PJ Trautman, broker associate with Champaign County Realty, is the President of the Champaign County Association of REALTORS®.
PJ was born and raised in Champaign/Urbana and obtained his real estate appraisal license in 2006, his Illinois real estate broker license in 2008 and managing broker’s license in 2015. He is part-owner of the family brokerage, Champaign County Realty and the property manager of Champaign County Realty Management, LLC. He specializes in residential sales, residential appraisals, termed rentals and property management, as well as short-term/vacation rentals. He holds a real estate broker and appraiser license in Florida as well.
He has served on numerous CCAR committees including the Member Services Involvement Committee, CMLS Committee, Special Projects Committee, Governmental Affairs Involvement Group and Grievance Committee. PJ has been a Major Investor of the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) since 2014.
He will represent CCAR at the Illinois REALTORS® and National Association of REALTORS® business meetings in the year ahead.
PJ is also an active member of the Illinois REALTORS®. He has served on numerous Illinois REALTORS® committees including the Professional Standards Committee, Community Development Committee, Major Investor Working Group, Nominating Committee, and REALTORS® Political Involvement Committee. He is a graduate of the Illinois REALTORS® Leadership Development Academy and the United Way Emerging Community Leaders Program. PJ has served on the City of Champaign Planning Commission since 2017.
PJ loves to cook and he and his partner enjoy traveling and spending time with their two Weimaraner dogs.