Besemer achieves national designation


NEW ULM — Minnesota REALTOR® Lisa Besemer was recently awarded the highly acclaimed national Graduate REALTOR® Institute (GRI) designation. In completing the required curriculum, Lisa Besemer, of New Ulm Real Estate, joins other top REALTORS® in the residential real estate industry from across the nation who hold this designation.

Besemer became an agent with New Ulm Real Estate in 2011. Prior to that, she was a Loan Officer with Frandsen Bank & Trust for 22 years. Her combined sales in 2012-2016, of over $47 million, made her the top producer in the New Ulm area. To date in 2017, she has over $13 million in home sales. Lisa loves working with people and believes everyone has a story that makes them unique and loves to listen to that story.

Mary Henle, Broker/Owner of New Ulm Real Estate, says her work ethic and love of people makes real estate her true calling and feels blessed every day to have her part of the Henle Team.

Besemer earned the GRI designation by attending a specific, intensive series of classroom instruction, covering a variety of subjects including professional standards, legal issues, sales and marketing, finance and risk reduction, technology and social media.

With this achievement Lisa has made the commitment to provide a high level of professional service by securing a strong educational foundation of knowledge and skills to better navigate the real estate market and serve prospective clients and customers.

The Institute is designed to educate practitioners about local, state and national real estate practices that affect them, their clients and customers. Only members of the REALTOR® Association may earn the GRI designation. The REALTOR® Institute is more than twenty-five years old and has graduated thousands of REALTORS® nationally.

The GRI designation indicates to the public that the designation holders are members of the National Association of REALTORS® who have obtained a professional educational foundation on which to base their services.

Obtaining the GRI designation is a beneficial way for a REALTOR® to advance their professional image. The extra measure of knowledge and prestige achieved by completing this course work is a tool that will advance a career in real estate in attracting and building new business.