Michael C. McGrew, a REALTOR® for more than 30 years, in Lawrence, Kan., is the 2014 Treasurer for the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®.
McGrew is the CEO/Chairman of McGrew Real Estate, a firm specializing in residential and commercial real estate. He has earned designations as a Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) and a Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB).
McGrew has held many roles at the national level. He served for nine years on NAR’s Board of Directors. He is the 2013 Vice-Chairman of the Finance Committee, of which he has been a member since 2010. In addition, he chaired committees for federal taxation and risk management. He has been a member on committees including budgeting, business issues, and public policy. McGrew served NAR as the Vice President for Region 9 in 2003. He was inducted into the Omega Tau Rho honorary fraternity in 1998.
The Kansas Association of REALTORS® (KAR) elected McGrew their president in 1998. McGrew was a federal political coordinator in 2013. He has chaired committees including governmental affairs, business plan design and strategic planning. He was named the 2000 REALTOR® of the Year and in 2004 he was honored with the Distinguished Service Award.
McGrew is a member of the Lawrence Board of REALTORS®. He served as its secretary in 1991. In addition he has been a member of the Government Affairs Committee since 2000. He chaired the computer committee multiple times. In 1995 he was named the REALTOR® of the Year and in 2008 he received the Lawrence Distinguished Service Award.
McGrew is committed to his community. He is the 2014 Chairman for the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce. He served as director of the Douglas County Community Foundation from 2008 to 2013, and is now a trustee. He is a long-time member of the Finance Committee for the Bert Nash Mental Health Facility.
McGrew is a graduate of Kansas University. A third-generation REALTOR® raised in Lawrence, McGrew and his wife, Christine, have two children.
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, The Voice for Real Estate®, is America’s largest trade association, representing 1 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.