PGCAR Awards Gala
Thursday, March 21, 2019

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REALTORS® Recognize Excellence in Sales Production

On March 21, 2019, the Prince George's County Association of REALTORS® recognized Prince George's REALTORS® for their 2018 sales production.

The REALTOR® Awards Gala, held at Martin's Crosswinds in Greenbelt, is the Association's premiere recognition of outstanding agent performance for the calendar year 2018. REALTORS® must have attained a minimum of $2.5 million of sales activity to qualify.

Over 150 County REALTORS® received awards recognizing their "personal best" in sales production. Over 500 sales agents, mortgage lenders, settlement company representatives, family, friends and colleagues were in attendance to honor the winners.

Taking home the top prize of the evening, First Place Platinum Individual General Brokerage, was John Lesniewski of RE/MAX United Real Estate, with $32.6 million in sales activity.

Placing first in the Platinum Team Competition was The Bill Franklin Group of Long and Foster Real Estate, with over $43.5 million in production.

In recognition of her dedicated long-standing service to PGCAR, REALTOR® DeAnne Sutton of Coldwell Banker was named the 2018 Distinguished Service Award honoree.

The Distinguished Sales Associate of the Year went to Faye Smith with EXIT Elite Realty, for her dedicated and unselfish committee work.

Asa Council of Prosperity Home Mortgage LLC was named Affiliate of the Year, in recognition of her many contributions to PGCAR over the years.

Affiliate Wanda DeBord of TitleMax LLC, was recognized for her first-time Sterling "R", $1,000 RPAC contribution.

Everyone enjoyed mingling during the social hour and dancing to the sounds of the Johnny Steele Band. Our many sponsors helped to make the evening a great success.

Top Winners Included:

Individual General Brokerage - Platinum Winners (Over $10.5 million):

John Lesniewski
$32.6 Million
Mike Patrick
$30.2 Million
Hazel Shakur
$29 Million

Team General Brokerage - Platinum (Over $10.5 million):
The Bill Franklin Group, Bill Franklin
$43.5 Million
The Lancaster Team, Cory Lancaster
$33.9 Million
The Mason Team
$30 Million

The Voice for Real Estate in Prince George's County
PGCAR is the voice for REALTORS® in Prince George's County, Maryland. Representing more than 3,000 real estate professionals in the national capital area, PGCAR provides numerous services vital to its members' daily business needs. It also works with lawmakers to ensure public policy that encourages homeownership, promotes an environment conducive to business growth and works to improve the communities in which its members live and work.