John Geha stepped down as CEO of Columbus Realtors after 18 months on the job.
No reason was given for the departure, according to a statement from the trade organization, which represents 9,100 members of central Ohio.
According to the statement, the organization and Geha “agreed to go their separate ways” on May 20.
“We thank John for his service to the association and its members and we wish him good luck in his future endeavors,” the group said.
Geha, 64, released a statement thanking the organization.
“Columbus Realtors is in good hands with one of the most talented teams in organized real estate,” the statement said.
“They are passionate, committed and have an incredible work ethic. They demonstrated this during the pandemic, leading quality service with powerful focus. With all my heart I want to thank the whole team, your leadership and all of our members for the wonderful opportunity to lead the association. “
Geha was hired in November 2019. Prior to joining the Columbus organization, the Toledo native had held several leadership roles in real estate in Ontario, including serving as senior vice president of strategic growth for Century 21 in Burlington. , in Ontario, and President of Coldwell Banker Canada.
The association said it was developing a plan to replace Geha.
“Going forward, we intend to focus on the important work of our association to maintain and strengthen relationships with our many community partners and stakeholders in the central Ohio region,” the association said. .