CHICAGO (April 30, 2021) – National Association of Realtors® President Charlie Oppler issued the following statement regarding Wednesday's tragedy in Watertown, N.Y.

"The National Association of Realtors® is heartbroken by what occurred this week in Watertown," said Oppler, a Realtor® from Franklin Lakes, N.J., and the CEO of Prominent Properties Sotheby's International. "Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with the loved ones of those whose lives were taken from them, and we offer our full support to members of the community and real estate industry who were impacted by Wednesday's tragedy."

The National Association of Realtors® is America's largest trade association, representing more than 1.4 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.



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