2013 R4 Awards Night: Shining a Spotlight on the Stars 
Posted 2/28/13 

 
INCREDIBLE ACCOMPLISHMENT: Kim Lund celebrates with RE/MAX CEO
Margaret Kelly after receiving the prestigious Luminary of Distinction award.
RE/MAX paid tribute to its top producers and other honorees at the 2013 "Best of RE/MAX" Awards Night on February 27.



At the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, the network's annual top prizes were awarded for Associate and office production, Distinguished Service, Broker/Owners and Managers of the Year, and Regions of the Year. 



The evening culminated with the network's top annual production awards (100 Percent Club, Platinum Club, Chairman's Club and Diamond Award) and career honors (Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement and Circle of Legends and the brand-new Luminary of Distinction).

Here are the 18 inaugural members of the network's new highest career award level, the Luminary of Distinction, which represents $20+ million in total commissions and 20 or more years with the RE/MAX network:

  • Ron Antalek, RE/MAX Lifestyles Realty, Maple Ridge, BC
  • Georges Bardagi, RE/MAX du Cartier, Montreal, QC
  • DeLena Ciamacco, RE/MAX Connection Realtors, Gahanna, OH
  • Barry Cohen, RE/MAX Realtron Realty, Toronto, ON
  • Susan C. Coveny, RE/MAX Prestige, Long Grove, IL
  • Clare A. Estlick, RE/MAX Professionals, Toronto, ON
  • David O. Flory, RE/MAX Professional Group, Houston, TX
  • James D. Franklin, RE/MAX Grand, Katy, TX
  • Sylvia T. Houghton, RE/MAX Classic, Unionville, ON
  • Christopher G. Invidiata, RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty, Oakville, ON
  • Kim D. Lund, RE/MAX Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
  • Casey Margenau, RE/MAX Distinctive Real Estate, McLean, VA
  • Ronnie Matthews, RE/MAX Legends, Spring, TX
  • Terry Paranych, RE/MAX Elite (South), Edmonton, AB
  • Donna J. Rooney, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB
  • Michael Seder, RE/MAX The Woodlands and Spring, The Woodlands, TX
  • Robert W. Shallow, RE/MAX Paradise, Orange Beach, AL
  • Joyce E. Tourney, RE/MAX Crown Real Estate, Regina, SK

Download the final 2012 Top 100 lists of residential and commercial individuals and teams from RE/MAX Mainstreet.

Award winners and rankings:

LEADERSHIP


Distinguished Service
Lowell Martens, RE/MAX Real Estate (Mountain View), Calgary, AB
Jim Nelson, Bob Baker and Jim Nelson, Jr., RE/MAX Suburban, Mount Prospect, IL

Regions of the Year 

RE/MAX Southern Africa, Peter Gilmour and Val Gilmour
RE/MAX Switzerland, Teddy Keifer
RE/MAX Florida, Adam Contos
RE/MAX California & Hawaii, Jack Kreider and Paul Brewster

Broker/Owners of the Year – Single Office

 
TWICE AS AWESOME: Marti Hampton of RE/MAX One Realty
hoists her two trophies.

Kate Bradley, RE/MAX Elite, Nelson, New Zealand
Stefano Filasto, RE/MAX Abacus, Rome, Italy
Dave Coppins, RE/MAX Jazz, Oshawa, ON
Bill Burns, RE/MAX First, Jeffersonville, IN

Broker/Owners of the Year – Multi Office Network
Brett White and Alana White, RE/MAX Extreme, Butler, WA
Glenn Norton, RE/MAX Masters, Bryanston, South Africa
Richard Pilarski and Alex Pilarski, RE/MAX Realtron Realty, Markham, ON
Marshall Saunders and John Collopy, RE/MAX Results, Eden Prairie, MN
Joseph DeKroub, RE/MAX Platinum, Brighton, MI

Broker/Managers of the Year

Henry Vagar, RE/MAX Crest Realty, North Vancouver, BC
Zennure Ozen, RE/MAX Garden, Antalya, Turkey

TOP COMMERCIAL AGENTS – COMMISSIONS


Top 5 Individuals – International Commercial
1. Gokhan Tas, RE/MAX Extra 2, Esenler/Istanbul, Turkey
2. Hasan Can, RE/MAX 7 Tepe, Istanbul, Turkey
3. Ulvi Kocailik, RE/MAX Yildiz, Istanbul, Turkey
4. Tomislav Zurej, RE/MAX Pro Nepremicnine, Ljubljana, Slovenia
5. Matthaeus Jiszda, RE/MAX Commercial Group, Vienna, Austria

Top 5 Individuals – Canada Commercial
1. Ruby Sangha, RE/MAX Excel Realty, Markham, ON
2. Tim Walsh, RE/MAX Fort McMurray, Fort McMurray, AB
3. Mark B. Thiessen, RE/MAX Professionals, Winnipeg, MB
4. Noel Llewellyn, RE/MAX Commercial Advantage, Vancouver, BC
5. Al Spizzirri, RE/MAX 2000 Realty, Toronto, ON

Top 5 Individuals – U.S. Commercial
1. Benjamin J. Hsiang, RE/MAX Commercial & Investment Realty, Los Angeles, CA
2. Robert L. Pratt, RE/MAX Pro Realty, Charleston, SC
3. Robert Hovsepian, RE/MAX Optima, Glendale, CA
4. Jonathan D. Taksa, RE/MAX Commercial & Investment Realty, Los Angeles, CA
5. William J. Ruane, RE/MAX Estate Properties, El Segundo, CA

Top 5 Individuals – Worldwide Commercial
1. Gokhan Tas, RE/MAX Extra 2, Esenler/Istanbul, Turkey
2. Ruby Sangha, RE/MAX Excel Realty, Markham, ON
3. Tim Walsh, RE/MAX Fort McMurray, Fort McMurray, AB
4. Hasan Can, RE/MAX 7 Tepe, Istanbul, Turkey
5. Benjamin J. Hsiang, RE/MAX Commercial & Investment Realty, Los Angeles, CA

Top 5 Team Leaders – International Commercial

 
OH YEAH!: Sam Corea steps forward to the applause of his RE/MAX colleagues.


1. Georgina Campos, RE/MAX Diamond Realty, Hagatna, Guam
2. Neil E. Williams, RE/MAX Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
3. Jock Gaughan, RE/MAX Gold, Gladstone, Australia
4. Mark John Clayton, RE/MAX Property Services, Caloundra, Australia
5. Aaron Thompson, RE/MAX Precision, Bundaberg, Australia

Top 5 Team Leaders – Canada Commercial
1. Joyce E. Tourney, RE/MAX Crown Real Estate North, Regina, SK
2. William C. Goold, RE/MAX Real Estate Services, Vancouver, BC
3. Peter Hall, RE/MAX Central, Burnaby, BC
4. Pete Vanderham, RE/MAX Medalta Real Estate, Medicine Hat, AB
5. Gino Bruno, RE/MAX Premier, Vaughan, ON

Top 5 Team Leaders – U.S. Commercial
1. Martin A. Ensbury, RE/MAX Commercial & Investment Realty, Torrance, CA
2. Mark S. Kivley, RE/MAX Lakeside, Milwaukee, WI
3. Scott Owens, RE/MAX Realty Professionals, Bloomington, IN
4. Brenda S. Thompson, RE/MAX Northwoods, Minocqua, WI
5. Vickie H. Gallimore, RE/MAX Central Realty, Asheboro, NC

Top 5 Team Leaders – Worldwide Commercial
1. Joyce E. Tourney, RE/MAX Crown Real Estate North, Regina, SK
2. William C. Goold, RE/MAX Real Estate Services, Vancouver, BC
3. Peter Hall, RE/MAX Central, Burnaby, BC
4. Martin A. Ensbury, RE/MAX Commercial & Investment Realty, Torrance, CA
5. Mark S. Kivley, RE/MAX Lakeside, Milwaukee, WI

TOP RESIDENTIAL AGENTS – COMMISSIONS


 
BIG WIN: Zia Abbas of RE/MAX Vision Realty in
Toronto holds his trophy high.

Top 10 Individuals – International Residential

1. Avi Hayoun, RE/MAX Plus, Beer Sheva, Israel

2. Benjamin Mendoza, RE/MAX Property Solutions, Queretaro, Mexico
3. John D. Turley, RE/MAX Southwind, Ambergris Caye, Belize

4. James Bovell, RE/MAX Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

5. Katja Soentgerath, RE/MAX Exclusive, Grunwald, Germany

6. Reinhard Goetze, RE/MAX Immowest 1, Vorarlberg, Austria

7. Rebecca M. Quintanilla Osorio, RE/MAX Adobe, Valle De Bravo, Mexico

8. Carolina Naude, RE/MAX Property Merchants (Mooikloof), Pretoria, South Africa
9. Cathy Lammie, RE/MAX Property Centre, Toowong, Australia

10. Luis Omar Mendez, RE/MAX Homelife, Estado de Mexico, Mexico

Top 10 Individuals – Canada Residential
1. Zia Abbas, RE/MAX Vision Realty, Toronto, ON 

2. Kafeel Waqar Chaudhry, RE/MAX Active Realty, Mississauga, ON

3. Sharon Soltanian, RE/MAX Realtron Realty, Toronto, ON

4. Edith Chan, RE/MAX Masters Realty, West Vancouver, BC 

5. David Batori, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty, Toronto, ON

6. Sam Corea, RE/MAX House of Real Estate, Calgary, AB

7. Frank Leo, RE/MAX West Realty, Toronto, ON
8. Peter WK. Kwan, RE/MAX Realtron Realty, Markham, ON

9. Gordon W. Ross, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB

10. Danny Deng, RE/MAX Select Properties, Vancouver, BC

Top 10 Individuals – U.S. Residential

1. Michael Seder, RE/MAX The Woodlands and Spring, The Woodlands, TX

2. Jordan B. Cohen, RE/MAX Olson & Associates, Westlake Village, CA

3. Sal Calabrese, RE/MAX Metro, Brooklyn, NY
4. Edward R. DiTroia, RE/MAX Real Estate Associates, Woodcliff Lake, NJ
5. Joshua R. Barker, RE/MAX Town & Country, Redding, CA
6. Casey Margenau, RE/MAX Distinctive Real Estate, McLean, VA
7. Terri H. Rutherford, RE/MAX Fine Homes, Brentwood, TN
8. Daniel Schaefer, RE/MAX Accord, Pleasanton, CA
9. Kamran Montazami, RE/MAX Premier Realty, Irvine, CA
10. Pauline Cheng, RE/MAX Premier Properties, Arcadia, CA

Top 10 Team Leaders – International Residential


 
POWER PLAYERS: Award recipients (from left) Christopher Invidiata, Georges
Bardagi, Joyce Tourney, Barry Cohen, Terry Paranych, Kim Lund.

1. Kim D. Lund, RE/MAX Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

2. Zelda Caddie, RE/MAX Masters, Weltevreden Park, South Africa

3. Deanne Hamilton, RE/MAX Panache (La Lucia), Durban, South Africa
4. Madeleine De Waal, RE/MAX Kalahari (Kathu), Kathu, South Africa
5. Jacoba Potgieter, RE/MAX Independent Properties (Lorraine), Port Elizabeth, South Africa

6. Mark Brickles, RE/MAX Ultra Select (Grassy Park), Grassy Park, South Africa
7. Deborah Evans, RE/MAX Results, Morningside, Australia
8. Neil E. Williams, RE/MAX Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
9. David Neilson, RE/MAX Bayside Properties, Victoria Point, Australia

10. Marianne Tavenier, RE/MAX Villa Real Estate, Paraparaumu Beach, New Zealand

Top 10 Team Leaders – Canada Residential

1. Christopher Invidiata, RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty, Oakville, ON
2. Georges Bardagi, RE/MAX du Cartier, Montreal, QC
3. Joyce E. Tourney, RE/MAX Crown Real Estate North, Regina, SK
4. Donna J. Rooney, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB
5. Barry Cohen, RE/MAX Realtron Realty, Toronto, ON

6. Melanie Wright, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty, Toronto, ON

7. Jim V. Burton, RE/MAX Plus Realty, St John's, NL

8. Drew A. Woolcott, RE/MAX Escarpment Realty, Dundas, ON
9. Terry Paranych, RE/MAX Elite (South), Edmonton, AB

10. Yvan Drouin, RE/MAX 1er Choix, Sillery, Canada

Top 10 Team Leaders – U.S. Residential

1. Marti A. Hampton, RE/MAX One Realty, Raleigh, NC
2. Ryan O'Neill, RE/MAX Advantage Plus, Lakeville, MN
3. John Ahlbrand, RE/MAX Central, Las Vegas, NV
4. Ronnie Matthews, RE/MAX Legends, Spring, TX
5. Bob J. Lucido, RE/MAX Advantage Realty, Fulton, MD
6. Eric T. Pakulla, RE/MAX Advantage Realty, Columbia, MD
7. David O. Flory, RE/MAX Professional Group, Houston, TX

8. Ken E. Bowen, RE/MAX Real Estate Group, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
9. James D. Franklin, RE/MAX Grand, Katy, TX

10. Bruce Tyburski, RE/MAX Executives, Springfield, VA

TOP AGENTS – COMMISSIONS (RESIDENTIAL + COMMERCIAL)


 
SUCCESS: Ryan O'Neill and John Ahlbrand are
all smiles after receiving their awards.

Top 10 Individuals - Worldwide Residential + Commercial

1. Zia Abbas, RE/MAX Vision Realty, Toronto, ON
2. Michael Seder, RE/MAX The Woodlands and Spring, The Woodlands, TX

3. Kafeel Waqar Chaudhry, RE/MAX Active Realty, Mississauga, ON

4. Sharon Soltanian, RE/MAX Realtron Realty, Toronto, ON
5. Edith Chan, RE/MAX Masters Realty, West Vancouver, BC

6. Avi Hayoun, RE/MAX Plus, Beer Sheva, Israel

7. David Batori, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty, Toronto, ON
8. Sam Corea, RE/MAX House of Real Estate, Calgary, AB

9. Gokhan Tas, RE/MAX Extra 2, Esenler/Istanbul, Turkey
10. Benjamin Mendoza, RE/MAX Property Solutions, Queretaro, Mexico

Top 10 Team Leaders - Worldwide Residential + Commercial

1. Christopher Invidiata, RE/MAX Aboutowne Realty, Oakville, ON

2. Joyce E. Tourney, RE/MAX Crown Real Estate North, Regina, SK

3. Marti A. Hampton, RE/MAX One Realty, Raleigh, NC
4. Ryan O'Neill, RE/MAX Advantage Plus, Lakeville, MN
5. John Ahlbrand, RE/MAX Central, Las Vegas, NV
6. Ronnie Matthews, RE/MAX Legends, Spring, TX

7. Georges Bardagi, RE/MAX du Cartier, Montreal, QC

8. Bob J. Lucido, RE/MAX Advantage Realty, Fulton, MD
9. Donna J. Rooney, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB

10. Eric T. Pakulla, RE/MAX Advantage Realty, Columbia, MD

TOP AGENTS – TRANSACTION SIDES

Transaction Sides – Individuals

International

Avi Hayoun, RE/MAX Plus, Beer Sheva, Israel

Canada

Peter Hogeterp, RE/MAX Escarpment Realty, Stoney Creek, ON

U.S.
Joe Kadaf, RE/MAX Leading Edge, Dearborn Heights, MI

Worldwide

Avi Hayoun, RE/MAX Plus, Beer Sheva, Israel



Transaction Sides – Team Leaders

International

Zelda Caddie, RE/MAX Masters, Weltevreden Park, South Africa

Canada
Joyce Tourney, RE/MAX Crown Real Estate, Regina, SK
U.S.

Ryan O'Neill, RE/MAX Advantage Plus, Lakeville, MN

Worldwide
Ryan O'Neill, RE/MAX Advantage Plus, Lakeville, MN

TOP OFFICES 


Sales Volume – Single Office

International
Kim Lund and James Bovell, RE/MAX Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Canada

Pat and Denise Hare, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB
U.S.

Tom Kalinski, RE/MAX of Boulder, Boulder, CO

Worldwide

Pat and Denise Hare, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB

Sales Volume – Multi-Office Network

International
Robert Garlick, RE/MAX Leaders, Wellington, New Zealand

Canada
Alex Pilarski and Richard Pilarski, RE/MAX Realtron Realty, Markham, ON
U.S.

Chad Ochsner, Chuck Ochsner, Gene Vaughan and Greg Smith, RE/MAX Alliance, Arvada, CO

Worldwide

Alex Pilarski and Richard Pilarski, RE/MAX Realtron Realty, Markham, ON

Transaction Sides – Small Market

International
Pavel Hassman, RE/MAX 4 You, Chomutov, Czech Republic

Canada
Keith Bradbury, RE/MAX United, Mount Pearl, NL

U.S.

John Sammon, RE/MAX United, Carrollton, GA

Worldwide
John Sammon, RE/MAX United, Carrollton, GA



Transaction Sides – Metro Market

International
Jose Manuel de Abreu and Caron Leslie, RE/MAX Property Associates (Table View), Capetown, South Africa
Canada
Pat and Denise Hare, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB
U.S.

Jack Fry, RE/MAX of Reading, Wyomissing, PA

Worldwide
Pat and Denise Hare, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB

Largest Single Office



International
Ken Lim and Thomas Tan, RE/MAX Real Centre Properties, Singapore

Canada
Pat and Denise Hare, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB
U.S.

Jackie Danner and Mark Korting, RE/MAX Dynamic Properties, Anchorage, AK
Worldwide
Pat and Denise Hare, RE/MAX Real Estate (Central), Calgary, AB

Largest Multi-Office Network



International
Robert Garlick, RE/MAX Leaders, Wellington, New Zealand

Canada
Alex Pilarski and Richard Pilarski, RE/MAX Realtron Realty, Markham, ON
U.S.

Chad Ochsner, Chuck Ochsner, Gene Vaughan and Greg Smith, RE/MAX Alliance, Denver, CO

Worldwide

Chad Ochsner, Chuck Ochsner, Gene Vaughan and Greg Smith, RE/MAX Alliance, Denver, CO



Net Gain in Associates – Small Market



International
Michael Bonello, RE/MAX Estate Consultants, Sliema, Malta
Solly Gershkovich, RE/MAX Success, Holon, Israel
Canada
Barney Johnson, RE/MAX Crossroads Realty, Toronto, ON
U.S.

Andrew Armata and Stacey Alcorn, RE/MAX Prestige, Chelmsford, MA
Worldwide

Andrew Armata and Stacey Alcorn, RE/MAX Prestige, Chelmsford, MA

Net Gain in Associates – Metro Market

International
Marco Ramberti, RE/MAX Place, Rome, Italy
Canada
Gordy Khuman, RE/MAX Gold Realty, Mississauga, ON
U.S.

Jackie Danner and Mark Korting, RE/MAX Dynamic Properties, Anchorage, AK
Worldwide
Jackie Danner and Mark Korting, RE/MAX Dynamic Properties, Anchorage, AK

Net Gain in Associates – Multi-Office Network

International


Antonio Aguirre and Miguel Canovas, RE/MAX Total, Buenos Aires, Argentina 

Canada
Alex Pilarski and Richard Pilarski, RE/MAX Realtron Realty, Markham, ON
U.S.

Andrew Armata and Stacey Alcorn, RE/MAX Prestige, Chelmsford, MA
Worldwide
Andrew Armata and Stacey Alcorn, RE/MAX Prestige, Chelmsford, MA

COMMUNITY CITIZENSHIP

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Regional Awards
RE/MAX of Texas, Richard Filip and Jeanne Filip (greatest total donation – U.S.)

RE/MAX of Texas, Richard Filip and Jeanne Filip (greatest per-agent donations – U.S.) 

RE/MAX of Western Canada (greatest total donation – Canada)

RE/MAX Quebec (greatest per-agent donations – Canada)



FRANCHISE SALES

#1 Franchise Sales Volume
Jan Repa, RE/MAX International Development, Denver, CO

International

1. Ayhan Kaya, RE/MAX of Turkey, Osmanbey, Turkey

2. Wayne Heidmann, RE/MAX of Southern Africa, Cape Town, South Africa

3. Zaira Vega, RE/MAX Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico


North America

1. Adrian Burry, RE/MAX Ontario Atlantic Canada, Mississauga, ON

2. Bob Butterfield, RE/MAX Florida
3. Mitch Roher, RE/MAX Florida

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