Joe Harris - REALTORS® Legislative Meetings


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Joe Harris

Vice President, Government Advocacy National Association of REALTORS®


Joe Harris joined the National Association of REALTORS® in September 2015, after serving eight years in senior legislative positions in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.

Joe currently serves as Vice President of Government Advocacy, where he guides NAR’s federal legislative and political activity before Congress and the White House. In Congress, he served two years as Counsel to former U.S. Senator and Vice-Presidential nominee, Joe Lieberman (CT), and six years as Legislative Assistant and later as Legislative Counsel to House Budget Committee Chairman John Spratt (SC).  He advised both Senator Lieberman and Congressman Spratt in the areas of tax, financial services, insurance, economic policy, budget, and trade, among other issues.  

Joe is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law and Davidson College, where he currently serves as a member of the Davidson College Board of Visitors. He is also a frequent guest lecturer at the Kogood School of Business at American University.


REALTOR® Legislative Meetings

Washington, DC  •  May 4-9
Walter E. Washington Convention Center