2020 Winners

SVAR Celebrates Excellence

The annual Awards for Excellence banquet honors sales achievements as well as REALTOR® of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, Associate of the Year, Affiliate of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Community Involvement, Educator of the Year and Board Choice, among others. The special awards recipients are selected from nominations by fellow REALTOR® and Affiliate members. The sales awards—including Top Residential Salesperson of the Year and Top Residential Team—recognize those who reach exceptional production levels.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR 2020 WINNERS!

View our 2020 award winners below, or download the full PDF listing here. NOTE: All winners are listed in alphabetical order and not by sales volume.

Diamond Sales Award

  • Elizabeth Abernathy
  • Ashley Forehand Oakley
  • Carla Mayes
  • Tina Eileen McCabe
  • Scott Morgan
  • David Patsel
  • Melinda Sexton
  • Julie Smart Koob
  • Kristin Wood

Platinum Sales Award

  • Josh Chappell
  • Lorna Cornett
  • Edwina Daniel
  • Sharon Johnson
  • Rick Tetterton
  • Robin Whitman

Gold Sales Award

  • Pam Adams
  • Samantha Anger
  • Mary Ann White
  • Victoria Brumfield
  • Jeremy Cecchettini
  • Eric Dunkum
  • Fay Fletcher
  • Christopher Haskins
  • Silvia Johnson
  • Mike May
  • Jennifer McCray
  • Bobby Perkins
  • Chandler Shornak
  • David Tucker

Silver Sales Award

  • Cindy Angone
  • Anna Barlow
  • T. Patrick Barnes
  • Ronda Bradley-Gallagher
  • Lisa R. Brock
  • Jeff Clark
  • Deanna Denny
  • Jay Eischen
  • Joy Harris Cobb
  • Brett Harris
  • Connie Lunsford
  • Kimberly Napier
  • Joyce Navary
  • Diane Ogburn Wiley
  • Steven C. Overgard
  • Holly Pond
  • Jennifer Resnick
  • Dora Smith
  • Jimmy C. Taylor
  • Sabrina Wells
  • Eileen White Knode

Bronze Sales Award

  • Pamela Artis
  • Deborah Barber
  • April Beasley
  • Dana Black
  • Jeff Blaha
  • Christy Bowman
  • Derrick Bradford
  • Rhonda Canada
  • Jake Chappell
  • Shanna Cooper
  • Kyle Davis
  • Ashley Divers
  • Loria Duncan
  • Jeff Goldston
  • Sam Hamad
  • Norris Hardy
  • Diana Hayes
  • Faith Heaton
  • Sonya Henshaw
  • LeQuan Hylton
  • Riley Ingram Jr.
  • Susan King
  • Jessica Lindsay
  • Mike Long
  • Michael Mahaney
  • Tonya McKinney
  • Janice Melvin
  • Julia Michael
  • Janet Morgan
  • Sue Nerrie
  • Patty Nix
  • Bea Nobles
  • Diane O’Dell
  • Sherry O’Dett
  • Becky Partin
  • Rhonda Poirier
  • Kimberly Porter
  • Tom Prince
  • Stephanie Rawlings
  • Bettye Reitmeier
  • Bruce Richardson Sr.
  • Debra Russell
  • Joan Sasser
  • Brandon Shell
  • Kim Sloan
  • Shanna Story
  • Mary Sturt
  • Erica Winn

Diamond Team Sales Award

  • Gibbs and Story Realty Group
  • The Williams Team

Platinum Team Sales Award

  • Vickie and Larry Team

Gold Team Sales Award

  • Keith Wagner, Mandi Williams, Wes Spain, and Patricia Dostie
  • The Ronnie Joswick and Shelly Hedrick Team

Distinguished Property Manager Award

  • Becky Partin and Elizabeth Duesberry
  • Hylton & Company
  • Stacey Hower
  • Amanda Ivey
  • April Pritt
  • Parr & Abernathy Realty Inc. Property Management Team
  • Kimberly Smiley*
  • Heather Sullivan*
  • Joyce Underhill*
  • Crystal Williams

*Denotes Lifetime Property Managers



Top Residential Salesperson

  • David Patsel

Top Residential Team

  • Gibbs and Story Realty Group

REALTOR® of the Year

  • Larry Lewis

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Joyce Underhill
  • Al Wells

Fred C. Morene Rookie of the Year

  • Christopher Haskins


George Grundy Ethics in Action Award

  • Kimberly Porter

Affiliate of the Year

  • Cinch Home Services

Associate of the Year

  • Samantha Anger

Riley Ingram Sr. Legislative Affairs Award

  • Steve Overgard

Board Choice Award

  • Danielle Via

Educator Award

  • Bruce Richardson

SVAR Honor Society

  • Elizabeth Abernathy
  • Kathie Braswell
  • Troy Gibbs
  • Ron Hardy
  • Eileen Knode
  • Larry Lewis
  • Joyce Navary
  • Steve Overgard
  • Kimberly Porter
  • Bruce Richardson Sr.
  • Johana Story
  • Shanna Story
  • Mary Ann White


Thank you to our Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

  • Presidential Bank Mortgage

Gold Sponsor

  • Hill & Rainey

Bronze Sponsors

  • 1st Choice Realty
  • Alcova Mortgage
  • exp Realty
  • GE Matthews, Inc.
  • The Vickie & Larry Team
  • Village Bank Mortgage
  • Weichert REALTORS®, Brockwell & Associates

Photography Sponsor

  • Signature Craft, LLC

Awards Booklet Sponsor

  • Old Dominion Title