“Kim’s dedication to her client’s best interest is evident in every aspect of her business. Her commitment to giving back to the Northern Michigan community by serving on numerous boards matches our firms’ desire to be active in the community, and we are thrilled to have her as part of the Bay North Realty team,” said David Shuman, Principal Broker.
A born and raised Michigander, Kim has been a committed Realtor in northern Michigan since 2005. She began serving Emmet Association of Realtors in 2013, was President in 2017-18, Realtor of the Year 2018 and is a current board member. Kim also represents the Association as a Delegate to Michigan Realtors and enjoys the education and camaraderie at the yearly State Convention. She is the current Chair of the Burt Township Zoning Board of Appeals, has been on the Zoning Board of Appeals since 2009, and is a founding member of the Burt Lake Trail Committee. Kim has been a part of the Little Traverse Bay Housing Partnership since its inception in 2017 and is clearly passionate about housing and giving back to the community. Dedicated to her clients and her ongoing education, Kim achieved her Associate Brokers license in 2017. Her real estate career is built on repeat clients and referrals – something she is very proud of!
Prior to becoming a Realtor, Kim labored in the custom log home industry, which gives her a unique perspective when helping her clients work through inspections and brainstorming remodeling ideas. During the 90’s, she was a consultant who provided ergonomic workplace solutions in Manufacturing. Studying sales greats such as Zig Ziglar, Brian Tracey and Tony Robbins during this time was instrumental in developing her client relationship skills.
Originally from Western Michigan, Kim now resides near Maple Bay in Cheboygan County. She has a BFA from Saint Mary’s College at Notre Dame with an emphasis in Studio Arts and Art History. Her current interests range from sailing, snowboarding, biking, hiking and camping to exploring beaches and forests with her family. Kim is excited to be your ambassador to real estate, providing exceptional service no matter your price point, anywhere in the Tip of the Mitt.