Virginia Beach, Virginia: Gerald S. Divaris, President of Divaris Real Estate, Inc is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2010 Circle of Excellence awards, promotions within the sales and leasing divisions, and years of service acknowledgments. The winners from DRE’s Hampton Roads offices were honored at Divaris’ 2010 Circle of Excellence Awards luncheon at the Town Center City Club on February 28, 2011
2010 SILVER CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE – Jay Burnell, Virginia Beach Retail Brokerage; Vivian Turok, Virginia Beach Office Brokerage, Chris Bendit, Newport News Office Brokerage; Debbie Wake and Brett McNamee, Richmond Retail Brokerage.
2009 BRONZE CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE – Krista Costa, Virginia Beach Office Brokerage; Levi Thomson, Virginia Beach Retail Brokerage;Elizabeth Newbill, Virginia Beach Office Brokerage; Erica Meekins, Virginia Beach Retail Brokerage; Judy Jensen, Newport News Retail Brokerage. Jensen was also recognized with Divaris Real Estate’s 2010 Rookie of the Year Award.
Other awards included the 2010 Employee of the Year – Susan Warren, Virginia Beach Property Management, Accounting and New Development; 2010 Leadership Award – Erica Meekins, senior retail leasing and sales associate in Virginia Beach; 2010 Principals Award for Excellence -two individuals received this recognition, McKinley Ricks and Rosemary Thomas; 2010 Property Manager of the Year – Cindy Morris, Richmond, Virginia; 2010 Community Service Award – Kristin Burris, Virginia Beach lease administrator, received a cash prize and a matching donation to her favorite charity;2010 Chairmans’ Award – Diana Teitsma, principal of the Charlotte, North Carolina office of Divaris Real Estate, Inc.
Divaris Real Estate Inc. is headquartered in Virginia Beach, Va. with offices in Chesapeake, downtown and suburban Norfolk, Newport News, and Richmond, Va.; Charlotte, N.C.; and Rockville, Md. Divaris Real Estate and Divaris Property Management Corp. are divisions of The Divaris Group, an international real estate brokerage and property management company that currently manages and/or leases in excess of 25 million square feet of prime office, retail and industrial space throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern states.
Divaris Real Estate is a member of Realty Resources,(http://www.realtyresources.org/ ) a national group of independent retail property brokers and managers covering 91 major markets throughout the U.S. DRE is also the Virginia affiliate for The CORE Network,(http://www.corenetworkcre.org/ ) a national group of office and industrial brokers with affiliates throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Asia and Europe. These organizations represent corporate and institutional clients, as well as tenants and buyers in all aspects of leasing, development and managing properties, acquisitions and land sales. Gerald S. Divaris is chairman of the Board, and Michael B. Divaris is president of Divaris Real Estate Inc.