Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Missouri REALTORS® is governed by the association CEO and five elected officers: President, President-Elect, Treasurer, Treasurer-Elect, and Immediate Past President. Collectively, these officers are known as the Leadership Team and each - with the exception of the CEO - serves a one-year term on a volunteer basis.


Portrait of Nate K. Johnson

Nate K. Johnson, ABR, CIPS, CRS, GRI, SRES

2018 President

Nate is the President of Real Estate Solutions, a full service commercial & residential real estate brokerage in St. Louis, Missouri. He served as the 2011 President of the St. Louis REALTORS® and chaired several committees. Nate has also served as the President of the St. Louis Association of Real Estate Professionals (SLAREP). On the state level, Nate chaired the Economic Development Council and served as a State Director. In addition to being a National Director, he was appointed to the 2014 Smart Growth Advisory Board by the National Association of REALTORS®.

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Portrait of Brenda Oliver

Brenda Oliver, CRS, GRI, PMN

2018 President-Elect

Brenda is in her 43rd year as a REALTOR®, always owning her own company and always in Odessa, Missouri. She owns an independent office called Heritage Realty. She actively lists, sells, provides property management and has been a general appraiser since 1977. Brenda started her real estate association service with the Eastern Jackson County Board of REALTORS® that then became the Metropolitan Board of KC and then served on the Board of Directors for the Kansas City Regional Association of REALTORS® (KCRAR) during its first formative years. She has been active within Missouri REALTORS® and chaired many committees. Brenda has been a director of the National Association of REALTORS® for six years. She received the REALTOR® of the Year Award from KCRAR in 2008 and REALTOR® of the Year from Missouri REALTORS® in 2013. Brenda was the 2013 President of KCRAR and serves on Heartland MLS Board of Director. She was local Women’s Council of REALTORS® President in 1997 and State Chapter President in 2003.

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Portrait of Jeff Kester

Jeff Kester

2018 Treasurer

Jeff is a lifelong resident of Springfield, Missouri and the Director of Professional Development for ReeceNichols Real Estate. He started in real estate in 1994 as a real estate loan officer and became a REALTOR® the next year. Since then, he’s worked in almost every facet of the real estate industry, and in a variety of REALTOR® leadership positions. In 2014, he became the first President of the Southern Missouri Regional MLS when seven REALTOR® associations combined their local MLS services. During that year, he was also the first Chair of the Missouri REALTORS® Advocacy Action Output Group, and served Missouri REALTORS® as the 2016 Chair of the Advocacy Mission Committee, and as the 2016 President of the Greater Springfield Board of REALTORS® at the same time. In September, 2016, he was awarded the R. Layne Morrill Award for his career in REALTOR® Advocacy.

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Portrait of Janet Judd

Janet Rodriguez Judd, ABR, CIPS, CRS, GRI, SRES

2018 Treasurer-Elect

Janet has been a licensed REALTOR® since 1985 and primarily sells residential real estate in St. Louis, Missouri. She is a Broker-Associate with RE/MAX-Results. She served as the 2015 President of St. Louis REALTORS®, served two terms on the St. Louis REALTORS® Board of Directors and has chaired many committees. Janet was awarded the Sales-Associate of the Year by St. Louis REALTORS® in 2000 and the REALTOR® Salesperson of the Year from Missouri REALTORS® in 2016. She is a Lifetime Member of Missouri REALTORS®. Judd has served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of REALTORS® three times. She is a past member of NAR’s Professional Standards Committee and is now serving on the Member Communications Committee. Janet is a member of the Women’s Council of REALTORS®. Judd is believed to be the first Hispanic President of St. Louis REALTORS® as well as Missouri REALTORS®.

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Portrait of Ryan Gattermeir

Ryan Gattermeir

Immediate Past President

Ryan is a second generation REALTOR® who grew up in the business. After graduating from Westminster College in 1996, he moved back home to Lake Ozark, Missouri, in 2000 to become involved in the family Real Estate business with his father. In 2008, Ryan founded Gattermeir Davidson Real Estate, along with two partners. Aside from holding a Missouri Real Estate Broker Associate license, Ryan has been involved in 23 committees for Missouri REALTORS® and has chaired five of them. At the national level, Ryan is on the Board of Directors for the National Association of REALTORS®. He is one of only two REALTORS® ever to receive the “REALTOR® of the Year” award for his Local Board in 2008 and 2009. In 2011 Ryan was awarded the Missouri REALTOR® Salesperson of the Year award.

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Portrait of John Sebree

John Sebree, RCE


John is responsible for directing the Missouri REALTORS® staff and representing the over 20,000 members it serves. John has extensive experience in real estate, finance and public policy. Prior to joining the team at Missouri REALTORS®, he was the Senior Vice President of Public Policy for the Florida REALTORS®, serving in this role for over a decade. Prior to joining Florida REALTORS®, John worked in the government affairs division of the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) in Washington, DC for thirteen years. John was NAR’s Senior Legislative Representative working with the Congressional delegations of eight states, including Missouri. John received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Northern Kentucky University and earned an MBA from The George Washington University in Washington, DC.

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john@morealtor.com / ext. 110