REALTOR®, Rookie, Affiliate and Good Neighbor Awards

The nomination deadline has been extended until Oct 22 for Bay East’s 2013 REALTOR®, Rookie, Affiliate and Good Neighbor awards.


Each year, the Association recognizes four individuals for our most prestigious awards, REALTOR®, Rookie, Affiliate, and Good Neighbor of the Year. The recipients have contributed hundreds of hours to causes that benefited the general membership and have dedicated time to community programs.


REALTOR® of the Year

REALTOR® of the Year is given to a REALTOR® who has served not only their profession but also their communities as in the following examples:

  • Full-time agent / broker
  • REALTOR® Spirit: high principles of integrity, adherence to the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, and furtherance of the principles of good real estate practice among brokers, agents and the general public.
  • Civic Activity: participation in civic and service clubs, charitable activities, political commissions, fraternal or religious groups.
  • Business Accomplishments: professional business conduct and service to clients
  • Local/State/National Association Activity: leadership positions held and committee work, special assignments, seminar activity and educational work, membership and leadership positions held in chapters of institutes, societies and councils.

Rookie of the Year

Rookie of the Year is given to an individual who is a newly licensed, full-time active REALTOR® member of Bay East after Jan 1, 2012 and has demonstrated the following:

  • REALTOR® Spirit – high principles of integrity, adherence to the REALTOR® Code of Ethics, and furtherance of the principles of good real estate practice among brokers, agents and the general public.
  • Civic Activity: participation in civic and service clubs, charitable activities, political commissions, fraternal or religious groups.
  • Business Accomplishments: professional business conduct and service to clients
  • Active in association activities (committee, marketing groups, Women’s Council, etc.)

Affiliate of the Year

Affiliate of the Year is a member of the Association who demonstrates the following:

  • Civic Activity: participation in civic and service clubs, charitable activities, political commissions, fraternal or religious groups.
  • Local / State / National Association Activity: leadership positions held and committee work, special assignments, seminar activity and educational work, membership and leadership positions held in chapters of institutes, societies and councils.
  • High professional standards and cooperation with other members.

Good Neighbor of the Year

Good Neighbor of the Year is an award that was established to recognize the ongoing efforts of our REALTOR® members who have made exceptional contributions to improve the quality of life in their local community. This award brings to the forefront the positive difference REALTORS® make in giving back to their communities.


How Are They Chosen?

The Leadership Development Committee looks for members who are involved in the Association and the community, whose ethical and professional behavior makes them role models for others in the industry. The ideal candidate is well rounded - active in both real estate and community.

Candidates are asked to complete a questionnaire detailing their real estate, education, and community involvement.

Recipients are announced at the annual Inaugural gala, local newspapers, all Bay East publications, and the Bay East website.

For a complete list of past award recipients, click here

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Last updated on January 30, 2014 - 12:22pm. Originally created on 01/11/2008 - 9:59am.