The Northern Rhode Island Board of REALTORS® is pleased to recognize the sales achievements of its members as well as the contributions members make to the real estate industry, the REALTOR® Association and the Community.
In 2018, the National Association of REALTORS® proudly launched Commitment to Excellence (C2EX), a program that empowers REALTORS® to demonstrate their professionalism and commitment to conducting business at the highest standards. Learn more or register at www.c2ex.realtor. The following NRIBR members have been honored with this distinction: Monalisa Aguiar, Kim Bolano, Duane Boucher, Michele Cerreta, Jane D’Angelo, Linda Delach, Kevin Dumont, Janice Geddes, Andre Goulet, Michael Lambrese, Martha Lapierre, Jennifer Lemme, Joseph Luca, Raymond Majeau, Anne McCrann, Sherri Mercurio, Leesa Michael, Kelli Reedy, Holly Ritter, Chris Whitten, Robert Williamson.
Diamond Sales Awards
Presented each March; This recognition program is composed of outstanding REALTOR® members who have attained designated sales and listing volume and who strive to provide the highest level of professional real estate services.
Thanks to all who submitted a 2021 Diamond Sales application by the deadline of 1/24/22. The Board announced all of the recipients at its 4/14/22 fundraiser to benefit our adopted charity: RI Meals on Wheels at the Kirkbrae Country Club.
DEADLINE TO FILE 2022 APPLICATIONS WILL BE 1/24/2023.
Good Neighbor Award
Presented to a member who has made a positive impact in the Northern Rhode Island Community, the Good Neighbor Award seeks to highlight and inspire an individual’s personal contribution to the community as well as their impact as a role model for other REALTORS®. The Good Neighbor Award is intended to recognize individual contributions, not association or companywide efforts. The Good Neighbor Award recipient will receive a $1,000 donation to a charity of their choice on their behalf. Does not have to be awarded every year. The 2022 Good Neighbor Award recipient was Chris Whitten of Premeer Real Estate. In his honor, Operation Stand Down RI received a $1,000 grant from NRIBR.
REALTOR® of the Year
Presented each July, the REALTOR of the Year® award recognizes an outstanding member of the Board who has provided distinguished service to the Northern Rhode Island Board of REALTORS®, RI Association of REALTORS®, National Association of REALTORS®, the Business Community and has demonstrated volunteerism in civic and charitable organizations. Congratulations to our 2021 REALTOR® of the Year Chris Whitten of Premeer Real Estate, with locations in RI and MA. Nominations for 2022 candidates accepted through 6/3/22.
The Golden “R” award may be presented in September to a REALTOR® member who has demonstrated, consistently over the years, service, support and promotion of the Board and its mission. This individual attends meetings on a regular basis. Congratulations to Edward Stachurski, our 2021 Awardee, of Century 21 Stachurski Agency with offices in Pawtucket and Lincoln, RI.
Rookie Golden “R”
The Rookie Golden “R” award may be presented in September to a New REALTOR® Board Member of 5 years or less who has consistently demonstrated service, support and promotion of the Board and its mission. This individual attends meetings on a regular basis. Congratulations to our 2020 Awardee Alissa St. Jacques of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Cumberland.
Affiliate of the Year
The Affiliate of the Year award may be presented in September to an Affiliate member who has demonstrated consistently service, support and promotion of the Board and its mission. This individual attends meetings on a regular basis. One-time award. Congratulations to our 2020 Awardee Brad Pelletier, Esq. of Pelletier, Marshall & Clark, Attorneys at Law.
Richard Fontaine Award
The Richard Fontaine award may be presented in September to a member of our Board of Directors who has provided exceptional and distinguished service. Congratulations to our 2020 Awardee Alexander Parmenidez of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.
NRIBR Scholarship Award
The NRIBR Scholarship is awarded on the basis of scholastic achievement, leadership ability, and need to two high school students in the amount of $1,000 each. The 2023 applications will be posted here by 1/1/2023.