Local REALTORS® Association Names Cassie Elwonger of WEICHERT, REALTORS® – King Realty Group Its REALTOR of the Year

— Michele Watson

Cassie Elwonger

FORT SMITH, Ark. / Aug. 15, 2017 – WEICHERT, REALTORS® – King Realty Group is proud to announce that Cassie Elwonger, a real estate agent at the Fort Smith Weichert® affiliate, has been named the 2017 REALTOR of the Year by the Fort Smith Board of REALTORS. This marks the first time Elwonger has been named REALTOR of the Year by her local real estate association.
The award also follows Elwonger being named president of the Fort Smith Board of REALTORS earlier this year, as well as the 2016 recipient of the group’s prestigious Dorothy Allen award.
“I am tremendously honored to be named REALTOR of the Year by the Fort Smith Board of REALTORS,” said Elwonger. “I’ve been a member of this association since I began working in real estate six years ago and believe wholeheartedly in everything this group does to improve the reputation of real estate professionals locally. I accept this award with great humility.”
Elwonger received the award for her ongoing efforts to improve the professional reputation and quality of service provided by real estate agents in the Fort Smith area. Elwonger’s involvement with the Fort Smith real estate association includes her chairing the group’s Community Outreach Network and serving on its MLS committee, which she has also chaired, in addition to serving as board president.
“We are extremely proud of Cassie’s accomplishments as a real estate agent and her recognition as our local association’s REALTOR of the Year,” said Kevin King, the broker/owner of WEICHERT, REALTORS® – King Realty Group. “This award underscores Cassie’s years of commitment to do whatever she can to provide the best real estate service in the area.”
Elwonger lives in Fort Smith with her husband, Bob, and their three children. She is also actively involved with several local charities and community projects, including the Fort Smith Heritage Foundation.
WEICHERT, REALTORS® – King Realty Group is an independently owned and operated Weichert® affiliate. The office serves the Fort Smith metropolitan area.
For more information about WEICHERT, REALTORS® – King Realty Group, located at 3920 Rogers Avenue in Fort Smith, contact Kevin King at 479-242-4000 or visit

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