Realty Austin Celebrates 2014 Platinum Top 50 Award Winners

Austin's Top Workplace Celebrates 29 Finalists and 10 Winners for Prestigious REALTOR® Award; Including Manager of the Year Jolene Weinstein

Jan 07, 2014, 12:10 ET from Realty Austin

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Realty Austin, an award-winning Austin-based real estate brokerage and top workplace, congratulated 39 of its team of REALTORS® who were finalists for Austin's Platinum Top 50 Award. Of those finalists, ten Realty Austin agents won at the annual awards ceremony.


Individual agents awarded top honors were Brandi McDaniel, Cynthia Mattiza, and Colette Fitzgerald. Three teams from Realty Austin were awarded top honors: Lisa Sexton and Susan Doyle; Cara and Joe Keenan; Mark and France Clausen; and Jolene Weinstein, Market Manager of Realty Austin Lake Travis, was honored as 'Manager of the Year' by Platinum Top 50 of Austin.

Yvette Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, "Congratulations to all Platinum Top 50 REALTORS® honored. This year's finalists embody the best of Austin, and their leadership and market knowledge is why they were selected for this distinction. The Realty Austin family looks forward to helping them continue on their already successful paths."

Realty Austin agents recognized as finalists for their outstanding achievements were Alicia Kelley, Allison Olson, Amy Mills, Carl Shurr, Carla Umlauf, Cristina Valdes, Debbie Novelli, Denise Bodman, Drew Griffin, Jackie Good, Jennifer Mehis, Katy Hall, Kevin McCord, Linda Traylor, Lisa and Jeff Hill, Lisa Munoz, Lori Goto, Maggie Falvey, Michael and Stacy Spickes, Michelle Jones, Patrick Birdsong, Sherry Ellenbogen, Sonny and Erin Bara, Tammy Young, Todd Bailey and Tom Thornton.

The Platinum Top 50 awards program uses a point system to determine 50 residential real estate winners and top finalists. Points are earned based on 25% sales production; 25% closed sides; 25% education and industry involvement; and 25% community involvement. Platinum Top 50 winners exemplify initiative, involvement, success and philanthropy through their work.

Since Platinum Top 50 established its program in San Antonio in 1999, it has become one of the area's most prestigious real estate business awards. The program is designed to recognize and honor individual's professional and leadership accomplishments.

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