BEVERLY HILLS/GREATER LOS ANGELES ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® announced that Taunee English, principal broker owner of Beverly Hills-Based Lions Realty Group, has been named its 2019 REALTOR® OF THE YEAR!
– Article written by Beverly Hills Courier
English, a U.S. Navy Veteran who heads up this Certified Veteran-Owned boutique Beverly hills brokerage that handles both residential and commercial real estate, is passionate about entrepreneurship and professional development in the same way that she is devoted to her country. She was also recently awarded the 2019 Los Angeles Real Estate Agency Award! She serves as Chair of the Professional Development Committee at Beverly Hills Greater Los Angeles Association of Realtors, and is a State Director of the California Association of Realtors for over 4 years. English is a staunch supporter of Women In Leadership, and is a 2020 President-Elect of the Metro LA/Beverly Hills Women’s Council of Realtors.
She is passionate about and very active in educating agents on both the local and state level, believing that the more educated the Realtor, the better service they provide to the communities that they serve. She created The National Associates of Realtors-Approved Program, “The Real Estate Court – The People’s Court for Agents” as an entertaining way for Realtors to meet NAR’s Bi-Annual Code of Ethics Requirements.
English hosts free financial literacy workshops for Veterans and Women entrepreneurs. She believes that real estate is the foundation of wealth and educates accordingly.
She is an active and consistent supporter of Girl’s Inc., Saving the Innocence, Bunker Labs for Veterans, New Directions for Veterans, and Single Moms Planet. She has a heart for those with autism, and has served as the Treasurer for Autism Speaks, and has organized fundraiser events for the LAPD’s Autism Support Group.
The Beverly Hills/Greater L.A. Association of Realtors represents over 11,000 realtors and affiliate members, and provides a wide array of benefits and services designed to assist members in pursuing the real estate profession with fairness, integrity, and competence. In addition, the BH/GLAAR provides legislative advocacy to ensure a favorable climate for the real estate industry.