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

 2019 Affiliate of the Year


Sherry Skinner
Interstate Moving & Storage

2019 Honorary Lifetime Member


Mario Rubio
Rubio Real Estate

2019 Hall of Fame


Heather Embrey
Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Premier

2019 Hall of Fame


Matt Kahn
Falls Realty

2019 Hall of Fame


Nancy Harvey Steorts
Long & Foster Real Estate

2019 Hall of Fame


Verna Vargas

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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. 

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Affiliate of the Year

  • Past Recipients

2019 Affiliate of the Year: Sherry Skinner,
Interstate Moving

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

2019 Honorary Life Member: Mario Rubio

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

2019 Hall of Fame: Heather Embrey, Matt Kahn, Nancy Harvey Steorts, Verna Vargas

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:

  • Virginia Realtor® of the Year

  • Virginia Realtor® Hall of Fame

  • Ann Swearingen Property Manager of the Year

  • Omega Tau Rho Award

  • Virginia Realtors® Honor Society

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National Association of Realtors® Awards:

  • 30 Under 30

  • Distinguished Service Award

  • National Commercial Awards

  • NAR Good Neighbor Award

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