Founder & Associate Broker
Andy’s been a Realtor® since 1977. He holds three designations from the National Association of Realtors® : “CRS” (that’s Realtor® talk for “Certified Residential Specialist”); “ABR” (more Realtor® talk which stands for “Accredited Buyer Representative”) and he’s a “GRI” (“Graduate of the Realtor® Institute”).
A resident of Boise since 1962, he’s an active “selling broker” with a very strong “hands on” involvement with all of the office transactions.
He's been honored as both “Realtor® of the Year for the State of Idaho” and the Boise Regional Realtors® (formerly ACAR). He also a recipient of the Omega-Tau-Rho “Medal of Service” award from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) and recieved the Distinguished Service Award” from the Boise Regional Realtors® (BRR).
A life member of Boise Regional Realtors® “Circle Of Excellence”, he’s also a long term member of both BRR's and the State’s “Honor Society”.
Andy has been president of both the Boise Regional Realtors® which represents the Realtors® in Boise, Eagle, Kuna, Meridian and Star, and president of the Idaho Realtors® (IR) which represents all the Realtor® members in Idaho.
He served over 14 years as a member of IR's Executive Committee and was also elected as a National Director of the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). He was also elected as NAR’S Regional Vice President representing the states of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon & Washington on NAR’S Executive Committee.
Andy was honored to have the Governor of Idaho appoint him to serve 8 years as a Real Estate Commissioner for our State.
He’s also a certified real estate instructor for the state of Idaho and teaches continuing education classes to real estate licensees on a regular basis during the year.
A regular attendee at local, state and national educational meetings and seminars is one of the ways he keeps current on the changes in the real estate industry. As a real estate commissioner, he's served on committees and task forces for ARELLO (Association of Real Estate License Law Officials, an international organization for real estate license law regulators).
A founding member of Idaho’s “Broker’s Council” in 1983, a marketing organization for “independent” real estate offices in the Boise area. (Over 30 "non-franchise" real estate offices, title companies, mortgage lenders and real estate related companies are members of the Brokers Council).
A "Lifetime" member of Boise State's Alumni Association (along with his wife) he and Linda have been long-time football & basketball season ticket holders and members of the Boise State Athletic Association (BAA) and ardently follow the football team at their home and away games (especially their "bowl" games!). He and Linda are major contributors to Boise State's Foundation For Academic Excellence as well as financial supporters of their grandchildren's schools.
Besides following the Boise State's "Bronco's" his other fun time is working on his '55 T-Bird (a never ending project car!). Andy’s commitment to our clients with his "hands on" approach makes all of our office transactions happen as smoothly as possible. Paying attention to the details of the transaction is a priority with him..as well as the philosphy of our company.