Assuming the role of 2024 president from outgoing President Emily Green, of Sandy Green Realty in Minneapolis, is Geri Theis, of Scenic City Realty in Redwood Falls. Patti Jo Fitzpatrick of Coldwell Banker Realty in St. Paul will take on the role of president-elect. Wendy Uzelac of RE/MAX Thousand Lakes in Grand Rapids will serve as first vice president. And Pat Paulson of Exit Realty in Minneapolis will step into the final year of his two-year term as treasurer. The newly elected officers begin their terms in January 2024.
In recognition of his outstanding contributions to the industry, Man Huynh of Edina Realty in St. Paul was named 2023 Realtor® of the Year. LeeAnn Lehto of Lake Sotheby’s International Realty in Minneapolis received the Ed Anderson Political Achievement award for political advocacy on behalf of the real estate industry. Katrina DeWit of Engel & Völkers in Minneapolis was presented with the Minnesota Good Neighbor Award for her work with My Very Own Bed, a charitable organization that provides new beds to children who are transitioning with their families from homeless shelters into homes. With the help of volunteers like DeWit, the non-profit has provided more than 6,000 children with beds, mattress pads, sheets, blankets, pillows, and even stuffed animals and books since 2014.