REinventing MLS

DocuSign Taps MRED CEO for Real Estate Advisory Council

MLS Giant Shares Expertise with Tech Leader and Creator of the eSignature Global Standard

LISLE, ILLINOIS (March 13, 2014) – Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED), Chicagoland’s multiple listing service (MLS), announced today that its President and CEO Russ Bergeron has been named to the DocuSign Real Estate Advisory Council. The inaugural meeting, with attendees from across the real estate spectrum, was held on March 4th during DocuSign’s MOMENTUM 2014 user symposium in San Francisco, attended by 1,200 DocuSign fans.

DocuSign enhances its customers’ experience with improved transaction cycle times while speeding revenue generation, reducing costs, and boosting customer satisfaction with the easiest, fastest, most secure global network for sending, signing, tracking, and storing documents in the cloud.  DocuSign is the official and exclusive electronic signature provider for the over one million members of the National Association of REALTORS®, and a proud partner under the REALTOR Benefits® Program.

As a partner to MRED, DocuSign brings a complete web-based eSignature solution to MRED customers that is integrated into the forms on MRED’s MLS system.  It’s the smart, secure way to electronically send, sign, track and store documents from real estate transactions.

Also serving as a member of DocuSign’s advisory council is a representative from one of MRED’s largest customers, Baird & Warner’s Chief Technology Officer Mark Steward.

“DocuSign is a great partner to MRED and provides a terrific, cutting-edge service to MRED’s customers,” said Bergeron.  “I am honored to be asked to serve on as prestigious an Advisory Council as DocuSign’s, and I look forward to future collaboration and exchange of ideas.”

About MRED

Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) is the real estate data aggregator and distributor providing the Chicagoland multiple listing service (MLS) to nearly 40,000 brokers and appraisers and 8,000 offices.  MRED serves Chicago and the surrounding “collar” counties and provides property information encompassing northern Illinois, southern Wisconsin and northwest Indiana.  MRED delivers over twenty products and services to its customers, complementing connectMLS™, the top-rated MLS system in the country for two years running according to the WAV Group MLS Technology Survey.  MRED is the 2013 Inman News Most Innovative MLS/Real Estate Trade Association.  For more information please visit

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