Chief Strategic Growth Officer
New York MLS
West Babylon, New York
Haggerty is CEO of the Hudson Gateway Association of REALTORS®, Inc. (HGAR),
and president and chief strategic growth officer of New York MLS, the New York
metro area’s first regional multiple listing service.
A 30-year real
estate veteran, he understands the people, places and pulse of the residential
market like no other. In 2017, he brokered the absorption of the Manhattan
Association of REALTORS® by HGAR. He met with Manhattan brokers, and quickly
grasped their needs for accurate data and for a way to market their listings to
consumers that highlight the listing broker.
demand for a central listing service in the New York metro area, Haggerty was a
driving force behind the merger of the Hudson Gateway and Long Island multiple
listing services in 2018. The New York metro area’s first regional MLS serves Manhattan,
the Bronx, Nassau, Suffolk, Queens, Brooklyn, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland,
Sullivan and Orange counties.
been an active instructor for the National, New York State, New Jersey,
Pennsylvania, Oregon and U.S. Virgin Islands Associations of REALTORS®. Richard
has served on numerous committees, including the Professional Standards
Committee and the Association Executives Committee of the National Association
of REALTORS®, as well as numerous Committees of the New York State Association of