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Georgia REALTORS(R) Induct Honorees Into Hall of Fame

ATLANTA, Feb. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Robin Lance, 2013 President of the Georgia REALTORS® (GAR), announces the second class of the Georgia REALTORS® Hall of Fame.

The Hall of Fame recognizes members of GAR who have demonstrated consistent support of the REALTOR® organization for at least 30 years, and who have had a strong influence in the real estate industry. GAR named 14 individuals to its first Hall of Fame class in 2012, and added four more individuals in 2013. These REALTORS® set the standards for all real estate professionals to emulate, having proven themselves as champions of the REALTOR® association and captains of industry. The 2013 Georgia REALTORS® Hall of Fame is comprised of the following outstanding individuals:

  • Dan Blackshear*, Albany
  • John Kaufman*, St. Simons Island
  • Sally Washburn*, Atlanta
  • Gilmer "Buddy" Weston, Atlanta

"The inductees and members of the Georgia REALTORS® Hall of Fame are the finest individuals ever to practice real estate in the state of Georgia," said President Lance. "If any REALTOR® wants to know how to be the best they can possibly be in their profession, while giving back to their profession through extensive involvement in the REALTOR® organization, look no further than this distinguished society of amazing individuals."

Georgia REALTORS® is a voluntary professional association of approximately 26,000 licensed real estate brokers and salespersons engaged in all aspects of the real estate business throughout Georgia. GAR is the leading advocate for the real estate industry in Georgia, committed to protecting private property rights and free enterprise, maintaining ethical and professional standards, and enhancing the public's awareness and confidence in REALTORS®.

*Please note that asterisk (*) indicates honorees who are deceased.

CONTACT: Brandie Miner 678-597-4111 bminer@garealtor.comSource: Georgia REALTORS