Chris Raad named president of Pa. Association of Realtors

Stacy Wescoe//January 29, 2021

Chris Raad named president of Pa. Association of Realtors

Stacy Wescoe//January 29, 2021//

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Christopher Raad


A Lehigh Valley Realtor is now president of the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors.

Christopher G. Raad, is the broker of record and third generation realtor at Harvey Z. Raad Realtors in Allentown.

He is the 98th president of the association and the third president from the Lehigh Valley.

“I’m proud to serve as the president of this organization,” Raad said. “Our association works to protect private properties rights, as well as help people realize their dream of homeownership.”

Raad has been active with the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors, where he served on the board of directors and was elected president in 2015.

He served again in 2016 after the passing of Jim Zurn, who was serving as president of GLVR at the time.

At the state association, Raad chaired the Commercial, Industrial and Investment Committee, served as a member of the board of directors and has been a major investor in the Realtors Political Action Committee since 2015.

At the National Association of Realtors, he served on the Public Policy Committee, Realtor Safety Advisory Committee and will be a serving his fourth term as a member of the board of directors.

Raad was also a recipient of the 40 Under 40 award in 2016 by the Lehigh Valley Business Journal, served on Allentown’s Historical Architectural Review Board

Harvey Z. Raad Realtors was founded more than 58 years by Christopher’s grandfather, Harvey. Christopher became the broker of record in 2017 and now with 22 years in the industry, he’s operating alongside his father, George Raad and brother, Gregory Raad.