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2016 BOD & Top Awards

by Kathryn R. Burke

[September 8, 2016. Montrose, Colo.] Montrose Association of Realtors, representing Montrose, Delta, and Ouray counties, recognized top sales persons, outstanding members and affiliates Thursday, September 8. Awards were presented during a fun-filled Casino Night at Turn of Century Saloon. Event MC was Todd Schroedel, United Country Sneffels Realty.

michellemartinez2016-4x6Michelle Martinez, Premiere Realty, was named Realtor of the Year. Awards also went to: Jennifer Johnson, Cobble Creek, Outstanding Rookie Sales; The Altha Team, Outstanding Residential sales Team; The Renfrow Team, Renfrow Realty, Outstanding Commercial Sales Team; Rob Hunter, ReMax Cimarron Realty, Ridgway, Outstanding Commercial Salesperson-Units; Joseph Burns, Lone Eagle Land, Outstanding Farm and Ranch Salesperson; Jeff Keefuss, Montrose Real Estate Group, Outstanding Residential Salesperson; Ken VanSkiver, Keller Williams, Outstanding Commercial Salesperson-volume. Two Affiliate Office Awards went to Fidelity Title – Diane Gorrono and Land Title – Correna Montoya. Two Outstanding Affiliate Members were recognized for outstanding Members – John Leu and Jake Mott.

The New Board of Directors was introduced: Judi Snelling, Chair; Michael Underwood, Chair Elect, Julia Seglund, Past Chair, Pat Cohen, Debra Harmon, Jenn Anders, Directors.   MAR CEO, Modene Gaulke, introduced their new Marketing Director, Kate Burke.

MC Todd Schrodel thanked everyone that came out to support their colleagues in a fun-filled night and recognized the following members and affiliates for their generous sponsorship of tables and desserts: Montrose Real Estate Group, Better Real Estate Services, Stone Ridge Roofing, Coldwell Banker Distinctive Property, Ponderosa Real Estate, Re/Max Alpine View, United Country Sneffels, and Guild Mortgage. Special thanks was also given to the Affiliate Member Group who collectively donated $500 to benefit both of the youth organizations: Voyager Youth Program and Boys & Girls Club.