Austin’s Best Places to Work Celebrates 31 Finalists and 7 Winners for Prestigious REALTOR® Award
AUSTIN, TX — Realty Austin, an award-winning Austin-based real estate brokerage and no.1 Best Places to Work, congratulated 23 agents on its roster who were finalists for Platinum Top 50 Award in Austin. Of those REALTOR® finalists, seven Realty Austin agents won at the annual awards ceremony.
Realty Austin agents awarded top honors were Joe Keenan, Jennifer Mehis, Lisa Muñoz, and Caren Upshaw. One Realty Austin team was awarded top honors, Sonny and Erin Bara.
Yvette Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, “We are proud to congratulate this year’s finalists who demonstrate daily why they deserve this prestigious recognition. This award is a reflection of their professionalism and service excellence. We have built our team with leaders who prioritize hard work, dedication, and giving back to the community. We are honored to praise their achievements and well earned success.”
Realty Austin agents recognized as finalists for their outstanding achievements were Alicia Kelley, Allison Olson, Ashley Brinkmann, Brandi McDaniel, Bryan Greenleaf, Carl Shurr, Charla Housson, Colette Fitzgerald, Cristina Valdes, Cynthia Mattiza, Debbie Novelli, Drew Griffin, Kelly Thate, Lockie Ealy, Lori Anne Goto, Mark and France Clausen, Matt Prewett, Matthew Ditlow, Patrick Birdsong, Ruth Powers, Sari Pearce, Sherry Ellenbogen, and Todd Bailey.
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.
Boatwright concluded, “Platinum Top 50 is recognized throughout our industry as a distinguished achievement for Austin real estate professionals. It is a forward-thinking organization with its finger on the pulse of the Austin-San Antonio region.”
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.