Pat Callan, the managing broker owner of Realty Executives Premiere in Wheaton and NAR member has been named 2014’s Illinois Realtor of the year by the Illinois Association of Realtors.
The award is presented to a member of the Illinois Association of Realtors who best exemplifies the professional qualities of a realtor. It also recognizes leadership in the Realtor Association as well as service to community and charitable causes.
“Pat leads by example and his long-time commitment to the realtor organization has earned him the respect of his colleagues,” states Phil Chiles, president of the Illinois Association of Realtors. “He has donated his time and talents to the countless committees and his expertise on financial issues has made him a sought-out leader at the local, state and national level”
With 40 years of experience and involvement in the real estate industry, Callan has held many leaderships roles including president of Mainstreet Organization of Realtors in 2000 and Illinois Association of Realtors in 2009, as well as chair of the Advisory Council, Federal Political Coordinator Working Group, Business Issues/License Law Working Group, Finance Committee and multiple terms chairing the GSE Reform Task Force.