NC REALTORS® Annual Awards presented at Region 4 REALTORS® Conference & Expo

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NC REALTORS® is thrilled to announce multiple members were presented with achievement awards during our 2023 Region 4 REALTORS® Conference & Expo this week. Recognition included the REALTOR® of the Year, the REALTOR® of the Year, a Hall of Fame inductee and multiple service awards from across the state. Congratulations to all the award recipients!

Amy Hedgecock of High Point Regional Association is the recipient of the 2023 REALTOR® of the Year award. She is the 74th honoree of this prestigious award, which was started in 1951 and recognizes dedication and service to the organization, real estate industry, and the community.

Bob Bates of Cape Fear REALTORS® and Connie Corey of Coastal Plains Association of REALTORS® were inducted into NC REALTORS® Hall of Fame. The award was established in 1990 to honor outstanding REALTORS® who contributed outstanding services to the real estate profession through development, environment, government and leadership.

David Costner from the Gaston Association was honored with the Appraisal Section Impact Award. This accolade was presented to a Section member who showcased substantial contributions over the years. This award is especially significant as the Section is set to become a committee in 2024.

Additional service awards announced:

  • Guy McCook of Cape Fear REALTORS®, Ben Ball Community Service Award
  • Magda Esola, Canopy REALTORS® Association, Committee Member of the Year Award
  • Brenda Dixon, Cape Fear REALTORS®, Innovation/Entrepreneurial Award
  • Mark Saunders,  Winston-Salem Regional Association, Champion Award

Regional Service Awards

  •     Region 2 – Gloria Green, Cape Fear REALTORS®
  •     Region 3 – Bruce Gates, Goldsboro-Wayne County Association
  •     Region 4-  Wallace Peiffer, Durham Regional Association
  •     Region 5 – Robert Lewis, Greensboro Regional Association
  •     Region 8 – Jennifer Frontera, Canopy REALTORS® Association
  •     Region 10 – Jonathan McBride, Raleigh Regional Association

The NC REALTORS® William C. Bass Leadership Academy class of 2023 was honored in a special graduation ceremony and included:

  • Michael Carter, Greensboro Regional REALTOR® Association
  • Samantha Cole, Mid Carolina Regional Association of REALTORS®
  • John-Lewis Godfrey, Winston-Salem Regional Association of REALTORS®
  • Mark Lindsey, Brunswick County Association of REALTORS®
  • Jonathan McBride, Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS®
  • Jason Morton, Canopy REALTORS® Association
  • John Muir, Highlands Cashiers Board of REALTORS®
  • Jackson Ogburn, Winston-Salem Regional Association of REALTORS®
  • Fara Pourshariati, Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS®
  • Ayesha Richardson, High Point Regional Association of REALTORS®
  • Michelle Roberts, Cape Fear REALTORS®
  • Emily Wood, Catawba Valley Association of REALTORS®

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