REALTOR® of the Year

Laguna Board of REALTORS®

REALTOR® of the Year 2018


Each year at the December LBOR Leadership Installation event, the membership honors a REALTOR® who has spent many years working for the Board and  has made some significant contributions.


REALTORS® nominate by secret ballot, fellow REALTORS® who have, in their opinion, the following qualifications:


  1. Reputation for ethical conduct with the public and fellow members.
  2. Service beyond the ordinary to the Board.
  3. Action which reflects credit to the Board.
  4. Service to the community which reflects credit to the Board.
  5. Some significant contribution to the Board and/or the membership.

2018 REALTOR® of the Year  was awarded to:  

Frank Hufnagel, Surterre Properties

2015 LBOR President

2014-2019 LBOR Director

MLS Community Chair                                                                             





Frank is a licensed Broker Sales Associate with Surterre Properties® with over 25 years of sales and marketing experience in Real Estate and with Fortune 500 companies. He was President of the Laguna Board of REALTORS® for 2015, and he is also a Director for the Laguna Board of REALTORS®. Frank has previously served as the Chairperson for the MLS Committee and as a member of the Grievance, Education, Director Nomination, and Strategic Planning Committees. He also has served as the Board representative on the California Regional MLS Operations Steering Committee. Frank leads the Surterre Properties eWaste events in Laguna Beach, as well as the Best Buy Committee, and also has volunteered with Meals On Wheels, delivering food to locals.

A Certified EcoBroker® and e-PRO internet professional, Frank holds an MBA in marketing and specializes in the marketing and sale of property in Laguna Beach.


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