EBCBOR HONORS RUTHERFORD BROKER AS PAST PRESIDENT AND REALTOR OF THE YEAR
The Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors® recently honored Nancy Lastra as Past President and Realtor® of the Year of the former Meadowlands Board of Realtors® (MBOR). The Realtor® of the Year Award honor Realtors® who have made outstanding contributions to the real estate industry and are recognized as leaders in their local communities. It is considered one of the highest local recognitions a Realtor® can receive.
“It is a tremendous honor to be awarded the Realtor of the Year Award, and I am grateful for the support I’ve received from the Realtor® family,” Lastra said. “Realtors® are lucky in that we get to be a part of something bigger than ourselves. I have had great mentors in my career and that has guided my desire to assist and become a resource for others.”
Lastra has been a Realtor® since 1990 and is currently a manager with Century 21 Eudan Realty in Rutherford. In 2010, in order to best assist clients during their financial hardships, she earned the Certified Distressed Property Specialist certification allowing her to help guide at risk owners from foreclosures. She has been the recipient of the New Jersey Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award six times. Lastra has held a number of leadership positions within the Realtor® organization during her career.
“I am thrilled to present this award to Nancy Lastra, on behalf of the Meadowlands Board of Realtors®, as a strong and tireless advocate for consumers and the real estate profession,” said Bowen Pak, 2015 EBCBOR President. “Throughout her twenty-year career as Bergen County Realtor®, Nancy has devoted his time and efforts to support the local association s and has mentored many Realtors® who sought guidance early in their careers. She is a great asset to the profession.”
Lastra served on the Board of Directors for the MBOR for 10 years. She was instrumental in organizing the successful merger between MBOR and EBCBOR, which created the third-largest Realtor Association in N.J. and where she will also serve on the 2015 Board of Directors.
The Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS® (EBCBOR), chartered in 1923, has been serving REALTORS and consumers in Bergen County for over 90 years. As a not-for-profit trade organization, it represents 3,600 REALTOR® members in Bergen County. EBCBOR are dedicated to enhancing the business opportunities of its membership by providing them with industry information, political advocacy and educational opportunities. For more information, please visit www.bergenboard.com