Scott is pictured here with his wife, Paula. | Photo courtesy Texas Realtors
Officials with the Greater El Paso Association of Realtors (GEPAR) announced Tuesday that Scott Kesner was selected as the 2019 Texas Realtor of the Year.
Kesner earned Realtor of the Year honors twice from the Greater El Paso Association of Realtors, and is currently chairman of the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC).
At the national level, he has served as a director on the National Association of REALTORS Board of Directors for six of the last eight years.
“Here at GEPAR, we feel this award is not just a reflection of Kesner’s excellent work and dedication, but also of thriving real estate industry here in El Paso,” GEPAR officials added.
“2019 was another historic year in Texas real estate,” said Cindi Bulla, chairman of Texas Realtors. “Realtors and local associations across the state have gone above and beyond to elevate our industry through excellent service, community engagement, political advocacy and continuing education.”
Kesner’s responsibilities are also reflected in his community involvement. ”
Whether it’s mentoring others or raising funds to support students needing school supplies, Kesner’s capacity for compassion and commitment is evident,” GEPAR officials added.
With more than 25 years of real estate experience, Kesner has been instrumental representing El Paso Realtors at the national, state and local levels. He has served as a Regional Vice President for the National Association of Realtors representing Texas and Louisiana, was chairman for Texas Realtors in 2015 and over the course of the last decade, has served on, or chaired more than a dozen other committees and task forces of the organization.
Scott earned his Bachelor of Science from Sul Ross State University in 1985 in Criminal Justice and Communications. Scott has been married to Paula for 33 years and they have three children and one granddaughter.
The highest honor bestowed by Texas Realtors, the Texas Realtor of the Year award is given annually to a Realtor who has built their career on service and devotion to the Texas real estate profession.
Kesner was honored by Texas Realtors at the statewide association’s annual Winter Meeting on February 10.