Colorado Association of REALTORS | CAR’s REALTOR® Day at the Capitol & Economic Summit Focused on State’s Growing Economy and Housing Needs
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CAR’s REALTOR® Day at the Capitol & Economic Summit Focused on State’s Growing Economy and Housing Needs

Feb 18 2020

CAR’s REALTOR® Day at the Capitol & Economic Summit Focused on State’s Growing Economy and Housing Needs

Thank you to all Colorado REALTORS ® who attended CAR’s Economic Summit and REALTOR® Day at the Capitol. Over 250 Colorado REALTORS® attended the two-day event. Thursday’s REALTOR® Day at the Capitol luncheon featured J.J. Ament, CEO of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation and Patti Silverstein, Chief Economist at Research Partners. Later in the day, CAR members had the opportunity to visit with members of the Colorado General Assembly at the state capitol and provide information on the real estate industry’s most pressing public policy issues. Then, heard from legislative leadership on their priorities for the 2020 legislative session.

Thank you to:
Speaker of the House KC Becker
Senate Minority Leader Chris Holbert
House Minority Leader Patrick Neville
Senator Robert Rodriguez

Friday’s Economic Summit program included an affordable housing panel presentation with Alison George, Housing Director, Department of Local Affairs Division of Housing, Ted Leighty, CEO, Colorado Association of Home Builders, Karen Kallenberg, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity of Colorado, and Liz Peetz, Vice President of Government Affairs, Colorado Association of REALTORS®. Each panelist shared data on the factors that create barriers to homeownership and how their organization is tackling housing needs across the state.

A special thank you to the legislators who joined us at the REALTOR® Day Luncheon:

Senators Representatives
Jeff Bridges Richard Holtorf
Dennis HiseyCathy Kipp
Ray ScottColin Larson
Jim SmallwoodSusan Lontine
Rachel ZenzingerHugh McKean
John CookeKim Ransom
Janice Rich
Dylan Roberts
Matt Soper
Donald Valdez
Kevin Van Winkle
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