Frankenberger, Heilman, Sarsany to be celebrated at March 28 ROTY banquet
Kathy Frankenberger, Ashley Heilman and Deb Sarsany will be among local Illinois association REALTORS® of the Year (ROTY) honored Mon., March 28 at the 2022 REALTOR® of the Year Banquet in Springfield.
The ROTY award recognizes members who have done exceptional work to advance their association and the real estate industry.
Frankenberger is the ROTY for the Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS® and is a broker for Baird & Warner in Arlington Heights. She is a longtime major investor and a professional standards mediator. she has served as president of her local association, and gained a wealth of experience on local, state and national REALTOR® levels. In addition, she has held leadership roles on all three levels for the Women’s Council of REALTORS®. She has also helped local charitable organizations such as Meals on Wheels and Goodwill.
Heilman is the ROTY for the Rockford Area REALTORS® and is a broker for Welcome Home Northwest Illinois in Lena. She is an RPAC Major Investor and has been highly involved in the MLS and in the association merger. She has been involved in several local and state REALTOR® association committees. In 2021, she was a member of the Illinois REALTORS® Leadership Development Class.
Sarsany is the ROTY for the Capital Area REALTORS® and is a broker for the Real Estate Group, Inc., in Springfield. The longtime RPAC Major Investor has been involved with numerous Capital Area committees and is the association’s president-elect. Her devotion to the community includes volunteer work for Habitat for Humanity and Women Entrepreneurs of Central Illinois.
All three will join Illinois REALTOR® of the Year Ed Neaves, managing broker of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Central Illinois REALTORS® in Bloomington, at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum for this special event. A reception begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and program at 7:15 p.m.
The ROTY Banquet is sponsored by the Illinois REALTORS® to support the Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation (REEF).