Harriet Kanter Konter
President, Konter Realty Company
Family and Consumer Science, 1942-1943
Harriet Konter has been active in real estate for over 50 years and has served the REALTOR® association on the local, state, and national levels. She served as President of the Savannah Board of REALTORS® in 1986. She is a founding member of the Women’s Council of REALTORS® Savannah Chapter. She also has served as State President and National Governor of the Women’s Council of the REALTORS® of the National Association of REALTORS®. Mrs. Konter was the first female president of the Georgia Association of REALTORS® in 1987 and was selected REALTOR® of the Year for GAR in 1998. Mrs. Konter was also appointed National Trustee of the REALTORS® Political Action Committee.
Mrs. Konter has been a licensed realtor since 1961, while holding the designations of Graduate Realtors Institute, Certified Residential Broker, and Women’s Council of REALTORS®-Leadership Training Graduate. She has been awarded the National Association of REALTORS® Omega Tau Rho Medal and the RPAC Hall of Fame Award. She has also received The Distinguished Citizen Award and The Distinguished Alumnus Award by Armstrong Atlantic State University. Mrs. Konter has served as President of the Armstrong Atlantic State University Alumni Association, Savannah B’nai Brith Women’s Organization, and Jewish Education Alliance Women’s Club. She has also served as Director of the Savannah Jewish Community Center, a Trustee for Armstrong Atlantic State University Foundation, a Member of the Women’s Division of the United Jewish Appeal & Federation, and Southeastern United Community Services.
Mrs. Konter is a native Savannahian and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in home economics from the University of Georgia. She and her late husband Larry founded Konter Realty in 1961. Mr. and Mrs. Konter were the second couple in the entire USA to be presidents of a state association of Realtors.
Mrs. Konter has two sons, a daughter, and six grandchildren.