Influencers

Shannon McGahn

National Association of REALTORS®

Shannon McGahn is the first female chief advocacy officer for the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) in its 112-year history. McGahn manages NAR’s Federal Legislative and Political Affairs and Political Representative teams, provides strategic advice on public policy issues impacting NAR, and helps direct its Independent Expenditure and Public Advocacy programs.

McGahn previously worked for nearly two decades with or for the legislative and executive branches of the U.S. government. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, she reached out to lawmakers to secure trillions of dollars in benefits for sole proprietors, small business owners, the self-employed and independent contractors.

Shannon McGahn | Chief Advocacy Officer

National Association of REALTORS®

"The best part of the job is our members. NAR doesn’t represent an industry; it represents 1.4 million individuals. They are passionate, engaged, intelligent...they love their jobs and are always willing to work for the greater good."


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