April 24, 2008(TUCSON, Ariz.) – – Long Realty Sales Associate Susan Barry has been named the new President of the Long Realty Cares Foundation. Barry, who succeeds three-year President Pat Jessup, was announced as the new head of Long’s charitable arm at the company’s annual party on April 16.

A 9-year Long veteran, Barry works out of Long’s Oro Valley branch office. She has served on the board of the Southern Arizona Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation for 8 years-during which time she has raised more than $1 million for research and care programs.

Barry says her presidency will focus on initiatives to increase community awareness, as well as increased staff and sales associate participation.

"I hope to continue, and increase, the participation of employees and agents throughout the Long community so that we can continue to give back to organizations with need in Southern Arizona," Barry said. Barry has been a resident of Tucson since 1968.

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