“Of the Year” Awards

Nominations/Applications for the 2021 “Of the Year” Awards are now open!

Each year, KCRAR recognizes the exceptional work of five members through the annual “Of the Year” Awards program.  Winners will be announced during the KCRAR Holiday Party in December. Members may nominate themselves or others by 5 p.m. on Sept. 15. Nomination forms and details about each award are below. 

This award will be awarded to a KCRAR member in good standing based on Association involvement, civic and community service, professional conduct and business accomplishments.

REALTOR® of the Year Nomination Form

This award will be awarded to a KCRAR member in good standing based on Association involvement, ethics and cooperation, community service, continuing education and salesmanship/production from June 2020 through June 2021.

Salesperson of the Year Nomination Form

This award will be awarded to a KCRAR member in good standing who has contributed to a program that improves the livability of the local community. Nominees will be judged on level of personal contribution, impact of personal contribution, broadness of impact and the project’s suitability as a role model for other REALTORS®. The winner’s qualifying 501c3 charity will be awarded a $1,000 donation on behalf of the winner.

Good Neighbor Community Service Award Nomination Form

This award will be awarded to a KCRAR member in good standing who has been licensed for 18 months or less. Nominees will be judged on Association involvement, ethics and cooperation, community service, professional development and salesmanship/production from June 2020 through June 2021.

Newcomer of the Year Nomination Form

This award will be awarded to a KCRAR Industry Partner member (formerly called Affiliate) in good standing based on Association involvement, support of the real estate community, civic and community activities, professional conduct and support of state Association activities.

Industry Partner of the Year Nomination Form

2020 Award Winners

REALTOR® of the Year

Lin Van Meter, RE/MAX Innovations

Salesperson of the Year

Sydney West, RE/MAX Infinity

 Community Service Award 

Beth Franklin, Keller Williams Southland

Newcomer of the Year Award

Sarah Rupp, Better Homes and Gardens Kansas City Homes

Industry Partner of the Year Award

Natalie Hill, First American Title