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

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Multi-Million Dollar Sales Club

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.


Download the MMDSC Plaque Order Form

Affiliate of the year

Affiliate of the Year 

Access National Bank is the 2017 Affiliate of the Year and was selected for its consistent and broad support to NVAR and its financial services to our members.

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.


Realtor® of the Year

Tracy Comstock is the 2018 Realtor® of the Year! Tracy has been honored in the White House in Washington, D.C. and in the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea by leaders of both countries. She is one of the founding members of the Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) – a national trade group dedicated to promoting homeownership opportunities in Asian American communities. Tracy has served for the past six years of the NVAR Board of Directors and has devoted years to teaching students in NVAR’s Realtor® School. She has a long list of involvements on committees and forums at NVAR and the state and national levels. She has also created several annual briefings between the Asian press and NVAR leaders.

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Hall of Fame 

The 2017 Hall of Fame recipients are Margaret Ireland and Mario Rubio, chosen for their dedication and leadership service to the association and the real estate industry.

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.

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Honorary Lifetime Membership 

Susan Mekenney is the 2017 recipient of this honor. Through her dedication to giving back to the community in multiple ways, she serves as a role model for all Realtors®.

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.

Hero Award

NVAR Hero Award

Nora Partlow is the 2018 recipient of the NVAR Hero Award! The Neighborhood Health of Virginia nonprofit nominated Nora Partlow for the 2018 NVAR Hero Award for her 21 years of time, donations, and leadership in support of fundraising events netting more than $550,000.

NVAR created the Hero Award to recognize a member who has made a difference to those less fortunate. It is NVAR’s plan that this recognition will help raise awareness of each recipient’s important contributions and show that NVAR members care about the welfare of our 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.