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Let Ed and His Team Help You with
Your Real Estate Needs.

(724) 586-7705
364 Pittsburgh Road
Butler, PA 16002

Butler Office


Fax: 724-586-7708
364 Pittsburgh Rd.
Butler, PA 16002


Background and Qualifications of

REALTOR® Emeritus

C. Edwin Shields,


1. Graduate -Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania major in Real Estate.

2. Second generation Real Estate Broker -Experienced in all phases of marketing, financing, and exchanging real estate: residential, acreage, farms, investments, commercial land and buildings, industrial land and buildings.

3. REALTOR® -Member of Butler County Association of REALTORS®, Pennsylvania Association of REALTORS®, National Associations of REALTORS®, Allegheny -Kiski Board of REALTORS®, REALTORS® Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh, REALTORS® National Marketing Institute.

4. C.R.B. -Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager: the professional designation awarded by the REALTORS® National Marketing Institute to qualified REALTORS® in the United States and Canada who have completed a thorough and prescribed program of education, experience, knowledge, competence, service, responsibility, and professionalism.

5. G.R.I -Graduate REALTORS® Institute: a professional designation awarded to those graduated from a national and state 3-year course of complete real estate practices. The first Pennsylvania office to have three G.R.I.s. is Ed Shields REALTOR®.

6. C.R.S. -Certified Residential Specialist: a professional designation awarded to outstanding residential specialists by the REALTORS® National Marketing Institute.

7. REALTOR® Emeritus Designation -honored and recognized by the National Association of REALTORS® for over 40 years of distinguished service to the real estate profession and to his community.

8. Butler County Association of REALTORS®: Past president, served many years on the board of directors, past chairman of many committees.

9. REALTOR® of the YEAR, Butler County Association of REALTORS® Honored three times.

10. Pennsylvania REALTORS® Association -Past Vice President and Senior Vice President, director and served many years on the board of directors, Past Chairman of many committees.

11. Instructor -Real Estate courses for the Butler County Community College, and formerly for Penn State University, Slippery Rock University, and Duquesne University. Experienced in teaching real estate principals, practices, ethics, financing, and salesmanship.

12. Completed courses in Commercial and Investment Real Estate offered by the National Association of REALTORS®.

13. Director and Vice President of former Pittsburgh North Suburban Multi-List. Director and Past Chairman of former Butler County Multi List.

14. Appraisal experience: having appraised for many private individuals; corporations, such as Armco Steel, and General Motors; lenders such as PNC; relocation companies such as Transamerica, Realty Relocation. Former FHA appraiser for Butler County.

15. President of West Penn Abstract Co., Inc. Experienced in real estate settlements and escrow closings, formerly an agent for major title insurance corporations.

16. Butler Township Planning Commission for four years.

17. Past Chairman of Sparkplugs Committee of the Butler Area Chamber of Commerce; Director, Chamber of Commerce for three years.

18. Community activities: United Way, Kiwanis Club, YMCA and Hospital fund drives, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Red Cross, and Finance Committee Chairman of Church.

19. Butler Chapter, International Management Club - past president.

20. Early Birds Toastmaster Club - past president

21. Legion of Honor, International Order of DeMolay.

National Eagle Scout Association.

23. Director and Past President of Midwestern (PA) Economic Education Free
Enterprise Foundation.

24. Community Development Corporation of Butler County - current member - served on the Board of Directors for many years.