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SOURCE RE/MAX of Southeastern Michigan
DETROIT, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RE/MAX of Southeastern Michigan recognized its top real-estate talent for the region at a recent awards ceremony at the Motor City Casino in Detroit. The event celebrated the accomplishments of RE/MAX's highest performers as well as the comeback of southeast Michigan's housing market.
More than 350 of RE/MAX's 700 real-estate professionals were recognized during the event. Key awards and recipients include:
Howard McPherson Eagle Award
Dave Tuscany and Dave Kwansy, brokers and owners of RE/MAX Suburban Inc.
The Howard McPherson Eagle Award is the top honor for the region. It is named after company's founder and CEO, Howard McPherson, who stepped down in January 2012. The award recognizes the next generation of RE/MAX leaders.
Dave Tuscany and Dave Kwansy of RE/MAX Suburban Inc. were selected for the award by ranking No. 1 for southeast Michigan as well as well as Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee and southern Ohio. The team also received the Showcase Award (31 to 50 agents) for southeast Michigan. Showcase honorees are rated on broker participation, agent growth, average commissions and agent productivity.
Tuscany and Kwansy founded RE/MAX Suburban of Sterling Heights, Mich. in 1990. Their goal was to make it the premier real-estate office in metro Detroit. The team has been recognized on numerous occasions for their leadership, office growth and sales.
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals -- Shining Star Award
The Shining Star is awarded to the RE/MAX office who makes the highest contributions to the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, the official charity of RE/MAX. In total, more than $115 million has been raised since RE/MAX became a supporter of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals in 1992.
This year, RE/MAX First of Clinton Township, Mich., once again received the honor for collecting more donations than any other office in the region. RE/MAX sales associates are encouraged to make a contribution to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals with each closed transaction.
Carol Vitale and Rob Shaffer, brokers and owners of RE/MAX First, also received the Showcase Award (11 to 30 agents) for their Shelby Township office.
The No. 1 Top Team
"The Beatty and Snyder Team"
Lori Beatty, realtor, RE/MAX New Trend
Marilyn Snyder, associate broker of RE/MAX New Trend
The No. 1 Top Team is recognized achieving the highest combined sales throughout the region. Lori Beatty and Marilyn Snyder of RE/MAX New Trend placed first earning the highest commission for 2012.
Beatty and Snyder have earned numerous awards during their career with RE/MAX, including the RE/MAX Hall of Fame Award and the RE/MAX Platinum Club. They also are ranked in the top one percent of realtors nationwide. RE/MAX New Trend has office locations in Bloomfield Hills and Farmington Hills, Mich.
The No. 1 Top Individual
Jeahad "Joe" Kadaf, broker and owner of RE/MAX Leading Edge
The No. 1 Top Individual is honored for achieving the highest sales throughout the region. Joe Kadaf of RE/MAX Leading Edge placed first earning the top commission for the region for 2012.
Kadaf brings more than 15 years of experience to his real-estate business. He currently employs 35 sales professionals at his Dearborn Heights and Taylor offices. The Taylor office was recognized as a Showcase recipient (1 to 10 agents) during the ceremony.
"With our local housing market experiencing positive changes over the past year, now is the time to celebrate the accomplishments of RE/MAX's top talent," said Jeanette Schneider, vice president of RE/MAX of Southeastern Michigan. "Our agents have successfully adapted to the changing housing market by acquiring the skills and expertise relevant to today's buyers and sellers. We are very proud of the outstanding results these agents continue to deliver."
About RE/MAX of Southeastern Michigan
A leader in metro Detroit real estate, RE/MAX of Southeastern Michigan covers Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties. With more than 700 sales associates and 43 offices, RE/MAX of Southeastern Michigan has helped thousands of Michigan families with their home buying and selling needs. For more information, visit www.remax-detroit.com.
RE/MAX of Southeastern Michigan is licensed through RE/MAX Regional Services (RRS), which also includes franchises in Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and southern Ohio. The company is part of RE/MAX, the No. 1 global real-estate brand.
RE/MAX Regional Services was founded in 1978 by Howard McPherson. The company provides outstanding support to the more than 300 offices and nearly 4,000 agents in its five regions. RRS ensures its real-estate professionals have the leading technology, the most advanced training, and the highest level of expertise to best serve the homebuyers and sellers in their communities.
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