Local Real Estate Board Recognizes Brokers at Weichert, Realtors® – CornerStone For Their Decades-Long Real Estate Careers

— Michele Watson

Donna Petska (on left) and JoAnne Kouba were each recently recognized by the Manitowoc Board of Realtors for their lengthy real estate careers.

TWO RIVERS, Wis. / Jan. 4, 2019 – Weichert, Realtors® – CornerStone, located in Two Rivers, is proud to announce that the company’s broker/co-owners, Donna Petska and JoAnne Kouba, were recently recognized by the Manitowoc Board of Realtors for their respective decades-long real estate careers.
Petska was named a Realtor Emeritus by the regional association in recognition of her 40 years as a Realtor, while Kouba was honored by the association at their monthly meeting last December for her 25 years of industry experience.
“It’s a tremendous honor to be recognized by a professional association that Donna and I have been members of for years,” said Kouba. “Deciding to work in real estate has been – and always will be – the best career decision I ever made.”
Petska, whose tenure in real estate surpasses Kouba’s, expressed gratitude for the association’s assistance to help her keep pace with the changes in real estate over the years.
“Being a member of the Manitowoc Board of Realtors has helped me immensely throughout my real estate career,” said Petska. “There have been a lot of positive changes in this industry over the years, which I’ve been able to take advantage of as a result of being a member of this association. I can’t thank them enough for what they’ve done for me throughout my real estate career.”
Weichert, Realtors® – CornerStone is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate. The office serves Manitowoc, Calumet, Sheboygan and surrounding counties.
For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – CornerStone, located at 2205 Forest Avenue, Suite 200, in Two Rivers, contact JoAnne Kouba at 920-553-2030 or visit

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