REALTOR® leaders have landed in the news for high profile recognition this week. Dennis Cronk, a past president of the National Association of REALTORS® and the Virginia REALTORS®, was listed among the “Most Influential Virginians of 2017” by Virginia Business magazine. His contributions to economic development and community investment, along with leadership at the state and national levels of the real estate industry, were cited in the recognition. Laura Lafayette, CEO of the Richmond Association of REALTORS®, was appointed to the Affordable Housing Advisory Council of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta. Lafayette was commended for her commitment to affordable housing and expanding access to homeownership.