The REALTOR®-of-the-Year award is an annual peer award of the Alabama Association of REALTORS® granted to the one REALTOR® who best exemplifies the REALTOR® spirit. It is based on criteria set by the National Association of REALTORS® and includes business accomplishments, community service, activity in the local, state and national REALTOR® organizations, and adherence to the Golden Rule in all life situations.
Nominations are due in the association office on or before August 1st.
The Alabama REALTORS® proudly lists below the persons who have been named Alabama REALTOR®-of-the-Year since the award was first presented in 1960.
2013 Brian Sparks 2012 Jimmie Ann Campbell 2011 Irby Cohen 2010 Jim Dye 2009 Hal Tillman, Jr. 2008 Bill Poole 2007 Jimmy Grant 2006 Wayland Elliott 2005 Richard Van Valkenburgh 2004 James Reese, Jr. 2003 Steve Cawthon 2002 Mark Moody 2001 George P. Hayes 2000 Hap Gwaltney 1999 Bob McMillan 1998 Mickey K. Phillips 1997 Dick Chittam 1996 Janet R. Morris 1995 Robert C. Meeks 1994 Scott Owen Averbuch 1993 Jeri L. Gray 1992 June M. Fletcher 1991 Peggy C. Miller 1990 Bill Watts 1989 Fred M. Glaze 1988 Rosemary C. Fox 1987 Mary W. Summerville 1986 David D. Roberts, Jr. 1985 Walter O. Summerville 1984 Nancy J. Green 1983 Henry Ray 1982 Mary Lee Clement 1981 Everett S. Brooks, Jr. 1980 Robert B. Hall 1979 Bill Price 1978 Aaron Aronov 1977 Ted Copeland 1976 Mary R. Manderson 1975 Jack M. Dunlop 1974 Frank S. Parquette 1973 Paul C. Corwin, Jr. 1972 Arthur B. Pope 1971 Marlin D. Moore, Jr. 1970 Wallace Boothby 1969 Roy F. Bragg 1968 David D. Roberts, Sr. 1967 Cecil Pitman 1966 Owen Meredith, Jr. 1965 James D. Flowers, Jr. 1964 Hoyt W. Howell 1963 John A. Roberts 1962 Ben H. Harris 1961 Louie Reese, Sr. 1960 W. Clyde Pippin
The Alabama Association of REALTOR®; (AAR) is the largest statewide organization of real estate professionals. United by adherence to a Code of Ethics, our members work as real estate professionals in the sale, lease, appraisal and development of residential, rural, and resort properties throughout Alabama.