The Eastern Bergen County Board of REALTORSÂ® recently honored Nancy Lastra as Past President and REALTORÂ® of the Year of the former Meadowlands Board of REALTORSÂ® (MBOR). Â The REALTORÂ®of the Year Award honor REALTORSÂ® 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 REALTORÂ® can receive.
â€śIt is a tremendous honor to be awarded the REALTORÂ® of the Year Award, and I am grateful for the support Iâ€™ve received from the REALTORÂ® family,â€ť Lastra says. â€śREALTORSÂ® 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.â€ť
Lastra has been a REALTORÂ® 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 REALTORÂ® organization during her career.
â€śI am thrilled to present this award to Nancy Lastra, on behalf of the Meadowlands Board of REALTORSÂ®, as a strong and tireless advocate for consumers and the real estate profession,â€ť says Bowen Pak, 2015 EBCBOR President. â€śThroughout her twenty-year career as Bergen County REALTORÂ®, Nancy has devoted his time and efforts to support the local association s and has mentored many REALTORSÂ® who sought guidance early in their careers. She is a great asset to the profession.â€ť
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 REALTORSÂ® (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 REALTORÂ® 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, visit www.bergenboard.com.