Online real estate marketplace Zillow (Z) added Robert Bemis to serve as its vice president of partner relations.

Bemis leaves his post as chief executive of Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service, which he joined in 2007. He'll work at Zillow to form new partnerships with real estate brokers and agents, as well as MLSs.

"We are honored to have one of the most esteemed and well-respected executives in the real estate industry join our team," Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff said in a release. "Bob's deep industry knowledge will help Zillow engage with brokerages and MLSs in a mutually beneficial way."

Bemis worked for 20 years in television broadcast production before entering the real estate industry.