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Pete Kopf receives Ohio REALTORS 2020 "Phillip R. Barnes RPAC Achievement Award."

Sep 23, 2020

Pete Kopf, of Cincinnati, is presented Ohio's 2020 "Phillip R. Barnes RPAC Achievement Award."  Award by Ohio REALTORS President Chris Reese and CEO Scott Williams. He's joined by his wife, Heather. The announcement of Kopf's selection was made at the Ohio REALTORS 110th Annual Convention & EXPO, held virtually, September 21-25.

REALTOR Pete Kopf, of Cincinnati, was honored with the Ohio REALTORS 2020 "Phillip R. Barnes RPAC Achievement Award." 

The announcement of Kopf's selection was made at the Ohio REALTORS 110th Annual Convention & EXPO, held virtually, September 21-25.

The "Phillip R. Barnes RPAC Achievement Award" was created in 2001 in memory of Past President Phillip R. Barnes, who was a leading advocate of the organization's REALTORS Political Action Committee. The Award is presented annually to a REALTOR whose commitment to RPAC and political involvement is exemplary.

Kopf plays a major role in supporting the industry, serving as NAR’s 2020 REALTOR Party Director. He was a member of the inaugural class of the Ohio RPAC Hall of Honor and was inducted into the NAR RPAC Hall of Fame in 2019. 

Kopf is a third-generation REALTOR and is the owner and Principal Broker of Kopf Hunter Haas REALTORS in Cincinnati, Ohio. Pete served as the 2011 President of the Cincinnati Area Board of REALTORS and was the 2017 President of Ohio REALTORS. Currently, Pete serves as the 2019 NAR Member Services Liaison.

On the national level, Kopf has served as director in 2010-11 and 2015-2019. He has served on numerous committees such as Business Issues Committee, Meetings & Conference Committee, RPAC Participation Chair, RPAC Trustees Fundraising Committee, RPAC Participation Council Past Chair, and Code of Ethics President’s Advisory Group (PAG).

"It’s because of your effort and support that the REALTOR voice is strong in City Hall, the Statehouse, and in our nation’s Capital," said Ohio REALTORS President Chris Reese. "We can’t thank you enough for your hard work and dedication to our profession."

Civically, Kopf is very involved in his community. He created the Cincinnati Golfers for Charity which raises money for local Greater Cincinnati Children’s charities. Kopf also has active roles with the Arthritis Foundation, Make-A-Wish, and REALTORS with Heart.

Past recipients of the Phillip R. Barnes RPAC Achievement Award are: Phil Barnes (2001), Harley E. Rouda (2002), Vince Aveni (2003), Mary Pollock (2004), Nancy Sharp (2005), George Smith (2006), Steve Brown (2007), Hal Maxfield (2008), Barbara Lach (2009), Darlene Breen (2010), Bonnie Boyd (2011), Charlotte Van Steyn (2012), Phil Morrical Jr. (2013 — posthumously), John Lynch (2014), Joseph T. Aveni, Jr. (2015), Bradley Bennett (2016), Terry Hankner (2017), Brad Knapp (2018), and Sue Lusk-Gleich (2019).

The Ohio REALTORS, with more than 33,000 members, is the largest professional trade association in Ohio.

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