RE/MAX of Western Canada Recognizes Top Achievers

Kelowna, BC (Feb. 27, 2017) – RE/MAX of Western Canada Regional Executive Vice President Elton Ash is proud to announce Western Canada’s list of top affiliates, who were recognized at the annual Western Canada Awards event in Las Vegas, Nevada on Feb. 26, 2017.

Among the 2016 award winners, many RE/MAX Sales Associates were recognized with the following career distinctions: 2 Luminary of Distinction, 11 Circle of Legends, 115 Lifetime Achievement and 294 Hall of Fame.

“2016 was a fantastic year for the Western Canada region,” said RE/MAX of Western Canada Regional Executive Vice President, Elton Ash.

“I’m incredibly proud of our Sales Associates, Brokers and Managers, as they continue to show unparalleled dedication to providing the best real estate service in the industry.”

2016 Production Winners

Top 5 Individuals – Residential

1 – Edith Chan, RE/MAX Masters Realty, West Vancouver, BC
2 – Victor Kwan, RE/MAX Select Properties, Vancouver, BC
3 – Danny Deng, RE/MAX Select Properties, Vancouver, BC
4 – Bill Laidler, RE/MAX Sabre Realty Group, Port Coquitlam, BC
5 – Patti Martin, RE/MAX Westcoast, Richmond, BC

Top 5 Teams – Residential

1 – Justin Havre, Justin Havre & Associates, RE/MAX First, Calgary, AB
2 – Fraser Elliott, Fraser Elliott Group, RE/MAX Progroup Realty, Delta, BC
3 – Sean Lawson, Steveston Real Estate Team, RE/MAX Westcoast, Richmond, BC
4 – Ron Antalek, Antalek Team, RE/MAX LifeStyles Realty, Maple Ridge, BC
5 – Layla Yang, Layla Yang Team, RE/MAX Select Properties, Vancouver BC

Top 5 (Individual and Team Mixed) – Commercial

1 – Ted Cawkwell, RE/MAX Saskatoon (Downtown), Saskatoon, SK (Ind.)
2 – Pete Vanderham, RE/MAX Medalta Real Estate, Medicine Hat, AB (TL)
3 – Peter Hall, RE/MAX Central, Burnaby, BC (TL)
4 – Mark Thiessen, RE/MAX Professionals, Winnipeg, MB (Ind.)
5 – Patsy Hui, RE/MAX Westcoast, Richmond, BC (TL)

Transaction Awards

Manitoba

Team – Keith Unger, RE/MAX Performance Realty, Steinbach, MB
Individual – Kevin Moist, RE/MAX Performance Realty, Winnipeg, MB
Office – RE/MAX Performance Realty, Winnipeg, MB (Broker Owner: Tom Fulton, Eric Joseph_

Saskatchewan

Team – Joyce Tourney, RE/MAX Crown Real Estate – North, Regina, SK
Individual – Adam Schmalz, RE/MAX P.A. Realty, Prince Albert, SK
Office – RE/MAX Saskatoon (East), Saskatoon, SK (Broker Owner: Larry Stewart)

Alberta

Team – Justin Havre, RE/MAX First, Calgary, AB
Individual – Bryan Logel, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB
Office – RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB (Broker Owner: Pat Hare)

British Columbia

Team – Fraser Elliott, RE/MAX Progroup Realty, Delta, BC
Individual – Ronni Lister, RE/MAX Ocean Pacific Realty, Courtenay, BC
Office – RE/MAX Kelowna, Kelowna, BC (Broker Owners: Jerry Redman, Peter Kirk, Cliff Shillington)

Western Canada Overall

Team – Fraser Elliott, RE/MAX Progroup Realty, Delta, BC
Individual – Bryan Logel, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB
Top Office Small Market – RE/MAX Ocean Pacific Realty, Comox, BC (Broker Owner: Dave Procter)
Top Office Overall – RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB (Broker Owner: Pat Hare)

Broker Owner of the Year

Small Market – Glen Darough, RE/MAX RHC Realty, Nelson, BC
Multi-Office – Deborah Moore, RE/MAX Penticton Realty, Penticton, BC
Single Office – Jimmy Diep, Farhan Gilani, RE/MAX iREALTY Innovations, Calgary, AB


Other Distinguished Awards

Robert H. Cherot – Tim Walsh, RE/MAX Fort McMurray, Fort McMurray, AB
Manager of the Year – Nick Profeta, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB
Administrator of the Year – Shelley Woodin, RE/MAX Select Properties, Vancouver, BC
Administrator of the Year – Doris Broesky, RE/MAX Performance Realty, Steinbach, MB
Spirit of the West – Scott Predenchuk, RE/MAX Crown Real Estate (North), Regina, SK
Special Services – Michael Thorne, RE/MAX Little Oak Realty, Fort Langley, BC
Special Services – Deanna Horn, RE/MAX Treeland Realty, Langley, BC
Community Care – Christian Twomey, RE/MAX Landan Real Estate, Calgary, AB

Elton Ash further recognizes the efforts of 4,159 RE/MAX associates for their respective club level achievements in 2016, which included: 28 Diamond Club, 35 Titan Club, 157 Chairman’s Club, 775 Platinum Club, 2,046 100% Club and 1,118 Executive Club.

About the RE/MAX network

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Over 96,000 agents provide RE/MAX a global reach of more than 95 countries. RE/MAX is Canada’s leading real estate organization with more than 19,000 Sales Associates and over 750 independently-owned and operated offices nationwide.

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For more information:

Wade Paterson
Social Media/Communications Coordinator
RE/MAX of Western Canada
wpaterson@remax.net
250.860.3628