Sales associate receives award for assisting veterans
Scott Troxel, manager of Weichert, Realtors’ Collegeville office, announced sales associate Elizabeth “Beth” Miller was recognized by Veterans United Realty in recognition of her dedication to helping veterans achieve their dream of homeownership in 2016.
For nearly four years, Miller has been a referral agent with Veterans United Realty, which has enabled her to assist service members with their real estate needs, all while serving her Weichert clients in the Collegeville and Montgomery County area.
“I am delighted to see Beth be recognized for her hard work and dedication on behalf of veterans in our area,” Troxel said. “She is a great asset to our team and deserves this exceptional honor.”
Veterans United Realty is an independent affiliate partner of Veterans United Home Loans that offers a nationwide network of veteran-friendly real estate agents. Each year it recognizes its top agents across the country for helping veterans and military families find and purchase their next home. In 2016 alone, Miller helped 11 veterans and their families with their real estate purchases.
As an active real estate professional, Miller is a member of the National Association of Realtors, Pennsylvania Association of Realtors and Montgomery County Association of Realtors. She also holds the Accredited Buyer’s Representative and Seniors Real Estate Specialist designations.
Miller has more than 11 years of experience in the real estate industry and has been a part of the Weichert organization for 10 years. The lifelong Montgomery County resident has 12 grandchildren and a son who is a member of United States Army.
For more information about Veterans United Realty, visit veteransunited.com/va-loans/realty.
Local home builder wins statewide builder of the year
Jon Sukonik of Sukonik Building Companies in Plymouth Meeting was awarded the Pennsylvania Builders Association’s Builder of the Year during the Installation Awards Banquet at the Sheraton Valley Forge in King of Prussia Feb. 24.
This is one of the association’s most esteemed honors, having been presented to members since 1963.
“Jon is one of the most respected builders in our association. His opinion is constantly sought out when key decisions need to be made. He is our ‘go to’ guy,” said Dottie Fawcett, who nominated Sukonik for the award. “I also know that many of our builders and associates seek his opinion on industry, professional and personal issues.”
Sukonik was recognized for his impact on the home building industry and his service to PBA, the National Association of Home Builders and his local association, the HBA of Bucks Montgomery Counties. He was unanimously awarded the PILLAR — Builder of the Year Award in 2015 by members of the HBA.
In more than 15 years as a member, Sukonik has served the federation in multiple capacities, including HBA president, HBA Life director, chair of the PBA Construction Liability, Risk Management Building Materials Special Committee, chair of PBA Uniform Construction Code Special Committee, member of PBA Statewide Licensure Special Committee, Southeast Region PHRC representative, regional vice president and regional legislative officer.
“He truly embodies the things that PBA stands for,” Fawcett said. “He is a firm believer in giving back … He believes that all members must support each other so that together we can move our industry forward. He embodies what it means to be Builder of the Year.”
Century 21 agent receives President’s Producer Award
Brian Slater, broker/owner of Century 21 Norris — Valley Forge, announced that in recognition of their outstanding sales production and commitment to quality service, Century 21 Real Estate LLC recently honored Lynne Norris, sales associate with Century 21 Norris — Valley Forge, with the Century 21 President’s Producer Award.
The annual award is bestowed upon those Century 21 System sales affiliates who earn the Century 21 Centurion Award and the Century 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award in the same calendar year.
The Centurion Award honors Century 21 System sales affiliates who earn $225,000 in sales production or 65 closed transaction sides within the calendar year.
To earn the Century 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Producer Award, a sales affiliate must receive completed customer surveys for at least 30 percent of their transactions from Jan. 1 to Oct. 31 with an average survey score of at least 95 percentage or better for two consecutive years.
“We are thrilled to recognize Lynne’s work for this momentous achievement,” said Rick Davidson, president and chief executive officer, Century 21 Real Estate LLC. “This is an outstanding honor since only a small percentage of affiliated agents in the United States received this award for sales.”
Berkshire Hathaway congratulates Breakfast of Champions
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox Roach, Realtors recently honored Montgomery County sales associates for their sales performance for January at a monthly Breakfast of Champions.
Sales associates honored were Linda Gedney and Pat Pezick, of the Blue Bell office; Kerry Boccella, Janet Cribbins, Michael Sivel and Barrett Stewart, of the Chestnut Hill office; Linda Downey, Joe Dudek and Megan Goldstein, of the Collegeville office; Lisa Grater and Jackie Smith, of the Harleysville Home Marketing Center; Joe Dougherty, Mike Murphy and Cindy Wollman, of the Jenkintown Home Marketing Center; and Angel Farrell, Fred Hencken and Lou Krosskove, of the Spring House Home Marketing Center.