MARQUETTE - Chuck Swanson has been named U.P. Realtor of the Year by the Upper Peninsula Association of Realtors.
Swanson of Swanson, Mercier & Associates Inc., a real estate appraisal firm in Marquette, has been active on various boards in the community, has served as chairman of the Michigan Real Estate Appraisal Board, served on the board of the Michigan Chapter of the Appraisal Institute and has been on the North Central Board of Realtor Multiple Listing Committee for a number of years.
He is a graduate of Northern Michigan University, has been a partner in Swanson, Mercier for 23 years and has the MAI and SRA appraisal designations from the Appraisal Institute.
He is a licensed Certified General Appraiser and is a licensed real estate broker. Swanson, Mercier appraises commercial property, residential property, special purpose property, and vacant land.