Broker Training; Agent Training
Realtor since 1979; 15 years in mortgage lending
Ketcham was first licensed as a Realtor in 1979. After a successful career in residential sales, she was given the opportunity to move into the mortgage banking industry. During my 15 year career in mortgage lending she was chosen as the first female President of the Tallahassee Mortgage Bankers Association, served as a Regional Governor for the Florida Mortgage Bankers Association and was appointed to the Governors Commission on Affordable Housing. Patti was awarded the Direct Endorsement Underwriters Designation from HUD and served as Executive Director of the Tallahassee Lenders Consortium. During her tenure at the Lenders Consortium the First Time Home Buyers Program, she developed and taught won the HUD Best Practices Award and was certified through Fannie Mae for MIP reduction. She has taught over 1,000 home buyers, sellers and Realtors. Patti continues to teach and develop courses in both Florida and Georgia.
Ketcham Realty Group, Inc., which Patti owns and manages, is a brokerage firm serving North Florida and South Georgia. Since her active return to real estate brokerage she was elected 2008 President of the Tallahassee Board of Realtors. Production awards have included the Platinum Sales Award for the Tallahassee Board of Realtors and the Titanium Award for the Thomasville, GA Board of Realtors. Patti has earned the CRS (Certified Residential Specialist) designation, the GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute-Instructor) designation, SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist-Instructor) designation, FMS (Florida Military Specialist-Instructor), AHWD (At Home With Diversity-Instructor) certification, MRP (Military Relocation Professional-Instructor) and the ePro designation.
As a licensed instructor in both Real Estate and Appraising, Patti has taught in both Florida and Georgia for many years. She is a member of the Real Estate Instructors Academy and the Graduate Realtors Instructors Institute, REBAC approved Instructor, and has earned the ITI certification.
Awards and Service:
2015 Florida Realtors Educator of the Year
2015 Chair Professionalism Subcommittee, Florida Realtors
2015 Chair Faculty and Program Sub-Committee, Florida Realtors
2015 Chair of Instructor Sub-Committee, Florida Realtors
2010 Leadership Award, Tallahassee Board of Realtors
2008 President Tallahassee Board of Realtors
2009 District Vice President Florida Realtors
2011 Chair Education Foundation, Florida Realtors
2011 Chair of Professional Development, Florida Realtors
2013 Chair Convention Education Committee, Florida Realtors
Federal Housing Policy Committee—National Association of Realtors
Past Chair Tallahassee Housing Authority
Member Economic Development Council
City of Tallahassee Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
Leon County Housing Finance Authority
FAR Honor Society
2009 Graduate of Florida Realtors Leadership Academy
Service on many committees for Tallahassee Board of Realtors and Florida Realtors
Permanent Member Smokey Bear Reading Club (1962)
Florida State University Graduate (1976)
Licensed Real Estate Broker, Florida and Georgia
Licensed Real Estate Instructor and Certified General Appraisal Instructor
Past Chair Premier Bank Community Board and member Superior Bank Community Board.