Townsville agents reel in accolades at international awards
LAST Friday night more than 150 guests descended on the Great Room in Brisbane’s W Hotel for the annual Ray White Commercial awards.
The celebration recognised agents in the company from around Australia, New Zealand, America, Hong Kong and Malaysia.
The Townsville office is understood to have brought home eight awards.
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Ray White Commercial Townsville agent Troy Townsend said the teams effort combined with local business confidence had allowed the office to excel in the past year.
“Our team has put in a really huge effort in the past 12 months and it’s satisfying to be acknowledged at an International level,” Mr Townsend said.
“Our Townsville office won eight awards and has completed the largest number of commercial transactions in the region with over 200 deals completed within the last 12 months.
“There is definitely a noticeable improvement in local business confidence which is translating to an up uptake in commercial space.”
Mr Towsend took home the awards for team excellence in community contribution, number one client satisfaction award performer, number one for amount of transactions, Number five for amount of leasing transactions and Elite performer in the top 3 per cent of agents in Ray White Group.
Ray White Commercial Townsville agent Tony Parker won the premier sales award and Stacie Stockham was named property manager of the year and received the award for number one property management growth in Revenue.
“Stacie has risen to the top of her profession after starting with the group only 13 months ago,” Mr Townsend said.
Ray White Commercial Head of Agency Operations Michael McCullagh said he was proud of every member and their achievements for the 2018-19 financial year.
“Real estate last year had its challenges and I’m incredibly proud of how we stood by our values and our client-centric approach and still delivered some fantastic results,” Mr McCullagh said.
“This is a celebration of individuals, teams and offices that we’re delighted to recognise with the Ray White Commercial awards.
“We now have the opportunity, potential and talent to go on and be a true commercial powerhouse across Australasia.”
Ray White Commercial award winners 2019 — full list:
Top Performers — Settled Sales and Leasing Fees: Michael Willems — Ray White Commercial Gold Coast
Top Offices — Sales and Leasing Fees: Ray White Commercial Queensland
Director’s Cup: Paul Butler and Paul Forrest — Ray White Commercial Noosa and Sunshine Coast North
Team Excellence in Community Contribution: Troy Townsend — Ray White Commercial Townsville
Office Administrator of the Year: Jessica Vella — Ray White Commercial Queensland
Admin Team of the Year: Ray White Commercial Northern Corridor Group
Rising Star — Sales and Leasing: Tom Jones — Ray White Commercial (WA)
Rising Star PM: Lauren Murphy — Ray White Commercial (WA)
Property Manager of the Year: Stacie Stockham — Ray White Commercial Townsville
Property Manager Team of the Year: Ray White Commercial (WA)
Auction Performer of the Year: Michael Willems — Ray White Commercial Gold Coast
Auction Office of the Year: Ray White Commercial Gold Coast
Cutting Edge Award: Ray White Commercial Northern Corridor Group
Team of the Year: Ray White Commercial Northern Corridor Group
Marketing Campaign of the year: Former Fairfax Media print site sale — $7.425M
Marketing Excellence — Print Media: Tony Williams — Ray White Commercial Queensland
Marketing Excellence: Jared Johnson and Lachlan Marshall — Ray White Commercial Queensland
Client Satisfaction Award Performer: Troy Townsend — Ray White Commercial Townsville
Client Satisfaction Award Office: Ray White Commercial Tauranga
Top Performers — Number of Transactions: Troy Townsend — Ray White Commercial Townsville
Top Offices — Leasing Fees: Ray White Commercial Gold Coast
Top Performers — Leasing Fees: Scott Stephens — Ray White Commercial NSW — Sydney North
Top Offices — Property Management Performance: Ray White Commercial Gold Coast
Property Management Growth — Revenue: Ray White Commercial Townsville
Property Management Growth — New Managements: Ray White Commercial South Sydney.