Marie Presti – Awards and Accreditations:


  • 2018 National Association of Realtors Research Committee
  • "Greater Boston Realtor of the Year" (2017)
  • President-elect Greater Boston Association of Realtors (elected 2016), on the board since 2013; also served as treasurer from 2015-2016
  • 2017 graduate of the REALTOR Institute (GRI designation)
  • ABR (Accredited Buyer Representative) for specializing in helping buyers through the process
  • CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) for listing and marketing a property for sale
  • SRES (Seniors Real Estate Specialist) for helping people downsize or "right size”
  • GREEN (Green agent designation) dedicated to understanding a home’s energy saving features
  • National Association of Realtors and Massachusetts Association of Realtors board member
  • Certified negotiation expert, also holds loss mitigation certificate
  • Real estate training and mentoring (For example, Presti has been a Newton Community Education instructor since 2007 and is a certified agent trainer on Ziplogix, industry software.)
  • Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR) Leadership Academy (2006 graduate)
  • "Realtor Spirit Award" from the Greater Boston Association of Realtors, 2014
  • Chair of the  mediation committee, MAR (2016)
  • Served on the forms and professional standards committees for GBAR and MAR (2013-present)
  • Education: MBA from Olin College at Babson; B.S. in computer science, Mount Holyoke
  • Newton Rotary Club (past president and board member)