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RE/MAX New Zealand recognises network’s top performers at annual awards night

RE/MAX New Zealand recently recognised the network’s top performers for 2020 at its annual awards in Auckland, with a capacity crowd turning out for the event.

“We are all prospering after a year we never saw coming,” RE/MAX New Zealand CEO Don Ha told the audience at the Hilton Auckland late last month.

The night’s most coveted award for business owners – Broker Owner of the Year – went to husband-and-wife team, Ben and Nola Kloppers of RE/MAX Realty Group.

The ‘Pinnacle Enterprise’ Award, which is based on a franchisee’s total business, including sales and property management divisions, was presented to RE/MAX Partners, which is owned by Frank Cui and Preet Kaur, from the team who also won Administrator of the Year.

This year, Mr Ha introduced a new award, the CEO Cup, and the evening’s formalities culminated with the inaugural honour being bestowed on Corinna Mansell, General Manager of RE/MAX Partners in Flatbush.

“The recipient is my choice alone,” Mr Ha said.

“Each year I will look for the one person who stands out as a brand ambassador, a person who has demonstrated brand growth through recruitment and retention and who has clearly supported their sales team, other franchises in our network, their own family and their community.

“Corinna is a true champion who makes an outstanding and selfless contribution to all these parties. I hope that being the first recipient of this award will always be something very special.”

Team Lewis from RE/MAX Revolution and Team Jerry from RE/MAX Partners, who were both recently named in the top 20 RE/MAX sales teams globally, were the winning sales teams. 

Lisa Walden from RE/MAX Stars and Charlotte Wilson from RE/MAX Realty Group both won individual awards for sales. Tania Fasher, from RE/MAX Leading Edge, won Top Commercial Individual. RE/MAX Stars was named ‘Most Productive Office’.

Among the other individual winners were RE/MAX Team Realty’s Gordon Huang, who was named ‘Young Agent of the Year’ and Loren Lopez from RE/MAX Realty Group, who won ‘Rookie of the Year’.

Sales associate Yasemin Mead and her office, RE/MAX Stars, won both the ‘Special Achievement in Marketing’ award categories.

Ms Mead also took out the individual category of the ‘Business Growth’ award while RE/MAX Realty Group won the office category.

RE/MAX Partners was named the Top Individual Office for both sales transactions and commission, and RE/MAX Edge was the top multi-office winner.

Eight agents were also announced as RE/MAX International Hall of Fame inductees. They were Charlotte Wilson, from RE/MAX Realty Group; Vinson Jin, Linda Eden and Eileen Becker, from RE/MAX Partners; Kate Bradley and Janice Emery, from RE/MAX Elite; Darren Young, from RE/MAX One; and Melanie Stevens, RE/MAX Team Realty.

“The year threw at us the most unexpected circumstances we never could have imagined,” Mr Ha said. 

“As a CEO taking over during lockdown, I have witnessed this network adding a new franchise every two weeks.

“I am indebted to the people of this wonderful real estate network and am grateful for their trust.”

FULL LIST OF AWARD WINNERS:

Broker of the Year

Nola Kloppers & Ben Kloppers, RE/MAX Realty Group

Pinnacle Enterprise

RE/MAX Partners

CEO Cup

Corinna Mansell, RE/MAX Partners

Administrator of the Year

Preet Kaur, RE/MAX Partners

Business growth – individual

#1 – Yasemin Mead, RE/MAX Stars

#2 – Gemma Rowlinson, RE/MAX Stars

#3 – Ravi Singh, RE/MAX Revolution

Business growth – office

#1 – RE/MAX Realty Group

#2 – RE/MAX Apex

#3 – RE/MAX Stars

Most productive – office

RE/MAX Stars

Top commercial Individual

Tania Fasher, RE/MAX Leading Edge

Marketing – Individual

Yasemin Mead, RE/MAX Stars

Marketing – office

RE/MAX Stars

Young Agent of the Year

Gordon Huang, RE/MAX Team Realty

Rookie of the Year

Loren Lopez, RE/MAX Realty Group

Individual – Transactions

#1 – Lisa Walden, RE/MAX Stars

#2 – Charlotte Wilson, RE/MAX Realty Group

#3 – Yasemin Mead, RE/MAX Stars

Individual – Commissions

#1 – Charlotte Wilson, RE/MAX Realty Group

#2 – Lisa Walden, RE/MAX Stars

#3 – Gemma Rowlinson, RE/MAX Stars

#4 – Loren Lopez, RE/MAX Realty Group

#5 – Tracy Corneal, RE/MAX Apex

Team – Transactions

#1 – Team Lewis, RE/MAX Revolution

#2 – Team Jerry, RE/MAX Partners

#3 – Team Vison, RE/MAX Partners

Team – Commissions

#1 – Team Jerry, RE/MAX Partners

#2 – Team Lewis, RE/MAX Revolution

#3 – Team Vinson, RE/MAX Partners

Multi Office – Transactions & commissions

RE/MAX Edge

Single Office – Transactions

#1 – RE/MAX Partners

#2 – RE/MAX Team Realty

#3 – RE/MAX Realty Group

#4 – RE/MAX Stars

#5 – RE/MAX Elite

Single Office – Commissions

#1 – RE/MAX Partners

#2 – RE/MAX Realty Group

#3 – RE/MAX Team Realty

#4 – RE/MAX Stars

#5 – RE/MAX Elite

RE/MAX International Hall of Fame

Charlotte Wilson, RE/MAX Realty group

Linda Eden, RE/MAX Partners

Eileen Becker, RE/MAX Partners

Kate Bradley, RE/MAX Elite

Darren Young, RE/MAX One

Melanie Stevens, RE/MAX Team Realty

Janice Emery, RE/MAX Elite

Vinson Jin, RE/MAX Partners

RE/MAX Club awards

More than 50 agents were acknowledged for sales achievements through 2020.

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