Our 2019 Realtor® of the Year

October 7, 2019

Bill Tims, Broker/Realtor®

The Darien Board of REALTORS®, Inc. has unanimously awarded Bill Tims, Broker/Realtor® Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties “2019 REALTOR OF THE YEAR”. A panel of Past President’s reviewed numerous submissions from members of the Darien Board and chose Bill based on his dedication, both past and present, to the Darien Board of REALTORS. According to his peers, Bill has been a beacon of professionalism, fairness and ethics that all REALTOR® members aspire to.

Bill has been a member of the Darien Board of REALTORS®, the Connecticut REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS for over 40 years and has the distinguished designation of REALTOR® Emeritus Status for his 40+ years of consecutive membership with the National Association of REALTORS®.

Among his many attributes, Bill has served in many roles, including Director of the Darien Board of REALTORS® and Darien Multiple Listing Service and Treasurer for both entities. For more than 15 years Bill has been, and currently remains, Chairman of the Board’s Grievance Committee, overseeing with eloquence, each and every ethical challenge. Bill is also Chairman of the Darien Board’s New Member Education Committee, helping new agents fit seamlessly into their new found career as a REALTOR®. A practicing REALTOR® in Connecticut for more than four decades, Bill remains a skilled and trusted real estate professional that is praised by his Clients and amongst his peers.

Affectionately known as “Mr. Rowayton”, Bill remains the highest representation of the practice of real estate and is trusted and admired by his peers, clients and friends alike. According to Irene LaRusso, Executive Officer of the Darien Board and MLS, "I am proud to work alongside Bill – He’s a Gem of a member and we are very fortunate to have him -- contributing to our Board, our MLS, and the Realtor® community of Darien."

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