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Kendra Novak, MPS, PHR, CRB

Kendra Novak is a real estate broker and the owner of Novak Realty LLC, a residential real estate brokerage firm located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The company specializes in the selling and buying of residential homes and land, serving clients primarily in East Baton Rouge Parish and surrounding areas, as well as across the state. Kendra is an industry expert with over two decades of experience and a Certified Pre-licensing Real Estate Instructor committed to helping her clients achieve their goals and her agents succeed. As the guiding hand of Novak Realty, she leads a team of full-time, dedicated real estate professionals with a passion for the industry and their clients, and the knowledge and expertise to help guide them.

Kendra founded Novak Realty in 2007 in Baton Rouge with the mission to provide personable and professional real estate services that engender client loyalty and long-term relationships. She brought with her broad skills and expertise gained over a career as a human resources consultant for a Fortune 500 company, a real estate and university instructor, and a real estate sales professional. Though launched during the global recession, the firm flourished despite worldwide financial headwinds—a testament to her passion, leadership, and a natural ability to relate to anyone and everyone. Thirteen years later, it continues to grow from repeat clients and referrals from happy home buyers and sellers—and Kendra has maintained an outstanding multimillion-dollar sales production record.

As the leader of Novak Realty, Kendra is committed to fostering relationships with both her team members and her clients and works to manage a positive workplace culture and company image. As a current faculty instructor at Upper Iowa University and a certified pre-licensing real estate instructor who has taught for two local real estate schools, she is also a natural teacher who takes great pride in seeing other agents succeed. She provides weekly courses and training for her team and offers one-on-one sessions for new agents to empower their growth. “I am passionate about training new agents and seeing them thrive as a result of my knowledge and experience,” Kendra shares.

As an industry leader, Kendra currently serves on the Louisiana REALTORS Board of Directors and served on the board of the Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS in 2018 and 2019. She holds a bachelor’s degree in management with an HR management concentration and entrepreneurship minor (cum laude) from Louisiana State University and a master’s degree in human resources and employment relations with a concentration in staffing, training & development from Penn State University.

Kendra also holds a cache of industry certificates and memberships, including:

  • Louisiana Real Estate Commission Licensed Real Estate Broker

  • Certified Pre-licensing Instructor from Louisiana Real Estate Commission

  • Certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR)

  • Certified Real Estate Brokerage Manager (CRB)

  • National Association of REALTORS, Member

  • Louisiana REALTORS Association, Member

  • Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS


Kendra is deeply committed to her community and the people in it, and she has been an active leader and member of many civic and social organizations. In addition to previously serving for three years as the HOA director, she is former chair of the Neighborhood Welcoming Committee and was a small group church leader. As a passionate educator, she also supports the furtherance of academics as a current member of multiple honor societies of her alma maters.


Kendra Novak, MPS, PHR, CRB

Broker & Owner — Novak Realty LLC


2834 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., Ste. B-3

Baton Rouge, LA 70816

LinkedIn: kendranovak


Download the magazine and see Kendra's feature on page 108.

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