BELLEVUE, WA – October 2, 2019 – Scott Coombs, President of NAI Puget Sound Properties, was appointed to the Washington State Real Estate Commission by Governor Jay Inslee on September 26, 2019. Commissioners advise the Washington State Director of Licensing regarding laws and regulations that affect real estate firms and brokers in order to enhance the service the industry provides and to protect the public. The Governor appoints six commission members for a term of six years. One Commissioner’s term expires each year and a new Commissioner is appointed – two of the commission members are selected from Eastern Washington, two from Western Washington and two at large. Coombs will be serving in one of the Western Washington seats.
Coombs is well respected in the commercial real estate industry for his experience, leadership and his commitment to the industry and the community. He received endorsements from two former Commissioners, Paul Chiles and Dave Azose, as well as the Washington Association of Realtors and the CBA Board of Directors where he served as President in 2014 and 2015.
“Scott is uniquely qualified for this position. His vast industry knowledge, leadership, and strong relationships within the industry are unparalleled in this state,” CBA Board of Directors released in a statement.
“I’m honored to be selected by Governor Inslee for this position” stated Coombs. “The Real Estate Commission plays a vital role in our industry and I am excited to work with my fellow commissioners on the important issues they address.”
About Washington Real Estate Commission
The Washington Real Estate Commission consists of the director who is the chair of the commission and six commission members who act in an advisory capacity to the director. Its mission is to uphold, protect, and promote the public interest, which embraces both the interests of regulated licensees and entities and the interests of consumers, by the fair and impartial development and administration of the licensing laws and regulations.
The governor must appoint six commission members for a term of six years each. At least two of the commission members shall be selected from the area in the state west of the Cascade mountain range and at least two shall be selected from that area of the state east of the Cascade mountain range. No commission member shall be appointed who has had less than five years’ experience in performing real estate brokerage services in this state, or has had at least three years’ experience in investigative work of a similar nature, preferably in connection with the administration of real estate license law of this state or elsewhere
About NAI Puget Sound Properties
NAI Puget Sound Properties is a multi-discipline commercial real estate brokerage, property management and advisory services firm that specializes in the leasing and sales of office, industrial and retail properties as well as investment sales of all product types, including multifamily. NAI Puget Sound Properties is the locally owned commercial real estate firm which operates as the Western Washington affiliate of NAI Global. Our local reach spans three offices strategically placed throughout the Puget Sound with locations in Bellevue (HQ), Seattle and Tacoma, Washington.
NAI Puget Sound Properties is the industry leader in providing extensive commercial real estate services locally and worldwide in the areas of strategic planning, managed growth, tenant representation services, marketing solutions for clients and procurement of professional services.