Richmond, B.C. – (May 6, 2016) – New Coast Realty is proud to announce that Rosario Setticasi has been brought on as Chief Compliance Officer and Managing Broker. The role of Chief Compliance Officer was created as a voluntary measure to further protect consumers. Mr. Setticasi will provide an added layer of oversight and transparency to their business operations.
Mr. Setticasi has 34 years of real estate experience working in the Lower Mainland. He started in sales with Block Brothers in 1982 and has been a licensed agent with Sutton West Coast Realty for the past 31 years. Career highlights include terms as President of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver and Director of the British Columbia Real Estate Association.
Mr. Setticasi is a Facilitator of Ethical Leadership in Real Estate. In 2008 he was selected as one of 18 realtors to participate in the pioneer training program on advanced ethical leadership. Graduates of the program were trained to lead and guide discussions on ethics at office meetings, workshops and during one-on-one coaching and mentoring sessions.
“I look forward to working on a full time basis with the team at New Coast Realty. I don’t consider myself just a watchdog, I also look at this as an opportunity to elevate New Coast Realty into becoming the real estate company with the highest standards in B.C.,” says Rosario Setticasi.
There were allegations of wrongdoing detailed in some media reports. New Coast Realty and its agents have denied the allegations. The company is cooperating with investigations by the Real Estate Council of British Columbia.
Mr. Setticasi’s appointment as a managing broker has been approved by the Real Estate Council of British Columbia.
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