COMFORT, Texas, Feb. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Bandera County Board of Realtors (BCBOR)® is proud to announce Dan Hatfield of Farmers National Company as the 2017 Texas REALTOR® of the Year. Hatfield was honored by the Texas Association of REALTORS® at the statewide association’s annual Winter Meeting on Feb. 12.

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The highest honor bestowed by the Texas Association of REALTORS®, the Texas REALTOR® of the Year award is given annually to a REALTOR® who has made outstanding contributions to the industry through involvement in their national, state and local associations during their career.

A veteran of the Texas real estate industry, Hatfield’s 35 years of industry experience includes serving as Chairman of the Texas Association of REALTORS® in 2014, president of the Bandera County Board of Realtors® in 1993 and 1998 and national president of the REALTORS® Land Institute in 2010.

Hatfield has received multiple honors for his long track record of leadership and service throughout his career, including being named Omega Tau Rho by the National Association of Realtors, Land Realtor of America in 2007 and the Realtors Land Institute’s Lifetime Distinguished Service Award.

Kaky Lybbert, 2018 Chairman of the Texas Association of REALTORS® commented, “A friend and colleague for many years, Dan has been a paramount figure in the Texas real estate market for years and has dedicated his life’s work to educating and leading Realtors of all ages and points of their careers to enhance and move Texas real estate forward as a positive force in the Texas economy.”

About the Texas Association of REALTORS®

With more than 114,000 members, the Texas Association of REALTORS® is a professional membership organization that represents all aspects of real estate in Texas. We advocate on behalf of Texas REALTORS® and private-property owners to keep homeownership affordable, protect private-property rights, and promote public policies that benefit homeowners. Visit to learn more.

CONTACT: Hunter Dodson
On Behalf of the Texas Association of REALTORS®

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SOURCE Texas Association of Realtors