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In Memoriam of Art Godi: Former NAR President, CRS Designee

Apr 24, 2023

Art Godi, 1996 NAR President and principal broker of Art Godi, REALTORS®, passed away on April 15, 2023. He served at the local, state, national, and global levels of the REALTOR® organization, and was known for being a strong educator and advocate. 

Godi was instrumental to RRC as he co-authored the original CRS program and served as its first instructor. He achieved his CRS Designation in November of 1977.

Godi played a significant role in preserving the mortgage interest deduction and was influential in the development of regulations to implement the federal Lead-based Paint Hazard Reduction Act. He was an outstanding real estate educator who held multiple designations and taught courses globally.

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