurer of Illinois REALTORS®. This positions Zeke to become the first African American president in Illinois REALTORS® history.

Zeke was the recipient of our 2013 REALTOR® of the Year award. He founded the CAR Foundation’s Zeke Morris Scholarship to support the education efforts of those who have shown commitment to the stabilization and economic development of Chicago’s southside communities.

Zeke has a long list of involvement at the local, state and national levels, serving numerous committees, including the Illinois REALTORS® Housing Opportunity Working Group, the Bylaws Committee, the Public Policy and Government Affairs Member Involvement Group and the State Legislative Contacts Working Group, and the National Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors Federal Housing Policy, Multicultural Real Estate Leadership Advisory Group, Fair Housing Act Anniversary Working Group and the Fair Housing Act Anniversary Implementation Group, among others.

We’re so proud of you, Zeke — thank you for your continued commitment to our industry!


YPN Volunteers at Ronald McDonald House

Our Young Professionals Network committee kicked off their year by volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House at Lurie Hospital.  Together, we made a dinner of grilled cheese, pork meatballs, balsamic chicken, veggies, fruit and snickerdoodle cupcakes for the Ronald McDonald House families. Look for more volunteering opportunities in the year to come!

To view all the pictures from the event, click here.