Margaret Black, Ray White Rural and Livestock’s longest-serving female and leader of the Atherton office for two decades, was last night awarded the Significant Contribution trophy at the company’s annual awards.
The presentation was made by chairman Paul White who referenced Ms Black’s longevity, success and leadership over many years.
The youngest principal in the company, talented livestock agent AJ Riley was presented the Charlie Maher Memorial Trophy for his characteristics and attributes that align to the late Mr Maher’s values, who was the company’s Livestock manager until he passed tragically.
The office with the top property sales for the financial year was announced as Ray White Rural Emms Mooney, based in the central west of New South Wales.
That office also was recognised as the top livestock office and is home to the top performing individual agent Sam D’Arcy.
Only two years ago Mr D’Arcy was starting his career in sales and was then announced as the Rookie of the Year.
Harry Larnach was credited as the top livestock assessor in the company by AuctionsPlus.
Marketer of the Year was awarded to Barry Quinn of Ray White Rural (Queensland).
Mr Quinn’s office also was recognised as the top auction team.
The top individual auction agent was 23-year-old George Southwell of the Canberra and Yass office, and the top Clearing Sales Office was awarded to the Pittsworth team.
The Keatleys in Mount Gambier were recognised for Outstanding Community Service for their work on rural mental health through an event, Mellow in the Yellow