Mabél Guzmán (ABR, CIPS, AHWD), a REALTOR® for more than 21 years from Chicago, Illinois, was the 2020 Vice President of Association Affairs of the National Association of REALTORS®.
Mabél is a broker at Coldwell Banker in Chicago, where she specializes in residential real estate, rehabbing properties, and working with investors.
Economic development, housing advocacy, and public policy are Mabél’s passions. At the national level, she has been a member of NAR’s Board of Directors on and off since 2009 and has previously served on the Executive Committee. On behalf of the National Association of REALTORS®, Mabél testified before the House Financial Services Committee in 2019 about the reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program.
In 2014 she served as Chair of the Conventional Financing and Policy Committee, where she also testified on behalf of NAR’s more than one million members before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Urban Affairs and Banking on "Inequality and Opportunity in the Housing Market."
Mabél also served as the President Liaison for the 2018 Global Alliances Advisory Board, was a Global Ambassador to Brazil, and has experience serving on numerous committees. Those include Strategic Thinking, Meeting and Conference, Housing Opportunity, and Federal Housing and Finance. She’s also served on two Presidential Advisory Groups.
At the state level, Mabél served on the Illinois REALTORS® Board of Directors from 2009 to 2011. In 2014, 2015, and 2018 she received the Illinois REALTORS® President’s Medallion for Outstanding Service.
Mabél is also a member of the Chicago Association of REALTORS® and served as its Treasurer in 2009 and President in 2011. In 2012, the Chicago Association of REALTORS® named Mabél their REALTOR® of the Year. In 2016, she received the Community Service Award.
Mabél cares deeply about community service and has frequently partnered with Habitat for Humanity, One Hope United, and the First United Methodist Homeless Ministry called Hope’s Table. She is a longtime member of the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) and was recognized in 2012 with a Community Service Award. She was named 2009 Member of the Year by the Women’s Council of REALTORS® (WCR) of Chicago.