Loretta Alonzo, CRB, GRI
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REALTOR® Loretta Alonzo, CRB, GRI, of Romeoville is the 2013 Immediate Past President of the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. Active in real estate for 37 years, Alonzo is the Broker-Owner of Century 21 Alonzo & Associates in La Grange Park.
Alonzo, currently a member of the Mainstreet Organization of REALTORS®, is a two-term past president of the former West Towns Board of REALTORS® and was honored as its REALTOR® of the Year six times. Alonzo has a long history of participation with the local association, serving on the Board of Directors and as the chair of the Audit, Budget/Finance, MLS committees.
Alonzo has lent her expertise to many other IAR committees including Jurisdiction, the Business Issues/License Law Working Group, GSE Reform Task Force and the Equal Opportunity Working Group, and the Education Working Group. She was president of the Illinois Real Estate Educational Foundation in 2002 and received IAR’s Distinguished Service Award in 2006. Alonzo served as chair of the IAR Leadership and Executive Committees, NAR Political Advisory Working Group, and will lead the IAR Board of Directors.
For the National Association of REALTORS®, Alonzo serves as a member of the NAR Board of Directors, Housing Opportunity Committee and the Membership Policy and Board Jurisdiction Committee. She has served as a member of the Federal Housing Policy Committee.
Alonzo is a past president of the Century 21 Chicagoland & NW Indiana Broker Council and past president of the West Suburban Chapter of the Women’s Council of REALTORS®. She is a licensed Illinois continuing education instructor and was named Woman of the Year by the Mexican-American Business & Professional Women’s Club. She is a past president of the Multiple Listing Service of Northern Illinois, now known as Midwest Real Estate Data, LLC (MRED).