Member Recognition & Awards

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Realtor® Awards

NVAR inspires members to achieve great things through its dynamic awards programs, from unprecedented sales to exceptional dedication to the real estate industry.

Be Recognized for Your Hard Work

NVAR inspires members to achieve great things through its dynamic awards programs, from unprecedented sales to exceptional dedication to the real estate industry. In addition to the Top Producer's Club, there are many awards on the local, state and national levels that recognize Realtors®, celebrate their success, and add a level of marketability to their businesses.

For details on each of these awards, including application deadlines, contact


Award Descriptions:

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Top Producer's Club

You work hard 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You engage with the community and deliver exceptional service to your clients. You own your brand, your business, your community and your industry. Now, it's time for you to Own Your Success.

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Fred Westerlund, Affiliate of the Year

Affiliate of the Year

  • Past Recipients

2018 Affiliate of the Year: Fred Westerlund, MBH Settlement Group, L.C.

Applicants are judged on participation in the association (including volunteer time at association events), participation in committees, and financial support of events, classes, and more, through direct sponsorship or fund raising.

Tracy Comstock-Convention

Realtor® of the Year

  • Past Recipients

2018 Realtor® of the Year: Tracy Comstock

The Realtor® of the Year award is bestowed annually to a leader who exhibits great dedication to NVAR’s members and mission. The honor is awarded to an individual who has donated countless hours of time and talent to his or her association on the local level, as well as the state and national levels.

Hall of Fame 2018

Hall of Fame

  • Past Recipients

2018 Hall of Fame: Renee Brown, Lisa Dubois, Jill Landsman and Sarah Louppe Petcher

The NVAR Hall of Fame distinction is given to members of the NVAR community who have excelled, through a minimum of 10 years of service to the local, state, and national associations, to the industry, the community, and the public. Hall of Fame candidates are evaluated in the areas of longevity, productivity, association service, and overall image.

Mary Bayat, Honorary Life

Honorary Life Membership

  • Past Recipients

2018 Honorary Life Member: Mary Bayat

Lifetime Honorary Membership may be conferred on an NVAR member who has made significant contributions to the association and the profession of real estate. These industry leaders serve as icons in the real estate community.

Nora Partlow

NVAR Good Neighbor Award

2018 NVAR Good Neighbor Award: Nora Partlow

NVAR created the Hero Award to recognize a member who has made a difference to those less fortunate. It is NVAR’s plan that this recognition will help raise awareness of each recipient’s important contributions and show that NVAR members care about the welfare of our community.

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NVAR Spirit Award

Starting in 2019, this new award will honor a brokerage that gives back to the community. Brokerages can self-nominate or be nominated; criteria is not based on funds raised, but by the effort of the brokerage to influence its members’ charitable outreach individually or as a group. 

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State and National Awards 

The Virginia Association of Realtors® and the National Association of Realtors® offer various distinctions including the HOPE Awards for excellence in lowering the barriers to minority homeownership, the VAR Honor Society, and the Good Neighbor Awards.

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