ICAAR Celebrates Accomplishments at 2023 Inaugural Banquet

On October 12, 2023, the Iowa City Area Association of REALTORS® gathered at Kinnick Stadium to host the annual Inaugural Banquet and Awards Ceremony. The Inaugural Banquet marks the inauguration of the 2024 Board of Directors and the 2024 President of ICAAR.

This event also celebrates the accomplishments of the past year, and honors members who have played crucial roles in the success and evolution of our industry. Awards include REALTOR® of the Year, Newcomer of the Year, and more, including a brand new award debuted this year to honor our affiliate partners who do outstanding work in advancing our industry. Below is a full list of award winners from the 2023 Ceremony:

Gold Star Awards: Abbi Patterson, Kalona Realty, Zuleyma Leal, Lepic-Kroeger Realtors, Becky Halsch, Urban Acres Real Estate, Marisa Stout, Iowa Realty, Chelsey Riggan-Kuepker, Urban Acres Real Estate

Affiliate Award: Art Floss, CBI Bank & Trust, Chris Jenn, Hills Bank

Distinguished Service: Natasha Wendt, Urban Acres Real Estate

Staff Appreciation Award: Tracy Adams, Edge Realty Group

Professional Newcomer of the Year: Jonathan Fell, Skogman Realty

President’s Merit Award: Megan Flewellyn, CEO at ICAAR

Lifetime Achievement Award: Jerry Howe, Skogman Realty Company

REALTOR® of the Year: Jerad Ruth Skogman Realty Company