About KAR

REALTOR® of the Year

Betty Schutte, the broker/owner of Betty Schutte REALTORS® in Louisville and member of the Greater Louisville Association of REALTORS® (GLAR), was named KAR’s 2014 REALTOR® of the Year. Schutte has been a REALTOR® for over 40 years and has served the real estate industry at the local, state and national levels. She was treasurer for KAR in 2001 and also served on the Board of Directors, Delegate Body and Leadership Team. Schutte has been a member of the Investment Committee, Legislative Quick Response Team and served as a Trustee for both the Kentucky Real Estate Education Foundation (KREEF) and the REALTOR® Political Action Committee (RPAC). She served as president of GLAR in 1998, honored as REALTOR® of the Year for the board the following year and, in 2007, was named to the GLAR Wall of Honor. Schutte has also served as president for the local chapters of both the Women’s Council of REALTORS® and the Institute of Real Estate Management. In 2010, she was inducted into the RPAC Hall of Fame and is a Golden R major investor as well as a member of RPAC’s President’s Circle. Schutte currently serves as a Federal Political Coordinator where she is a liaison to Senator Mitch McConnell. 
 
Past REALTORS® of the Year
2013 - Jim Broadwater, Lexington
2012 - Jim Sewell, Frankfort
2011 - Robert Damron, Pikeville
2010 - Jeff Smith, Fort Mitchell
2009 - Ann McDonald, Lexington
2008 - John J. Weikel II, Louisville
2007 - Carolyn Edwards, Lexington
2006 - Dot Miller, Elizabethtown
2005 - Ken Warden, Ft. Thomas
2004 - Tony Clark, Owensboro
2003 - Linda Moore, Paintsville
2002 - Portia Leftin, Northern KY
2001 - Jayne Cox, Lexington
2000 - John S. Davis, Paducah
1999 - Linzie Craig, Shelbyville
1998 - John Chandler, Cumberland Valley
1997 - Jess Kinman, Frankfort
1996 - Dottie Franck, Louisville
1995 - Mary Bellucci, Louisville
1994 - Louise Edelen, Louisville
1993 - Sallie Kirby-Howard, Louisville
1992 - Becky Murphy, Lexington
1991 - Rick Baumgardner,Hardin County
1990 - Louise Gentry Hall, Bowling Green
1989 - Sue Teegarden, Campbell County
1988 - Evelyn Pusateri, Louisville
1987 - Wayne Thomas, Kenton-Boone
1986 - F.E. Whitney, Hopkinsville
1985 - Charlie Murphy, Lexington
1984 - Joe Guy Hagan, Louisville
1983 - Bill Johnson, Kentucky Barkley
1982 - Joe Schiff, Louisville
1981 - Joe Pitt, Louisville
1980 - Ward Elliott, Bowling Green
1979 - Stuart Dalton, Louisville
1978 - Pat Parks, Louisville
1977 - Donald Tucker, Murray
1976 - Robert Laswell, Owensboro
1975 - Jack Rottgering, Paducah
1974 - Thomas Laswell, Owensboro
1973 - Doug Gibson, Lexington
1972 - David P. Schoepf, Newport
1971 - Charles Weisberg, Louisville
1970 - Nat Sanders, Louisville
1969 - Ralph Waldrop, Mayfield
1968 - Robert Massey, Louisville
1967 - William Snyder, Louisville
1966 - Pauline Lewis, Frankfort
1965 - Chet Mason, Newport
1964 - William Cowger, Louisville
1963 - Robert Crabtree, Lexington
1962 - Morris McBirde, Paducah
1961 - Holmes Coats, Lexington
1960 - Paul Semonin, Louisville
1959 - Henry E.Pogue, Jr., Ft. Thomas
1958 - Paul M. Kendall, Louisville
1957 - John Carpenter, Louisville
1956 - Wheeler Nickell, Ashland

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Lexington, KY 40509