Board of Director, NAHREP of Santa Clara County
Jorge Zegarra, a proud member of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals was on the board of directors for the local chapter. In addition, Jorge was involved in the Out Reach and Public Awareness Committee. As a member of the Hispanic community, Jorge has proudly joined in helping the Mexican American Community Service Agency for over 2 years by teaching classes in home ownership, credit counseling, avoiding predatory lending and other important real estate issues touching the community today. As a result of his time and dedication Jorge has received a Certificate of Excellence from MACSA and was also given a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from the U.S. Congress for his contributions. He is considered a leader in the community with many organizations calling on him for assistance in local programs involving home ownership to the community. Furthermore, Jorge has been a member for over 10 years of the Santa Clara County Association of Realtors. Involved in 2 committees, Jorge splited his time working for the Housing Opportunity, and Strategic Partnership and Diversity Alliance. Finally, Jorge is a past president of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. In this position Jorge was actively involved in promoting Hispanic and economic development in Silicon Valley.
Besides his ability to supply high quality leadership to a real estate organization, Jorge’s 15 years of expertise as a Mortgage Broker, Managing Partner, Director of Public Relations, Branch Manager and Loan Officer have allowed him to learn about all aspects of the industry. This knowledge has helped him to take on more responsibility for his clients. Furthermore, in the recent past Jorge has utilized the most advanced real estate techniques in the market place to prepare seminars for first time home buyers, and to provide a connection between the MACSA, NAHREP, and other non profit agencies. Nonetheless, none of this would be possible if Jorge did not have the respect and trust of those around him. When clients speak about Jorge the words they use are: respect, responsibility, motivation, honesty and punctuality. But most important to Jorge is the 23 years of marriage to his wife and wonderful 3 kids.