Howard Hanna Midwest President Kristine Burdick Receives 2020 REALTOR® of the Year Award

Akron, OH (October 16, 2020) – Kristine Burdick, President of the Midwest Region of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, has received the REALTOR® of the Year Award from the Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS® (ACAR). The award was announced virtually by ACAR President Brant Smith in place of the organization’s Who’s Who Annual Meeting and Meet the Candidates event.

“I’m honored to have been nominated for this prestigious award in the real estate community,” said Burdick. “I feel that this nomination is a reflection of my ongoing work in the state in Ohio, where I strive to deliver quality real estate services that make a difference in the lives of homeowners. I thank the Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS® for this acknowledgment and the opportunity to work with them to elevate our real estate industry and market.”

Burdick has been actively involved in the real estate industry for nearly 30 years. In her current role as President of the Midwest Region of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, she is responsible for overseeing business and operational efforts for the company throughout Ohio and Michigan, with over 54 offices and 2,300 sales associates.

She is a member of the board of directors for the Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS®, serves as Commissioner for the Ohio Department of Real Estate and Professional Licensing, is on the Board of Governors for YES-MLS, and serves as a Director for the National Association of REALTORS®. She has previously been President of the Akron Women’s Council of Realtors, District Vice President of the Ohio Association of REALTORS®, and President of the Akron Area Board of REALTORS®.

She has also served on the boards of multiple national and local charitable organizations, including the Akron Symphony Guild, Greater Akron Symphony Association, Rockynol Retirement Community, and Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

“Kris’ nomination is fantastic news and a reflection on her strong performance, capabilities, and positive energy in the industry,” said Helen Hanna Casey, CEO of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services. “Her experience and focus on helping real estate professionals succeed in helping homeowners is a tremendous asset to Howard Hanna, and we’re extremely proud to hear about this acknowledgment of her success and talents from the Akron Cleveland Association of REALTORS®.”

About Howard Hanna: Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is the #1 family-owned and -operated independent broker in the U.S.A. The full-service real estate company has more than 350 real estate, mortgage, insurance, title and escrow service offices across 11 states, including Allen Tate Realtors in the Carolinas, with more than 12,000 sales associates and staff, including many of the industry’s top-producing real estate agents. For more information, visit www.HowardHanna.com.

Contact: Kristine Burdick, KristineBurdick@HowardHanna.com, 330-760-6772

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