2019 Associate Realtor of the Year Barbara S. Jordan accepts her award from Florida Realtors President Eric Sain at this year’s convention and trade expo in Orlando.
ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 10, 2019 — Florida Realtors honored Barbara S. Jordan of Greater Tampa Realtors (GTR) as Associate Realtor of the Year. The award was presented at the state association’s recent annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.
Florida Realtors has presented Realtor of the Year and Associate Realtor of the Year awards for more than 65 years. Winners are honored as the greatest individual lifetime contributors to their local board, community, state association and the National Association of Realtors® (NAR).
A leader with her local board, Jordan has served on many different committees, including as chair of its Strategic Planning, Finance, Nominating, and Fair Housing committees, plus the International Real Estate Council and the Leadership Academy.
She was president of GTR in 2015, having served previously in other officer positions. She is a founding member and former chair of her local board’s Realtors Care Foundation, also serving on its current board of directors. In 2018, she was honored as GTR’s Realtor of the Year.
At the state level, Jordan has been a member of Florida Realtors Board of Directors since 2006. She is the current vice chair for the state association’s Insurance Subcommittee and serves as the legislative key contact to state Rep. Susan Valdes. She served as District 6 vice president for Florida Realtors in 2017 and is a 2016 graduate of the state association’s Leadership Academy.
A strong advocate for the Realtors Political Action Committee (RPAC), Jordan has been an RPAC investor since 1995 and a major investor since 2012. She has also served as a director for the National Association of Realtors (NAR) and on its Global and Housing Opportunities committees.
Giving back to the community is important to Jordan, who has been vice president of the Sickles High School PTA and a leader with both the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts organizations. She has been a member of the Carrollwood Village Phase 3 Board of Directors as well as vice president, treasurer and secretary. During her term as president of her local association, she connected Tampa area Realtors with the local Salvation Army for outreach and volunteer efforts, which continues today.