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David Kent named 2017 South Carolina REALTOR® of the Year

COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 15 2017)
— South Carolina REALTOR® (SCR) member and Broker in Charge of The Real Buyer’s Agent, David Kent, was named the association’s 2017 REALTOR® of the Year at its annual conference and expo at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, September 1st.

The REALTOR® of the Year award is designed to honor and recognize a Realtor® member who has contributed most to the advancement of the real estate profession and community.

David Kent has served on many local, state and national Realtor® committees and boards. He has held positions such as president of SCR in 2016, president of the Charleston Trident Association of REALTORS® (CTAR) in 2005 and president of the Charleston Trident MLS in 2008. He also served as Region 1 vice president, REALTORS® Education Foundation director and was CTAR’s REALTOR® of the Year in 2008.

Kent is currently serving as a National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) director, completed SCR’s esteemed leadership program, LeadershipSCR in 2005 and is a 2010 graduate of NAR’s Leadership Academy.

He also is active in his community having served on the Mt. Pleasant Rotary Club and the Charleston Planning Commission. He also was named Honorary Commander of the 437th Mission Support Squadron.

“SCR is proud and honored to have David represent all of the Realtors® in our state through the title of 2017 South Carolina REALTOR® of the Year. His dedication to this industry and to the dream of homeownership is deeply appreciated,” said SCR President David Phillips.

Click here to view the 2017 REALTOR® of the Year video tribute. Click here to view photos from SCR’s Annual Conference & Expo, REALTOR® Revolution.


South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR), the largest professional trade association in the state, serves as the voice of real estate for more than 20,000 members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. REALTOR® is a registered trademark that identifies a professional in real estate who subscribes to a strict code of ethics as a member of SCR and the National Association of REALTORS®.