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Mark Zimmerman is Senior Vice President of External Affairs for NC REALTORS®, North Carolina’s largest trade organization. In that capacity, he oversees all government affairs and external public relations, promoting homeownership and property owners’ rights. Prior to joining NCR in 2018, he owned a real estate brokerage and a small retail business in Chapel Hill. Previously he was an advertising executive in New York and Chicago. He now lives with his wife Leslie in Caswell County.