Over 2000 CENTURY 21 System members were recognized for outstanding achievements in 2008 during a seven city cross country tour from February 11 - March 7, 2009.
"I am thrilled to have the opportunity to personally congratulate all Award Winners - these individuals have so passionately demonstrated their unwavering commitment to home buyers and sellers. CENTURY 21 Sales Representatives have the industry expertise and access to state of the art online marketing technology to provide clients with a clear path to their dream house. This unmatched commitment and technological advantage is the foundation to our current and future success" says Don Lawby, President of CENTURY 21 Canada.
CENTURY 21 Canada is pleased to announce the 2008 firm, office, individual and team award winners in the Annual Awards categories.
CENTURY 21 Conexus Realty Ltd. Broker Owner, Rod Spence (middle) accepts the #1 Firm Award for Production and the #1 Firm Award for Units. The Awards were presented by CENTURY 21 Canada Chairman and CEO, Gary Charlwood (right) and CENTURY 21 Canada President, Don Lawby (left) on March 6th, during the CENTURY 21 Celebrate Gold Event recognising CENTURY 21 Annual Award Winners.
CENTURY 21 Conexus Realty Ltd., Regina SK swept the Firm category by winning the number one ranking by both production and units for the third year in a row.
CENTURY 21 Conexus Realty Ltd. celebrated this momentous achievement at the awards event in Saskatoon on March 6. "We are very proud and honoured to receive these two awards," says Rod Spence, Broker/Owner of CENTURY 21 Conexus Realty Ltd.
"These achievements are a result of the incredible hard work of every Sales Representative and support staff in the company. On behalf of the entire management team, I thank everyone for their dedication to the industry and to our company; but most of all, their dedication to clients. We will continue to strive to provide the best real estate services to clients as we move to conquer new challenges and grow our team," says Mr. Spence.
This is the 12th consecutive year that this company has ranked in the Firm category. CENTURY 21 Conexus Realty Ltd. is also the #1 Easter Seals Fundraising office in the CENTURY 21 System. This office has been a part of the CENTURY 21 System since 1982 and has grown to a company with 7 locations through out Saskatchewan and over 210 realtors and staff members.
CENTURY 21 Canada is pleased to announce that for the 19th consecutive year, CENTURY 21 Percy Fulton Ltd. (2505) in Toronto, ON has ranked #1 Office by Production in Canada - an exceptional achievement.
Clare Fulton, Broker/Owner of CENTURY 21 Percy Fulton Ltd. acknowledged the company's sales and support staff from stage as he accepted the award during the Toronto award event on February 11. "Every single individual from CENTURY 21 Percy Fulton Ltd. played a role in achieving this award and I congratulate them for their outstanding work this year," says Mr. Fulton.
Stephen Ord, company manager of CENTURY 21 First Canadian Corp., accepts the # 1 office award in Units for 2008 from CENTURY 21 Canada President, Don Lawby.
The #1 Office by Units is CENTURY 21 First Canadian Corp. (3117) in London, ON - the fifth time this organization has earned this esteemed honor. Accepting the award during the Toronto awards event was company manager, Stephen Ord, who congratulated company sales representatives and staff members.
These two companies are long time pillar members of the CENTURY 21 family and both Clare Fulton, broker owner of CENTURY 21 Percy Fulton Ltd. and Vito Campanale, broker owner of CENTURY 21 First Canadian Corp. have been named Franchisee of the Year as voted by peers in previous years.
CENTURY 21 Canada congratulates Alex Palmer of CENTURY 21 Lloydminster Realty., for achieving the #1 Individual Award by Production. This is Mr. Palmer's tenth consecutive ranking in the prestigious Top 21 group but 2008 is the first year that he has ranked number one!
Alex Palmer of CENTURY 21 Lloydminster Realty, achieved the CENTURY 21 #1 Individual Award by Production in 2008.
"I am very fortunate be working in a city like Lloydminster where a person can accomplish these kinds of goals," said Mr. Palmer, who was presented with his number one trophy by Mr. Lawby and Mr. Gary Charlwood, Chairman and CEO of CENTURY 21 Canada during the finale of the awards event in Red Deer on March 7. "I could not have done this without the help of my wife Linda and my personal assistant Deb Kent. I am also extremely lucky to have the colleagues that I do as they have made my work incredibly enjoyable," he adds.
Mr. Palmer earned 10-Year CENTURION® Producer status in 2007 and has been a member of the CENTURY 21 family since 1988. Mr. Palmer is one of three owners of CENTURY 21 Lloydminster Realty along with Chris Hassall and Keith Weinbender.
The #1 Individual Award by Units award was presented to Waldo Neustaedter of CENTURY 21 Gold Key Realty Ltd, during the award event in Winnipeg on March 5. Since joining the CENTURY 21 System in 2000, Mr. Neustaedter has earned numerous prestigious awards including the Grand CENTURION Producer in 2005 and was also inducted into the CENTURY 21 Masters hall of Fame the same year.
Waldo Neustaedter of CENTURY 21 Gold Key Realty Ltd., is the #1 Individual by Units in the CENTURY 21 System for 2008.
Mr. Neustaedter says he looks forward to continuing to learn and also to teach and encourage those who are new to the industry. "In addition to growing my business, one of my professional goals is to continue to mentor the next generation of realtors by providing an example of how to succeed in this industry using sound business practices," says Mr. Neustaedter. "I also find that I learn equally from younger realtors when we share and exchange information."
"CENTURY 21 Canada provides a platform to facilitate this knowledge exchange as well as an industry leading training program and access to a state of the art website. All of these tools assist in my ability to better serve clients and to provide a Gold Standard of service," he adds.
This is the third time that Mr. Neustaedter has achieved, this incredible number one ranking. He earned this award in 2005 and 2006 previously, in addition to having consistently achieved CENTURION Producer status since 2000.
The Goodale Miller Team of CENTURY 21 Miller Real Estate Ltd. in Oakville, ON earned top spot in the Team category by achieving #1 Team by Production. This is another outstanding year for the Goodale Miller Team who adds this honor to a long list of awards. The Goodale Miller Team has placed in the Top 10 Teams for the ninth consecutive year and has also achieved CENTURION status since 1999.
The Goodale Miller team, of CENTURY 21 Miller Real Estate Ltd., was named the #1 Team in Production in 2008. Top row L to R: Don Lawby, President of CENTURY 21 Canada, Murray McKeage, Don Goodale, Brad Miller, Ryan Maunula. Bottom row L to R: Bronwen Cockroft, Kathy Hadall, Shelley Ann Sharpe. Missing: Kieran McCourt and Gael Cockerill.
The #1 Team by Units is The Irvin Tremblay Team of CENTURY 21 Conexus, Regina, SK. This team earned the 10 year CENTURION award in 2005, and their continued dedication to excellence earned them a position in this prestigious award category for the sixth consecutive year.
The Irvin Tremblay Team of CENTURY 21 Conexus Realty Ltd. Broker won the #1 Team Award for Units in 2008. Team leader, Irvin Tremblay accepts the award from CENTURY 21 Canada Chairman and CEO, Gary Charlwood (right) and CENTURY 21 Canada President, Don Lawby (left) on March 6th, during the CENTURY 21 Celebrate Gold Event recognising CENTURY 21 Annual Award Winners. Other team members of the Irvin Tremblay Team are: Barb Sokalofsky, Jessica Eaton, Iris Viney, Doug Woodside, David Aschenbrener, Amy Hawkins, Bernice Lee and Lori Patrick.
In 2008, CENTURY 21 Canada has the distinct pleasure of inducting Serge Normand, CENTURY 21 Nord-Sud, Riviêre-du-loup, QC, into the most prestigious and esteemed award category - the 20-Year CENTURION® Producer Award.
Normand was awarded with a native art statue with plaque and will be recognized at the CENTURY 21 Quebec awards event on May 2nd, 2009.