RISMedia's Real Estate Magazine

DEC 2018

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62 December 2018 RISMedia's REAL ESTATE JENNIFER HUPKE is a bro- ker associate and founder of the Hupke Team with Coldwell Banker Residen- tial Brokerage in Brook- field, Wis. In September 2018, Hupke hosted a donation drive for Soles- 4Souls. The drive's goal was 1,000 pairs of shoes; the community exceeded that at 1,040. CHRISTIAN ROSS is a managing broker at Vil - lage Realty, a tech-based real estate brokerage at Atlanta Tech Village. Ross serves her com- munity through her work with Habitat for Humanity and "The Senior Guard," which she founded to help Atlanta seniors fight displacement. GRAEME MOORE is co- owner of The Moore Co. in Columbia, S.C. In 2018, The Moore Co. announced "Flip & Give," a charitable flip of a home with 100 percent of proceeds do - nated to local organiza- tions. The crowdsourced initiative involved the community choosing all renovations for the home and charities to receive donations. CINDY HOUSE-MISHKO , a REALTOR® with Keller Wil - liams Tri-Cities, alerted a homeowner, who was un- aware and showering at the time, to a fire sparked by a propane tank in her backyard. House-Mishko's actions helped to evacu - ate the woman and her pets, leading to rapid fire- fighter response. INSPIRATIONS | The big-hearted and brave RE/MAX Advantage Plus LISA HANDLEY , with RE/MAX Advantage Plus , has won nu- merous awards for her suc- cess as an agent and for her community service. She is a major supporter of Hope Field- house, a non-profit organization that plans to build a facility for people with disabilities to par- ticipate in adaptive sports and where their families can receive support. "I have an amazing broker, Eric Malmberg, who in- spired me early in my career," says Handley. "He knew that helping people was my pas- sion. He said to me, 'The more people you help, the more mon- ey you can make, which means the more money you will have to give away.' I carry that philoso- phy in my heart every day." LISA HANDLEY Matt Beall is the CEO and principal broker of Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers in Hanalei, Hawaii. His com- pany houses 200 brokers, agents and employees throughout 10 offices in the state of Hawaii. Beall has directed much time and financial support to his community. He started the Hawai'i Life Charitable Fund (HCLF) at the Hawaii Community Foundation, a program that supports local charities aligned with Hawaii Life's mission of preserving Ha- waii's beauty and culture by supporting its people. Through HCLF, agents and brokers on Beall's team can donate a portion of their earnings to local charities of their choice. In April 2018, following a devastating flash flood on Kauai, Beall and his team raised relief funds for those impacted by the natural disaster, ultimately matching more than $25,000 in donations given to their charitable fund. In addition to company and community efforts, Beall is the host of HGTV's "Hawai'i Life" television show, is a member of five separate REALTOR® associations across Hawaii, served as president of the Kauai Board of REALTORS® in 2012, sat on the executive committee of the Hawaii As- sociation of REALTORS® in 2013, and currently serves as the board chair of the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust. MATT BEALL CEO & Principal Broker, Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers

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