CRE Chair's Award

An annual award to be given at the discretion of the Chair to a team of CREs whose activity best demonstrates advancing the success of the organization. The three liaison vice chairmen will recommend the nominees. The award will be a perpetual trophy to reside at the CRE headquarters, with the recipients receiving a CRE commemorative plaque.

CRE Committee Service Award

The CRE Committee Service Award provides official recognition of exemplary committee or task force service to the CRE organization. Established in 1996, the award recipient is selected by the chair of the board in collaboration with the organization president.

James D. Landauer/ John R. White Award

The Landauer/White Award is presented annually to an individual who has furthered the ideals of The Counselors of Real Estate®—integrity, competence, community, trust and selflessness—and who has demonstrated both outstanding professionalism in real estate and a notable influence civically.

James Felt Creative Counseling Award

The James Felt Creative Counseling Award is a celebration of outstanding achievement and ingenuity by members of The Counselors of Real Estate. Established in 1992, and first awarded in 1995, the James Felt Creative Counseling Award enhances the public recognition of the CRE Designation, the counseling profession, and The Counselors of Real Estate organization itself.

Louise L. and Y.T. Lum Award

Established by the Louise L. and Y.T. Lum Foundation, the Lum Award is given to an individual who has made a distinguished contribution to the study of and elaboration upon the principles, theories, techniques, and practices of real estate counseling, and “sharing of the fruits thereof,” to ensure the continuing advancement to the depth and breadth of knowledge and education among those in the profession.

William S. Ballard Award

The William S. Ballard Award recognizes the author(s) whose work best exemplifies the high standards of content maintained in Real Estate Issues, the professional journal published by The Counselors of Real Estate.

2014 Ballard Award Winner
  • Mr. William G. Blake, Esq.