AWARDS

REALTOR® of the Year Award

The REALTOR® of the Year Award recognizes the REALTOR® who has contributed the most to the real estate profession, to fellow REALTORS®, and to the community-at-large during the career of the nominee. Nominations must be in the State Association office on or before September 1. The award will be presented at the Annual Convention.

David D. Roberts Award

This award is given in honor of David D. Roberts, Sr., a distinguished Alabama REALTOR® who served as president of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® in 1985. It recognizes the REALTOR® who has contributed greatly to Alabama REALTORS®, National Association of REALTORS®, and his or her local board/association over a period of at least twenty years. Any REALTOR® is eligible for nomination except for those who (1) comprise the incumbent Alabama REALTORS® Executive Committee or (2) are their local board/association's current nominee for Alabama REALTOR® of the Year. Nominations must be in the State Association office on or before September 1. The award will be presented at the Annual Convention.

Robert Jemison Award

This award is given in honor of Robert Jemison, the first Alabama REALTOR® to serve as president of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (1926). It recognizes the long and valued service of REALTORS® or REALTOR®-ASSOCIATES for a minimum of fifteen years to ALABAMA REALTORS® and their local board/association and who have never served as ALABAMA REALTORS® president, president-elect, secretary or treasurer. Nominations must be in the State Association office on or before September 1. The award will be presented at the Annual Convention.

Arthur B. Pope Education Achievement Award

Arthur B. Pope was a leader in Mobile real estate for many years. As president of the Alabama Association of REALTORS® in 1979, he worked tirelessly to improve the professional development and standards of those involved in Alabama real estate. Perhaps more than any AAR president who served before him, Mr. Pope truly was AAR’s “education president.” Mr. Pope constantly worked to improve the association’s GRI program. Some of the success that program enjoys today is the result of his efforts. Nominations must be in the State Association office on or before September 1.

Harriett M. Isaacson Excellence Professional Excellence Award

This award is given in honor of Harriett Isaacson, a true professional who devoted herself to service at the local, state, and national levels. It recognizes the member who has been an educator for a minimum of 20 years and is respected within the REALTOR® education community. Nominations must be in the State Association office on or before September 1.

Mickey Phillips REALTORS® for Children Award

To recognize the efforts of a member who has devoted time and resources to unselfishly invest in children through projects or programs focusing on the needs of children. Nominations must be in the State Association office on or before September 1.

Manie Barbour Association Executive Professional Excellence Award

This award is named for Manie Barbour, who has served many years as a real estate professional and has distinguished herself in her service as an association executive for the Tuscaloosa Association. This award shall be the highest honor bestowed by AAR on an association executive. Nominations must be in the State Association office on or before September 1.