RE/MAX Honors Associates and Offices Across Its Northern Illinois Real Estate Network for Outstanding Performance

Chicago, IL, April 14, 2013 --( The RE/MAX Northern Illinois real estate network recently presented outstanding performance honors to affiliates and offices at the RE/MAX Northern Illinois 36th Annual Awards Ceremony, held Feb. 15 at the Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel in Chicago.

The Double Eagle Award: John and Jack Brennan, broker/owners of RE/MAX of Naperville, Naperville, Ill., and RE/MAX Enterprises, Downers Grove, Ill., were recognized for their loyalty, service and leadership.

The Technology Award: Jason Palermo, broker/owner of RE/MAX Vision 212, Chicago, was honored for integrating advanced technology into the daily operations of his office.

The Trendsetter Award: Paul Wells, broker/owner of RE/MAX of Barrington in Barrington, Ill., and RE/MAX NOW in Lake Barrington, Ill., captured this honor, which recognizes a RE/MAX affiliate who consistently anticipates industry trends and whose progressive outlook and actions benefit their office and the entire RE/MAX system.

Largest Single Residential Commission: Mimi Burke and Cynthia Patterson, RE/MAX of Barrington, Barrington.

Largest Single Referral Commission: John Morrison, RE/MAX of Barrington, Barrington.

Largest Single Commercial Commission: Joseph Wong, RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest, Palatine, Ill.

Top Office, Closed Transactions and Closed Sales Volume: RE/MAX of Naperville in Naperville.

Most Closed Transactions, Team: Matt Kombrink, RE/MAX Great American North in St. Charles, Ill.

Most Closed Transactions, Individual: Robert Padron of RE/MAX Cityview, Chicago.

Most Closed Transactions, Small-Market Team: Tim McCaslin, RE/MAX Sauk Valley in Sterling, Ill.

Most Closed Transactions, Small-Market Individual: Larry Fales of RE/MAX Advantage Realty in Antioch, Ill.

Top Small-Market Office, Closed Transactions and Closed Sales Volume: RE/MAX Great American North of St. Charles.

Top Chicago Office, Closed Transactions: RE/MAX Signature, Chicago.

Top Chicago Office, Closed Sales Volume: RE/MAX City, Chicago.

Top Company, Closed Transactions and Closed Sales Volume: RE/MAX Suburban, with offices in Arlington Heights, Glen Ellyn, Libertyville, Mt. Prospect, Schaumburg and Wheaton, Ill.

Administrative Professional of the Year: Tricia Bautista of RE/MAX Exclusive Properties, Chicago, and Ellen Conte-Batinick of RE/MAX Professionals Select, Naperville.

Broker/Owner of the Year, Single Office: Basel Tarabein of RE/MAX At Home, Rolling Meadows, Ill.

Broker/Owner of the Year, Multi-Office, Small Market: Jim Cesarek, John Rosengren and Tim McCaslin, RE/MAX Sauk Valley of Sterling.

Broker/Owner of the Year, Multi-Office: Dennis White and Michael Origer RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest, with offices in Algonquin, Crystal Lake, Huntley, Lake Zurich and Palatine, Ill.

Broker/Owner of the Year, Multi-Office: Laurence and Renaud Biscarrat, RE/MAX Synergy, with offices in Flossmoor and Orland Park, Ill.

The Rising Star Award: Michael Nardella, RE/MAX Vision 212, Chicago.

Sales Advisory Council (SAC) Awards: The following individuals were recognized for their contributions as members of the 2012 SAC board of directors: President Lisa Koonce, RE/MAX of Naperville; 1st Vice President Melissa Somone-Graham, RE/MAX 1st, Elmhurst, Ill.; 2nd Vice President Stewart Ramirez, RE/MAX Center, Grayslake, Ill.; Secretary Janet Baier, RE/MAX Destiny, Elk Grove Village, Ill.; Treasurer Mary Braatz, RE/MAX Enterprises, Downers Grove; Past President Marisa Macchione, RE/MAX Vision 212, Chicago, and Director of SAC Meetings and Events Candy Kissner, RE/MAX Unlimited Northwest, Crystal Lake.

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 2,000 sales associates and 100 individually owned and operated RE/MAX offices that provide a full range of residential and commercial brokerage services. Its and websites are leaders in consumer visits among real estate franchise brands. The northern Illinois network is part of RE/MAX LLC, a global real estate organization with 89,000 sales associates in 90+ nations. The RE/MAX organization has been recognized for numerous industry honors for excellence, and its Associates continue to lead the industry in professional designations, experience and production. Nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX. RE/MAX is the official real estate partner of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and the national sponsor of Susan G. Komen for the Cure®.
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Laura Ortoleva