2016 ORRA President
John Lazenby, an agent with Colony Realty Group, Inc., is the 2016 president of the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association. He is the association’s 2009 Pillar of the Community Award recipient.
John has been a REALTOR® for more than 20 years and has served in leadership roles for both ORRA and Florida REALTORS®. His service to ORRA includes stints on committees ranging from grievance (as chairman) to strategic planning and government relations. He is also a member of the board of trustees of ORRA’s charitable arm, the Florida Real Estate Foundation, and a REALTOR® Political Action Committee Major Donor.John has earned the following professional designations and certifications:
Accredited Buyer’s Representative
Certified International Property Specialist
At Home With Diversity
Transnational Referral Certification
John holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and remains active in the university’s alumni association (he was inducted in the Alumni Hall of Fame in 2009). He is also a longtime volunteer with Florida Citrus Sports, and in 2010 earned its Volunteer of the Year Award for his work with at-risk students as a mentor in the organization’s Take Stock In Children program.
John’s passion for serving others is a theme that will be reflected in his 2016 presidential priorities, which includes a slate of projects designed to open doors of opportunity for ORRA members.