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The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) announced the winners of the 13th National Awards for Excellence last night at a gala dinner at Doltone House, Sydney.
REIA President Malcolm Gunning said the awards recognise the best of the best in Australian real estate.
“Real estate professionals from across the country converged on Sydney last night in what was a great show of how strong our industry is. We saw winners from right across the board which highlights that our profession is not just about our largest states and cities but has outstanding achievers everywhere,” Mr Gunning said.
In particular, Western Australia saw outstanding results with winners in four categories, including Mint Real Estate Claremont which took out Small Residential Agency of the Year and Mint Real Estate Claremont’s Peter Clements was also awarded Residential Salesperson of the Year.
Medium Residential Agency of the Year was awarded to the ACT’s Peter Blackshaw Woden & Weston Creek which also saw Emily Antill accept Corporate Support Person of the Year.
South Australia’s Toop&Toop Real Estate has taken out back to back Large Residential Agency of the Year and Innovation awards and the agency was inducted into the Hall of Fame for taking out the Communications award in 2015, 2016 and 2017. Western Australian Buyer’s Agent Kent Cliffe was also inducted into the Hall of Fame for his wins in the Buyer’s Agent of the Year category in 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Tasmania’s Liam Coyle of Knight Frank won Commercial Property Manager of the Year, Commercial Agency of the Year went to Colliers International Victoria and Buyer’s Agent of the Year was awarded to New South Wales’ Amanda Gould of HighSpec Properties.
Mr Gunning presented the prestigious President’s Award for 2018, recognising significant contribution made by an individual to the real estate profession to David Airey, managing director of Airey Real Estate in Western Australia.
“A real estate practitioner since 1973 and licensed agent since 1976, David Airey served on REIWA's Council from 2003-2015, was REIWA's longest serving president from 2011-2015, an REIA board member from 2006-2012 and REIA President from 2009-2011.
“A residential and commercial property expert, he served on most REIWA committees and networks, and in 2017 was awarded REIWA's prestigious Kevin Sullivan Memorial Award. A prominent media spokesman since the 1990s he been very giving of his time and works tirelessly for the benefit of the profession,” Mr Gunning said.
2018 National Awards for Excellence Winners
WA David Airey
Large Residential Agency of the Year sponsored by VIEW
SA Toop&Toop Real Estate
Medium Residential Agency of the Year sponsored by VIEW
ACT Peter Blackshaw Woden & Weston Creek
Small Residential Agency of the Year sponsored by Terri Scheer
WA Mint Real Estate Claremont
Commercial Agency of the Year sponsored by JLT
VIC Colliers International Victoria
Residential Salesperson of the Year sponsored by VIEW
WA Peter Clements – Mint Real Estate Claremont
Commercial Salesperson of the Year sponsored by Industrie Media
VIC Lewis Tong – CBRE
Achievement Award sponsored by VIEW
ACT Chantel Jones – Independent Property Group
Communications Award sponsored by RECON Daily
NSW Chadwick Real Estate
Innovation Award sponsored by Rockend
SA Toop & Toop Real Estate
Community Service Award sponsored by Terri Scheer
TAS Key2 Property
Commercial Property Manager of the Year sponsored by My Connect
TAS Liam Coyle – Knight Frank
Residential Property Manager of the Year sponsored by Terri Scheer
WA Laura Levisohn – M Residential
Corporate Support Person of the Year sponsored by JLT
ACT Emily Antill – Peter Blackshaw Woden & Weston Creek
Buyer’s Agent of the Year sponsored by REI Forms Live
NSW Amanda Gould – HighSpec Properties
Business Broker of the Year sponsored by RECON Daily
SA Simon Winter – Raine & Horne Business Sale