Local REALTORS® Install New Leaders and Name Winners of Industry Achievement Awards
The Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® (KCRAR) installed its 2020 president and presented its 2019 awards, including the prestigious REALTOR® of the Year honor, on Wednesday, Dec. 4 during the KCRAR Holiday Party, Awards & Installation event held at the Intercontinental Hotel on the Plaza. Over 400 KCRAR REALTOR® members, affiliate members and guests attended the event.
Bobbi Howe, Keller Williams Kansas City North, was installed as the 2020 president of the Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS®. Howe will lead the organization’s Board of Directors, representing more than 11,000 members across the Kansas City region.
Michael Pierce, Seek Real Estate, was introduced as the 2020 President of the Heartland Multiple Listing Service Board of Directors.
“The caliber of our volunteer leadership has always been second to none and that legacy of excellence will certainly hold true as Bobbi and Michael step into their new roles for 2020,” said Kipp Cooper, CEO of KCRAR and Heartland MLS.
The event also recognized industry leaders who have helped build and maintain a strong real estate community throughout the Kansas City metro and surrounding areas. The following awards were presented during the event:
2019 Community Service Award –
Tenesia Looney, Keys Realty Group, Inc.
2019 Industry Partner of the Year –
Rian Poythress, Home Warranty of America
2019 Newcomer of the Year –
Stevie Mulsoff, Holland Realty Services
2019 Salesperson of the Year –
Majid Ghavami, ReeceNichols Town Center
2019 REALTOR® of the Year –
Cindy Cunningham, Better Homes & Gardens – Kansas City Homes
“KCRAR’s award winners are nominated and selected by other members, which speaks to their success and positive reputation within the industry. They represent our local real estate community well through their high standard of professionalism and commitment to excellence,” Cooper said.