Real estate gala celebrates installation of new Chicago Association of Realtors leadership

September 23, 2016  |  Staff Writer  |  Print Article  |  Email this Article



The Chicago Association of Realtors (C.A.R.) hosted a who’s who of the city’s vibrant real estate industry at its 133rd Annual Inaugural Gala –  The Night for Real Estate in Chicago – on Sept. 14, at the Radisson Blu Hotel, 221 N. Columbus Dr.

More than 700 guests celebrated the installation of incoming C.A.R. leadership:

  • 2016-2017 C.A.R. President Matt Silver, Urban Real Estate
  • 2016-2017 C.A.R. President-Elect Rebecca Thomson, @properties
  • 2016-2017 C.A.R. Treasurer Tommy Choi, Weinberg Choi Realty Inc.
  • 2016 C.A.R. Realtor of the Year Hugh Rider, Realty & Mortgage, Co.
  • 2016 C.A.R. Hall of Fame Inductee Nancy Suvarnamani, Century 21 S.G.R.


Additional honorees included:

  • Realtor Achievement Award winners Sarah Ware, Ware Realty Group LLC, Marki Lemons-Ryhal, Marki D. Lemons, Vicki Silvano, Century 21 S.G.R.
  • Realtor Community Service Award winners Marcos Mendez, America Real Estate, Chris Mundy, @properties, Mabél Guzmán, @properties
  • Affiliate of the Year Coby Hakalir, Inland Home Mortgage
  • Managing Broker of the Year (51+ Licensees) George Schultz, @properties
  • Managing Broker of the Year (1-50 Licensees) Joe Castillo, ERA Mi Casa Realty


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