October 30, 2020 |
Updated October 30, 2020
ARLINGTON, VA | October 30, 2020 – Assurant’s Joseph Marcino received one of the National Apartment Association’s (NAA) highest honors, the NAA Lifetime Achievement Award, presented on Oct. 30 during the association’s virtual Assembly of Delegates meeting.
The NAA Lifetime Achievement Awards recognizes recipients for their long-term history of exemplary national service and accomplishments to the NAA and the apartment housing industry. Marcino earned the recognition after serving the industry for more than 40 years, including his role as a founding member of the National Suppliers Council (NSC). He remains an active member of the NSC, and his knowledge and leadership is respected throughout the industry as he has served in numerous roles at the national and affiliate level.
“Joseph has been a long-trusted voice and critical link in the industry’s connection with suppliers,” said NAA President & CEO Bob Pinnegar, CAE. “The NSC has grown and thrived as a result of his hard work and dedication. NAA is thrilled that Joseph remains a resource for the industry and we are fortunate that he remains a guiding light and source of knowledge for the next generation. We congratulate him on this much deserved achievement.”
In 1979, Marcino was a founding member of the NSC and has helped fuel the group’s exponential growth from its initial five members. Marcino has served on countless committees for the NSC, the Apartment Association of Greater Dallas (AAGD) and the Texas Apartment Association (TAA) and was. He is a four-time NSC chair and served as chairman of the AAGD and TAA supplier councils in 1984 and 1985, respectively. Additionally, Marcino represented Texas and Dallas as a delegate and was an active participant at the Assembly of Delegates for 15 years.
The NAA Lifetime Achievement Award is the newest addition to Marcino’s decorated four decades of service to the industry; Marcino is also a four-time NSC Member of the Year, including the 1988 Victor Award, and the 1988 Dallas President’s Award winner.
The National Apartment Association (NAA) serves as the leading voice and preeminent resource through advocacy, education and collaboration on behalf of the rental housing industry. As a federation of 152 affiliates, NAA encompasses over 85,000 members representing more than 10 million apartment homes globally. NAA believes that rental housing is a valuable partner in every community that emphasizes integrity, accountability, collaboration, community responsibility, inclusivity and innovation. To learn more, visit www.naahq.org.