Dale A. Stinton is the Chief Executive Officer of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® is America's largest trade association, representing 1 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.
Stinton, a 31 year veteran of NAR, took over the reins on November 1, 2005. He served as acting CEO and executive vice president in 1996 and became CFO/CIO in 1998.
Stinton was awarded Stephan Swanepoel’s 2009 Trendsetter of the Year, Inman’s 2010 Innovator of the Year, and was included in CEO Update’s inaugural list of top Association CEOs. In recognizing Stinton, they wrote that he “earned his place on the list by uniting a diverse organization and reacting well ahead of the slumping housing market with programs, education, and online resources—including the multi-million dollar campaign 'Right Tools, Right Now,' the ‘Real Estate Today’ Radio Show, the Consumer Real Estate Site ‘HouseLogic’, and the industry-changing Realtors Property Resource (RPR).”
In October of 2010, Stinton was featured as one of Smart Money magazine’s “Power 30 Most Powerful and Influential Players”. In 2011 and 2012 he was recognized by Inman News as one of the 100 Most Influential Real Estate Leaders of the year.