2012 REALTOR® Salesperson of the Year -- Greg Hrabcak


Greg Hrabcak, Salesperson of the Year

The Columbus Board of REALTORS® (CBR) recently honored Greg Hrabcak, CCIM, a Westerville resident and Columbus businessman, with its 2012 REALTOR® Salesperson of Year award for his outstanding commitment to his industry and profession.

As only one award is made annually in this category, this prestigious award is recognized as a sign of excellence throughout the real estate industry.

Hrabcak has been involved in the sale and leasing of commercial, industrial, investment and office real estate, and business brokerage sales throughout central Ohio for over 26 years.  His dedication to this industry is evident in his years of service. And, through his leadership, many would agree that he has improved the business and lives of his fellow REALTORS®.

For CBR, he is a past president, has served a three-year term on the Board of Directors, and has chaired numerous committees, including Budget and Finance, Commercial/Investment Steering, Commercial/Investment Education, Grievance, Governmental Affairs, Professional Standards and Strategic Long Range Planning. In addition, he chaired CBR’s 100th Anniversary Ad Hoc Committee and the Central Ohio REALTORS® Political Action Committee (CORPAC) Governing Board. 

Hrabcak is also active at the state level, where he currently serves as the Ohio Association of REALTORS® (OAR) District 6 Vice President. In the past, he served as a director for 10 years and has chaired the Commercial Industrial Committee and the Legal Issues and Professional Standards forums.

He has also taught real estate classes for the CBR, OAR and Columbus State Community College. He is certified by the National Association of REALTORS® to teach its Commercial Green designation course.

In his tenure in real estate, Hrabcak has served as president of the Ohio Commercial Real Estate Association, Columbus Real Estate Exchangors, Columbus Commercial Industrial and Investment REALTORS® and the Ohio Business Brokers Association.  He is also the recipient of several awards, including CBR’s Volunteer Service Award, the Ohio Commercial Real Estate Associations’ Creager Award for the Exchange of the Year; and CBR’s Most Unique Commercial Transaction award.  

Greg’s civic activities include contributions to the Ronald McDonald Foundation, Kidney Services and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He has also been a member of Grand Lodge of Free & Accepted Masons of Ohio, University Lodge No. 0631, Worthington, Ohio; a York Golf Club member; and a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Legion Member, Worthington, Ohio Lodge 1427. Since childhood, he has attended St. Paul's Catholic Church in Westerville, Ohio.

Hrabcak says, “It is an honor and pleasure to receive this award. But, it’s not about me. It’s about we, the staff at CBR, colleagues, family and friends, all of whom share in this esteemed recognition. Thank  you!”

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