In the Community

As part of our goal of providing top quality real estate services, 1 Degree Realty Company feels it is important to give back to the community. As such, each member of the 1 Degree Realty Company team is asked to do his or her part in making our community a better place to live.

St. Louis Community Involvement by 1 Degree Team Members:

Marty Carr

Marty Carr is actively involved in his local community by serving on the Board of Directors for the Affton Chamber of Commerce. Marty additionally serves the Affton area as a member of the Economic Development Committee. Being a member of the Missouri Association of Realtors Property Management division enables Marty to stay up to date in both the real estate and property management business.

Jim Young

Jim Young serves his local community of South City by being a member of the Lindenwood Neighborhood Association. He truly enjoys helping to further the mission of this committee to seek the general betterment, welfare, and improvement of the local area. Additionally Jim is a charter member of the Missouri Realtors Property Management Section.

Angela Velazquez

Angela Velazquez serves both in her local community as well as in her local parish. Angela shows her passion for helping the real estate industry provide and maintain quality and affordable apartment homes to the public by being involved with the St. Louis Apartment Association.

The local area of South County sees Angela’s volunteer efforts by the way she serves as a member of the Crestwood-Sunset Chamber of Commerce as well as her service to St. Simon the Apostle as an active parishioner and also by being a member of their marketing committee.

Steve Young

Steve Young enjoys serving in various ways in his local community from being a board member at Cardinal Ritter Senior Services (CRSS) as well as serving on the board of the Lindbergh School District Foundation (LSF). His service to CRSS stems from his heart for the elderly and making sure they are not forgotten. Providing quality services, housing, social and health programs to the elderly is something Steve advocates for as he believes these are vital to the quality of life of these aging seniors.

Steve serves as the board president for the LSF. Steve is committed to supporting the districts desire for excellence in all facets of education. He is active in the strategic plan, finances, fundraising efforts, evaluations of specialists, and evaluation of program performance for the Lindbergh School District. The foundation is an integral part of the school district as they oversee district policies, specialists, programs as well as provide scholarships to students and grants for teachers.

Steve is also involved in his local community by serving on the City of Sunset Hills planning and zoning commission which seeks to provide regulations as to value, size, and construction type of proposed buildings within the city limits.

Additionally, Steve is an active member of the National Association of Residential Property Managers. This organization, NARPM, is the standard for professional, educational, and ethical leaders in the industry.