Annually, each state REALTOR® association recognizes one member who has done exceptional work to advance their associations and the real estate industry with the REALTOR® of the Year award. These members epitomize what it means to be a REALTOR®.


Questions regarding NAR’s recognition of the State REALTOR® of the Year may be directed to Andrew Scoulas at ascoulas@nar.realtor.


Click on the map to jump directly to that state's winner in the list below.

Evelyn Arnott

Alaska

Evelyn Arnott
Greater Fairbanks Board of REALTORS®
Alaska REALTORS®

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Kim Hallmark

Alabama

Kim Hallmark
Morgan County Association of REALTORS®
Alabama Association of REALTORS®

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Spencer Hawks

Arkansas

Spencer Hawks
Faulkner County Board of REALTORS®
Arkansas REALTORS® Association

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Jan Leighton

Arizona

Jan Leighton
West & Southeast REALTORS® of the Valley
Arizona Association of REALTORS®

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Dave Walsh

California

Dave Walsh
Santa Clara County Association of REALTORS®
California Association of REALTORS® Inc

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John Wendt, III

Colorado

John Wendt, III
Glenwood Springs Association of REALTORS®
Colorado Association of REALTORS® Inc

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Joanne Breen

Connecticut

Joanne Breen
Greater Hartford Association of REALTORS® Inc
Connecticut Association of REALTORS® Inc

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Kymber Lovett-Menkiti

Washington, DC

Kymber Lovett-Menkiti
Greater Capital Area Association of REALTORS® Inc
District of Columbia Association of REALTORS®

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Beau Zebley

Delaware

Beau Zebley
Kent County Association of REALTORS®
Delaware Association of REALTORS®

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Barry Grooms

Florida

Barry Grooms
REALTOR® Association of Sarasota & Manatee
Florida Assocation of REALTORS®

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Monica Spillane Cerrone

Georgia

Monica Spillane Cerrone
Savannah Board of REALTORS®
Georgia Assocation of REALTORS®

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Shawn Blas

Guam

Shawn R. Blas
Guam Association of REALTORS®
Guam Association of REALTORS®

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Lurline Johnson

Hawaii

Lurline R. Johnson
Honolulu Board of REALTORS®, Inc.
Hawaii Association of REALTORS®

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Megan Hill Mitchum

Iowa

Megan Hill Mitchum
Des Moines Area Association of REALTORS®
Iowa Assocation of REALTORS®

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Ophelie Montgomery

Idaho

Ophélie Montgomery
Nampa Association of REALTORS®
Idaho Association of REALTORS® Inc

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Coming Soon

Illinois

Will submit in 2022.

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Brian Thompson

Indiana

Brian Thompson
Bloomington Board of REALTORS®
Indiana Association of REALTORS® Inc

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Sandy McRae

Kansas

Sandy McRae
REALTORS® of South Central Kansas Inc
Kansas Association of REALTORS® Inc

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C. Lamont Breland

Kentucky

C. Lamont Breland
Greater Louisville Association of REALTORS® Inc
Kentucky REALTORS®

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Jeffrey G. Welsh

Louisiana

Jeffrey G. Welsh
Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS®
Louisiana REALTORS®

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Richard Waystack

Massachusetts

Richard Waystack
Cape Cod & Islands Association of REALTORS® Inc
Massachusetts Association of REALTORS®

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Jenn Klarman

Maryland

Jenn Klarman
Anne Arundel County Association
Maryland REALTORS®

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Tom Cole

Maine

Tom Cole
Mountains to Shore Board of REALTORS®
Maine Association of REALTORS®

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Richard Loose

Michigan

Rick Loose
Midland Board of REALTORS® Inc
Michigan Association of REALTORS®

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Kath Hammerseng

Minnesota

Kath Hammerseng
Minnesota Area Association of REALTORS® Inc
Minnesota Association of REALTORS®

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Nate Johnson

Missouri

Nate K. Johnson
St. Louis REALTORS®
Missouri Association of REALTORS®

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Keith Henley

Mississippi

Keith Henley
Northeast Mississippi Board of REALTORS®
Mississippi Association of REALTORS®

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Brint Wahlberg

Montana

Brint Wahlberg
Missoula Organization of REALTORS® Inc
Montana Assocation of REALTORS®

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Patrice Willetts

North Carolina

Patrice Willetts
Cape Fear REALTORS®
North Carolina Association of REALTORS® Inc

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Jill Lee

North Dakota

Jill Lee
Williston Board of REALTORS®
North Dakota Association of REALTORS®

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Judy K. Sasek

Nebraska

Judy K. Sasek
REALTORS® Association of Lincoln
Nebraska REALTORS® Association

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Kathleen Ahlin

New Hampshire

Kathleen Ahlin
Seacoast Board of REALTORS® Inc
New Hampshire Association of REALTORS® Inc

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Frances Blakely

New Jersey

Frances Blakely
Greater Bergen Association of REALTORS®
New Jersey Association of REALTORS®

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Paul Wilson

New Mexico

Paul Wilson
Greater Albuquerque Association of REALTORS®
New Mexico Association of REALTORS®

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Brad Spires

Nevada

Brad Spires
Sierra Nevada REALTORS®
Nevada REALTORS®

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Charlene Zoratti

New York

Charlene Zoratti
Buffalo Niagara Association of REALTORS® Inc
New York State Association of REALTORS® Inc

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Deborah Barber

Ohio

Deborah Barber
Youngstown Columbiana Association of REALTORS® Inc
Ohio Assocation of REALTORS®

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Amy Bladow

Oklahoma

Amy Bladow
Norman Board of REALTORS®
Oklahoma Association of REALTORS®

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Lori Palermo

Oregon

Lori Palermo
Springfield Board of REALTORS®
Oregon REALTORS®

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Coming Soon

Pennsylvania

Will submit in 2022.

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Orlando Vázquez-Berrios

Puerto Rico

Orlando Vázquez Berríos
Bayamon Board of REALTORS®
Puerto Rico Association of REALTORS®

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Christopher Whitten

Rhode Island

Chris Whitten
Northern Rhode Island Board of REALTORS®
Rhode Island Association of REALTORS® Inc

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Owen Tyler headshot

South Carolina

Owen Tyler
Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS® Inc
South Carolina Association of REALTORS®

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Bart Miller

South Dakota

Bart Miller
Black Hills Association of REALTORS®
South Dakota Association of REALTORS®

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Christopher Garrett

Tennessee

Chris Garrett
Middle Tennessee Association of REALTORS® Inc
Tennessee Association of REALTORS®

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Shad Bogany

Texas

Shad Bogany
Houston Association of REALTORS® Inc
Texas Association of REALTORS®

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Matthew S. Barton

Utah

Matt S. Barton
Utah Central Association of REALTORS®
Utah Association of REALTORS®

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J. Kemper Funkhouser III

Virginia

J. Kemper Funkhouser III
Harrisonburg Rockingham Association of REALTORS®
Virginia Association of REALTORS®

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Lana Homnick-Lee

Virgin Islands

Lana Homnick-Lee
St. Croix Board of REALTORS®
Virgin Islands Territorial Association of REALTORS® Inc

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Jenifer Prouty Hoffman

Vermont

Jenifer Prouty Hoffman
South Central Vermont Board of REALTORS®
Vermont Association of REALTORS® Inc

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Ken Sax

Washington

Ken Sax
Spokane Association of REALTORS®
Washington Association of REALTORS®

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Mary Duff

Wisconsin

Mary Duff
REALTORS® Association of South Central Wisconsin
Wisconsin REALTORS® Association

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Alisa Jackson

West Virginia

Alisa Jackson
Morgantown Board of REALTORS®
West Virginia Association of REALTORS®

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Max Minnick

Wyoming

Max Minnick
Cheyenne Board of REALTORS®
Wyoming REALTORS®

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