Resolution honors Real Estate Icon

(Columbus, GA) Longtime real estate agent Billy Brescia was remembered at the Columbus Board of Realtors monthly luncheon.

The local state delegation was on hand for a presentation including Representative Calvin Smyre who led the way for House Resolution 426 in honor the the man known as “Mister Billy” in the real estate business.

He was named Georgia's Realtor of The Year at the age of 94 in 2011. Brescia started selling real estate back in 1947 after serving in World War II.

Brescia died this past January. The resolution was presented to his wife of more than 70 years.