Charlie Oppler, a REALTOR® from Franklin Lakes, N.J., was the 2015 Vice President of the National Association of REALTORS®. NAR, The Voice for Real Estate®, is America’s largest trade association, representing 1 million members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries.
Charlie has been a REALTOR® for more than 30 years. He is the CEO of Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty in Tenafly, specializing in residential brokerage. He holds the At Home with Diversity certification from NAR.
Charlie has served on NAR’s Board of Directors since 2003. He has chaired the REALTOR® Party Coordinating Committee twice and the RPAC Trustees Committee. Charlie has served on four of NAR's Presidential Advisory Groups. He has served multiple times as a committee liaison, including for the REALTOR® Party Trustees for State and Local Campaign Services, RPAC Trustees Federal Disbursement, and State and Local Issues Mobilization Support Committees. In 2005, he was NAR’s Vice President for Region 2, representing New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Charlie was 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.