Colorado Association of REALTORS® honors Bob Fullerton as REALTOR® of the Year; Select members throughout state also honored for distinguished service
Bob Fullerton, managing broker for ERA New Age in Rifle, Colo., was named Colorado REALTOR® of the Year by the Colorado Association of REALTORS® (CAR) at its 99th annual convention in Beaver Creek, Colo. The award is the most prestigious award given to a CAR member and is a culmination of a distinguished career within the REALTOR® organization— at the local, state and national levels. In addition to activity within the association, the REALTOR® of the Year is a person active at the community level and successful in business.
A REALTOR® member since 1999, Fullerton is a two-time Glenwood Springs (GSAR) REALTOR® of the Year (2006, 2008) and has twice received GSAR’s Distinguished Service Award (2009, 2015). With countless hours of volunteer time, he has proactively served his community and his industry for more than 20 years and has held a wide range of leadership positions at the local and state level throughout his career. Fullerton’s leadership includes serving as a Board of Director, vice president and president for GSAR, serving as GSAR president in both 2006 and 2007 and returning to serve again as chair of GSAR in 2016. At the state level, Fullerton has served on many task forces, served twice as CAR’s Mountain District chair, on CAR’s Legislative Policy Committee, as CARHOF committee chair, and is an RPAC Major Investor.
In his community, Fullerton is also chairman of the Garfield County Planning and Zoning Committee, is a past president of the Carbondale Tourism Board, two-time past president of the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce, and sponsor for the 2019 Colorado Police K9 Challenge.
“This prestigious honor could not have gone to a better person,” said Tyrone Adams, CEO of the Colorado of Association of REALTORS®. “What a great advocate for Colorado’s real estate industry overall. Bob is selfless and always put others before himself, whether he is serving his clients, his local and state association, or his community.”
In addition to honoring Fullerton, outgoing CAR Chair Justin Knoll presented the association’s Distinguished Service Award to seven individuals. The award honors outstanding contributions to the real estate industry and the association. Honorees were:
- Kelly Moye (RE/MAX Alliance, Boulder)
- Keith Kanemoto (RE/MAX Traditions, Longmont)
- Stacie Staub (West and Main Homes, Denver)
- David Barber (RE/MAX Unlimited, Aurora)
- Ann Turner (Denver Metro Association of REALTORS®, Denver)
- Chris Hardy (Elevations Real Estate, Fort Collins)
- Jarrod Nixon (Coldwell Banker Heritage House, Durango)
Additional awards presented during the convention included:
- The Gus Williams Colorado Young Professional Network REALTOR® of the Year- Kelsea Immanuel (HomeSmart Cherry Creek, Denver)
The Colorado Association of REALTORS® is the state’s largest real estate trade association that represents more than 26,700 members statewide. The association supports private property rights, equal housing opportunities and is the “Voice of Real Estate” in Colorado. For more information, visit www.ColoradoREALTORS.com.