NAA Celebrates Excellence Award Winners
ARLINGTON, VA – The National Apartment Association (NAA) recently honored the 2017 NAA Excellence Awards winners during the 2017 NAA Education Conference & Exposition in Atlanta. The annual awards program recognizes excellence and leadership in the apartment housing industry, celebrating builders, industry professionals and affiliated apartment associations that make unique contributions to the industry.
Winners received their NAA Excellence Award during an awards ceremony on June 24. This year’s Excellence Award recipients were:
Builders, Owners & Developers Awards
Community of the Year – Windfern Pointe Apartments, Veritas Equity Management, Houston
Best Community, 1-5 Years (Up to 150 units) – Solaire Bethesda, Kettler, Bethesda, Md.
Best Community, 1-5 Years (More than 150 units) – Savoy at the Streets of West Chester, Hills Properties, West Chester, Ohio
Best Community, 5-20 Years (More than 150 units) – Avana Lenox, Greystar, Atlanta
Best Community, 20+ Years (Up to 150 units) – The Grove on Gladstell, Celtic Realty, Conroe, Texas
Best Community, 20+ Years (More than 150 units) – Windfern Pointe Apartments, Veritas Equity Management, Houston
Best Community, Specialty (Affordable Housing) – The Lofts at 30 Pine, Peabody Properties, Gardner, Mass
Best Community, Specialty (Military Housing) – Atlantic Marine Corps Communities, Lendlease, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Best Community, Specialty (Student) – The Arlie, Greystar, Arlington, Texas
Best Community, Specialty (Student) – The Radius, University Student Living, Minneapolis, Minn.
R.O.E. (Return on Energy) Awards
Energy Retrofit Award – University Towers, EdR, Raleigh, N.C.
Energy Reduction Award (Whole Building Data, Mid-Rise/Low-Rise) – The District, Bozzuto, Washington, D.C.
Engage and Educate Award – The Fenestra at Rockville Town Square, Bozzuto, Rockville, Md.
NAA Individual Awards
Independent Rental Owner (IRO) of the Year (100 units or less) – Hai Le, Dover Place Apartments, Houston
Independent Rental Owner (IRO) of the Year (101-500 units) – Bruce and Stephanie Petersen, Northchase Apartments, Austin, Texas
Chris Christenson Association Executive of the Year – David Brogan, New Jersey Apartment Association, Monroe Township, N.J.
National Suppliers Council Achievement Award – John Cullens, CXC Talent Solutions/ApartmentCareers.com, Dallas
NAA Rising Star Award – Stephanie Loyd, CAM, Blue Ridge Companies, High Point, N.C.
NAAEI Designate Awards
Professional Designate of the Year – Kimberly Hurd, CAPS, Intrepid Capital Investments, Indianapolis
Certified Apartment Manager (CAM) of the Year – Christine Galvez, CAMT, NALP, CAM, CAPS, Bohannon Development Corp., El Paso, Texas
Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) of the Year – Martin Schoolcraft, CAMT, Chestnut Hill Realty, Canton, Mass.
National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP) of the Year – Monica Morales, NALP, CAM, Bohannon Development Corp., El Paso, Texas
Certified Apartment Supplier (CAS) of the Year – Charles Stroud, CAS, CSC ServiceWorks, Plano, Texas
Apartment Career & Education Industry Practitioner Award – Phil Carlock, CAPS, CPM, ECI Management, Atlanta
Anthony V. Pusateri Apartment Career Promotion Award – Equity Residential, Chicago
Communications Award – Apartment Association of Southern Colorado
Community Service Award – Austin Apartment Association
Education Award – Washington Multi-Family Housing Association
Government Affairs Award – New Jersey Apartment Association
Membership Development Award – Atlanta Apartment Association
National Apartment Association (NAA), America’s leading voice for the apartment housing industry, provides its members with the best range of strategic, educational, operational, networking and advocacy resources they need to learn, to lead and to succeed. As a federation of nearly 160 state and local affiliates, NAA encompasses over 73,000 members representing nearly 9 million apartment homes throughout the United States and Canada. NAA’s purpose is to enable every single one of its members to fulfill his or her professional goals with great competence, speed and the highest standards of ethics. NAA is A Trusted Partner, A Valued Connector, A Powerful Advocate, and A Marketing Leader to serve areas in the apartment housing industry. NAA thanks its strategic partners The Home Depot, RealPage Inc., and Yardi. To learn more, visit www.naahq.org.