Sue LaRue of Hillsborough, Manager of BHHS NJ Properties, Named 2021 CORE Realtor of the Year


The CORE Association of Realtors announced Sue LaRue, a broker with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices in Hillsborough, NJ, has been selected as the 2021 Realtor of the Year.


This year’s Realtor of the Year has dedicated her 36-year Realtor career exemplifying leadership at various local association activities. As president of the CORE Association of Realtors, LaRue ensured that CORE’s approach and activities comply with the National Association of Realtors (NAR) policy. As a broker at BHHS New Jersey Properties managing an office and supervising more than 40 agents, Sue is engaged in the constant duty of compliance in her business activities.


In addition to currently serving as CORE president and chair of the CORE board of directors and executive committee, LaRue also served as president-elect in 2020. Since 2018, she has been a vice chair for CORE’s Circle of Excellence Committee. She has also been a member of the professional standards, grievance, and bylaws committees for many years. On the state level, LaRue has been serving as a member of the board of directors since 2013. She is currently a trustee at the Educational Foundation. On the national level, LaRue is currently serving as a mentor in the NAR SPIRE Mentorship Program for Trenton. In 2021, she completed the NAR president Charlie Oppler’s Fair Housing Challenge (Fairhaven, Implicit Bias Video, and earned NAR’s at Home With Diversity certification). LaRue has been a member of the Montgomery Township Special Projects Committee since 2003. Throughout COVID-19, despite managing 40-plus agents, she has devoted a great deal of time to all three levels of the Realtor organization.


The Association’s Realtor of the Year Committee makes its selection after considering the nominations of local Realtors for the honor. Judgment is based on contributions of the Realtor to the betterment of community life and the conduct of business, reflecting the Code of Ethics of the National Association of Realtors.