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REALTOR® Designations

The National Association of REALTORS® and its affiliated Institutes, Societies, and Councils provide a wide-range of programs and services that assist members in increasing skills, proficiency, and knowledge. Designations and certifications acknowledging experience and expertise in various real estate sectors are awarded by NAR and each affiliated group upon completion of required courses.

Below is a list of Designations and the SCAAR Members that have received those Designations:

CRS – Certified Residential Specialist

  • Tara Bayerl, Edina Realty
  • Bruce Braun, Castle Realty
  • Karen Chopp, Coldwell Banker Realty
  • Lynn Feldhege, RE/MAX Results
  • Mina Grams, Premier Real Estate Services 
  • Rhonda Green, Edina Realty, Inc. 
  • Christopher Hauck, Coldwell Banker Realty
  • Amy Legatt, RE/MAX Results
  • Bruce Linnemeyer, Coldwell Banker Realty   
  • Jason Miller, Premier Real Estate Services
  • Debra Niemeyer, Coldwell Banker Realty
  • LuAnn Popp, Coldwell Banker Realty
  • Gwen Wampach, Coldwell Banker Realty
“Being a CRS member has been an asset for me over many years. I’ve received at least one or more referrals every year from CRS members across the country and have developed some long lasting business relationships with CRS agents around the country.” Bruce Linnemeyer, SCAAR Member

ABR – Accredited Buyer’s Representative

  • Debbie Bertelson, Edina Realty
  • Ken Hollerud, HomeSmart Sapphire Realty 
  • Lori Severson, RE/MAX Results

CIPS – Certified International Property Specialist

  • LuAnn Popp, Coldwell Banker Realty

PSA – Pricing Strategy Advisor

  • Tina Hengel, Premier Real Estate Services
  • Mary Ellen Richter, Castle Realty

CPM – Certified Property Manager

  • Steven Hartung, Your Next Place Real Estate

e-PRO

  • Audrey  Fouquette, RE/MAX Results
  • Lindsey Klein, Edina Realty
  • Brenden Mooney, Your Next Place Real Estate
  • David Olson, Premier Real Estate Services
  • Mary Ellen Richter, Castle Realty
  • Scott Shosted, VoigtJohnson

SRES – Seniors Real Estate Specialist

  • Debbie Bertelson, Edina Realty
  • Sarah Walz, RE/MAX Results 

MRP – Military Relocation Professional

  • Layne Augustin, Premier Real Estate Services
  • Kelly Schepers, Premier Real Estate Services
  • Melissa Welsh, Central MN Realty

GRI – Graduate, REALTOR Institute

  • Jackie Atkinson, Century 21 First Realty 
  • Mehrdad Attarsaheli, Keller Williams Integrity NW
  • Robert Anderson, Castle Realty
  • Tara Bayerl, Edina Realty
  • Gary Barnier, RE/MAX Results  
  • Delores Blonigen, Delores Blonigen Realty, Inc. 
  • James Boos, RE/MAX Results 
  • Bruce Braun, Castle Realty
  • Jon Brophy, RE/MAX Results
  • Steve Cash, RE/MAX Results  
  • Janice Cook, RE/MAX Results
  • Lynne Crandall, Premier Real Estate Services
  • Carol Dietman, Edina Realty
  • Todd Edstrom, Coldwell Banker Realty
  • Cory Ehlert, Keller Williams Integrity NW
  • James Eiynck, Granite Realty of MN 
  • Lynn Feldhege, RE/MAX Results
  • Jeremy Forsell, Premier Real Estate Services 
  • Audrey Fouquette, RE/MAX Results
  • Michael Gerdes, Central MN Realty
  • Mina Grams, Premier Real Estate Services 
  • Rhonda Green, Edina Realty, Inc.
  • Katherine Grinnell, United Real Estate Associates 
  • Tracy Hadler, Central MN Realty
  • Steven Hansen, RE/MAX Results
  • James Hentges, Premier Real Estate Services
  • Monte Hight, Coldwell Banker Realty
  • Kelley Holmes, Edina Realty, Inc.
  • Jason Jacobs, Weichert Realtors  
  • Jenny Jacobs, Weichert Realtors
  • Lisa Johnson-Barnier, RE/MAX Results  
  • Curt Karls, RE/MAX Results 
  • Sandra Klocker, Realty Executives Only Excellence 
  • Jon Krause, Coldwell Banker Realty 
  • Ana Krekelberg, Edina Realty, Inc.
  • Brock Lieberman, Diversified Appraisal Services 
  • Bruce Linnemeyer, Coldwell Banker Realty
  • Dan Lundgren, Premier Real Estate Services
  • Linda McCarney, RE/MAX Results 
  • Jason Miller, Premier Real Estate Services
  • Paul Morrison, RE/MAX Results  
  • Debra Niemeyer, Coldwell Banker Realty
  • David Olson, Premier Real Estate Services
  • Sue Pladson, Coldwell Banker Realty
  • Russell Portele, Coldwell Banker Realty   
  • Scott Reinert, Showcasemn.com
  • Richard Russell, Russell Real Estate 
  • John Russell, Russell Real Estate 
  • Tony Rusher, Haller Realty
  • Jennifer Schaefer, Century 21 First Realty, Inc. 
  • Scott Shosted, VoigtJohnson
  • Mark Skudlarek, Castle Realty 
  • Sandra Storms, Century 21 First Realty
  • Jason Tangen, Shrewd Real Estate 
  • Neil Theisen, Central MN Realty
  • Patrick Torgrimson, Premier Real Estate Services
  • Laurie Veillette, Riverside Realty of Little Falls 
  • Andy Voller, Rice Real Estate Services
  • Gwen Wampach, Coldwell Banker Realty
  • Melissa Welsh, Central MN Realty
  • Matt Wieber, Agency North Real Estate 
  • Gregory Wojtowicz, Edina Realty, Inc.