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.

Hentschel Presented with Committee Service Award

John J. Hentschel, CRE is the 2017 recipient of the CRE® Committee Service Award, presented at The Counselors’ 2017 Annual Convention in Montreal in September. A Counselor since 1990, he has spent hundreds of hours volunteering his time to the Counselor organization, including serving as editor-in-chief of Real Estate Issues, CRE’s professional journal; leading and […]

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.

Celen Receives Landauer-White Award

Guniz Celen, CRE, was named  recipient of The Counselors of Real Estate’s highest honor—the Landauer-White Award—during the organization’s 2017 annual convention. Ms. Celen, a developer and valuation expert, is chief executive officer and chairperson of Celen Corporate Property Valuation & Counseling Inc., Istanbul. She was recognized as a real estate trailblazer who introduced the concept […]

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.

Marilyn Hett Receives 2017 James Felt Creative Counseling Award

Marilyn Hett, while employed by a county economic development department, was responsible for administering a 30 million dollar Tourism Development Program. In early 2012, she was asked to take on an additional responsibility – to distribute 2 million dollars in a new Historic Preservation Grant Program. There was no actual program in place to implement […]

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.