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Winners of excellence announced

13 Mar 15

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA)’s National Awards for Excellence soared to new heights last night with 16 winners selected from a highly competitive pool of 116 finalists.

During an elegant night in Perth where the best of the best in real estate dressed in their finest, Rob Druitt from First National in WA took out the highly prestigious President’s Award and buyer’s agent, Simon Pressley from Propertyology in Queensland was entered into the REIA Hall of Fame.

REIA President, Neville Sanders congratulated all of the winners and for all of the guests for making the 2015 National Awards for Excellence such a success, as well as our sponsors who made the event possible.

“It was great to see such a strong list of finalists with NSW back in the race after not participating in the awards for four years. The night provides an excellent opportunity to showcase not only the professionalism of the sector but the innovation and community spirit showcased by real estate agencies across the country,” concluded Mr Sanders.

The 2015 winners are:

  • Achievement Award -  Renee Bink - Independent Property Management (ACT)
  • Business Broker of the Year - Simon Winter - Raine & Horne Corporate Business Sales (SA)
  • Buyers Agent of the Year - Kent Cliffe - Momentum Wealth (WA)
  • Commercial agency of the Year - CBRE (VIC)
  • Commercial Property Manager of the Year - Ian Lambert - Ray White Commercial, Adelaide Asset Management (SA)
  • Commercial Salesperson of the Year - Ryan McGinnity - CBRE (WA)
  • Communications Award - Toop & Toop (SA)
  • Community Service Award - Nelson Alexander (VIC)
  • Corporate Support Person of the Year - Amy Wolter - Place Estate Agents (QLD)
  • Innovation Award - Distinct Property Management (ACT)
  • Large Residential Agency of the Year - Nelson Alexander (VIC)
  • Medium Residential Agency of the Year - Explore Property (QLD)
  • President's Award - Rob Druitt - First National Real Estate Druitt & Shead (WA)
  • Residential Property Manager of the Year - Dylan Emmett - Lucas Real Estate (VIC)
  • Residential Salesperson of the Year - Mark Di Giulio - Barry Plant Manningham (VIC)
  • Small Residential Agency of the Year - East Arnhem Real Estate (NT) 

Media Release - REIA