Anthony Lamacchia is the Broker/Owner and CEO of the Lamacchia Companies: Lamacchia Realty, Lamacchia Property Management, Lamacchia Development, and REAL Training and Systems Inc. Lamacchia is considered an industry expert, having done hundreds of appearances on the local news, and interviews with local and national newspapers. He is a frequent speaker at industry events, including the NAR annual conference, Zillow conferences, RISMedia events and more. He is passionate about providing all agents and employees with top-notch technology, tools, systems and training to excel in their careers. Lamacchia Realty launched REAL Training in 2012, a program for agents that provides ground-level training conducted by Lamacchia and members of his leadership team. Lamacchia started REAL Training and Systems Inc. in 2015, which provides training to both Lamacchia Realty agents and to agents around the country. Well over 100 companies to date have participated. Lamacchia is also passionate about advocating for homeownership. He has met with members of Congress, the Senate and various regulatory agencies to defend homeownership, distressed homeowners and mortgage lending. He also serves on many committees and groups within REALTOR® organizations at the local, state and national levels; he will serve as the Greater Boston Association of REALTORS RPAC Chairman in 2020.