BethBeth Holiday – Beth has more than 35 years teaching experience and has been involved in educating and coaching the Hawaii business and real estate community since 1994. Beth opened Hawaii Business Training in 2013 in support of Hawaii’s businesses.  In addition, Beth has nine years of human resource management experience in a Fortune 500 company.  As CEO, Beth grew a local real estate company from 48 agents to 140 agents in 18 months.

Beth earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from California State University.  She achieved her professional membership status in the National Speaker’s Association in 1997 and received the esteemed Registered Corporate Coach (RCC) designation from the World Association of Business Coaches (WABC) in 2008.  Beth is a certified facilitator for:

Two national real estate franchises
DISC Behavior Styles
Franklin Covey Time Management
Graduate Realtors Institute (GRI)

In addition Beth is the only certified instructor in Hawaii for:
Accredited Buyers Representative Designation(ABR)
Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers Designation (CRB)

Beth is dedicated to succeeding through others.  Her fulfillment comes from helping others achieve higher levels of performance and leadership through coaching, training, and facilitating.  Beth’s mantra is “I don’t succeed unless you do.”

Beth will be teaching Wednesday, September 24th from 9:30am – 12:30pm and 2:30pm – 4:30pm

picture (3)Berton Hamamoto – Berton,  ABR, CRS, CRB, CFP, President and Principal Broker of Property Profiles, Inc. Berton was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. After obtaining his college degree in 1977 from the University of Southern California (USC) school of Business, he came back to Hawaii and worked in the hotel food and beverage departments of the Sheraton and Hawaiian Regent Hotels as a restaurant manager. Berton started with a financial planning firm specializing in annuities and insurance products in the early 80’s, and from there, got his real estate license and specialized in handling the real estate transactions for the firm in 1983. In 1985, he acquired his real estate brokers license and headed the real estate division for the financial planning company. In 1987, he earned the coveted designation of Certified Financial Planner (CFP), a designation only held by a few individuals in Hawaii. In 1992, Berton formed his own real estate company, Property Profiles Inc. where he is currently the Principal Broker and President. Over the many years that he has been involved in real estate sales and property management, Berton has distinguished himself as a leader in local and national real estate organizations. He is a past President of the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®, the Hawaii Association of REALTORS®, a past Director of the National Association of REALTORS® and the Council of Real Estate Brokerage Managers (CRB Council), his local MLS Board. He is currently a member of the NAR Research Committee, the Medium State Representative for the State Leadership Idea Exchange Council, and the FPC for Tulsi Gabbard. He was awarded the Hawaii CRB Chapter’s Pinnacle Award in 2002, and named REALTOR® of the Year in 2009 by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®.

Berton will be teaching Friday, September 26th from 9:00am – 12:00pm

harris010 (2)Rick Harris – Rick is a 24-year veteran of the real estate industry and is the owner/Broker at Coldwell Banker Pro West Real Estate and Principal at Rick Harris Seminars in Ashland, Oregon. Rick has served in many leadership capacities for Realtors® –as local Association President, MLS President, 2004 Oregon Realtors® President, as a National Association of Realtors® Director and as 2013 Chair of the NAR MLS Forum.  Rick is the NAR 2014 Regional Vice President for Region 12 and was named 2006 Realtor® of the Year by the Oregon Association of Realtors®.

Rick is certified and teaches the following:
For the Real Estate Buyers Agency Council (NAR)
Accredited Buyer Representation, e-PRO® Certification, Generation Buy, Short Sales and Foreclosure (SFR), Effective Negotiating for Real Estate Professionals

For the Oregon’s Graduate Realtor® Institute
Business Ethics, Economics, Finance

For the Oregon Real Estate Agency Continuing Education
Negotiation, Buyer & Seller Agency, Contracts, Rule & Law Update, Ethics, Professional Standards, Risk Management

Rick will be teaching Friday, September 26th from 2:00pm – 4:00pm





2015 Convention

thO8KEMGXHLand’s End in Homer, Alaska
September 29 – October 3, 2015
The Alaska Association of REALTORS 2015 annual convention will be held Tuesday – Friday, September 29-October 3, 2015 at the Land’s End Resort in Homer, Alaska. This year’s theme is “Charting Your Cosmic Course.”  All twenty hours of continuing education will be offered at the 2015 convention.  Additional information including hotel accommodations, speakers and online education will be available soon.

Contact Information

Alaska Association of REALTORS®
4205 Minnesota Drive
Anchorage, Alaska 99503

Phone (907) 563-7133
Fax (907) 561-1779
Toll-Free (800) 478-3763