2021 REALTOR® of the Year
Evenboer Walton, REALTORS®
Bill has been a REALTOR® for 33 years, Broker for 28 years, and Real Estate Owner for 26 years, our recipient has closed over 1,500 real estate transactions, managed and trained numerous agents, and owned and developed several sub divisions.
He has served GKAR as President twice, as Treasurer for 6 years, the Board of Directors for 10 years, and served on numerous Committees over the last 30 years.
He has also served the community including: Kalamazoo Neighborhood Housing Services President and Board Member, Deacon at his church, Little League and Rocket Football Coach, Vice President and President of PCHS Football Boosters, Sponsor and Volunteer for Walk to end Homelessness, Sponsor for Big Brother Big Sisters both with the Bowling event and the annual Dinner fundraiser, Sponsor and Volunteer at Kalamazoo Gospel Mission, and Sponsor for the USTA Boys National Tennis Championships at Kalamazoo College.
Over the years, he has served many people with selling or buying property and has always made it a priority that the clients’ needs are first and foremost. Bill has also always done his best to work together with other agents in a win-win manner and enjoys helping new agents regardless of which Broker they work for.
Bill and Claudia (also a REALTOR®) have been married for 41 years and have 2 sons Jonathan and Rob (also a REALTOR®).
The nomination period for 2022 begins on September 1st, 2021.
|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||2020 Greg Miller|
|2021 Bill Evenboer|