Nevada REALTORS® honors top REALTORS®, including ROTY Heidi Kasama
Nevada REALTORS® honored its leading members at an awards event in Las Vegas in early December, naming longtime industry leader Heidi Kasama as its 2018 Nevada REALTOR® of the Year and recognizing others from around the state for their continued service to their association, their profession and their communities.
Kasama, a longtime Las Vegas REALTOR®, served as NVR’s 2018 president after being president-elect in 2017. She is also a past president of the Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS® (GLVAR) and has volunteered on numerous state association and GLVAR committees. She is a REALTOR at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services in Las Vegas.
At its yearly awards event held Dec. 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada REALTORS® also presented its other annual awards. Read about the other award winners and the entire story here.
NEVADA REALTOR® OF THE YEAR (ROTY)
The REALTOR® of the Year Award is given to a member of Nevada REALTORS® for effort and work expended in the interest of REALTORS®, the profession, and the community.
NEVADA DISTINGUISHED REALTOR® AWARD (NDRA)
The Nevada Distinguished REALTOR® Award is a prestigious award for a Nevada REALTOR® to receive. This award was born out of a desire to recognize an individual among the membership who consistently contributes to the real estate profession and to Nevada REALTORS®. These contributions span many years and are often in places where their contributions may not be seen by the members. Erika Lamb is the 2018 recipient.
REALTORS® ACTIVE IN POLITICS AWARD (RAP)
The RAP award recognizes a REALTOR who is involved politically at the local, state and national level, through service and contributions. The recipient is a dedicated person who wants to make a difference in their community and state by getting involved in the political affairs for Nevada. Devin Reiss is the 2018 recipient.
THE JOE NOLAN AWARD
The Joe Nolan Award was created in honor of Joe Nolan, REALTOR, C.R.B. C.C.I.M., Past President of the Las Vegas Board of REALTORS® and Past/President of the Nevada Association of REALTORS®. Joe was a professional and knew the value of education and participation in the activities of the Local, State, and National Association of REALTORS® as well as his community. His success and ability was recognized by his peers, and the recipients of this award embody those talents. The 2018 recipient is Kevin Sigstad.
REALTOR® ACHIEVEMENT AWARD (RAA)
The REALTORS® Achievement Award is given each year to an individual who has displayed outstanding contributions at the local and state level. The choice of the recipient is at the discretion of the President and the selection is kept confidential until awarded. The 2018 recipient is Greg Martin.