Celebrating Illinois REALTORS® who made a difference in 2015: Kinney


Jim Kinney

Let’s recap the recognition some Illinois REALTORS® received during the year because of the significant ways they impacted their colleagues, their communities and the marketplace. And because we couldn’t fit everyone in one blog post, let’s continue the conversation today with IAR Immediate Past President Jim Kinney.

November – At the REALTOR® Conference & Expo in San Diego, Calif., Kinney was honored with the 2105 Senior Real Estate Specialist (SRES) Outstanding Service Award. While there, he also carried Ireland’s flag as part of a special ceremony honoring all nations.

October – Kinney and colleagues who served on the IAR Global Working Group shared in receiving gold status from NAR for raising member awareness of global markets during 2015.

September – As IAR President and Chair of IAR’s Global Task Force, Kinney participated in a panel discussion about global business for the Women’s Council of Realtors (WCR) Northwest Chapter meeting in Arlington Heights.

June – Kinney signed a memorandum of understanding between IAR and La Asociacion Mexicana de Profesionales Inmobiliarios (AMPI) at the 2015 AMPI International Summit in Nuevo Vallerta, Jalisco, Mexico.

April – The Vice-President of Luxury Home Sales for Baird & Warner in Chicago attended the 2015 Asian Real Estate Association of America’s Global & Luxury Summit at the Trump International Towers in Chicago.

(This is the ninth in a series of blog posts on Illinois “REALTORS® who made a difference in 2015.” Look for the next story here tomorrow.)

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