RE/MAX Names Newest Recipients of Career Achievement Honors in Metro Chicago Real Estate Market in Metro Chicago Real Estate Market

Chicago, IL, March 09, 2012 --( RE/MAX recently announced the names of the most recent group of its affiliates at offices across the seven-county metropolitan Chicago real estate market who have earned career achievement honors.

RE/MAX affiliates are eligible for three career awards, each marking an important professional milestone during a career with RE/MAX. These career honors include the Hall of Fame, Lifetime Achievement and Circle of Legends awards, which are distinct from the honors that agents can earn each year for their annual sales production.

Recently, three agents received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award, which goes to those who have been part of the worldwide RE/MAX network for at least seven years and have completed 1,000 or more real estate transactions during that time.

Thirty others earned membership in the RE/MAX Hall of Fame, whose members have closed more than 350 transactions while affiliated with RE/MAX.

Grouped geographically, here are names and offices of those recently honored for career achievement:

City of Chicago
Inducted into the Hall of Fame were Robert Padron of RE/MAX Cityview, Arnaldo M. Rosas and Adam Rodriguez of RE/MAX City and Steven M. Paige of RE/MAX Vision 212.

North Suburbs
Deborah Cassidy of RE/MAX Showcase, Lake Forest, received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Membership in the RE/MAX Hall of Fame went to Patricia Hupperich of RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest, Lake Zurich, and Kathleen A. Zirkelbach of RE/MAX Center, Grayslake.

Northwest Cook Suburbs
Membership in the RE/MAX Hall of Fame went to Cynthia W. Patterson and Pamela Weinert, RE/MAX of Barrington, Barrington; Jane L. Viola of RE/MAX At Home, Rolling Meadows, and Dave Ablin, RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest, Palatine.

West Cook Suburbs and DuPage County
Christine G. Michelson of RE/MAX Suburban, Wheaton, received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Membership in the RE/MAX Hall of Fame went to Gustavo Vargas, RE/MAX Partners, Berwyn; Angela Lotz, RE/MAX All Pro, Bloomingdale; Maria Baran, RE/MAX Elite, Darien; Charles A. Ivas, RE/MAX Elite, Hinsdale; David Griffith and Lance Kammes, RE/MAX Suburban, Wheaton; Debbie Pawlowicz and Sue Daley, RE/MAX Action, Lisle; Cynthia Voss, RE/MAX Suburban, Glen Ellyn, and Linda Saracco, RE/MAX County Line, Burr Ridge.

South Cook Suburbs and Will County
The Lifetime Achievement Award went to Gay C. Weaver of RE/MAX Synergy, Flossmoor. Inducted into the RE/MAX Hall of Fame were Guillermina D. Munoz, RE/MAX 2000, Crete; Gloria Ulloa, RE/MAX 10, Oak Lawn; Suzy Frederickson, RE/MAX 10, Palos Park, and Deborah M. Laskowski, RE/MAX 1st Service, Homer Glen.

Kane County
Membership in the RE/MAX Hall of Fame went to Jennifer A. Bennett, Alison S. France and Marie Ziegler, RE/MAX Excels, Geneva; Mark Goff, RE/MAX Horizon, Elgin, and Cory Jones and Mark Sannita, RE/MAX Great American North, St. Charles.

RE/MAX has been the leader in the northern Illinois real estate market since 1989. The RE/MAX Northern Illinois network, with headquarters in Elgin, Ill., consists of 2,100 sales associates and 110 individually owned and operated RE/MAX offices that provide a full range of brokerage services throughout the northern one-third of Illinois. Its and websites are leaders in consumer visits among real estate franchise brands. Its mobile search,, allows users to conduct real estate searches on any mobile device with Internet access. The northern Illinois network is part of RE/MAX LLC, a global real estate organization with 87,000 sales associates in 87 nations.

RE/MAX Northern Illinois
Laura Ortoleva
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