Traverse Area Association of Realtors announces award recipients, new board

TRAVERSE CITY – Members of the Traverse Area Association of Realtors (TAAR) recently honored the 2011 Outstanding Realtors. The awards dinner held at Boone's Long Lake Inn also recognized the installation of 2012 officers and directors.


Good Neighbor Award

Christine Stalsonburg

RE/MAX Bayshore

Affiliate of the Year

Dan Brady

Dan Brady Painting

Rookie of the Year

Matt Geib


President's Award

Chad Brown


Top Office

Real Estate One – Randolph

REO – Randolph

Top Producer 2011

Mark Hagan

Coldwell Banker Schmidt – 402

Most Individual Transactions 2011

Mark Hagan

Coldwell Banker Schmidt – 402



President – Brent Nichols

Remerica-Traverse City

President Elect – Randy Dye

RE/MAX Bayshore Properties-Benzie

Secretary/Treasurer – Meagan Luce

Century 21 Northland

MLS Chair – Matthew Dakoske

MLS Chair

Past President – Stephen Karas

Exit Northern Shores Realty

Director – DeeDee Burch

Keller-Williams Realty

Director – Beccy Janis

Coldwell Banker Schmidt 522 Front

Director – Ken Kleinrichert

Coldwell Banker Schmidt 522 Front

Director – Kathy Wittbrodt

Piper Realty

Director – Dennis Pearsall

Real Estate One Randolph

Director – Mike Nagy

Northwestern Bank

Director – Colleen Mageau

Northwestern Bank

Reverse Mentor – Matt Geib


Founded in 1935, TAAR currently serves over 600 members. The association and its members are committed to serving the public by advancing the professional interests, education and ethical standards of the real estate community while protecting private property rights and the natural resources that abound in northern Michigan.

For more information about TAAR, please visit the website or call 947-2050. BN