Solid Communication, Tech Savvy, and Local Expertise are Keys to his Success

Local real estate agent Luke Garner of Grand Rapids, Minn., has joined Coldwell Banker Northwoods Realty, the brokerage today announced. He will be based full time in the realty office at 812 S. Pokegama Ave., in Grand Rapids. 

“We are thrilled to have Luke join our team,” said Coldwell Banker Northwoods Realty Broker/Owner  Mike Kellin. “Not only is he an outstanding local agent, he’s also an outstanding person. He’s an experienced marketer, laser-focused on helping his clients achieve their goals and is invested in our community.” 

A realtor for the past six years, Garner quickly established himself as a top agent in the Itasca area. Born in Grand Rapids, he grew up on Lawrence Lake and developed a strong understanding of the uniqueness of northern Minnesota. He is well versed in marketing, sales, and negotiation, and describes himself as a perpetual student of technology, which has set him apart. 

“I’m committed to helping my clients achieve their intended goals as buyers or sellers,” said Garner. “Clients have told me they appreciate my clarity and honesty and I take that to heart. I am excited to be able to pair my experience with the resources behind an iconic real estate company and an award-winning team.”

Garner is actively involved in the community, volunteering his time for several different organizations including serving as emcee for the past five years for Second Harvest’s annual chef’s gala. He received the Top Ambassador Award in 2013 from the United Way of 10,000 Lakes and has been recognized by the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce with multiple customer service awards. He graduated in 2005 from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a degree in Business Administration.

Garner enjoys family time with his beautiful wife Jennifer and two children. They spend as much time as possible on the lake with family and friends boating, surfing and enjoying lakeside bonfires. He’s a sports fan and enjoys traveling, golfing, reading and listening to music.

Garner can be reached at (218) 259-5342 (cell), or at Coldwell Banker Northwoods Realty at 812 S. Pokegama Ave. in Grand Rapids.

Coldwell Banker Northwoods Realty continues to be the top-performing real estate agency in Itasca County, based on sales volume data published by the Itasca County Board of Realtors for the period January 1 - December 31, 2018. For the sixth straight year, Coldwell Banker Northwoods Realty was recognized as a Coldwell Banker® Premier Office, one of the highest honors given to Coldwell Banker agencies.