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Cone, Malarney Appointed To Real Estate Commission

Governor Michael F. Easley has appointed Benjamin Cone, III, of Charlotte and Jeffery J. Malarney of Manteo to the North Carolina Real Estate Commission; it was announced by Phillip T. Fisher, Executive Director.

Cone is one of two public Commission members without affiliation with the real estate industry.

Chief Financial Officer of Uni-Screw, LLC, in Charlotte, he has held management positions in the textile and commercial furniture industries.

He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science in Textile Management, Magna Cum Laude.

Malarney is General Counsel for Twiddy & Company and a Commander in the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps (Res) and a prosecutor for the U.S. Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Trial Service Office (Res).

He is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the First Judicial District Bar Association, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce, member of the North Carolina Vacation Rental Managers Association and a former Special Assistant U.S. Attorney.

He has been awarded the Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medals, the Global War on Terrorism Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, National Defense Medals and overseas ribbon.

A graduate of Wake Forest School of Law, Malarney is married to the Honorable Amber D. Malarney, District Court Judge for the First Judicial District Court, and the father of two children, Cullen, 12, and Lainy, 11.

This article came from the January 2008-Vol38-3 edition of the bulletin.