Marc McMaster

District 8 Vice President

PAR District 8 Vice President Marc McMaster has been a Realtor® for 17 years.

Marc is an Army veteran, serving as a Blackhawk helicopter crew chief. Following his service career, he attended Penn State University. His first course in real estate convinced him to get his license and he began working as a part-time Realtor® while attending college. He made it a full-time career after graduating and became a broker/owner of RE/MAX Centre Realty in 2015.

He is a past president of his local association, the Centre County Association.

He and his wife Stephanie have two dogs, Hayden and Lola, and they enjoy travelling, craft beers and competitive shooting.

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