2021 REALTIST® Award Recipients

Jacqueline Cooper Award – Recipient: Jackie Cooper

The Jacqueline Cooper Award – Jackie Cooper was the 1st Woman President of HBREA.

Nina B. Kemp Award – Recipient:  Shannon Higgins

The George Kemp family presents the Nina B. Kemp Award annually to a REALTIST® with good standing in honor of Mrs. Nina B. Kemp.   The REALTIST® favored with this award has demonstrated an active interest in the local, state, and national associations. In addition, this person has been consistent in their support and  attendance of the Houston Black Real Estate Association activities and goals.

Salesperson of the Year Award – Recipient: Tamesha Wells

The recipient of this award is a REALTIST® member and licensee who has demonstrated a high level of professionalism while striving hard to make home ownership a reality for low to moderate-income families. *Recipient Awarded for Dollar Volume and Number  of Transaction Units.

Judson W. Robinson, Sr. REALTIST® of the Year Award – Recipient: Kimberley Barnes-Henson

In gratitude to Judson W. Robinson Sr., this prestigious award is named in honor of the Houston Black Real Estate Association Founder and First President. We present this award to a Broker/REALTIST® who, in good standing, has consistently supported the Houston Black Real Estate Association through their time, talents, energy, and finances. This person has shown a significant concern for principles of fair, equal, and affordable housing for the benefit of all people. In addition, this person demonstrates excellent leadership capabilities and has been an asset to the entire real estate association.

Newcomer of the Year Award – Recipient:  Lawona Cartwright

This award recognizes the REALTIST® member and licensee with less than three (3) years as a member in good standing. This person has been active, enthusiastic, and dedicated to the organization’s objectives. We proudly present this award to encourage new member involvement with the association.

Charles Thomas New Home Sales Counselor of the Year Award – Recipient: Tracy Faultry

In recognition as an outstanding New Home Sales Counselor and a loyal supporter of The Houston Black Real Estate Association, we named this esteemed award in honor of Charles Thomas. HBREA presents this award to a New Home Sales Counselor/Affiliate member who has worked on Community Outreach and Member Involvement activities—promoting affordable housing products in our communities, as well.

Small Business /Allied Professional Award – Recipient: Damon McCullum (Insurance) 

This exceptional award honors the Allied REALTIST® member in good standing. This person has been active, enthusiastic, and dedicated to the Organization’s objectives, Community Outreach projects, Member Involvement activities, and Education events.

 

Small Business /Allied Professional Award – Recipient:  Kip Edwards (Title)

This exceptional award honors the Allied REALTIST® member in good standing. This person has been active, enthusiastic, and dedicated to the Organization’s objectives, Community Outreach projects, Member Involvement activities, and Education events.

 

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Small Business /Allied Professional Award – Recipient: Adam Rivon (Inspector)

This exceptional award honors the Allied REALTIST® member in good standing. This person has been active, enthusiastic, and dedicated to the Organization’s objectives, Community Outreach projects, Member Involvement activities, and Education events.

 

Small Business /Allied Professional Award – Recipient: Jean Antoine (Home Warranty) 

This exceptional award honors the Allied REALTIST® member in good standing. This person has been active, enthusiastic, and dedicated to the Organization’s objectives, Community Outreach projects, Member Involvement activities, and Education events.

Mortgage Professional Award – Recipient:  Kathryn Hunter

This magnificent award is granted to a Mortgage Professional and loyal supporter of The Houston Black Real Estate Association, who has worked on Community Outreach projects, Member Involvement activities, and Education events. In addition to promoting affordable housing products in our communities, they have consistently supported the organization.

E.L. Craine

President’s Award Recipient

President’s Award – Recipient: E.L. Craine

President’s Award – Recipient: Bishop James W. E. Dixon

Gala Photo Highlights

Family Strong

Jackie Cooper the 1st Woman President of HBREA and her granddaughter Matasha Laquinn Broker owner of the LaQuinn Group winner of HBREA 2021 Top 20 award.

The #1 Top 20 Award Winner

Award winner Jemila Winsey – Team Leader @ Remax Legacy Living. Total Gross Sales $24 Million.

Scholarship Award

Three Scholarship winners 2 in college currently pursuing Real Estate degrees and 1 high school senior going into college to pursue a finance degree. His interest is mortgage banking. Gave away total of $4000  to $1000 to each in college, and $2000 to high-school student.

Covid Relief Fund

Of the Covid relief fund each received $1000.00. We had 5k for Scholarships but only 3 eligible scholars so $1000 was moved to the Covid relief fund to assist another family since we had so many apply.  We gave away $7000 total didn’t have a chance to change the signs to 4k and 3k.