SAVANNAH, Ga. – Cora Bett Thomas Realty & Associates, an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s Great Estates, recently honored top sales associates at the firm’s Savannah office with the 2007 Crystal Awards, which recognize sales associates for their exceptional accomplishments in 2006. Cora Bett Thomas, founder and CEO of Cora Bett Thomas Realty & Associates, presented each of the award winners with a spectacular piece of etched crystal from Tiffany & Co. at a special awards breakfast on February 14. The Agent of the Year Award, which honors the sales associate with the highest overall sales volume, went to Patricia Bishop, who received a crystal wave cut bowl for her outstanding sales and for her inspiring leadership in the Savannah office. Bishop, who has been the Agent of the Year for the past 10 consecutive years, also received a crystal prism as Listing Agent of the Year, the sales associate with the most overall listings.Ruthie Seese earned the Sales Agent of the Year Award, which honors the sales associate with the highest number of closings. Newcomer Betsy Howard won the Rookie of the Year Award, while Allen Eager earned the firm’s inaugural Commercial Agent of the Year Award.Cora Bett Thomas Realty & Associates’ Top 10, which recognizes the company’s top producers for 2006, included the following sales associates:1) Patricia Bishop2) Melinda Martin Bailey3) Allen Eager4) Ruthie Seese5) Peter Nelsen6) Baker Leavitt7) Betty Reiter8) Ticky Pinckney9) Marge Maddox 10) Stephanie Wilson-Evans“I am so proud of our agents,” said Thomas, “and I just hope that these awards show them how important they are to our team and to our overall success.”ABOUT CORA BETT THOMAS REALTY COMPANY & ASSOCIATESWith listings for the area’s finest residential and commercial properties, Cora Bett Thomas Realty & Associates is an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s Great Estates and a longtime member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, The Board of Regents, Leading Estates of the World, Leading Real Estate Companies of the World (formerly RELO) and Luxury Portfolio. The firm dominates the luxury real estate market along the Georgia and South Carolina coast, with offices based in Savannah, Ga. and Bluffton, S.C. Under the leadership of founder and CEO Cora Bett Thomas, the company features an expert team of agents who specialize in historic homes, luxury condominiums, commercial real estate, investment property, land and waterfront property. Connect Savannah readers recently voted Cora Bett Thomas Realty & Associates the “Best Real Estate Company.” For additional information, please visit www.CoraBettThomas.com
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