Among the 24 local REALTORS® who’ll be honored at the 36th Annual REALTOR® of the Year Banquet will be Mark Coleman, Anne Sadler and Julie Heltne.
The event will attract members from all over the state to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield on June 6. The guest of honor will be Illinois REALTOR® of the Year Sue Miller, managing broker for Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group, in McHenry. The reception begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:15 p.m. The deadline for ordering tickets is midnight tonight. Tickets are $75 each.
Here are some details about the three local winners mentioned above:
Mark Coleman of Coleman Land Company in St. Charles will represent the REALTOR® Association of the Fox Valley. Coleman is Fox Valley’s president-elect. The managing broker and co-owner of Coleman Land Company is a Major Investor. He volunteers at the Garfield Farm Museum in Campton Hills and has supported the local Jaycees, the Tri-Cities Exchange Club and the Red Cross in the past.
Anne Sadler of Choice Realty in Freeport will represent the REALTOR® Association of Northwestern Illinois. She is the broker-owner of Choice Realty and is a continuing education and Pre-License instructor. Sadler has served on many RANWIL committees and was the 2015 MLS president. She serves on the Illinois REALTORS® Education Working Group and volunteers with the Freeport Chamber of Commerce, the Freeport Area Food Bank. She also supported the creation of a new Enterprise Zone to bring new construction back to the Freeport area.
Julie Heltne of RE/MAX Signature Properties in O’Fallon will represent the REALTOR® Association of Southwestern Illinois. Heltne has served on the RASI Board of Directors for several years. Also, she has served as chair of the Awards Task Force for several years and her creative flair has helped expand the reach of REALTOR® After Hours programming.
The Illinois REALTORS® ROTY banquet is jointly sponsored by the Illinois REALTORS® and the Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation (REEF).