NABOR History

The Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®) is an established organization (Chartered in 1949) whose members have a positive and progressive impact on the Naples community.

NABOR® is a local board of REALTORS® and real estate professionals with a legacy of over 60 years, currently serving over 5,000 members. NABOR® is a member of the Florida REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®, which is the largest trade association in the United States, with more than 1.3 million members and over 1,400 local boards of REALTORS® nationwide.

NABOR® is structured to provide programs and services to its membership through various committees and the NABOR® Board of Directors, all of whose members are non-paid volunteers.

The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and who subscribe to its strict Code of Ethics.

NABOR® History Video Gallery

JOHN R. WOOD, PRESIDENT 1963-1964; PHIL WOOD, PRESIDENT 1986

JOHN VAUGHN, PRESIDENT 1977; PATSY VAUGHN, PRESIDENT 1995

JERI COBB, PRESIDENT 1994

AL DINICOLA, PRESIDENT 2002

JO CARTER, PRESIDENT 2006

BRETT BROWN, PRESIDENT 2009

BRENDA FIORETTI, PRESIDENT 2010-2011

BILL POTEET, PRESIDENT 2012

PAT PITOCCHI, PRESIDENT 2014

Naples Area Board of REALTORS® History

The National Association of Real Estate Boards grants the original charter under the name of Naples-on-the-Gulf Board of REALTORS

A history of the presidents from 1949 to 1977

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W.L. Clark, Jr. serves as President

W.L Clark, Jr.

1949

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Robert T. Benson serves as President

Robert T. Benson

1950

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Edwin M. Watson serves as Board of REALTORS as President in 1951 and 1954

Edwin M. Watson

1951

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George Lesher is President in 1952

George Lesher

1952

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Henry B. Watkins, Jr. served as Board President in 1953 and 1967

Henry B. Watkins, Jr.

1953

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Edwin M. Watson serves as President

Edwin M. Watson

1954

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W. Roy Smith (the W. stands for Walter) was the President of the Naples
on-the-Gulf Board of REALTORS in 1955

W. Roy Smith

1955

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David C. Jones, Jr. serves as President

David C. Jones, Jr.

1956

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David C. Jones, Jr. serves as President

David C. Jones, Jr.

1957

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Charles E. Cox serves as President

Charles E. Cox

1958

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E.M. Brown serves as President

E.M. Brown

1959

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Wesley G. Downing serves as President

Wesley G. Downing

1960

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Faber Hair serves as President

Faber Hair

1961

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George C. Huntoon serves as President

George C. Huntoon

1962

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John R. Wood serves as President

John R. Wood

1963

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John R. Wood serves as President

John R. Wood

1964

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W.A. Burton serves as President

W.A. Burton

1965

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Lester Whitaker, Sr. serves as President

Lester Whitaker, Sr.

1966

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Henry B. Watkins, Jr. serves as President

Henry B. Watkins, Jr.

1967

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William A. Loach, Jr. serves as President

William A. Loach, Jr.

1968

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Earl L. Frye serves as President

Earl L. Frye

1969

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Addison B. Miller became president of the Naples on-the- Gulf Board of REALTORS in 1970

Addison B. Miller

1970

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Richard H. Goodlette serves as President

Richard H. Goodlette

1971

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Lester W. Whitaker, Jr. serves as President

Lester W. Whitaker, Jr.

1972

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Thomas E. McBride serves as President

Thomas E. McBride

1973

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Robert H. Jaeger serves as President

Robert H. Jaeger

1974

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Paul E. Lees serves as President

Paul E. Lees

1975

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M.J. 'Casey' Miller serves as President

M.J. "Casey" Miller

1976

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John W. Vaughn, Jr. serves as President

John W. Vaughn, Jr.

1977

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William B. Stone serves as President

William B. Stone

1978

Jay S. Bishop serves as President

Jay S. Bishop

1979

Norman G. Harris serves as President

Norman G. Harris

1980

John T. Conroy, Jr. serves as President

John T. Conroy, Jr.

1981

W. James Smith serves as President

W. James Smith

1982

Thomas G. Schessler serves as President

Thomas G. Schessler

1983

Paul E. Sprowls serves as President

Paul E. Sprowls

1984

Ronald H. Bell serves as President

Ronald H. Bell

1985

Phillip R. Wood serves as President

Phillip R. Wood

1986

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Jon F. Lowdermilk serves as President

Jon F. Lowdermilk

1987

Marilyn D. Knoblauch serves as President

Marilyn D. Knoblauch

1988

Lee Nichols, Jr. serves as President

Lee Nichols, Jr.

1989

Richard Clemmer serves as President

Richard Clemmer

1990

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Marilyn Evanish serves as President

Marilyn Evanish

1991

Marie A. Harris serves as President

Marie A. Harris

1992

S. Jeanne Haynes serves as President

S. Jeanne Haynes

1993

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Jeri Cobb serves as President

Jeri Cobb

1994

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Patsy S. Vaughn serves as President

Patsy S. Vaughn

1995

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J. Thomas Conroy, III serves as President

J. Thomas Conroy, III

1996

Stephen K. Hunt serves as President

Stephen K. Hunt

1997

Christopher A. Braun serves as President

Christopher A. Braun

1998

June M. Mueller serves as President

June M. Mueller

1999

Mardi S. Moorman serves as President

Mardi S. Moorman

2000

John A. Steinwand serves as President

John A. Steinwand

2001

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Alfred J. DiNicola serves as President

Alfred J. DiNicola

2002

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James A. Pilon serves as President

James A. Pilon

2003

Joseph Ballarino serves as President

Joseph Ballarino

2004

Michele A. Harrison serves as President

Michele A. Harrison

2005

Jo Carter serves as President

Jo Carter

2006

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Spencer Haynes serves as President

Spencer Haynes

2007

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Arlene Carozza serves as President

Arlene Carozza

2008

Brett Brown serves as President

Brett Brown

2009

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J.P. Antonmattei serves as President

J.P. Antonmattei

2010

Brenda Fioretti serves as President

Brenda Fioretti

2011

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Bill Poteet serves as President

Bill Poteet

2012

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Wes Kunkle serves as President

Wes Kunkle

2013

Pat Pitocchi serves as President

Pat Pitocchi

2014

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Mike became President of NABOR

Mike Hughes

2015

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Rick Fioretti serves as President

Rick Fioretti

2016

Dominic Pallini serves as President

Dominic Pallini

2017

Rick Baranski serves as President

Rick Baranski

2018

Jeff Jones

Jeff Jones

2019

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Lauren Melo serves as President.

Lauren Melo

2020

Members in Public Service

Barbara Berry

Collier County School Board member - 1984–1988

Collier County School Board member - 1990–1996

Collier County Commissioner - 1996–2000

Collier County School Board member - 2010–2014

Pat Carroll

Big Cypress Basin Board (appointed by Gov. Bush) - 1996-2004

2-Term appointment to Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council - 2005–2012

Value Adjustment Board member - 2002-2014

Collier County School Board member – 2002–2014

Wes Downing

Mayor of Naples, 1968-1970

Collier County Commissioner, 1966-1968

Matt Hudson

Florida State Representative, 2007-2014

Bill McDaniel

Collier County Commissioner, 2016-

Lauren Melo

Florida State Representative, 2021-

Casey Miller

Naples City Council member, 1962-1968

Clyde Quinby

Collier County School Superintendent - 1976–1980

Collier County School Board member - 1990–1998

W. Roy Smith

Mayor of Naples, 1946-1960

Lorenzo Walker

Collier County Commissioner, 1950-1956

Florida State Representative, 1956-1974

Lester Whitaker Sr.

Collier County Commissioner 1971-1972

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The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark which identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics.