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Central Indiana Realtors® Honor Members

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December 05, 2017
REALTOR® Association of Central Indiana’s 2018 REALTOR® of the Year Charise Goodnight (pictured here).

The REALTORS® Association of Central Indiana (RACI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 REALTOR® of the Year, Distinguished Service (REALTOR® member), and Honor Affiliate (affiliate member) Awards:

2018 REALTOR® of the Year —Charise Goodnight from RE/MAX realty one, Kokomo
2017 Distinguished Service Award —Tom Scheetz from Galloway, Murray & Scheetz, Logansport
2017 Honor Affiliate Award —Dave Wilson and Gem McKinney from Union Home Mortgage, Marion

REALTOR® of the Year is the highest honor that the Board can bestow upon one of its members. RACI annually recognizes the best in REALTOR® spirit, business accomplishments, commitment and involvement in the REALTOR® Association, and participation in civic and community affairs.

The award winners were announced at an awards ceremony during the RACI Annual Awards, Recognition & Christmas Gala in Kokomo on December 2, 2017.

“It is a tremendous honor to be named REALTOR® of the Year. I am humbled and privileged,” said Charise Goodnight, “to be in the same company as the past recipients."

Our Association has many deserving individuals who are leaders in the real estate community and have given their generous time for the betterment of the real estate industry, these awards recognize those individuals for their accomplishments and contributions.

RACI also awarded the National Association of REALTORS® Emeritus status to Richard “Cartwright” Ellis, Gary McKibben, Pamela Maloney and James Wood.

REALTOR® Emeritus status was bestowed upon these four members who have had membership in the National Association for a cumulative period of 40 years or more. Unlike the Emeritus designation in academic settings which implies retirement, Realtor® Emeritus status marks 40 years of membership and service with NAR. Many of the recipients are in the prime of their careers, and their production continues to lead the industry.

For more information about the RACI Annual Awards, Recognition & Christmas Gala, please visit

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REALTORS® Association of Central Indiana offers professional development resources for the REALTOR® members in Cass, Grant, Howard, Miami, Tipton and Wabash counties.
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