136th Annual Inaugural Gala | Chicago Association of REALTORS®

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136th Annual Inaugural Gala


Date
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Time
5:30 PM - 10:45 PM
Cost
Early bird individual: $185.00 until September 2, 2019 at 11:59 PM | Early bird table (10 seats): $1,800.00 until September 2, 2019 at 11:59 PM | Individual registration: $225.00 from Tuesday, August 27 - Thursday, September 19 at 5:00 PM | Table (10 seats) registration: $2,050.00 from Tuesday, August 27 - Thursday, September 19 at 5:00 PM
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Pre-registration will close on Thursday, September 19 at 5:00 PM.

The Night for Real Estate in Chicago: CAR’s 136th Annual Inaugural Gala

The Chicago Association of REALTORS® proudly presents the 136th Annual Inaugural Gala, the premier night for real estate in Chicago, hosted at the Hilton Chicago. Join us as we install the Chicago Association of REALTORS® 2019-2020 leadership, including 2020 president Maurice Hampton, Centered | RCG, 2020 president-elect Nykea Pippion McGriff, Dream Town Realty, and 2020 treasurer Antje Gehrken, A.R.E. Partners. We will also honor our 2019 REALTOR® Award winners, including REALTOR® of the Year Rebecca Thomson of Thomson Real Estate Group, and the newest inductee to the Hall of Fame, John Rutledge, Oxford Capital Group, LLC.

In true Inaugural Gala fashion, the evening will continue with all the glitz and glamour to be expected from one of the biggest nights in Chicago for you and your fellow REALTORS®.

Attire is black-tie optional. Ticket price includes dinner with wine and cocktails, admission to the after-party and other event experiences.

For Premium Tables and Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact Mary Beth Durkin, 312-214-5530.

 

Honored Guests:

Maurice Hampton
Centered | RCG
2019 – 2020 President
Nykea Pippion McGriff
Dream Town Realty
2019 – 2020 President-Elect
Antje Gehrken
A.R.E. Partners
2019 – 2020 Treasurer
Tommy Choi
Keller Williams Chicago – Lincoln Park
Immediate Past President

Hall of Fame Inductee:


John Rutledge
Oxford Capital Group, LLC

REALTOR® of the Year:

Rebecca Thomson
Thomson Real Estate Group

Award Winners:

REALTOR® Achievement:
Chris Pezza
Miller Chicago Real Estate
REALTOR® Achievement:
Tracey Williams
TEAM Real Estate Services
REALTOR® Achievement Commercial:
Kevin Rocio
@properties Commercial
REALTOR® Community Service:
Candice Payne
5th Group Realty & Management
Affiliate of the Year:
Reno Manuele
Neighborhood Loans
Managing Broker of the Year (1 – 50 Licensees):
Lutalo McGee
Ani Real Estate
Managing Broker of the Year (51+ Licensees):
Rick Sobin
@properties
Brian A. Bernardoni Political Advocacy Award:
Hugh Rider
Realty & Mortgage Co.

Inducting our Board of Directors

Stephanie Brimo
Redfin Corporation
Bob Eby
Century 21 Affiliated
Hipolito Garcia
Caliber Home Loans
Moses Hall
MoHall Commercial
& Urban Development
Anthony Hardy
Marcus & Millichap
Julie Harron
Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty
Drussy Hernandez
Fulton Grace Realty
Nick Libert
EXIT Strategy Realty
Dave Naso
Keller Williams Chicago – Lincoln Park
Andy Shiparski
Compass
Vicky Silvano
Baird & Warner
Rebecca Thomson
Thomson Real Estate Group
Erika Villegas
RE/MAX in the Village
Marty Walsh
Dream Town Realty
Sarah Ware
Ware Realty Group
Tracey Williams
TEAM Real Estate Services, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Relive the fun from last year’s Inaugural! Contact Mary Beth Durkin for sponsorship information.

 

 

 

Space is limited. Please click here for more information on CAR’s event attendance and cancellation policy. A limited quantity of on-site registrations will be accepted, pending availability.

The Chicago Association of REALTORS® (CAR) is committed to creating a safe and inclusive experience for our community and providing a friendly and welcoming environment for all. We do not tolerate harassment in any form. Please act professionally and follow our Code of Conduct at all CAR events.

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