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Mary Jo Fischer – Small Brokerage Director Candidate

Mary Jo Fischer is currently running for a Director’s seat for a three-year term (2021, 2022, 2023).  Please find information regarding Mary Jo’s qualifications below.  For additional questions, Mary Jo may be reached at

Company: DiSalle Real Estate
Years Licensed:
Type of License Held:
University Attended:
Degree: N/A
Position at Company:
VP of Operations
NOR Committees Chaired:
Grievance Committee, 2019
NOR Committee Participation:
Grievance Committee, 2018-2019
Served as a NOR Director in the Past?
NOR President’s Sales Club Years:
2004 – 2020
OR Committee Participation:

Describe current and past community involvement: 
Mary Jo has served 17 years as chairperson for DiSalle/Hospice of NW Ohio Golf Outing for which she was the 2017 recipient of the TRAR Community Service Award and the 2018 Ohio Realtors Excellence in Community Service Honorable Mention. She is also the chairperson of the Metamora Park-O-Rama 5K, has sponsored/organized a holiday shopping trip for 14 years, is an active member of Holy Trinity Parish and serves as a mentor & running “buddy” for the youth organization “I Run For”. Mary Jo has also been a participant in various fundraising virtual run events including American Heart, Susan G Komen, POTS, & TSC Alliance.

Financial Oversight Experience:
Mary Jo has handled billing, commissions, utilities, 1099’s, W2, balancing books, etc for DiSalle Real Estate since 1999. She also maintains her own personal real estate business and family business of Fischer Apiary.

Government Affairs Experience: 
Mary Jo actively attends town hall meetings and township meetings.

Communications Experience:
Mary Jo actively speaks to groups about the Hospice of NW Ohio Golf Outing and handles customer/agent service at DiSalle. Additionally, she has recently been speaking to small groups also about the benefits of Honey Bees.

Strategic Planning Experience: 
Mary Jo works alongside her Broker to plan goals as well as make new marketing plans and budgets.

Technology Experience:
Mary Jo is the IT/Admin person for DiSalle. This responsibility includes computer maintenance, networking and device management. She has also implemented virtual meetings for her agents on a weekly basis.

Real Estate Trends Experience:
Mary Jo is proud to have developed many new “safe” practices for listing/selling homes through the pandemic. She serves as the primary social media developer for DiSalle.

Leadership Experience:
Mary Jo is the chairperson for many organizations. She was the 2017 Recipient of the TRAR Community Service Award and the 2018 Ohio Association Excellence in Community Service Honorable Mention. She also serves as VP of Operations and Office Manager – a position she has held for 21 years at DiSalle. In addition, she is also a Broker for DiSalle Real Estate Michigan.

Why does Mary Jo wish to be a Director:
Mary Jo has run for Director over the past few years to only fall short by a few votes. Being from a small brokerage, it has been very hard to make it onto the Board and she is grateful that this seat was created.
She is an enthusiastic person with high energy levels. She takes on tasks with 110%. Having been in this business for almost 25 years, Mary Jo has been through all the ups and down that this crazy industry has thrown at her. The compassion she has for people and the experiences she has been through should make her a great asset to the Board.

Voting will be available for all REALTOR Members starting Monday, December 7, 2020 through Friday, December 11, 2020.