Phillip Bolte, Broker and Co-Owner of Bolte Real Estate, was chosen the Firelands Association of REALTORS® REALTOR® of the Year at their annual meeting and awards night. This organization is a professional trade association that serves more than 500 licensed REALTORS® and affiliate members in Ottawa, Erie, Sandusky, Seneca and Huron counties, guiding them in the best possible real estate practices with a strict code of ethics. It is affiliated with the Ohio Association of Realtor and the National Association of Realtors, who work aggressively to provide members with tools and resources needed to succeed and be compliant in current real estate practices.
Phillip is a Past President of the Association and current member of its Board of Directors as well as a member of the Ohio Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors. Bolte Real Estate, one of North Central Ohio's largest brokerages has offices in Port Clinton, Catawba, Clyde and Fremont, and will be celebrating their 80th year of business next year.
Phillip was recently elected to another three(3) year term as a Board of Director for Firelands beginning January 1. 2016. Phillip and his wife Jenn have a two (2) year old daughter. Congratulations Phillip on your much deserved award.
The Firelands Association of REALTORS® RPAC committee on September 2nd sponsored a Lake Erie Island Cruise fund raising event in conjunction with a private reception for area elected State legislators. The day started with a private guided cruise tour of the Marblehead peninsula and the Islands. The ship then landed at Put-In-Bay and we held our Legislative Reception sponsored by Hartung Title, HMS Home Warranty and Tri Coast Title. The entire Ohio Association of REALTORS® leadership team and legislative staff supported and attended the event.
Ohio Associaiton of REALTORS® CEO Bob Fletcher introduced State Senator Randy Gardner, who gave a brief legislative update of issues that he has been working on for the benefit of our members. He then opened the floor up for questions from our members.
At the conclusion of the reception, a guided tour of South Bass Island was provided to the attendees. Ohio Association of REALTORS® District Vice-President Len Partin needs special thanks for his hard work on coordinating the details of this successful RPAC fund raising experience. The RPAC committee wants to thank all investors who participated in this cruise. The RPAC committee is making plans for 2016 to expand and enhance this event.