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February 18, 2014 04:30PM
By Adam Pincus

Robert Armstrong (Photo: National Association of Realtors)

Robert Armstrong (Photo: National Association of Realtors)

From the February issue: Realtors form local chapter of national group in 1937

The first Manhattan office for the predecessor to the powerful national trade group the National Association of Realtors formally opened 77 years ago this month.

Appraiser and broker Robert Armstrong was the founding chairman for the Manhattan chapter of the National Association of Real Estate Boards, as the national group was then known. [more]

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