SEATTLE, WA USA – Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate is honored to announce that Ann Chiasson, broker/owner of RE/MAX Sea to Sky Real Estate in Whistler, BC, Canada, will be presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 13th Annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat in Costa Rica. Ann is a vital member of the Whistler community and has brought a unique perspective to the real estate industry as an expert problem solver and negotiator. She works to ensure her clients enjoy their experience throughout the entire transaction and appreciate their investments for a long time. Ann has been a member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate since 1999 and was the first member to become a part of the prestigious Board of Regents program since its conception in 2004. In addition to her leadership role on the Regents’ Executive Committee, Ann serves as a Board of Director for the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation. She has been recognized as a Business Person of the Year by the Whistler Chamber of Commerce, received the Realtor Care Award by the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver and in 2013, was also the recipient of the Luxury Real Estate Significant Sales award. Since purchasing the Sea to Sky Real Estate Whistler office in 1985, Ann has created one of the most forward thinking real estate companies in the Sea to Sky corridor. She has expanded their company with the addition of two offices in Squamish and Pemberton and has traveled to China and Europe several times and met influential people that are working with her to create a bridge with Canada for business and development. Her company is actively involved with the China Canada Gateway Film Competition and currently, Ann is the Vice Chair of the Whistler Film Festival. The Luxury Real Estate Lifetime Achievement Award is based on peer recognition, hard work and acknowledgement and is given twice annually to the Luxury Real Estate member who has set an example for the real estate industry, displayed excellence throughout their career and is truly a legend. For more information on Ann Chiasson or RE/MAX Sea to Sky Real Estate, please visit www.myseatosky.com. About LuxuryRealEstate.com LuxuryRealEstate.com, a Webby Award Honoree, has been voted ‘Best of the Web’ by Forbes magazine multiple times, praised by the International Herald Tribune, Town & Country, The Wall Street Journal and has been ranked ‘Best Website’ by consumer surveys. Since its debut in 1995, LuxuryRealEstate.com has remained the #1 portal for luxury properties on the internet and has several times more $1,000,000+ content of any near-peer. Known in the industry since 1986 as the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate network, a global collection of the finest luxury real estate brokers in the world, this group of more than 130,000 professionals in more than 60 countries collectively sells in excess of $128 billion of real estate annually. Members are selected by Chairman/Publisher John Brian Losh, one of REALTOR Magazine's 25 Most Influential People in Real Estate and broker of fine properties and estates through his Seattle-based brokerage firm, Ewing & Clark, Inc. Luxury Real Estate has been recognized by the Webby Awards, has received “Best of the Web” by Forbes Magazine, honored with an ADDY Award for Excellence in Web Design, deemed “Best Website” by consumer surveys, ranked in the Inc. 5000 List, noted as one of the 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies by Puget Sound Business Journal, and recognized by the Maggie Awards.