MIAMI, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- As Keyes Company honors its top-producing
associates for 2005, the residential and commercial real estate company has
additional reason to celebrate. Last year marked the first time the company
reached sales of over $4 billion, and hit a sales force level of 2,000
This success comes on the heels of Keyes' 80th anniversary this year.
Since the company was originally founded in 1926 in downtown Miami, it has
grown to 32 offices throughout southern and central Florida. The company's
annual sales awards program is a long-standing tradition that recognizes the
professionalism and dedication of its Realtors.
The sales awards are offered in several categories representing various
top volume levels. Associates who attain Vanguard status have reached $10
million or more in volume during the year; sales professionals honored in the
Chairman's Circle category have reached between $5 million and $10 million in
sales; the President's Circle represents those who have reached $3 million to
$5 million in volume; the company's Inner Circle category includes associates
who have sold over $2 million in volume.
For Keyes' ultimate achievers, the company has created the Keyes Hall of
Fame for the top 10 residential specialists; top 5 residential specialist
teams and top 10 commercial individuals and teams. Circle of Excellence is
another highly sought-after award that honors Keyes Company's top 20 earners.
"Keyes' 14 Dade County offices had a substantial impact on the company's
record-breaking year," says Keyes Company Regional Vice President Fritz
Hawkins. "It's exciting to be able to recognize this elite group of
achievers." The following real estate associates based in Dade County were
honored with the top Vanguard Award:
Natasha A. Gonell
Keyes Commercial Office
Alejandro J. Aguirre, P.A.
Andrea J. Ivory
Claudia P. Gutierrez, also named Branch Rookie of the Year
Donald G. Philips, also named in Hall of Fame and Circle of Excellence
Julio A. Ulloa, also named in Hall of Fame and Circle of Excellence
Marcelo Llorente, also named in Hall of Fame
Marlyn Bloomquist, P.A.
Michael D. Llopis, P.A., also named in Hall of Fame and Circle of Excellence
Robert B. Yeakle
Scott M. Bennett
Enilda L. Rubin, P.A.
Piper Rothan, P.A.
Chris J. Forry, P.A.
Florida Keyes/South Dade
Louis R. Melara
Nancy J. O'Brien
Susan Newman, also named in Top 10 Listing Agents
Todd J. Akers, also named Branch Rookie of the Year
Angela P. Ocampo, P.A. and Gilberto Ocampo Team, also named in Hall of Fame
and Circle of Excellence
Danell L. Van Orden, also named in Hall of Fame
Luiza M. Polyanskaya
Lydia Grace Thomas, also named in Hall of Fame
Marco Attinelli, P.A.
Richard Leroy, also named Branch Rookie of the Year
Sabeto Garazi, also named in Hall of Fame and Circle of Excellence
Sam G. Thompson
George Alan Sauvigne
The Miami Dream Team (Andrew Tripodi and Raul Leyva)
Carlos Garcia, LLC, also named in Hall of Fame and Circle of Excellence
Heriberto Alonso, P.A.
Isabel M. Navarro and Mohamed Morsy Team
Jane L. Carver, P.A
Mari Carmen Roca, P.A., also named in Hall of Fame
Marlene Gonzalez, P.A., also named in Hall of Fame and Circle of Excellence
Carlos Pena and Frank Rosenberg Team
In addition to the top volume and top earner associate honors, The Keyes
Office Awards were also presented to recognize sales, volume, units and
profitability achievements of the branch offices.
The Chairman's Award for Top Residential Unit Volume to the Sunset/Kendall
office, Victor Ulloa manager;
The President's Award for Volume Improvement to the Miami Beach office,
Frank Jewett manager;
The Triumph Award for Overall Top Volume and Profit to the Commercial
office, Floyd Cerf manager;
The Shooting Star Award for Overall Growth to the Doral office,
Eli Santurio manager;
The Excellence Award for Net Hires, to the Brickell/Coconut Grove office,
Enrique Suarez manager
The following individuals were recognized for their recruiting and
training performance. Lillian Closius of the Sunset/Kendall office received
the Top Recruiting Award, and Monica Hanna of the Kendall/Pinecrest office
received the Most Listings With Trainee Award.
"There are more real estate professionals competing for sales in our
community than ever before, so it is a true testament to our associates'
commitment to excellence when they are able to record more than $2 million in
sales volume during a single year," said Keyes President Mike Pappas.
"Whether an associate is a top earner in the Keyes Circle of Excellence or a
multi-million-dollar producer, they deserve our recognition for going above
and beyond to achieve exemplary success in a dynamic market."
About The Keyes Company / Real Estate, Mortgage, and Title
Through its successful history as an independently-owned family business,
Keyes ( http://www.keyes.com ) has become a legend in South Florida real
estate and one of the largest firms in the country. Keyes has over 30 offices
with the sales power of 2,000 professional associates. Keyes continues to
grow, and reported record sales in excess of $4 billion in 2005. Keyes is
celebrating 80 years of superior service, blending the traditional values of
personal attention and customer service with the skills and utilization of
"global approach" marketing systems.
SOURCE The Keyes Company