President & CEO
Calgary Real Estate Board
Alan Tennant has served as the President & CEO of the Calgary Real Estate Board since 2011, representing more than 7,600 licensed real estate brokers and associates in Calgary and surrounding communities.
He has over 38 years of experience in real estate, serving in multiple leadership roles in the industry. Previously, as a career REALTOR® and former associate broker, he achieved recognition as a top producer at the local, national, and international levels.
Tennant has served as president for both the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and CREB®. He was also chair of the International Consortium of Real Estate Associations (ICREA), CREB® Charitable Foundation and the inaugural CREA MLS® Technology Council. Tennant has also served as co-chair of CREA’s Federal Affairs committee.
As an active member in the industry and community, Tennant has been honored for his dedication to community service. He was named CREB® 1995 REALTOR® of the Year and Honorary Life Member by both CREB® and the Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA). He is also a recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal, RE/MAX of Western Canada Special Service award and was named Airdrie Alberta’s volunteer of the year in 2005. He currently serves as Chair of the board of the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories.
As an active grandfather of four, he loves to ski, cycle, and read very quietly.