Media Contacts

For media inquiries contact Marqué Bressler-Preininger, director of communication, at (614) 498-1016 or mbressler@columbusrealtors.com.

President

Andy Mills
Elford Realty, LLC
(614) 888-4000

Licensed since 2005, Andy is president, broker and co-owner of Elford Realty, LLC. focusing on the acquisition and disposition of land, retail, office, multi-family, and industrial property. He has been recognized as the 2015 Columbus Business First 40 under 40 recipient, 2014 Columbus REALTORS® 10 under 40 award, 2012 Top 10 Commercial Producer (Columbus REALTORS®), 2011 Largest Retail Sale Transaction (Columbus REALTORS®), and 2006 Rookie of the Year (Columbus REALTORS®). Andy has held the Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) designation since 2009 and was recognized by the CCIM Institute with the Presidential Distinction Award for his leadership of the Ohio Chapter in 2014. Resume

 

President-Elect

Michael Jones
Coldwell Banker King Thompson 
(614) 206-5191

Licensed in 1995 and currently practicing as the lead of his six-member team at Coldwell Banker King Thompson, Michael has received all of the Columbus REALTORS Sales awards, and the highest level award; Lifetime Achievement Award. On a national level, Michael represents the National Association of REALTORS® serving as a Real Estate Policy Advisor to a member of Congress. In addition, Michael continues to provide service for NAR committees such as Federal Taxation, Equal Opportunity, and Global Business & Alliances. Michael is a member of the Ohio Association of REALTORS®, Presidents Circle and Coldwell Banker Presidents Circle of Excellence. He has multiple designations including GRI, CIPS, AHWD, and CRS - all real estate professional accredited. He's served on the Columbus REALTORS® Board of Directors 2011-2014 and currently serves on the City of Columbus Board of Zoning Adjustment. He has served as a board member of Childhood Development Council of Franklin County and as a board member on multiple Homeowners Association Boards.


Immediate Past President

John Myers
Myers Real Estate
(614) 486-2933

Licensed since 1980, John is the broker/Owner of Myers Real Estate which provides a full range of real estate services which include commercial and residential sales and leasing, investment property management and association management. John's leadership involvement with the REALTOR® association spans 20+ year and he was named Broker of the Year in 2012.  John is past President of the Independent Brokers Association and a past Director of the Grandview Area Chamber of Commerce. Resume

Chief Executive Officer

John Geha
Columbus REALTORS®
(614) 475-4000

Prior to joining Columbus REALTORS® in 2020, John was the CEO of one of the largest real estate associations in Canada, where he created a regional collaborative relationship with federal, provincial and municipal leadership, spearheaded a new joint education and training initiative with a local college and had been actively & directly engaged with the development and governance of a merger of 22 real estate boards/associations into a regional MLS data platform.

Prior to his association leadership, Geha was Senior Vice President of Strategic Growth for Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership, President of Canadian Operations for Coldwell Banker Real Estate, and Director of National Accounts, Franchise Development for Prudential Real Estate Affiliates.

A forward-thinking strategist, Geha has also consulted with universities, city governments, the largest global corporate owned real estate brokerage and 20 of the largest privately held brokers in the U.S. and Canada.

 

Treasurer

JP Faulkner
Faulkner Realty Group 
(614) 419-5757

JP is broker/owner of Faulkner Realty Group. Licensed since 1993 and a broker since 1997, he is active in residential, commercial, and investment real estate. He has personally renovated several homes and helps real estate investors who want to buy, renovate and re-sell property. In addition to his industry involvement,

JP has served as a board member of the Clintonville Resource Center, and served on the Board of Ohio Preservation Alliance. He is a sponsor of Stonewall Columbus.

 

Secretary

Patti Brown-Wright
Real Estate Technology Partners 
(614) 207-6237

Licensed in 2002, Patti is a REALTOR® and Director of Operations with Real Estate Technology Partners. She has served as chair of the Education, CORPAC Fundraising, Grievance, and Sales Advisory committees and serves on the Budget, Finance & Investments committees.

A 2012/13 Leadership Academy graduate, Patti was a two-time Area Realty Association President, serves as a director for Ohio REALTORS® and is highly engaged in the industry and community relations.

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