Each year, VAR and some of its partners recognize those members who have gone above and beyond the call of their real estate duties.

These are the Realtors, brokers, and property managers who set the standard for all of us, and who exceed that standard themselves.

Here are our 2011 winners.

Women’s Council of Realtors 2011 State Member of the Year
Phyllis Schrader Robinson
RE/MAX Olympic Realty, Haymarket

Certified Residential Specialist of the Year
Jody Korman
RE/MAX Commonwealth, Richmond

2011 George Rink Educator of the Year
Florence Daniels
Governmental Employees Realty, Alexandria

2011 Ann Swearingen Property Manager of the Year
Schaefer Oglesby
Oglesby Management Group, Lynchburg

Pearl Insurance Virginia Manager of the Year
Claire Forcier-Rowe
Coldwell Banker Elite, Fredericksburg

VHDA Service to Virginia Award
Danita Jackson
Long and Foster, Richmond

Virginia Realtor® Hall of Fame 2011 Inductees

Martha Anders
Coldwell Banker Professional,, Hampton

Tom Innes
RE/MAX Commonwealth, Richmond

Jack Torza
Long and Foster, Mechanicsville

2011 Omega Tau Rho Inductees

Admission to the Omega Tau Rho fraternity is awarded by state and local Realtor associations to members and others who have given exemplary dedication and service to the Realtor organization. And once an Omega Tau Rho medallion is awarded, the recipient is a member for life.

Matha Allen, Northern Virginia Association of Realtors®

Paige Audet, NVAR

Walter Babic, NVAR

Pete Bratic, NVAR

Renee Brown, NVAR

Walter Burns, NVAR

Erick Campos , NVAR

Constance Crigler, NVAR

Leslie Dickemann, NVAR

John Dickinson, Roanoke Valley Association of Realtors®

Elaine Fortune-Moat, NVAR

Karen Gaskins, Hampton Roads Realtor® Association

Joseph Giovannelli, NVAR

Hella Grayson, NVAR

Grace Harris, NVAR

Suzie Hatcher, HRRA

Joseph Jones, HRRA

Merelyn Kaye, NVAR

Sue Mandel, NVAR

Louis Panizza, NVAR

Robert Pannier, NVAR

Sunnie Poloskey, NVAR

William Rhodes Jr., HRRA

Andrea Riggs, NVAR

Evelyn Rivenbark, HRRA

Elizabeth Ross, NVAR

Mary Satre, NVAR

Steven Sherman, NVAR

Robert Simmons, NVAR

Tim Taylor, NVAR

Patricia Toenniessen, NVAR

Jan Trach, NVAR

Wendell White, HRRA

Jon Wolford, NVAR

John Wood Jr., HRRA

Benjamin Zurun, NVAR