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Finalists revealed for the 2019 REIA awards

The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) has announced the finalists for its 14th Annual National Awards for Excellence, to be held at Crown Perth on Thursday 21 March 2019.

REIA President Adrian Kelly said the Awards recognise the best performers across all aspects of real estate including residential and commercial agencies, residential and commercial sales, residential and commercial property management, business brokers, buyer’s agents, community service, innovation and communication.


Achievement Award
NSW: Mark Stowe – Colliers International
SA: Kirk Fernandez – Toop&Toop Real Estate
WA: Chloe Mason – CBRE
TAS: Carlton Heres – Harcourts Launceston
NT: Connie Kilian-Kwok – First National Real Estate O’Donoghues

Buyer’s Agent of the Year
NSW: Rich Harvey – Propertybuyer
VIC: Janet Spencer – Buyer Solutions
SA: Katherine Skinner – National Property Buyers
WA: Ray Chua – Momentum Wealth Residential Property

Business Broker of the Year
VIC: Choon Ng – Xcllusive Business Sales
SA: Nikki Katz – Benchmark Business Sales & Valuations
TAS: Farzin Hesari – LINK Business Services

Commercial Property Manager of the Year
ACT: Rupert Cullen – Colliers International (ACT)
NSW: Paul McDonald – CBRE
VIC: Megan Mander – Urbane Commercial
SA: Andrew Forte – LJ Hooker Commercial Adelaide
WA: Kendal Cross – CBRE
TAS: Jessie Legge – NAI Harcourts North
NT: Tilly Rogers – Knight Frank NT

Commercial Salesperson of the Year sponsored
ACT: Chris Antos – Laing+Simmons Commercial Property (ACT)
NSW: Miron Solomons – Colliers International
VIC: Brett Diston – Ray White Commercial Victoria – Nunawading
TAS: Andrew Howell – NAI Harcourts North
NT: Shun Hatton – First National Real Estate O’Donoghues

Commercial Agency of the Year sponsored
ACT: Colliers International (ACT)
NSW: Colliers International
SA: Commercial SA
NT: First National Commercial O’Donoghues

Corporate Support Person of the Year
ACT: Caroline Phengrasmy – Independent Property Management
NSW: Pippa Rowntree – Leah Jay
VIC: Katie Taplin – RT Edgar
SA: Tara Stokes – Harris Real Estate
WA: Melissa Harmer – Century 21 Team Brockhurst
TAS: Nicole Berry – Harcourts Signature
NT: Jenna Steel – Real Estate Central

Communications Award
ACT: Peter Blackshaw Real Estate
NSW: Nicholls & Co Estate Agents
VIC: OBrien Real Estate
WA: Rentwest Solutions
TAS: Sims for Property

Community Service Award
ACT: Peter Blackshaw Real Estate
NSW: Alexandra Haggarty – David Haggarty First National
VIC: Compton Green
SA: Klemich Real Estate
WA: Century 21 Team Brockhurst
TAS: Key2 Property

Innovation Award sponsored by Rockend
ACT: Independent Property Group Tuggeranong
NSW: Cooley Auctions
VIC: Market Share Property
WA: Century 21 Advance Realty
TAS: Harcourts Huon Valley
NT: Real Estate Central

Residential Property Manager of the Year
ACT: Renee Bink – Independent Property Management
NSW: Laura Bowd – Cobden & Hayson
VIC: Melanie Dennis – Domain & Co PM
SA: Ros Munt – Smallacombe Real Estate
WA: Laura Levisohn – M Residential
TAS: Tameka Smith – Key2 Property
NT: Michael Bongiorno – First National Real Estate Framptons

Residential Salesperson of the Year
ACT: Mario Sanfrancesco – Peter Blackshaw Manuka
NSW: David Highland – Highland Property Agents
VIC: Vicki Sayers – RT Edgar
SA: Kate Smith – Raine & Horne Semaphore
WA: Peter Clements – Mint Real Estate
TAS: Helen Lehane – First National Real Estate Kingston
NT: Sascha Smithett – Real Estate Central

Small Residential Agency of the Year
ACT: En Vogue Property Management
NSW: Garwood Estate Agents
VIC: Network Pacific Real Estate
SA: Harcourts Barossa Valley
WA: Benchmark Specialist Property Managers
TAS: Sims for Property
NT: Elders Real Estate Katherine

Medium Residential Agency of the Year
ACT: McGrath Dickson
VIC: Nicholas Lynch
SA: LJ Hooker Kensington/Unley
WA: Century 21 Team Brockhurst
TAS: Harcourts Huon Valley

Large Residential Agency of the Year
ACT: Independent Property Group Inner North & City
NSW: Highland Property Agents
VIC: Methven Professionals Mooroolbark
SA: Toop&Toop Real Estate
WA: Hedland First National Real Estate
TAS: Harcourts Launceston
NT: Real Estate Central

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