Madison, WI (November 17, 2015) -- CENTURY 21 Affiliated is proud to announce that President and Owner, Dan Kruse, was honored by the Wisconsin REALTORS® Association as REALTOR® of the Year at the National Association of REALTORS® conference in San Diego.
The Wisconsin REALTORS® Association awards one member whose dedication has enhanced the professional image of REALTORS in the State of Wisconsin, and who provides excellent leadership and service to the community.
"I'm both humbled and honored to receive this award,” said Kruse. “I'm proud to have served the Wisconsin REALTORS® Association and its members for the last seven years and most notably as the 2014-15 Chairman of the Board. It is an outstanding organization providing great benefit to its members and Wisconsin Homeowners."
With a real estate career that spans over 15 years, Kruse is a leader in the industry and has been active in real estate organizations at the local, state and national levels. Kruse served on the Rock Green REALTORS® Association Board of Directors from 2005-2010, serving as President in 2007/2008 and was named REALTOR® of The Year in 2008 by the Rock Green REALTORS® Association.
On the state level, he served on the Wisconsin REALTORS® Association Board of Directors since 2009, as Treasurer in 2011/2012, Chair Elect in 2012/2013 and recently ended his term as Chairman of the Board. Kruse was also awarded the Distinguished Service award at the Wisconsin REALTOR® Association Conference on September 15, 2015.
Kruse is committed to volunteer organizations in the local community and has been actively involved with Meals on Wheels, Easter Seals of Wisconsin and volunteers at Porchlight, a Madison area men’s shelter.
Starting his career in real estate, Kruse became a Team Leader in Beloit in 2003 and the regional Team Leader for CENTURY 21 Affiliated-Janesville, covering the Beloit, Janesville, Milton and Delavan in 2005. In 2007, he became Corporate Vice President for all CENTURY 21 Affiliated, overseeing 25 locations, 225 agents, and 15 local Team Leaders. In 2010, Dan became President and owner of CENTURY 21 Affiliated, now overseeing operations for 80+ offices and more than 1,600 agents throughout Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Century 21 Affiliated, the largest Century 21 Company worldwide, now grosses more than $1.5 billion in sales volume annually and is on track to close 12,000 transactions in 2015.
About CENTURY 21 Affiliated
CENTURY 21 Affiliated is a member of multiple listings services in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin with over 1,600 sales professionals and 80+ offices. CENTURY 21 Affiliated also specializes in worldwide relocation. At CENTURY 21 Affiliated, the customer comes first. The complete commitment to this philosophy is what has made CENTURY 21 Affiliated such a powerful force in the real estate industry. CENTURY 21 Affiliated has been ranked the number one CENTURY 21® franchise in the world for two years in a row and had over 11,000 transactions in 2014. Visit www.Century21Affiliated.com to learn more.
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