Greater Providence Board of Realtors holds ribbon-cutting for new headquarters

June 14, 2024 - Rhode Island

Cranston, RI The Greater Providence Board of Realtors? (GPBOR) celebrated the opening of their new headquarters at 1169 Park Ave. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place with members and special guests, including Steve Medeiros, Region 1 vice president of the National Association of Realtors? and mayor Kenneth Hopkins who spoke at the event. After the ribbon cutting guests enjoyed refreshments and tours of the facility.

1169 Park Ave. was purchased by GPBOR in 2022 after an extensive three year search by the GPBOR Building Task Force and Board Leaders. Located off of Rtes. 10 and I-95 the building has been renovated and now offers professional development areas and improved accessibility. 

The GPBOR Building Task Force, made up of past president’s of GPBOR, includes Sally Hersey, chair, Agueda Del Borgo, Bruce Lane, Leanne D’Ettore, and Brenda Marchwicki.?

“The Greater Providence Board of Realtors is deeply committed to developing real estate professionals who not only excel in their field but also embody the highest standards of ethics and leadership,” said Kevin Shepherd, 2024 GPBOR president. “Our Realtors are dedicated to enriching the local community through various philanthropic activities and volunteering efforts. By investing in Cranston, we are engaging in partnerships that enhance the overall economic and social well-being of the area. This move underscores our dedication to building a thriving, supportive, and ethical real estate community in Greater Providence.”

The Greater Providence Board of Realtors is a chartered member Board of the National Association of Realtors. Established in 1907, it serves over 2,100 Realtors, appraisers, and affiliate members throughout Greater Providence.

Its mission is to cultivate professionalism in our real estate businesses and communities through collaboration, resources, and advocacy. To learn more about GPBOR visit



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