BIO Kathy started in the real estate business in 1986 and was voted Rookie and Realtor of the year in her first year as a real estate agent. Her daughter and business partner, Heather Bortnick got her licenses in 1993. They started a mother daughter team in the early 90's and that is when The Koehler Bortnick Team concept was created. The team consists of a full time office staff of 5 employees and 28 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 18 years, and has a closed volume of $141.9 million and 426 transactions in 2010.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 #13th in the Nation), and The Kansas City Business Journal (#1 Residential Real Estate Team 18 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, Chamber of Commerce, KC Small Business 25 Under 25 and NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners). In 2010, Kathy earned her GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute) designation. 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 2010. With a "just say yes" attitude the team makes it a goal and priority to give back. Kathy also dedicates her time to giving motivational speeches. As a breast cancer survivor she has had the opportunity to speak at the opening ceremony of the Avon Walk for breast cancer along with several other cancer ambassadors speaking engagements. Furthermore, she's had the opportunity to give motivational speeches to different colleges and businesses in the Kansas City area. 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 with Honesty, Exposure, Results. Kathy Koehler Website Position Owner/Partner Koehler Bortnick Team Contact