Arriving in style and dressed to the nines, real estate put its best foot forward for the 22nd Annual REINSW Awards for Excellence.
Featuring pyrotechnics – and even a bubble machine, this year’s industry night of nights was bigger than ever before, with hundreds packing The Star to honour New South Wales’ top performers.
It was an evening filled with champagne and cheers, but most importantly, a lot of camaraderie, with members from across real estate coming together to recognise their collective hard work and passion.
With just 23 prizes up for grabs and over 100 finalists, competition was stiff.
“Last night, the success of our industry was on full display, with an astonishing amount of talent in the room,” said REINSW President Leanne Pilkington.
“With so many deserving nominees, choosing the top professional and agency for each category, was extremely tough.”
Among the big winners was Colliers International, who saw agents Edward Gorddard and Michael Crombie take home the Operational Support award and Property marketer award.
Propertybuyer clinched the Buyers Agency award, while Highland Property Agents was crowned the best large Real Estate Agency of the year.
The most prestigious award of the night, the Woodrow Weight Award was given to Chris Hanley for his incredible work in real estate, as well as the Byron Bay community.
Unable to attend, John Cunningham accepted the honour on his behalf.
The award adds to Chris's long list of accolades, including an Order of Australia medal and Byron Shire’s Citizen of the Year.