Kathy Tucker, Managing Broker of Crye-Leike Realtors in Chattanooga, is 2019 President of Tennessee REALTORS®. Tucker, CRS, GRI, is a veteran of 38 years as a REALTOR®.
She is a member of the Greater Chattanooga Association of REALTORS® (GCAR), where she has served as President (2004 and 2006), Chair of multiple committees (including Governmental Affairs and Strategic Planning), and MLS President, among other leadership roles. She was named GCAR’s 2004 REALTOR® of the Year. In 2015, she was honored with the George Kangles Community/Citizenship Award. She is a member of the Women’s Council of REALTORS® and Certified Residential Specialists (CRS).
At the state level, Tucker’s leadership roles have included President-Elect (2018), Secretary-Treasurer (2017), Division 3 Vice President (East TN), President of the Tennessee Real Estate Education Foundation (TREEF), Chair of the Professional Standards and Governmental Affairs committees, member of the Budget & Finance Committee, and TN REALTORS® Director since 2003. Nationally, she has served as NAR Director and as a member of the MLS Issues & Policies and Professional Standards committees.
Tucker is deeply engaged in the community, having served as a volunteer leader for Habitat for Humanity, the YMCA and United Way. She is a recipient of Crye-Leike’s Good Neighbor Award.
“I am passionate about real estate, serving our members and the issues we face,” Tucker said. “I will work hard to ensure that we continue to strengthen the value of working with a REALTOR® and improving our value through education and advocacy.”
TN REALTORS® Leadership Role:
As 2019 President, Kathy is available to update Local Associations and other audiences on timely real estate topics from a statewide perspective, provide information about member services and benefits, and listen to any insights or ideas that could be shared at the state level.