NEW YORK, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 25th, Douglas Elliman President and CEO Dottie Herman hosted agents and employees to honor Long Island brokers at Elliman's annual awards celebration at The Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. Agents from the Hamptons and Westchester were also celebrated at the event.
"We are very proud of our Long Island agents' accomplishments this year," said Herman. "Their hard work has paid off with unparalleled results – and we look forward to seeing continued success."
Taking home the Top Individual prize based on Gross Commission Income (GCI) for Long Island was Maggie Keats from the Port Washington office; The Tripodi Team based out of Long Beach earned the Top Team by GCI for Long Island.
Additional Long Island individual agents recognized for Top GCI were Ronnie Gerber (#2), Joyce Coletti (#3), Kevin Daigh (#4), Irene Rallis (#5), Susan Higgins (#6), Catherine Lindstadt (#7), Lina Lopes-Jata (#8), Bonnie Goldstein (#9), and Matthew Korman (#10).
Top Long Island Teams by GCI were The Scarito Team (#2), The JoAnn Boettcher Team (#3), Gary Baumann and Melanie Mazzeo (#4), The Louise Pitlake Power Team (#5), The Alex Rubin Team (#6), Angela Dooley and Nicholas Colombos (#7), The Jaeger Team (#8), The Korahais Team (#9), and The Ludmilla Stanco Team (#10).
Other individual Long Island agents recognized in the Top 5 based on closed units were Ronnie Gerber (#2), Lina Lopes-Jata (#3), Joyce Roe (#4), and Laura Copersino (#5). Completing the list of Long Island's Top 5 Teams were The Jo Ann Boettcher Team (#2), The Tripodi Team (#3), The Jaeger Team (#4), and The Louise Pitlake Power Team (#5).
Industry newcomer Lauren Sher from the rental division of the Great Neck office picked up the Rookie of the Year award for Long Island. Richard Lenard from the Smithtown office was recognized for his career-long contributions to the business with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Barbara Schultis from the Merrick office received the firm's Special Recognition Long Island Award.
A special award for Leadership in the Eye of the Storm for superior efforts during Superstorm Sandy went to Michael McLean, Elisa Eletto, Elaine Halpin, Renee Cuitkovic, Tami Shine, Jean Wycoff, Jennifer Chisholm, and Christina Hillman.
The Pinnacle Award, given to those who earned $1 million or more in GCI in one calendar year, was awarded to The Scarito Team and the Tripodi Team, both based out of the Long Beach office.
Congratulations to all.
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