Capping off Belle Property’s annual conference, Elevate, the Belle of the Ball awards dinner was held on Tuesday night and showcased the finest operators across the 80-office network.
Belle Property Dee Why swept the awards evening, crowned the number one office for gross commission earned and number two for number of transactions. Agent, Nick Duchatel was ranked the number one agent (GCI), Lauren Bridges was awarded BDM of the Year (transactions) and agent, Jo Morrison received the Excellence Award for most improved over a two-year period.
The team at Wollongong also shone, ranking as the number one business for number of transactions and number two for gross commission earned. Selling principals, Jeremy Hodder and Darren Kay were ranked the number one and two principals for number of transactions, respectively. They came in fifth (Kay) and sixth (Hodder) position for gross commission earned. Sian Neall took home the PA of the Year award.
Tim Foote of Belle Property Mosman was crowned number one Principal based on gross commission earned and the Mosman business overall was ranked sixth in the group. Agent, David Smeallie came in as the sixth best agent (GCI).
Property Manager’s Kylie Ingle of Belle Property Cornubia and Walter Pezzutto of Belle Property Annandale took home the Property Manager of the Year awards for portfolios less than and greater than 160 properties, respectively.
Sarah Burke of Belle Property Bowral took home the coveted Outstanding Achievement Award, also known as the Rookie of the Year, celebrating an exceptional first year in real estate.
Belle Property Mona Vale received the coveted customer service award.
CEO of Belle Property, Peter Hanscomb said this year’s award winners represented a group of highly skilled agents and businesses.
“We have some incredible operators within our network of businesses, and each year our group awards become more competitive. Belle of the Ball takes a moment to recognize excellence in leadership, skills and service across both sales and property management.
“I congratulate and commend our award winners for an exceptional year. So many exciting results to celebrate,” he said.
The 2017 Belle of the Ball celebration was held at the International Convention Centre on Tuesday, 8 August and saw more than 600 principals, agents, property managers and support staff come together to recognise the success of the last financial year.
For a full list of award winners, please click here.