Charlie Oppler, a REALTOR® from Franklin Lakes, N.J., is the 2020 President-Elect of the National Association of REALTORS®. Charlie has been a REALTOR® since 1981.
He is the COO of Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, with 12 offices in northern and central New Jersey. He holds the At Home with Diversity certification from NAR.
Charlie has served on NAR’s Board of Directors numerous times, beginning in 2003. He has chaired the REALTOR® Party Coordinating Committee and the RPAC Trustees Committee. Charlie has served on four of NAR's Presidential Advisory Groups. In 2005, he was NAR’s Vice President for Region 2, representing New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania and in 2015, he was NAR Vice President for Chris Polychron.
Charlie was the president of the New Jersey Association of REALTORS® in 2004.
At the local level, Charlie is a member of the Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS®. In 1997, they named him their REALTOR® of the Year, and in 1996 he served as their president.
Charlie is a lifelong resident of New Jersey and is actively involved in his community, supporting organizations including IronMatt, a foundation dedicated to raising awareness of pediatric brain tumors, and Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. He is a graduate of the College of New Jersey. Charlie and his wife, Geri, have four children.
NAR is America’s largest trade association, representing 1.3 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.