Area Realty and Joint Industry Associations

Columbus REALTORS® is fortunate to have many area realty and joint industry associations. These groups gather according to their location or area of interest to network, discuss current issues, tour homes, etc. Each group selects their own volunteer leadership and conducts their own meetings weekly, bi-weekly or monthly. Directory.


Joint Industry Associations

Columbus Comm. Industrial Investment REALTOR® 
President: Randy Best, Best Corporate Real Estate
(614) 559-3350          
Meetings: first Thursday each month, dates &
locations can be verified at
Membership: 175
Columbus Realtist Association
President: Sheree O. Smoot-Johnson, ERA Real Solutions Realty
(614) 377-4931
Meetings: first Thursday of each month, 11:30a
Homeport, 3443 Agler Rd., Columbus, OH 43219
Membership: 40
Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW Columbus)
President: Sara Lynn, Lynn Law Group
(614) 286-8755           

Monthly Luncheons, typically first Tuesday
of every month (everyone welcome),visit

Membership: 90+
Independent Brokers’ Association
[IBA FB page] 
President: Regina Acosta Tobin, Metro Village Realty
(614) 507-7785           
Meetings: second Mondays (except July and December), 12-2p; Columbus REALTORS®, 2700 Airport Dr., Columbus 43219
Contact: Regina Acosta Tobin, Metro Village Realty, (614) 507-7785
Membership: 70+
Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
President: Connie Hale, IREM, IREM
(614) 871-1023
Meetings: second Thursday, 11:45a
Tour Director: Kelly Marks, IREM Association Executive, (614) 871-1023
Membership: 130+
Ohio Commercial Real Estate Exchangors (OCREE)
John Toothman, ERA Real Solutions Realty
(740) 815-6451         

Thursdays, 8:30a, Four Points by Sheraton Columbus - Polaris 8505 Pulsar Pl., Columbus 43240

Membership: 178
Women's Council of REALTORS® (WCR) Columbus
Sara Martie, Keller Williams Greater Columbus
(614) 743-9753          
Meetings: second Thursdays of the Month, 11a to 1p, Scioto Country Club
Membership:  54

Area Realty Associations

Bexley-Eastmoor-Berwick Realty Association
[BEB FB page]
President: Desalen Golla, Coldwell Banker King Thompson
(614) 327-4989          
Meetings: Thursdays, 9a
Rusty Bucket Tavern, 2158 E. Main St., Bexley 43209
Tour Director:  Derek Harris, Priority Mortgage,, Amerititle
(614) 352-8895           
Membership: 80
Big Walnut Area Realty Association
President: Angela Brown, NextHome Experience
(614) 359-7628          
Meetings: every first and third Fridays, 8:45a
Vineyard Church of Delaware County, 1001 W. Cherry St., Sunbury
Tour Director: Chris Davis, RE/MAX Town Center, (614) 257-8262
Membership: 50
Delaware County Area Tour Association
President: Doug Price, Price Realty
(740) 363-9911
Meetings: Wednesdays, 9a
The Delaware County Board Office, 21 N Sandusky St.
Tour Director: Doug Price, (740) 363-9911
Membership: 140+
Gahanna Area Realty Association
President: Rene Lanthron, Keller Williams Greater Cols
(614) 778-4328
Meetings: Fridays, 9a, except last Friday of the month (8:30a networking)
O'Charley's, 4850 Morse Rd., Gahanna 43230
Tour Director:

Karen Evans, Title First, (614) 404-8173 (tours can also be scheduled
by going to by noon on Wednesday week of tour)

Assistant Tour Director Heather Robison, Homebridge Financial Services, (614) 266-5337
Membership: 145
Greater Dublin Realty Association
President: Kristina Ledford, Keller Williams Greater Consultants
(614) 407-3877          
Meetings: every Friday, 8:30a social; meeting starts at 9a; home tours 10a
The Country Club at Muirfield, 8715 Muirfield Dr., Dublin 43017
Tour Director: Rob Bailey, 43 Homes
Membership: 276
Greater Worthington Area Real Estate Association
President: Megan Sweeney, HER Realtors®
(614) 203-6559           
Meetings: Thursdays, 8:30a Networking & Breakfast; 9a meeting
Natalie's Coal Fire Pizza, 5601 N. High St., Worthington 43085
Tour Director:

John Barcikowski, The Union Bank Co., (614) 989-8517

Membership: 130
Grove City Area Realty Association
President:               Staci Patzer, Keller Williams Premier
(614) 286-1083           
Meetings: Thursdays, 9a (networking 8:30a)
O’Charley’s, 1657 Stringtown Rd., Grove City, 43123
Tour Director: Kim McCutchen, Valmer Title
(614) 496-7699           
Membership: 150
Hilliard Area Realty Association
President: Tricia Tennyson, Columbus Realty Source
(614) 530-1480           

Tuesdays, 9a (networking begins at 8:30a); Heritage Golf Club, 3525 Heritage Club Dr., Hilliard 43026

Tour Director:

Andrew Roberts

Membership: 125
Lewis Center Realty Association
President:                   Connie Sadowski, RE/MAX Premier Choicc
(614) 943-0025
Meetings: Wednesdays 8:30a, Atlas Tavern, 8944 Lyra Dr., Columbus 43240
Tour Director: Krysta Denner, Coldwell Banker King Thompson
(614) 273-5461
Membership: 131
Licking North Central Realty Association
[LNCRA FB page] 
President: Bob Rowe, RE/MAX Capital Center
(614) 209-9201
Meetings: first & third Thursdays, 9a
Johnstown Govt Center, 599 S. Main St., Johnstown
Tour Director: Linda Chambers, Key Properties, REALTORS®
(740) 404-4316
Membership: 35
Madison County Area Realty Association

Jenna Webster, Berkshire Hathaway HS Crager Tobin Real Estate, (614) 886-4567

Meetings: first Thursday each month, 8:30a, The Madison House, 351 Kenny Blvd., London 43140-8524
Tour Director: Lydia Kirkland, (614) 746-4438
Membership: 50
Marysville Area Realty Association
[MARA FB page]
President: Katie Crocco, RE/MAX Winners
Telephone: (614) 203-1984
Meetings: contact Katie for location and meeting times
Membership: Bill Channell, Union Home Mortgage (614) 563-9845
Membership: 81
Midtown Area Real Estate Association
President: Cody Butler, Coldwell Banker King Thompson
(614) 603-0777
Meetings: Fridays, 8:30a (networking),9a (meeting)
The Olde Oak, 62 Parsons Ave., Columbus, 43215
Tour Director: Amy Long, World Class Title (614) 893-0816
Membership: 125
New Albany Realty Association
President: Rob Riddle, New Albany Realty
(614) 578-4199          
Meetings: Wednesday 9a (first 3 Wednesdays of
the month); Rusty Bucket in New Albany
Tour Director: Trish Morrow, (614) 882-8022
(You can also request tours on the web page.)
Membership: 105
Areas 41/47 Tour
President: Richard Woerner, RE/MAX Capital Centre
(614) 447-1000
Meetings: first Monday of the month, 9a; RE/MAX Capital Center, 2805 N. High St.
Tour Director: Addie Davis (614) 447-1000
 Membership: 18
North Area Real Estate Association
President: Joe Jackson, Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty
(614) 431-1220          
Meetings: Wednesdays, 8:30a
The Rusty Bucket, 4109 N High St, Columbus 43214           
Tour Director: Katie Conway, NextHome Experience (614) 506-0588; (submit
homes for tour to
Membership: 75
Northwest Area Realty Association
President: Cheryl Godard, Keller Williams Classic Properties
(614) 353-8711      
Meetings: Wednesday, 8:30a (social), 9a (meeting)
MCL Cafeteria, Kingsdale Shopping Center, Columbus 43221           
Tour Director: Bonnie Lustnauer, Talon Title Agency
(614) 273-0421; submit homes for tour at
Membership: 200
Powell Area Realty Association

Chryssa Gartner, Keller Williams Consultants
(614) 402-3269

Meetings: Monday, doors open at 8:15a and meeting starts at 9:00 am
The Bogey, 6013 Glick Rd, Dublin, 43017
Tour Director: Mike Bowman (614) 777-0789
Membership: 125
Tri-County Area Realty Association
[TARA FB page] 
President: Darlene Kuzmic, ERA Real Solutions Realty
(614) 531-2050          
Meetings: Wednesdays, 9a
O'Charley's, Reynoldsburg/Pickerington on 256
Tour Director: Chuck Kile, e-Merge Real Estate, (614) 506-8239
Membership: 90
Westerville Area Realty Association
[WARA FB page] 
President: Ann Otte Hunger, Keller Williams Greater Columbus Realty
(614) 944-5900 office; (614) 578-3752 (mobile)         
Meetings: Thursdays, (Networking) 8:15a, (Meeting) 8:45a,
Wendell’s Pub, 925 N State St, Westerville 43082
Tour Director: Rebecca Chesnick, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Platinum Realty Group
(740) 310-4451
Membership: 316