Kim Ott of Alain Pinel Real Estate in Pleasanton has been installed as the 2016 president of the Bay East Association of Realtors at the group's annual meeting held at Casa Real Winery in Pleasanton.
As head of the organization, Ott will be in charge of focusing its Realtor members on Bay East's core values: Communication, Integrity, Vision, Innovation and Leadership.
Ott brings to her new position considerable knowledge and experience in real estate, including serving as the chair of Bay East's grievance committee, chair of the Bay East marketing committee and president of the Tri-Cities marketing group. She also serves on the California Association of Realtors board of directors.
Members of the Bay East board for 2016 also were installed at the event. They represent more than 4,500 Realtors and affiliates from throughout the area.
In addition to Ott as president, they are president-elect Will Doerlich, from Realty ONE Group BMC Associates, San Ramon;
Treasurer Tim Ambrose, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services, Castro Valley; Past President Mike Fracisco, Fracisco Realty and Investments, Livermore, and Tricia Thomas, the organization's chief executive.
The 2016 board of directors by district from Central County are Joe Annunziato III, Annunziato & Associates, San Leandro; Tina Hand, Intero Real Estate, Castro Valley and Judy Rose, Re/Max Accord, Castro Valley.
Representing the Tri-City area are June Burckhardt, Legacy Real Estate & Associates, Fremont; Steve Medeiros, REALTY EXPERTS, Fremont; Jackie Pena, Legacy Real Estate & Associates, Fremont; Nancie Allen, MasterKey Real Estate Advantage, Fremont.
Representing the Tri-Valley and all from Pleasanton agencies are Leticia Arteaga, Aspire Realty Services; Barbara Clemons Coldwell Banker; Leslie Faught, Alain Pinel Realtors; Rhonda Fee, Aspire Realty Services, and Karen Kohne, Venture Sotheby's International Realty.
Elected to serve as "at large board members were Georgia Butterfield, Legacy Real Estate and Associates, Fremont; Sandi Gomes, Pride Properties, Livermore, and Ron Lyster, REALTY EXPERTS, Fremont.
Erin Steele of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Pleasanton was elected to serve as an affiliate director.
The Bay East Association of Realtors is a professional trade association serving more than 4,500 real estate professionals throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.