Nev. – Longtime Nevadan Mike Young has been named REALTOR® of the Year by
the Nevada Association of REALTORS® (NVAR).
The REALTOR® of the Year award is the
highest award bestowed upon a member of the association. It represents
outstanding achievements serving the NVAR, the real estate profession and the
The award was presented Oct. 7 during an
event at the Hyatt Incline Village, where NVAR also installed 2012 President
Blane Johnson and its other officers for the coming year.
Young, who is completing his one-year
term as president of NVAR for 2011, works as a REALTOR® with Chase International in Incline
Village. He has worked in the real estate profession for 30 years, spending the
vast majority of that time working in and around the Lake Tahoe area. He has
served on several NVAR committees and served as NVAR’s president-elect in 2010.
said his main goal as president of NVAR was to “bring NVAR members together to
build a more unified profession through integrity and vision.”
native of Colorado Springs, Colo., Young is a graduate of San Jose State, where
he earned degrees in biology and special education. Before becoming a REALTOR®,
Young taught special education courses and volunteered to work with young
people with disabilities through Special Olympics and similar organizations.
25-year resident of Nevada, he lives in scenic Incline Village, where he takes
full advantage of the natural wonders of nearby Lake Tahoe and has served as
president of the Incline Community Business Association.
The Nevada Association of REALTORS® is
a professional trade association with nearly 14,000 members. NVAR is committed
to protecting, promoting and preserving our communities. Visit www.NVAR.org.
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