2017 Winners

SVAR Celebrates Excellence

Hundreds of Southside Virginia Association of REALTORS® members and guests packed the Lee Club at Fort Lee on February 23 to mark the pinnacle of SVAR's year. The annual Awards for Excellence banquet honored sales achievement 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 – recognized those who reached exceptional production levels in 2018. Thanks to all for attending, and check out more photos from the event on Facebook.

Winners 2018


Diamond Sales Award

  • Melinda Sexton
  • Mary Ann White
  • Ashley Oakley
  • David Patsel
  • Tina McCabe

Platinum Sales Award

  • Steve Overgard
  • Joy Harris-Cobb
  • Jeff Clark
  • Sharon Parker Johnson
  • Rick Tetterton
  • Edwina Daniel
  • Lorna Cornett
  • Julie Smart Koob
  • Scott Morgan

Gold Sales Award

  • Derrick Bradford
  • Elizabeth Abernathy
  • Mike May
  • Joyce Navary
  • Pam Adams
  • Deirdre Portwood
  • Jennifer McCray
  • Eric Dunkum
  • Carla Mayes

Silver Sales Award

  • Joan Sasser
  • Keith Prince Jr.
  • Deanna Denny
  • Diane Ogburn Wiley
  • Timothy Vincent
  • David Tucker
  • Bruce Richardson Sr.
  • Silvia Johnson
  • Vickie Brumfield
  • Diana Hayes
  • Holly Pond
  • Eileen Knode
  • Bobby Perkins
  • Samantha Tyler
  • Patrick Barnes
  • Charles Chappell
  • Jay Eischen
  • Patty LaMarr
  • Sam Hamad
  • Fay Fletcher

Bronze Sales Award

  • Stephanie Rawlings
  • Faith Heaton
  • Patricia Dostie
  • Catherine Drumheller
  • Michael Sullivan
  • Rhonda Canada
  • Cindy Angone
  • Rose Woodfin
  • Janice Melvin
  • Michael Mahaney
  • April Beasley
  • Chandler Hundley
  • Sonya Henshaw
  • Courtney Curtis
  • Beverly Vaughan
  • Jerri Fulkerson
  • Gladys Franco
  • Kimberly Porter
  • Kimberly Napier
  • Lisa Brock
  • Kimberly Maitland
  • Sherry O'Dett
  • Sabrina Wells
  • Patsy Rogers
  • Jimmy Taylor
  • Donnie Bostic
  • Jessica Lindsay
  • Mindy Holt
  • Susan Harrison
  • Libby Gatewood
  • Jean Clary Bagley
  • Josh Chappell
  • Julia Michael
  • Rebecca Partin
  • Jeremy Cecchettini
  • Kristin Wood
  • Norris Hardy
  • Riley Ingram Jr.
  • Jeff Blaha
  • Brett Harris
  • Shanna Cooper
  • Nancy Puse

REALTOR® of the Year

  • Brett Harris

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Steve Overgard

Fred C. Morene Rookie of the Year

  • Danielle Calhoun

Donald W. Parr Community Involvement Award

  • Shanna Havens
  • Sherry O'Dett

Affiliate of the Year

  • Presidential Mortgage

Associate of the Year

  • Steve Overgard

Board Choice Award

  • Steve Overgard

Educator of the Year

  • LeRoy Houser

Diamond Team Sales Award

  • Gibbs & Story Realty

Platinum Team Sales Award

  • The Keith (Wagner) and Deborah (Barber) Team

Gold Team Sales Award

  • Robin Whitman and William Whitman
  • Ronnie Joswick and Shelly Hedrick
  • Vickie and Larry Team

Silver Team Sales Award

  • Shanna Havens and Rhonda Poirier
  • The Williams Team

Top Residential Salesperson

  • Tina McCabe

Top Residential Team

  • Gibbs and Story Realty Group

Distinguished Property Manager Award

  • Amanda Ivey
  • Joyce Underhill
  • Rebecca Partin
  • Shanna Havens and Rhonda Poirier
  • April Pritt
  • Stacy Hower
  • Heather Sullivan
  • Crystal Williams
  • Kimberly Smiley

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Platinum Sponsors

  • CVR MLS
  • Virginia Commonwealth Bank

Silver Sponsors

  • Appomattox Title Company Inc.
  • Harris & Associates, Inc.

Bronze Sponsors

  • Bank of Southside Virginia
  • Colonial Heating and Plumbing
  • Edward Jones
  • Embrace Mortgage
  • Hayes Inspections
  • HMS Home Warranty
  • JG Wentworth
  • Liberty Mutual
  • Napier REALTORS® ERA
  • Virginia Properties and Management Services LLC/Marita Dorr
  • Ingram & Associates

DJ Sponsors

  • 1st Choice Realty
  • Old Dominion Title & Escrow
  • Presidential Mortgage Group

Awards Booklet Sponsor

  • Re/Max Signature

General Sponsor

  • The Vickie & Larry Team