Member Recognition & Awards

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Realtor® Awards

NVAR inspires members to achieve great things through its dynamic awards programs, from unprecedented sales to exceptional dedication to the real estate industry.

For details on each of these awards, including application deadlines, contact Vika Mitchell at 703.207.3210 or email

Affiliate of the year

Affiliate of the Year 

Applicants are judged on participation in the association (including volunteer time at association events), participation in committees, and financial support of events, classes, and more, through direct sponsorship or fund raising.

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Realtors® with the highest sales volumes are invited to join the Multi-Million Dollar Sales Club. First-time club members are welcomed at a breakfast hosted by the Chairman of the Board. Please review the criteria and application information here.


Realtor® of the Year 

The Realtor® of the Year award is given to the member who has shown outstanding leadership, commitment, and skill in the real estate industry. Applicants are judged on contributions to the industry, outstanding qualities, and any additional factors that set the individual apart in the award year.

The Realtor® of the Year award is announced at the Annual Meeting at our Convention each year.

Hall of fame

Hall of Fame 

The NVAR Hall of Fame distinction is given to members of the NVAR community who have excelled, through a minimum of 10 years of service to the local, state, and national associations, to the industry, the community, and the public. Hall of Fame candidates are evaluated in the areas of longevity, productivity, association service, and overall image.

Honorary life

Honorary Lifetime Membership 

Lifetime Honorary Membership may be conferred on an NVAR member who has made significant contributions to the association and the profession of real estate. These industry leaders serve as icons in the real estate community.

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Pioneer Club 

The NVAR Pioneer Club recognizes the talents, contributions, and commitments made by those who have been in the real estate profession for at least 25 years.

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State and National Awards 

The Virginia Association of Realtors® and the National Association of Realtors® offer various distinctions including the HOPE Awards for excellence in lowering the barriers to minority homeownership, the VAR Honor Society, and the Good Neighbor Awards.