Spotlight: Leonard H. “Tony” Craver, Jr., Commission Member

Leonard H. “Tony” Craver, Jr. has served on the North Carolina Real Estate Commission since October 2013.

The owner and BIC of Craver Real Estate, LLC, in Durham, NC, Tony has been practicing real estate since 1967.

Tony served as the President of the Durham Regional Association of REALTORS® in 2005 and received the Association’s REALTOR® of the Year award in 2007.  Also, he served on the North Carolina Association of REALTORS® Forms Committee for 12 years and was its Chair in 2008-2009.

Tony was elected NCAR Region Four Vice President in 2011 and 2012, and he received NCAR’s Regional Service Award in 2012.

The National Association of REALTORS® awarded Tony “REALTOR® Emeritus” status in 2008. 

Tony has authored a collection of stories about building a real estate business entitled From the Ground Up- Building and Selling the American Dream.

Tony graduated from Duke University with a BA in Economics and received a varsity letter in tennis.  He is married and has four children and 10 grandchildren.