REALTORS® of the Year

REALTORS® of the Year

Nominations Closed, Will Reopen October 1, 2022

The REALTOR® of the Year Award is conferred annually in recognition of an active member in good standing of the Ruidoso/Lincoln County Association of REALTORS® who has provided outstanding service to his or her profession and the community.  Candidate consideration will be based on overall contributions as well as current year participation.  Click here for guidelines and nominee qualifications.  To be considered for this award, RLCAR members must be nominated by their peers and selected by the ROTY Committee — which is a panel made up of past ROTY winners.

Nominations for REALTOR® of the year opens the first of October with nominations being due by October 24th of each year. The ROTY committee will review all submitted nominations and will name one or no recipient.

The Ruidoso/Lincoln County Association of REALTORS®, REALTOR® of the year Committee will use the following six standards when selecting the REALTOR® of the Year:  
 

  1. REALTOR® Spirit - High principles, faithfulness to laws and regulations of the Code of Ethics and local board, and furtherance of principles of good real estate practice among brokers, salespersons, and the general public

  2. Civic Activity - Participation in civic and service clubs, charitable activities, political commissions, fraternal or religious groups, etc.

  3. Business Accomplishments - Recognized good business conduct, service to clients, imaginative and creative advertising programs, rehabilitation work, land utilizations, etc.

  4. Local Association Activity - Board offices or committee work.  Special assignments, seminar activity and education work.

  5. State Association Activity - Offices held and committee work, attendance and participation at state conventions, directors’ meetings, educational conferences, etc.

  6. National Association Activity - National Offices and committee work, membership and work in the Institutes, Societies and Councils, attendance at national conventions, etc.

 

The announcement is more dramatic if the name of the winner is kept secret until the presentation at an Awards or Installation Banquet.

Past Recipients of the REALTOR® of the Year Award

2019

Troy Briggs

2015

Alberto Robles

2012

Rhonda Albers

2009

Eddy Gibson

2000

J. Scott Miller

1996

Wayland Burk

1991

Cindy Lynch

1988

Glen Crane

1983

Tommy Perteet

1977

J.T Winniford

2018

Mary Austin

2014

Keli Cox

2011

Mary Weaver

2007

Harvey Foster

1998

Rose Peebles

1993

James Paxton

1990

Gary Lynch

1987

Barbara DiPaolo

1982

Wayne Witlock

1976

Bill Seelbach

2017

Angie Olivas

2013

James Russ

2010

L. Tom Rheingans

2005

Kathy Osborne

1997

Linda Long

1992

Bill Pippin

1989

Darlene Hart

1984

Alton Lane

1981

J.T. Winniford

1962

Dan Swearingin