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AWARD WINNERS

2019 Award Winners


Shown left to right are Tamera Peroni, Sue Reed, Marty Sowa, Elle Hale, 2018 RAYAC President Ken Worley.

REALTOR® of the Year – Marty Sowa, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Affiliate Appreciation Award – Sue Reed, GMH Mortgage

Young Professional of the Year – Elle Hale, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Presidential Plaque – Ken Worley, Berkshire Hathaway

REALTOR® Emeritus Status for 40 Years of Membership – Rick Doyle, John Grim, Katie Horne, Mark Saunders.

25 Years of Membership Recognition – Shane Baldwin, Ellen Brown, Glenda Kane, Diane Lawrence, Darrell Miller, Jennifer Posey, Kerm Singley, Ross Stanard, Rob Stuart and John P Wiga.

RPAC (REALTOR® Political Action Fund) Recognition – Small Offices – First Place Brown Appraisers had a $500 per capita RPAC Contribution. Second Place: All Stiles Real Estate.  Medium Offices – First Place: Southern Management Rentals.  Second Place: Cavalry Realty, Third Place: American Eagle Realty. Large Offices First Place: Berkshire Hathaway Cinema Drive Office. $107.47 per capita and a total of $3,224 raised for RPAC. Second Place: RE/MAX of Gettysburg. Third Place: Howard Hanna Shrewsberry office.  Extra Large Offices First Place: Berkshire Hathaway West York office. $48.83 per capita and a total of $2,881 raised for RPAC.

Steve Snell Educational Excellence Scholarship Recipient – Heather Kreiger, Rock Commercial

RAYAC Award Criteria

Realtor® of the Year: This award is given annually to a Realtor® who has made outstanding contributions to the industry through involvement at the Realtors® Association of York & Adams Counties and expended efforts to enhance the interest of their fellow Realtors®, their profession and the real estate community at large.

Criteria:  A member of good standing of the Realtors® Association of York & Adams Counties for a minimum of 3 years.  Participation in RAYAC activities.  A member who demonstrates high ethical conduct in professional dealings.  Past Realtor® of the Year recipients are ineligible.

Realtor® Appreciation Award: This award is given annually to Realtors® who have gone above and beyond with their level of service and commitment to enhancing the mission and vision of the Realtors® Association of York & Adams Counties.

Criteria:  A member of good standing of the Realtors® Association of York & Adams Counties for a minimum of 1 year.  Participation in RAYAC activities in the past 12 months.  A member who demonstrates high ethical conduct in professional dealings.

Affiliate Appreciation Award:  The Affiliate Appreciation Award is given to an Affiliate member of the Realtors® Association of York & Adams Counties that has shown great enthusiasm and leadership for the Association.  The award recipient is someone that has gone above and beyond the normal role as an Affiliate member to support and promote the real estate industry and the Realtors®.

Criteria:  An affiliate member in good standing of the Realtors® Association of York & Adams Counties for a minimum of 1 year.  Participation in RAYAC activities in the past 12 months.  Financially supported Association functions in the past 12 months.  Other significant contributions to the profession or community.

Community Service Award: This award is based on the outstanding contributions of a Realtor® to his/her local community, as well as being an active member of the Realtors® Association of York & Adams Counties.

Criteria:  A member of good standing of the Realtors® Association of York & Adams Counties for a minimum of 3 years with current, active involvement at the local, state and national level. Recognized leader in some endeavor in the community. Nominees should have contributed to a program that improves the livability of a local community.  Those activities aren’t limited to real estate or housing issues, and may include such things as crime prevention, youth mentoring, and homelessness prevention. Some portion of the nominee’s community work must have taken place between January and October of the current calendar year, but judges will also consider ongoing efforts outside that time frame.

Young Professional of the Year:  The Young Professional of the Year Award recognizes an outstanding Young Realtor® who is a well-rounded member of the community and actively engaged in RAYAC activities.

Criteria:  Must be an active member of the Realtors® Association of York & Adams Counties who is aged 40 or under between the dates of November 1st of last year and October 31st of the current calendar year.

Nominate a RAYAC Member for an Award

Please consider nominating a fellow RAYAC member for one of these prestigious awards, so they can be recognized for their hard work and dedication to the association, real estate industry, and community.

Eligibility Criteria: 

Nomination Form

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