Author Archives: Savino James

Realtors® Christina and Mike Pappas: Working Together to Stop Youth Violence

Realtors® Christina and Mike Pappas: Working Together to Stop Youth Violence

MIAMI — Community is important to Mike and Christina Pappas, the father-daughter Realtor® duo with The Keyes Company in Miami. Along with a few Keyes employees, they went to extraordinary lengths to raise money and awareness for the Miami Youth for Christ charity initiative to help stop youth violence.

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Florida Realtor® Magazine Wins Top Awards

Florida Realtor® Magazine Wins Top Awards

Publication Honored for Design, Writing Excellence

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 1, 2017Florida Realtor, the Business Magazine of Florida Real Estate and monthly trade publication of Florida Realtors®, recently won seven awards in the 2017 Florida Magazine Association’s (FMA) competition.

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Florida Realtors®: Miami Realtor Is 2017 Realtor ® of Year

Florida Realtors®: Miami Realtor Is 2017 Realtor ® of Year

2017 Florida Realtors President Maria Wells presents Matey Veissi with her award as the 2017 Realtor of the Year during the awards luncheon at the recent convention and trade expo.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017 — Florida Realtors® honored Matey H. Veissi, 2016 president of the state Realtor association, as its 2017 Realtor of the Year. The Realtor of the Year award was presented at the state association’s recent 101st annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Fort Lauderdale Realtor® Receives Educator of Year Award

Fort Lauderdale Realtor® Receives Educator of Year Award

This year’s Educator of the Year, Steven David, accepts his award from Florida Realtors President Maria Wells at the recent 2017 convention and trade expo.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017— Florida Realtors® has named Steven David as the winner of its Educator of the Year Award for 2017. The awards were presented during the state association’s recent 101st annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Naples Realtor® Receives Education Volunteer of Year Award

Naples Realtor® Receives Education Volunteer of Year Award

Florida Realtors President Maria Wells congratulates Paula Angelopoulos Urbinati on being honored as the state association’s first Education Volunteer of the Year.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017— Florida Realtors® has named Paula Angelopoulos Urbinati as the inaugural winner of its Education Volunteer of the Year Award for 2017. The awards were presented during the state association’s recent 101st annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Sarasota Realtor® Honored as 2017 Newcomer of Year

Sarasota Realtor® Honored as 2017 Newcomer of Year

Julia Montei, right, receives her award as the 2017 Newcomer of the Year from Florida Realtors President Maria Wells.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017 — Julia Montei, a member of the Realtor® Association of Sarasota and Manatee, has been named Florida Realtors® 2017 Newcomer of the Year.

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Tampa Bay Realtor® Is 2017 Humanitarian of Year

Tampa Bay Realtor® Is 2017 Humanitarian of Year

Florida Realtors President Maria Wells poses with 2017 Humanitarian of the Year Tony Canizares following the awards luncheon at this year’s convention.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017— Florida Realtors® has named Anthony “Tony” Canizares, a member of Greater Tampa Realtors®, as its 2017 Humanitarian of the Year, proving that Realtors make a difference in their communities. Why? He saved the life of his friend Gary Lopez.

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Miami Realtor® Wins Commercial Realtor Achievement Award

Miami Realtor®  Wins Commercial Realtor Achievement Award

This year’s Commercial Realtor Achievement Award winner, Jose Maria Serrano, proudly accepts his award from 2017 Florida Realtors President Maria Wells.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017 — Florida Realtors® has honored Jose Maria Serrano, a member of the Miami Association of Realtors®, with its 2017 Commercial Realtor Achievement Award. The award was presented at the state association’s recent 101st annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Naples Realtor® Wins 2017 Realtor Achievement Award

Naples Realtor® Wins 2017 Realtor Achievement Award

2017 Realtor Achievement Award winner Mike Hughes poses with Florida Realtors President Maria Wells after accepting his award during the recent convention.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017 — Florida Realtors® recognized Michael “Mike” Hughes, a member of the Naples Area Board of Realtors® (NABOR) as the winner of its 2017 Realtor Achievement Award. The award was presented during the state association’s recent 101st annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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Tampa Realtor® Honored As 2017 Associate Realtor of Year

Tampa Realtor® Honored As 2017 Associate Realtor of Year

Connie Johnson accepts her award as the 2017 Associate Realtor of the Year from Florida Realtors President Maria Wells.

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28, 2017 — Florida Realtors® honored Connie M. Johnson, a member of the Greater Tampa Realtors®, as its 2017 Associate Realtor of the Year. The award was presented at the state association’s recent 101st annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla.

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