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


2019 Realtor® of the Year

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Gary Lange
Weichert, Realtors®

2019 NVAR Good Neighbor

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Linda Wolf
Keller Williams Realty

2019 Broker Spirit Award

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Coldwell Banker
Alexandria Office

 2018 Affiliate of the Year

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Fred Westerlund
MBH Settlement Group

2018 Honorary Lifetime Member

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Mary Bayat
Bayat Realty

2018 Hall of Fame

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Renee Brown

2018 Hall of Fame

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Lisa DuBois
Chrissy + Lisa

2018 Hall of Fame

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Jill Landsman
National Captioners and Court Reporters Foundation

2018 Hall of Fame

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Sarah Louppe Petcher
S&T Law Group

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NVAR Awards:

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Top Producer's Club

You work hard 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 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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Realtor® of the Year

  • Past Recipients

2019 Realtor® of the Year: Gary Lange

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.

Good Neighbor Award

NVAR Good Neighbor Award

2019 NVAR Good Neighbor Award: Linda Wolf

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 Broker Spirit Award

2019 Broker Spirit Award - Coldwell Banker, Alexandria Office

This award honors 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. 

Learn More.

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Affiliate of the Year

  • Past Recipients

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

Honorees 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.

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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.

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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.

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Virginia Realtors® Awards: (closed on May 31, 2019)

  • Virginia Realtor® of the Year

  • Virginia Realtor® Hall of Fame

  • Code of Ethics Leadership Award

  • VHDA Service to Virginia Award

  • George Rink Outstanding Educator of the Year

  • Ann Swearingen Property Manager of the Year

  • Manager of the Year Award

  • Omega Tau Rho Award

  • Virginia Realtors® Honor Society

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National Association of Realtors® Awards:

  • 30 Under 30 (Open Now!)

  • Distinguished Service Award

  • National Commercial Awards

  • NAR Good Neighbor Award

  • International Realtor® of the Year Award

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