2019 REALTOR® of the Year
Natalie Rowe is the Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Advantage in Portage. Natalie was first licensed in 2006; becoming a member of GKAR in 2007. Natalie holds the professional designations Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR), Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE), Graduate REALTORS® Institute (GRI) and Short Sale Foreclosure Resource (SFR).
Natalie has been active with GKAR serving as a Board member from 2012-2014, President-Elect in 2015, President in 2016 and coming back to serve an appointment as President-Elect in 2017. Natalie has also been heavily involved with committees including Advocacy as Chair in 2017 & 2018, Budget & Finance, Community Relations, Education and Professional Standards. She has also served on numerous task forces.
Natalie was a graduate of the Michigan REALTORS®’ Leadership Academy in 2016. She believes this experience is what launched her volunteer leadership with Michigan REALTORS®. Natalie is currently serving in her 2nd year as District 6 Director; she was just re-elected to serve an additional 2 years. In addition, she served as co-chair for the Convention Committee; is a member of the Broker Summit Task Force and YPN Committee. Natalie was appointed to serve on the National Association of REALTORS®’ Business Issues Policy Committee in 2018.
Natalie is not just active with GKAR, MR & NAR. She is currently serving an appointment to the Michigan Department of Licensing Board of Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons. She also serves the City of Portage on the Zoning Board of Appeals. Outside of Real Estate, Natalie is currently serving as Vice President of Kalamazoo Area Runners. She serves as Liaison for Kal-Haven Trail Run and is actively involved with the American Red Cross and Team Red White & Blue.
|1958 Orville B Schroeder||1959 Clarence Hawthorne||1960 C Ray Clapper|
|1961 Ty Carter||1962 Robert Early||1963 Harry Hurni|
|1964 Arthur Warly||1965 Lowell A Swanson||1966 ---|
|1967 BW Borkenstein||1968 Robert E Greene||1969 Dale O Wheeler|
|1970 Kenneth S Bright||1971 Bruce R Perry||1972 Arthur C Early|
|1973 John W Bosch||1974 Philip C Keelan||1975 Meryl Weimaster|
|1976 Philip P Perry||1977 Douglas R Preston||1978 Frank R Stokes|
|1979 John B Olheiser||1980 John W Bosch||1981 Rod O' Brien|
|1982 Tom Tobin||1983 Jerry Carlson||1984 Lowell I Swanson|
|1985 Marian E Greene||1986 Robert L Walton||1987 Sam Cupps|
|1988 Woody King||1989 Phyllis Bogren||1990 Kathy King|
|1991 Tim Brown||1992 Nick Pratt||1993 Judy Haugh|
|1994 Jared Arnold||1995 Lonnie Palleschi||1996 Sally Elser|
|1997 Al Rowe||1998 Tim Brown||1999 Marty Wagar|
|2000 Ray Becker||2001 Mary Sutton||2002 Don Cain|
|2003 Sue Cornell||2004 Wayne Wilkinson||2005 David Maturen|
|2006 Dennis Field||2007 Rose Rook||2008 Rick Hoffman|
|2009 John Jackson||2010 Rick Berner||2011 John Buttery|
|2012 Audrey DeVault||2013 Cheri Schulz||2014 Cathy Gasper|
|2015 Nancy Fish||2016 Lee Crossley||2017 Gayle Zientek|
|2018 Dan Jaqua||2019 Natalie Rowe|
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Nominations are not being accepted at this time.