Joy Cherian

Managing Real Estate Broker with Fathom Realty PB00068179

Joy Cherian was born in Kerala State, India back in 1942. He graduated from the Sacred Heart High School, then from the University of Kerala with a B.A. in 1963 and a Bachelor of Law in 1965. He received his Ph.D. from Catholic University of America in 1974.

His first book “Investment Contract and Arbitration (1975) is a reference resource that is still used in graduate schools in the United States and abroad. He is credited for the formation of the American Bar Association, the Committee on International Insurance Law and the Committee on International Employment Law. He was awarded the India Abroad Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007.

What you may not know about Dr. Joy Cherian is that he is the first Asian American and the first Indian American Commissioner of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1987. He currently lives in Wheaton, MD.

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Raymond E. Camp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services - Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

Good morning James,

It is another first that I had no idea of.

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Jun 21, 2019 04:19 AM #1
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning James. Must admit, never heard of him but admire his accomplishments. Enjoy your day 

Jun 21, 2019 04:35 AM #2
Donald Urschalitz
One World Realty Inc. - Jupiter, FL
P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County

Just goes to show you how important a good education is for our society.

Jun 21, 2019 05:37 AM #3
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Nice to know about someone still living who made contributions.

Jun 21, 2019 06:26 AM #4
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Sounds like a good Catholic boy to me, always appreciated in my book!  I hope that your day is enjoyed!

Jun 21, 2019 06:37 AM #5
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Good morning, James - good for him!  I am glad you made it safely home after your flight delay from Chicago.  

Jun 21, 2019 06:40 AM #6
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


What a great story you shared with us.  Glad you made it home at long last.  Have a great weekend golfing I hope.  A

Jun 21, 2019 08:59 AM #7
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

That was very interesting learning all about the accomplishments made by Joy Cherian. Have a great weekend James!

Jun 21, 2019 12:47 PM #8
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi James- glad to see you're back!!! So many accomplishments from just one person. 

Jun 21, 2019 07:46 PM #9
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good afternoon James. I didn't and would never have known but I am impressed.

Jun 21, 2019 09:53 PM #10
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

James I have always enjoyed your historical trivia and I wish they would teach that in American History classes, Endre

Jun 21, 2019 11:39 PM #11
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi James,

I always enjoy learning about women in history and then I found out Joy is a man. That was my first surprise.

Jun 22, 2019 04:22 AM #12
Jane Chaulklin-Schott
TEAMCONNECT REALTY - (407) 394-9766 - Orlando, FL
TeamConnect Luxury Homes - Orlando, Florida, 32836

Very worthy accomplishments; interesting life, James Dray.   

Jun 22, 2019 05:11 PM #13
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