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Teaneck Resident is 2012 EBCBOR REALTOR® of the Year


Hackensack, N.J. – The Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors (EBCBOR) is pleased to announce that, Teaneck resident, Annekee Brahver-Keely was selected as its 2012 REALTOR® of the Year. Brahver-Keely is being recognized for her outstanding achievement in serving the EBCBOR, the real estate profession and Bergen County consumers through her dedication to REALTOR advocacy.

 “Each year, winners of this award demonstrate a commitment to the real estate industry, the REALTOR® organization and local community,” said Laura Rubinfeld, EBCBOR Chief Executive Officer. This year we are pleased to honor Annekee Brahver-Keely. Her dedicated service makes her an exemplary nominee”.

Brahver-Keely, Broker-Associate with Russo Real Estate in Teaneck, has been a member of the Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS since obtaining her NJ real estate license in 1986.

As a member of the EBCBOR Board of Directors, Brahver-Keely commits her time to promoting the importance of advocacy through the REALTOR Political Action Committee (RPAC). She has worked to educate consumers on how RPAC has lead to increased support for access to affordable financing, a reformed secondary mortgage market, and the continuation of the preservation of homeownership tax benefits.

In addition to serving on the EBCBOR Board of Directors, she is currently the Vice-President of New Jersey Multiple Listing and a Director on the Teaneck Zoning Board of Adjustment.

Brahver-Keely was honored by the New Jersey Association of REALTORS® (NJAR®) at an awards ceremony during the Triple Play REALTOR® Convention & Trade Expo in Atlantic City. 

EBCBOR Immediate Past President, Eileen O’Driscoll said, "Annekee is the embodied of REALTOR values and professionalism. For more than two decades, she has remained an integral part of EBCBOR’S leadership.” She continued, “As a recipient of the NJAR Distinguished Sales Club, and the NJAR Circle of Excellence Sales Award, Annekee is the exemplar of a successful practitioner”.  

The annual REALTOR® of the Year award recognizes one member of the Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors who demonstrates a commitment to the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, promotes good real estate practices among fellow real estate licensees and the general public, and dedicates time to perform charitable work in the community.

The Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORS® (EBCBOR) currently celebrating 90 years of REALTOR excellence, is a not-for-profit trade organization that serves more than 3,000 REALTOR® members in Bergen County, N.J. EBCBOR is dedicated to enhancing the business opportunities of its membership by providing them with industry information, political advocacy and education opportunities. For more information, please visit

01/31/2013 - 11:36


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