Kathy started in the real estate business in 1986 and Heather got her licenses in 1993. They started a mother daughter team in the early 90’s and attended a Howard Brinton seminar where The Koehler Bortnick Team concept was created and modeled after what they had learned from successful agents around the country. The team consists of a full time office staff and 26 buyer agent specialists in three Reece and Nichols office locations: Leawood, Prairie Village, and Liberty. The Koehler Bortnick Team has been the #1 real estate team for buyers and sellers in the Kansas City Metropolitan area for the past 17 years, and has a closed volume of $142 million and 464 transactions in 2009.The team strives to provide their clients with the best service in Kansas City, always putting their clients before profits. The philosophy of “honesty, exposure, results” demonstrates our commitment to excellence and to our clients.
Our hard work and dedication has hardly gone unnoticed. The team has been recognized by Johnson County Board of Realtors, both Kansas and Missouri Board of Realtors, Real Estate Magazine, Real Trends Magazine, Lore Magazine, Wall Street Journal (ranked #20 in the Nation), and The Kansas City Business Journal (#1 Residential Real Estate Team 17 years in a row). We are also affiliated with several organizations such as HEMP (Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program), Women Who Mean Business, Most Influential Women, Accelerent, Breast Cancer Ambassador, Park University Advisory Board Committee, and Chamber of Commerce.
By achieving such success the team feels deeply committed to giving back to the community. Whether its fundraising, making a donation, or organizing a charity event the team has helped raise thousands of dollars to over 20 organizations in 2009. With a “just say yes” attitude the team makes it a goal and priority to give back.
With top notch marketing and constant communication The Koehler Bortnick Team provides every client with top performance and customer satisfaction. It is our goal to make buying and selling a home, one of the largest investments in life, a smooth, satisfying, and successful transaction.