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CREW-MIAMI ANNOUNCES ITS ANNUAL AWARD RECIPIENTS

Winner Barbara Tria with Margaret NeeWinners Maria Juncadella, Kathleen Moorman, Jose Juncadella with Margaret Nee

Celebrating a record-setting year for CREW-Miami, the Miami chapter of the leading commercial real estate association Commercial Real Estate Women, recognized at its annual awards luncheon business and real estate professionals who have made a significant impact on South Florida’s real estate industry and civic community.

Under the leadership of CREW-Miami President Margaret Nee, Vice President of Development for Pointe Group Advisors, membership over the past year has grown by 20% to almost 200 members, four scholarships were awarded to local female college students pursuing careers in the real estate industry, and over $40,000 was raised for CREW-Miami’s scholarship fund and education initiatives.

The board has also added two new membership categories that go into effect this year: Young Professionals/Associate, which allows a limited number of real estate professionals with fewer than two years’ experience, to join and student memberships, which allows a limited number of real estate students, with the endorsement of a professor, to become members at a reduced membership cost.

CREW-Miami’s 2013 award recipients for outstanding leadership and excellence in real estate are:

  • Networking Deal of the Year Award – Transaction Value Above $2 million:

Deal: $43.8 Million Sale of The Atrium office property in Coral Gables and the $18.2 Million Sale of Distribution Center at NW 33rd Street and NW 91st Avenue in Doral  

  • Brokers: Maria Juncadella and Jose Juncadella, Fairchild Partners
  • Buyer: Kathleen S. Moorman, Baptist Health Enterprises
  • Networking Deal of the Year Award – Transaction Value Below $2 million:

Deal: Vendor services Valued for office building at 355 Alhambra Circle in Coral Gables

  • Property Manager: Lisa Mitchell, Taylor & Mathis
  • Vendor: Todd Dayton, Red Coats
  • Outstanding Leadership: member recognized for industry leadership and accomplishments and dedication to building lasting business relationships.
    • Donna Abood, Colliers International South Florida
  • Outstanding Mover and Shaker: outstanding industry member who is a leading commercial broker in the Coral Gables market.
    • Barbara Tria, Kerdyk Real Estate
  • Star Award: member recognized for her appointment to serve as board member of CREW Network, becoming the first Miami member to serve on the board since 1998.
    • Linda Adler, Carlton Fields
  • Mentor of the Year: outstanding mentor and advocate of students pursuing careers in commercial real estate.
    • Suzanne Hollander, Florida International University
  • Unsung Hero: raised sponsorship dollars for CREW-Miami’s annual signature fundraising event.
    • Rudy Hernandez, Leo Daly
  • President’s Award: member who led efforts to plan luncheon panels and secure speakers.
    • Kim Albanes, Ehrenstein Charbonneau Calderin Attorneys at Law
  • New Member of the Year: new member that contributed talent and time to supporting the organization’s marketing efforts.
    • Jessica Rivero, Blanca Commercial Real Estate

“As an organization, we have reached significant milestones over the past year, including double-digit membership growth and raising significant funds for our educational programs.  We could not have achieved this success without the contributions of our members and leadership,” said Margaret Nee, who served as president of CREW-Miami over 2013. “Congratulations to all the members recognized for their achievements in the past year. With the national CREW Network Convention headed to Miami in September 2014, we look forward to another record-setting year.”

See all the photos from the Awards luncheon here.

Winner Donna Abood with Margaret NeeWinner Linda Adler with Margaret Nee