Congratulations to RCA-MA 2016 ROTY Barb Davis-Hassan

Congratulations to Berkshire REALTOR, Barb Davis-Hassan on her selection as the 2016 REALTORS Commercial Alliance REALTOR of the Year (RCA-MA). Barb is currently the President of the overlay REALTOR association specifically designed for commercial agents. They have grown to almost 70 members statewide in the past several years and offer classes and networking opportunities throughout Massachusetts. Following is a press release issued by Barb with an impressive biography of service to the association:


Barb Davis-Hassan, CCIM of Pittsfield, MA, Broker/Owner of Barb Hassan Realty, Inc., serves as the 2016 RCA-MA President.  A Realtor since 1988 Barb has earned the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation; the Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB) designation, the Certified Residential Specialist (CRS) designation, and the Graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI) designation. She has been a member of the Board of Directors of the RCA-MA since 2008. Barb serves as a MAR State Director, serves on MAR’s Government Affairs Committee, Diversity Task Force, PPPF Subcommittee and on their Forms Content Advisory Committee. She is a Director on the Rental Housing Association of Berkshire County; is the Chair and Recording Secretary for the DPW Study Committee for the Town of Lanesboro, volunteers as Secretary, Bookkeeper, Assistant Church Clerk, Assistant Treasurer, Promotions Ministry Leader and Sound Booth Tech team at her church, New Life Community Fellowship in Pittsfield MA.  She has been a member of the local Chamber of Commerce since the mid 1990’s; served from 1997 – 2011 in various positions on the Berkshire County Board of Realtors, Inc. and was selected by her peers as the Realtor of the Year in 2008 by the Berkshire County Board of Realtors, Inc.  She and her husband Kenny have resided in Lanesboro MA since 1978.  

The REALTOR® of the Year Award is granted to an outstanding REALTOR® member who has made the greatest contribution to the advancement of the real estate profession and the community at large from January 1 of the previous year to the present time. From local Association REALTORS® of the Year, one will be selected as the Massachusetts REALTOR® of the Year by the MAR REALTOR® of the Year Committee.  Recognition of this individual and all local Association REALTORS® of the Year will be made by the State Association the evening of its Professional Awards and Recognition Dinner on October 4, 2016. 

The REALTOR® Commercial Alliance of Massachusetts, headquartered in Auburn, MA, is the only REALTOR® Association in Massachusetts specifically for commercial agents. We are a stand-alone Board of REALTORS®, with our own charter, bylaws, and directors to the Massachusetts Association of REALTORS® and representation at the National Association of REALTORS®.  The RCA-MA’s goal is to unite commercial real estate interests in Massachusetts for the benefit of its members and the public.  
We offer monthly Continuing Education classes, Marketing and Networking sessions throughout the State.  These sessions are free to all Realtor members and guests are welcome to attend.  Anyone interested in attending should contact Colleen Pappas, Executive Vice President, at 508-832-6600, ext. 106, or via email at

*The term “REALTOR”® is a registered, collective membership mark that identifies members as a professional who subscribes to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice set forth by the National Association of REALTORS®.

2016 President: Realtors Commercial Alliance of MA
Barb Hassan Realty, Inc.
31 Wendell Ave. Pittsfield MA 01201
Mail:  P. O. Box 1477 Lanesboro MA 01237