HOME Real Estate celebrated its top professionals at an awards banquet Feb. 7 at the Country Club of Lincoln.
Dan Mlnarik of the Pine Lake office was named 2012 Realtor of the Year, and Kylee Brown of the Pioneer Greens office was selected as Employee of the Year. Carla Waldbaum of the North office was the first recipient of the Steve Schleich Community Service Award.
Doug Hanna of the Pine Lake office earned the Top Overall Residential Producing and Top Overall Residential Selling Associate, while Terry Kraft of the Pioneer Greens office was the Top Overall Residential Listing Associate and Jeff Johnson of the Cotner office closed the most units.
Paul & Madonna Kardell of the Pioneer Greens office won the top Couple Awards for listing, selling and overall production, while Ann and Al Underwood from the Pine Lake branch office in Seward had the Most Units Closed by a Couple. The top Overall New Construction couple went to Lydi and Vladimer Gorbun, also of the Pine Lake office.
The Top Overall Producing Team and Most Units Closed by a Team awards went to the Bulow Team of the Pioneer Greens office.
Each office recognized agents in four different categories. Top Producers in each office were: Jeff Johnson, Cotner office; John Fink, North office; Doug Hanna, Pine Lake office; and Rhonda Dodson, Pioneer Greens office.
Newcomer of the Year awards went to Derek Busch at Cotner, Timothy Bayne at North, Lydi & Vladimer Gorbun at Pine Lake, and Vicki Cox of Pioneer Greens.
The Top New Construction Associates in each office were Noel Herrington, Cotner; Katie Bugbee, North; Donna Melichar, Pine Lake; and Terry Kraft, Pioneer Greens.
Finally, all the agents in each office voted for a fellow agent who best exemplifies the spirit of the office. Harry Rotthaus won the Agent Choice award from Cotner, Jeni Eitzman Meyer for North, Patti Whitbeck for Pine Lake and Jeanne Johnson for Pioneer Greens.