Kelowna, BC (March 19th, 2021) – RE/MAX of Western Canada Regional Executive Vice President, Elton Ash is proud to announce Western Canada’s list of top achievers, who were recognized at the annual Western Canada Awards Celebration that took place virtually on March 18th, 2021.

Among the 2020 award winners, many RE/MAX Sales Associates were recognized with the following career distinctions: 5 Luminary of Distinction, 9 Circle of Legends, 103 Lifetime Achievement and 222 Hall of Fame.

“Congratulations to all of the 2020 award recipients.” says Ash.

“RE/MAX agents strive for excellence. We are proud of the accomplishments of the Sales Associates, Broker Owners, Managers and Administrators with RE/MAX of Western Canada. They have proven that they are providing valuable services, serving their client’s best interests, working to reduce the stress in the home buying and selling process.”

“We also celebrate and recognize the deep commitment our affiliates have to Children’s Miracle Network hospitals raising over $3.4 million in Canada in 2020, which is an incredible feat given the unexpected challenges we all faced in 2020,” says Ash. “RE/MAX strives to deliver the much-needed funding to help our children’s hospitals provide the right care, at the right place at the right time. If we change the health of children, we will change the health of Canada.”

2020 Production Winners

Top 5 Individuals – Residential

  1. Sonia Tarabay, RE/MAX Elite, Sherwood Park, AB
  2. Simon D. Hunt, RE/MAX House of Real Estate, Calgary, AB
  3. Brian Cyr, RE/MAX Professionals, St. Albert, AB
  4. Nick Lesher, RE/MAX real estate central alberta – Lacombe, Lacombe, AB
  5. Alina Lovin, RE/MAX Realty Solutions, Osoyoos, BC

Top 5 Teams – Residential

  1. Justin Havre & Associates, RE/MAX First, Calgary, AB
  2. Stone Sisters Group, RE/MAX Kelowna – Stone Sisters, Kelowna, BC
  3. Team Joyce Tourney, RE/MAX Crown Real Estate (North), Regina, SK
  4. Salt Fowler, RE/MAX Vernon – Salt Fowler, Vernon, BC
  5. Katrina and the Team, RE/MAX 2000 Realty, Surrey, BC

Top 5 Individuals – Commercial

  1. Ted Cawkwell, RE/MAX Saskatoon (Downtown), Saskatoon, SK
  2. Mark Thiessen, RE/MAX Professionals, Winnipeg, MB
  3. Eric Yang, RE/MAX Crest Realty, Richmond, BC
  4. Gary Basi, RE/MAX Treeland Realty, Langley, BC
  5. Shawn Pryhitka, RE/MAX Blue Chip Realty, Yorkton, SK

Top 5 Teams – Commercial

  1. Excellence Commercial Team, RE/MAX Excellence, Edmonton, AB
  2. Commercial Capital Group, RE/MAX Commercial Capital, Edmonton, AB
  3. FormanPilkington.com, RE/MAX Crest Realty (North Vancouver), North Vancouver, BC
  4. FVCRE, RE/MAX Commercial Advantage, Vancouver, BC
  5. The Peter Hall Team, RE/MAX Crest Realty (Burnaby Kingsway), Burnaby, BC

Transaction Awards

Manitoba

Team – The Unger Team, RE/MAX Performance Realty, Steinbach, MB

Individual – Anita Sharma Turner, RE/MAX Associates, Winnipeg, MB

Office – RE/MAX Performance Realty, Winnipeg, MB (Broker Owner: Tom Fulton)

Saskatchewan

Team – Team Joyce Tourney, RE/MAX Crown Real Estate (North), Regina, SK

Individual – Adam Schmalz, RE/MAX PA Realty, Prince Albert, SK

Office – RE/MAX Crown Real Estate (North), Regina, SK (Broker Owner: Gary Cossette)

Alberta

Team – Justin Havre & Associates, RE/MAX First, Calgary, AB

Individual – Bryan Logel, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB

Office – RE/MAX First, Calgary, AB (Broker Owners: Rick Campos, Cliff Stevenson)

British Columbia

Team – Salt Fowler, RE/MAX Vernon – Salt Fowler, Vernon, BC

Individual – Jesse East, RE/MAX Kelowna, Kelowna, BC

Office – RE/MAX Kelowna, Kelowna, BC (Broker Owners: Jerry Redman, Cliff Shillington, Peter Kirk)

Western Canada Overall

Team – Justin Havre & Associates, RE/MAX First, Calgary, AB

Individual – Adam Schmalz, RE/MAX PA Realty, Prince Albert, SK

Top Office Small Market – RE/MAX Ocean Pacific Realty, Comox, BC (Broker Owner: Dave Procter)

Top Office Overall – RE/MAX First, Calgary, AB (Broker Owners: Rick Campos, Cliff Stevenson)

Broker Owner of the Year

Small Market – Keith DeWitt, RE/MAX All Pro Realty, Trail, BC

Multi-Office – John Carter & Shane Parent, RE/MAX River City, Edmonton, AB

Single Office – Ishaq Ismail, RE/MAX Blueprint Realty, Surrey, BC

Distinguished Awards

Robert H. Cherot – Dale Russell, RE/MAX real estate central alberta, Red Deer, AB

Manager of the Year – Denise Salmon, RE/MAX Masters Realty, West Vancouver, BC & RE/MAX Create Realty, North Vancouver, BC

Administrator of the Year – Carrie Duffield, RE/MAX Penticton Realty, Penticton, BC

Administrator of the Year – Brandi Guerrero, RE/MAX Commercial Capital, Edmonton, AB

Spirit of the West – John Peterson, RE/MAX Realty Professionals, Calgary, AB

Spirit of the West – Young Leaders Network Charter Ambassadors

Ryan Bamford, RE/MAX Saskatoon, Saskatoon, SK

Jennifer Berry, RE/MAX Crest Realty (South Granville), Vancouver, BC

Curtus Collins, RE/MAX Crown Real Estate, Regina, SK

Thea Hanson, RE/MAX All Pro Realty, Trail, BC

Tim Hill, RE/MAX All Points Realty, New Westminster, BC

Kyle Kerr, RE/MAX Camosun Oak Bay, Victoria, BC

Zach Terlier, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB

Amber Treichel, RE/MAX Performance Realty, Winnipeg, MB

Juli Wenger, RE/MAX River City, Edmonton, AB

Special Services – Anthony Bastiaanssen, RE/MAX Kelowna – Westside, West Kelowna, BC

Community Care – Lance Bussieres, RE/MAX Fort McMurray, Fort McMurray, AB

Community Care –  RE/MAX Elite Group, RE/MAX Elite (Central), (North) (Riverbend), (Windermere), Edmonton, AB and RE/MAX Elite, Sherwood Park, AB

Children’s Miracle Network Awards

Top Contributing Office to Each Foundation

  • BC Children’s Hospital Foundation: RE/MAX of Nanaimo, Nanaimo, BC
  • Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation: RE/MAX First, Calgary, AB
  • Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation: RE/MAX River City, Edmonton, AB
  • Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital Foundation: RE/MAX Crown Real Estate (North), Regina, SK
  • Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba: RE/MAX Performance Realty, Winnipeg, MB

Top 5 Contributing Offices in Western Canada

  1. RE/MAX First, Calgary, AB
  2. RE/MAX of Nanaimo, Nanaimo, BC
  3. RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB
  4. RE/MAX River City, Edmonton, AB
  5. RE/MAX Alliance, Victoria, BC

Top 5 Contributing Individuals in Western Canada

  1. Justin Havre, RE/MAX First, Calgary, AB
  2. Leo Bruneau, RE/MAX All Points Realty, Coquitlam, BC
  3. Katrina Amurao, RE/MAX 2000 Realty, Surrey, BC
  4. Ron Neal, RE/MAX Alliance, Victoria, BC
  5. Judy Gray, RE/MAX Mid-Island Realty, Ucluelet, BC

Elton Ash further recognizes the efforts of club medallion recipients in 2020, which included: 13 Diamond Club, 32 Titan Club, 137 Chairman’s Club, 695 Platinum Club, 1872 100% Club and 1057 Executive Club. Team club medallion recipients included: 13 Pinnacle Club Team, 72 Diamond Club Team, 61 Titan Club Team, 93 Chairman’s Club Team, 166 Platinum Club Team, 116 100% Club Team and 35 Executive Club Team. Overall, the total number of club and team club medallion recipients was 4,362.