Leading the largest trade association in the world is tough. NAR’s regulation challenges continued in 2021 with several high-profile commission-related lawsuits still underway as well as a renewed battle with the U.S. Department of Justice after the department withdrew from an antitrust settlement with NAR reached in 2020. In 2021, Goldberg oversaw the passing of a NAR policy that makes disclosures of buyer agent compensation more transparent to consumers, reinforces that buyer agents cannot market their services as free and prevents agents from having the ability to filter listing searches based on buyer agent compensation rates.
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