Lou Nimkoff to be installed as 2018 president of the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association
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Lou Nimkoff to be installed as 2018 president of the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association

Professionalism, engagement, and REALTOR® safety among Nimkoff’s top initiatives for 2018

WASHINGTON – (RealEstateRama) — The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association will induct REALTOR® Lou Nimkoff, Brio Real Estate Services LLC, as the organization’s 2018 president at its upcoming Annual Awards and Inaugural luncheon.

“It is a privilege and a responsibility to lead our association during this period of change in the real estate industry,” says Nimkoff. “My intention is to guide ORRA on behalf of the entire membership and the clients they serve by offering programs that support the practice of real estate and the dream of homeownership.”

Nimkoff has been an active ORRA volunteer since 2004, and his extraordinary service to the association — which has included a wide variety of committee chairmanships and many years on the board of directors —was recognized in 2013 with the REALTOR® of the Year Award. This honor, ORRA’s highest, was presented in acknowledgment of Lou’s contributions to the creation of the Orlando Regional Commercial Council.

Lou is a commercial real estate specialist and holds the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) and Certified Property Manager (CPM) designations. He served as treasurer of the nationwide CCIM Institute in 2017.

Also installed on the ORRA 2018 Board of Directors will be:

President –elect – Jeff Fagan, Watson Realty Corp;
Treasurer – Reese Stewart, RE/MAX Properties SW Inc. and
Secretary – Natalie Arrowsmith, Arrowsmith Realty Inc.

2017 ORRA President Bruce Elliott, Regal R.E. Services LLC, will remain on the board as immediate past president.

New directors to be installed on the ORRA 2018 Board of Directors include:

• Lisa Hill, Keller Williams Winter Park;
• Rose Kemp, RE/MAX Town Centre;
• Rigo Rodriguez, Lock N Key Realty LLC; and
• Tansey Soderstrom, Real Estate Firm of Orlando.

Current directors whose terms continue through 2018 include:

• Dallas Ackley, ERA Grizzard Real Estate;
• Kathi Adkins, The Realty Factor Inc;
• Jim Batenchuk, Charles Rutenberg Rlty Orlando;
• Christian Bohyn, Christian Bohyn, REALTOR;
• Cat Brower, Mortgagee Title Service, Inc;
• Joe Doher, BHHS Results Realty;
• Beatrix Masotti, Premier Sothebys Intl. Realty; and
• Mike McGraw, RE/MAX Central Realty.

This year’s Annual Awards and Inaugural luncheon will be held in the Ballroom at Church Street on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.

The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association, recognized as one of the most innovative local real estate associations in the country, represents more than 14,500 real estate professionals throughout Central Florida.

About Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association

The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association is one of the largest local trade associations in the state of Florida, with more than 11,500 members in Orange, Seminole, and the surrounding counties.

ORRA is composed of REALTORS® who are involved in residential and commercial real estate as brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, counselors, and others who are engaged in all aspects of the real estate industry.