Affiliate of the Year
Each year the Affiliate and REALTOR® members of the Laguna Board of REALTORS® select one of their peers as “Affiliate of the Year.” The Nominating Committee is formed to source candidates who have the following attributes:
- Reputation for ethical conduct with the public and fellow members.
- Service beyond the ordinary to the Board.
- Action which reflects credit to the Board.
- Service to the community which reflects credit to the Board.
- Some significant contribution to the Board and/or the membership.
The 2018 Affiliate of the Year was awarded to:
Jeff Redeker -Partners Bank of California, Senior Vice President
Jeff is a resident of Laguna Beach. He grew up in and around South Laguna and graduated from Dana Hills High School in 1985. Jeff began banking career after completing undergraduate degree in 1993 with 24 years in Commercial and Business Banking specializing in Commercial Real Estate and Small Business Administration (SBA). He graduated with a Masters in Banking from Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington Class of 2008.
Jeff set up a Commercial Real Estate, SBA and Secondary Market Lending as Vice President of South County Bank. He then developed a National Commercial Real Estate Sales and SBA program for Bank of America as Vice President and provided product development for Commercial Real Estate Lending and SBA Loan Programs. He also managed the Retail SBA Lending Group for Union Bank. Jeff was President of Beach Cities Commercial Brokerage in Laguna Beach and is currently Sr Vice President/Regional Manager of SBA and Commercial Real Estate Lending for Partners Bank of California.
Jeff gives back to his community as Past President of Laguna Beach Rotary and the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce and currently is Affiliate Chairperson of the Laguna Board of REALTORS®.