Annual Awards Ceremony

Each year the Greater Baltimore Board of REALTORS® looks to our membership, leadership, and staff for nominations for each award below. A committee of peers and previous award winners review and vote on each nominee in their respective categories.  Award recipients are announced at the Installation of Officers & Awards Ceremony held annually in November. If you would like to nominate someone for an award please contact Jenifer League by email or at (410) 337-7200.


  • Affiliate of the Year – Each year GBBR gives an award of outstanding achievement to an affiliate member of the board. These individuals are the lifeblood of our organization. Without the continued support and dedication of our members we would not be the organization we are today.
  • Community Service Award – GBBR is please to present an award for outstanding REALTOR® contributions to the community. After all, the survival of our industry is based in the strength of our communities.
  • Distinguished Sales Associate – The Distinguished Sales Associate Award was established to recognize the Sales Associate whom has given continuous and dedicated service to our profession and association.
  • REALTOR® of the Year – REALTOR® of the Year recognizes a REALTOR® whose accomplishments and dedication mark him or her as an outstanding professional.
  • Rising Star – The Rising Star award recognizes extraordinary success during a REALTOR’s debut in the Real Estate Industry.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award – The Greater Baltimore Board of REALTORS® Lifetime Achievement Award was established for the purpose of recognizing the efforts of an individual who has been instrumental in raising the public and professional standing of the real estate profession and who has demonstrated unparalleled achievements in the conduct of real estate business. This award is intended to recognize a leader in the real estate industry who has made significant, positive contributions to the industry as a whole throughout his or her career.

GBBR 2023 Award Recipients

GBBR’s 2023 recognition for outstanding contributions to the industry and community were announced at the GBBR Installation of Officers & Awards Ceremony, held November 17, 2022 at the Baltimore Country Club.

Sophia McCormick, Next Step Realty | 2023 GBBR Rising Star Award

Laura Nagel, Primary Residential Mortgage | 2023 GBBR Affiliate of the Year

Kris Ghimire, Ghimire Homes | 2023 GBBR REALTOR® Community Service Award

Tiffany Harris, Harris Hawkins & Co. | 2023 Distinguished Sales Associate Award

Linda Harned, Douglas Realty | 2023 GBBR REALTOR® of the Year Award