/ SPECIAL FOR THE AJT /

Mitch Kaminer, Associate Broker with RE/MAX Paramount Properties, Owner of Kaminer Property Management, LLC, and past President of the Atlanta Board of REALTORS® (2012), was honored with the prestigious 2013 REALTOR® of the Year Award by the Atlanta Board of Realtors at the organization’s annual awards event.

Kaminer, who has been a Board Member of the Atlanta Board of Realtors since he started his real estate career in 1994, is recognized for his long-term support of the organization’s goals and is known throughout the Atlanta real estate industry for his successful initiatives, numerous Board and Committee positions and indefatigable drive.

During his involvement with the Atlanta Board of Realtors over the past two decades, Kaminer has served as its Education and Technology Committee Chair (2003), Member Services Committee Chair (2004), Trade Show Committee Chair (2005) and VP of Administration and Finance (2006), and Leadership Development Committee Chair (2008, 2009), among others, culminating in 2012 with his election to President of the well-respected professional organization.

“Knowing Mitch for many years I have been impressed by his dedication to the Realtor cause and the real estate industry,” says Victor Salerno, Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Paramount Properties. “Everyone here is proud of Mitch’s accomplishments, and no one deserves the Atlanta Board of Realtors 2013 Realtor of the Year Award more than him. We need more leaders in the industry like Mitch. Congratulations Mitch, well done!”

Prior to joining RE/MAX Paramount Properties in 2010, Kaminer worked with RE/MAX Greater Atlanta from 1996-2010, and with Northside Realty from 1994-1996.

In addition to realizing $7.5M gross real estate sales in 2013 alone, he also manages 70 executive rental properties throughout the greater Atlanta metropolitan area through Kaminer Property Management, LLC.

Always eager to share his expertise to better his community, Kaminer is a volunteer with Jewish Family Services in the Shalom Bayit Program, helping to direct services to survivors of abuse, prevention and educational programming.

In his spare time, he enjoys long-distance bicycle rides and takes three to four spinning classes per week.

Kaminer served as a Flight Engineer on C-141’s in the United States Air Force from 1985-1990 and during Desert Storm, but these days he flies for fun as a licensed pilot. He and his wife Jackie have three children and live in Roswell.

 

About RE/MAX Regional Services:

RE/MAX was founded in Denver in 1973 by Dave and Gail Liniger. In 1978, the first franchised RE/MAX Regional office was opened in Georgia.

Today, RE/MAX Regional Services (RRS) provides outstanding support to close to 4,000 agents in nearly 300 offices in Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Southern Ohio and Southeastern Michigan.

RE/MAX agents are proud to have raised more than $130 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and other charities.