ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 29, 2013 — Florida Realtors® recognized Brett Brown, a member of the Naples Area Board of Realtors® (NABOR), as the winner of its 2013 Realtor Achievement Award. The award was presented during the state association’s recent 97th annual Convention & Trade Expo at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla. Peterson is the broker of record and director of sales for Fiddler’s Creek Realty Inc. in Naples, Fla.
The Realtor Achievement Award honors one Realtor serving in the capacity of manager, broker of record or officer of their company. This award covers the previous three years’ contributions to the community, local, state and national Realtor associations.
On the local level, Brown has long been active with NABOR and served on numerous committees ranging from professional development to budget and finance. A trained mediator by Florida Realtors and the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), he also serves as a mediator for NABOR. He originated his local Global Committee and implemented NAR’s three-year business plan for global business. Brown was honored by NABOR with its Hall of Fame and Realtor of the Year awards, and is a 13-year member of the board’s Honor Society.
On the state level, he has served on many Florida Realtors’ committees, forums and special trade groups. He recently chaired the state association’s Task Force for Inbound Trade Mission Workgroup, which promoted global business in Florida. In 2012, Brown was the District 5 vice president for Florida Realtors and a trustee for Florida Realtors PAC (Political Action Committee). He has been a member of Florida Realtors Honor Society for the past nine years.
Brown graduated from NAR’s Leadership Academy in 2012, and has worked with numerous committees and groups for the national association. He is a current NAR director and a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) instructor.
As dedicated to his community as he is to his profession, Brown works with Habitat for Humanity and helped raise thousands for such organizations as Paws for Patriots and Florida Realtors’ Silent Angels. He volunteers at local retirement homes for Veteran’s Day, Memorial Day and Fourth of July festivities, serves on the Miss Southwest Florida Pageant’s board of directors, and is active in his church.