REIA National Awards for Excellence

The REIA National Awards for Excellence 2019 will be held at the Crown Perth on Thursday 21 March 2019.  Further details for the REIA Awards for Excellence dinner in 2019, links to accommodation available and to purchase tickets for the Black tie event CLICK HERE

 

Winners of REIA member state/territory REI awards held in 2018 in the 16 applicable categories, and therefore eligible to enter the REIA National Awards for Excellence in 2019, are outlined below and REIA wishes all the entrants the best of luck.

 

AWARD ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN AND WILL CLOSE THURSDAY 31 JANUARY 2019 AT 5.00PM (ADST).  REIA AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2019 ENTRY KIT CLICK HERE

 

JUDGING WILL COMMENCE 4 FEBRUARY 2019 AND CLOSE FRIDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2019 AT 5.00PM (ADST).  REIA AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE 2019 JUDGING KIT CLICK HERE 

 

REIA President’s Award – the REIA President’s Award recognizes and celebrates outstanding contributions to the real estate profession by individuals from any/all member states/territories over an extended period of time. Entrants to the REIA President’s Award are nominated by a member state/territory REI.

 

Achievement Award – this award recognizes excellence amongst newcomers to the industry in all sectors of the real estate profession.

ACT:               ZOE WHEELHOUSE – INDEPENDENT PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

NSW:             MARK STOWE – COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL

VIC:                -

SA:                  KIRK FERNANDEZ – TOOP&TOOP REAL ESTATE

WA:                CHLOE MASON - CBRE

TAS:               CARLTON HERES – HARCOURTS LAUNCESTON

NT:                 CONNIE KILIAN-KWOK – FIRST NATIONAL REAL ESTATE O’DONOGHUES

 

Business Broker of the Year – this award recognizes excellence in business broking and is intended for individuals.

ACT:               -

NSW:

VIC:                 CHOON NG – XCLLUSIVE BUSINESS SALES

SA:                  NIKKI KATZ – BENCHMARK BUSINESS SALES & VALUATIONS

WA:                -

TAS:                FARZIN HESARI – LINK BUSINESS SERVICES

NT:                  -

 

Buyer’s Agent – this award recognizes excellence in buyer’s agency practice and is intended for individuals.

ACT:               -

NSW:             RICH HARVEY - propertybuyer

VIC:                JANET SPENCER – BUYER SOLUTIONS

SA:                 KATHERINE SKINNER – NATIONAL PROPERTY BUYERS

WA:               RAY CHUA – MOMENTUM WEALTH RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY

TAS:                -

NT:                  -

 

Commercial Property Manager of the Year – this award recognizes excellence in property management in the commercial sector and covers individuals working in small, medium and large agencies; and independent or franchise agencies.

ACT:               RUPERT CULLEN – COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL (ACT) PTY LIMITED

NSW:             PAUL McDONALD - CBRE

VIC:                MEGAN MANDER – URBANE COMMERCIAL PTY LTD

SA:                 ANDREW FORTE – LJ HOOKER COMMERCIAL ADELAIDE

WA:                KENDAL CROSS - CBRE

TAS:               JESSIE LEGGE – NAI HARCOURTS NORTH

NT:                TILLY ROGERS – KNIGHT FRANK NT

 

Commercial Agency of the Year – this award recognizes excellence in agency practice.  It covers the commercial sector, including small, medium and large agencies. The agency may have multiple offices in one city or regional location, but may not be a multiple city or national franchise group.  An office within a franchise may enter this category provided it is made clear the entry and all claims again selection criteria relate only to that specific office. This award is not judged on sales figures.

ACT:               COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL (ACT) PTY LIMITED

NSW:             COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL

VIC:                CBRE

SA:                 COMMERCIAL SA

WA:                -

TAS:               SHEPHERD & HEAP

NT:                 FIRST NATIONAL COMMERCIAL O’DONOGHUES

 

Commercial Salesperson of the Year – this award recognizes excellence in selling and covers individuals working as principals, licensed agents or sales consultants in the commercial sector; small medium and large agencies and independent or franchise agencies. This award is not judged on sales figures.

ACT:               CHRIS ANTOS – LAING & SIMMONS COMMERCIAL PROPERTY (ACT)

NSW:             MIRON SOLOMONS – COLLIERS INTERNATIONAL

VIC:                BRETT DISTON – RAY WHITE COMMERCIAL VICTORIA - NUNAWADING

SA:                 CON KAVOORIS – LJ HOOKER COMMERCIAL ADELAIDE

WA:                -

TAS:               ANDREW HOWELL – NAI HARCOURTS NORTH

NT:                 SHUN HATTON – FIRST NATIONAL REAL ESTATE O’DONOGHUES

 

Corporate Support Person of the Year – this award recognizes excellence amongst support staff in either the residential or commercial sectors.  It is intended for individuals who must hold a general support position, e.g. receptionist, office manager.

ACT:               CAROLINE PHENGRASMY – INDEPENDENT PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

NSW:             PIPPA ROWNTREE – LEAH JAY

VIC:                KATIE TAPLIN – RT EDGAR

SA:                 TARA STOKES – HARRIS REAL ESTATE

WA:                MELISSA HARMER – CENTURY 21 TEAM BROCKHURST

TAS:               NICOLE BERRY – HARCOURTS SIGNATURE

NT:                 JENNA STEEL – REAL ESTATE CENTRAL

 

Communications Award – this award recognizes excellence in marketing, advertising or communications.  Entrants must be agencies, not individuals.

ACT:               PETER BLACKSHAW REAL ESTATE

NSW:             NICHOLLS & CO ESTATE AGENTS

VIC:                O’BRIEN REAL ESTATE PTY LTD

SA:                  -

WA:                RENTWEST SOLUTIONS

TAS:               SIMS FOR PROPERTY

NT:                  -

 

Innovation Award – this award recognizes innovation in the industry.  Entrants must be agencies, not individuals.

ACT:               INDEPENDENT PROPERTY GROUP TUGGERANONG

NSW:             COOLEY AUCTIONS

VIC:                MARKET SHARE PROPERTY

SA:                  -

WA:                CENTURY 21 ADVANCE REALTY

TAS:               HARCOURTS HUON VALLEY

NT:                 REAL ESTATE CENTRAL

 

Community Service Award – this award recognizes the outstanding contribution of agencies or individuals involved in community service.  The selection of entrants by REIA members is at the discretion of each REIA member.  There is no requirement for REI members to nominate state award winners, although all entrants must be REI members, employees or corporate affiliate members (operating in the real estate sector however not necessarily practicing) at the time of nomination and at the time of the award presentation.

ACT:                PETER BLACKSHAW REAL ESTATE

NSW:              ALEXANDRA HAGGARTY - DAVID HAGGARTY FIRST NATIONAL

VIC:                 COMPTON GREEN PTY LTD

SA:                  KLEMICH REAL ESTATE

WA:                CENTURY 21 TEAM BROCKHURST

TAS:                KEY2 PROPERTY

NT:                 RAY WHITE DARWIN

 

Large Residential Agency of the Year – this award recognizes excellence in agency practice in the residential sector, where a single trading entity employs 21 or more people, including admin and the principal.  The entrant can be an independent or a franchise office operating from a single location under its own license OR a trading entity with multiple offices in different locations operating under a single license and aggregating its offices into a single entry.

ACT:               INDEPENDENT PROPERTY GROUP INNER NORTH & CITY

NSW:             HIGHLAND PROPERTY AGENTS

VIC:                METHVEN PROFESSIONALS MOOROOLBARK

SA:                  TOOP & TOOP REAL ESTATE

WA:                HEDLAND FIRST NATIONAL REAL ESTATE

TAS:               HARCOURTS LAUNCESTON

NT:                 REAL ESTATE CENTRAL

 

Medium Residential Agency of the Year – this award recognizes excellence in agency practice in the residential sector, where a single trading entity employs between 11 and 20 people including the principal and operates from a single location under its own license OR the entrant can be an independent trading entity or a single franchise office owned and operated under its own license.

ACT:               MCGRATH DICKSON

NSW:              -

VIC:                NICHOLAS LYNCH

SA:                  LJ HOOKER KENSINGTON/UNLEY

WA:                CENTURY 21 TEAM BROCKHURST

TAS:               HARCOURTS HUON VALLEY

NT:                 KNIGHT FRANK NT

 

Small Residential Agency of the Year – this award recognizes excellence in agency practice in the residential sector, where a single trading entity employs a maximum of 10 people including the principal and operates from a single location under its own license.  The entrant can be an independent trading entity or a single franchise office owned and operated under its own license.

ACT:               EN VOGUE PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

NSW:             GARWOOD ESTATE AGENTS

VIC:                NETWORK PACIFIC REAL ESTATE PTY LTD

SA:                 HARCOURTS BAROSSA VALLEY

WA:                BENCHMARK SPECIALIST PROPERTY MANAGERS

TAS:               SIMS FOR PROPERTY

NT:                 ELDERS REAL ESTATE KATHERINE

 

Residential Property Manager of the Year – this award recognizes excellence in property management in the residential sector and covers individuals working in small, medium and large agencies; and independent or franchise agencies.

ACT:               RENEE BINK – INDEPENDENT PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

NSW:             LAURA BOWD – COBDEN & HAYSON

VIC:                MELANIE DENNIS – DOMAIN & CO PM

SA:                 ROS MUNT – SMALLACOMBE REAL ESTATE

WA:                LAURA LEVISOHN – M RESIDENTIAL

TAS:               TAMEKA SMITH – KEY2 PROPERTY

NT:                 MICHAEL BONGIORNO – FIRST NATIONAL REAL ESTATE FRAMPTONS

 

Residential Salesperson of the Year – this award recognizes excellence in selling and covers individuals working as principals, licensed agents or sales consultants; in the residential sector; small medium and large agencies; and independent or franchise agencies.  This award is not judged on sales figures.

ACT:               MARIO SANFRANCESCO – PETER BLACKSHAW MANUKA

NSW:             DAVID HIGHLAND – HIGHLAND PROPERTY AGENTS

VIC:                VICKI SAYERS – RT EDGAR

SA:                 KATE SMITH – RAINE & HORNE SEMAPHORE

WA:                PETER CLEMENTS – MINT REAL ESTATE

TAS:               HELEN LEHANE – FIRST NATIONAL REAL ESTATE KINGSTON

NT:                 SASCHA SMITHETT – REAL ESTATE CENTRAL