2020 REALTORS® Conference & ExpoFind Your RNovember 2-18, 2020

Chip Watts

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Chip Watts, CCIM, CPM
Watts Realty Co., Inc.
Birmingham, AL


W.A. "Chip" Watts IV, CPM, CCIM, is the 2021 President of IREM (the Institute of Real Estate Management).  He is president & executive CPM for Watts Realty Co., Inc., AMO, in Birmingham, Alabama. He started his real estate career in 1998 as general manager of Watts Realty, & earned his current title in 2006. During his tenure, he received the AMO accreditation on behalf of the company. Watts earned his CPM designation in 2004 & his CCIM designation in 2002. He served as the 2008 president of IREM’s Alabama chapter & the 2009 president of the CCIM Institute’s Alabama chapter. Watts served for two years as an IREM regional vice president. Also in 2008, Watts was honored by the Birmingham Association of REALTORS® with its “REALTOR of the Year” award and served as its president in 2014. He also served as a trustee to the University of Alabama Center for Real Estate Board for ten years. In 2007, Watts’ family company turned 100 & received the Centennial Award from the City of Birmingham.