2022 Managing Broker of the Year (51+ Licensees) Award: Lyle Harlow, Kale Realty | Chicago Association of REALTORS®

The Chicago Association of REALTORS® proudly presented our 139th Annual Inaugural Gala on Friday, September 23. During the festivities, we debuted our 2023 Board of Directors and honored several members for their contributions throughout the year, including the recipient of the Managing Broker of the Year Award.

The Managing Broker of the Year Award recognizes a REALTOR® in good standing with at least five years of experience as a Managing Broker, with current active involvement at the local level, recognized business accomplishments and faithfulness to the principles of good real estate practices and the Code of Ethics among other brokers and the public.


As the designated managing broker for over 700 agents at Kale Realty, Lyle Harlow is considered a true leader by his brokers and peers. He cares deeply about the real estate industry and the people in it; he has dedicated his career to helping others succeed. He’s known for his integrity and professionalism. This year alone, Lyle was active on six of our committees, including Audit, Forms & Contracts, the Global Real Estate Council, Member Care Task Force, Professional Standards and the RPAC Fundraising Work Group. He was one of 12 participants in Illinois REALTORS®’ 2022 Leadership Development Program and serves on NAR’s Multiple Listing Issues & Policies Committee and the MLS Technology & Emerging Issues Advisory Board.