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


2020 NVAR Realtor® of the Year


Christine Richardson
Weichert, Realtors®

NVAR Good Neighbor


Gabriel Deukmaji
KW Metro Center

 2020 NVAR Affiliate of the Year


Helen Krause
New World Title & Escrow

NVAR Leadership


Michelle Doherty

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


NVAR members selected for VAR and NAR awards

2020 VAR

Realtor® of the Year


Candice Bower
McEnearney Associates

2020 VAR
Property Manager of the Year


Nicholas Lagos
Century 21 New Millennium

2020 VAR

Good Neighbor Award


Linda Wolf
Keller Williams Realty

2020 VAR

Good Neighbor Award


Sarah Moorman
Samson Properties


NAR 30 Under 30


Casey Sutherland
Rosemont Real Estate

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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

2021 Realtor® of the Year: Nicholas Lagos

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

  • Past Recipients

2021 NVAR Good Neighbor Award: Dallison Veach

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

2021 Affiliate of the Year: PJ Moore, Donofrio Inspections & Associates

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

2021 Honorary Life Member: Karen Trainor

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

2021 Hall of Fame: Christine Richardson

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:

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National Association of Realtors® Awards:

  • 30 Under 30

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