EnCOAR Awards

What are the EnCOAR Awards?

The EnCOAR Awards celebrate those who have given above and beyond to the real estate industry and their communities. 

2022 EnCOAR Awards

REALTOR of the Year: Brent Landels, RE/MAX Key Properties
Rookie of the Year: Eric Wilson, RE/MAX Key Properties
Affiliate of the Year: Nick Holt and Naomi Steele, Gateway Mortgage
COARPAC Cup Small Office: Bend Dreams Realty
COARPAC Cup Large Office: eXp Realty 
WCR Member of the Year: Christina Tsutsui-Tharp, Bend Dreams Realty
WCR Affiliate of the Year: Julie Lake, AmeriTitle
Commercial Transaction of the Year: Brian Fratzke 
Housing Champion Awards: Kôr Community Land Trust, Representative Jack Zika (HD 53), and Representative Vikki Breese-Iverson (HD 55) 

Previous REALTOR® of the Year Award Recipients

2021 Debbie Martorano
2020 Cat Zwicker
2019 Dave Feagans
2018 Michael Warren II
2017 Louie Hoffman
2016 Jaynee Beck
2015 Fred Baldwin
2014 Michael Aid
2013 Sheree MacRitchie
2012 Ron Ross
2011 Lester Friedman
2010 Tom Greene
2009 Al Eastwood
2008 Brian Meece
2007 Barbara Myers
2006 Carolyn Bostwick
2005 John Fettig
2004 Sharon Brackett
2003 Wendy Adkisson
2002 Gary Everett
2001 Dan Zukaitis
2000 Mike Warren
1999 Rob Kirkpatrick
1998 Rob Trout
1997 Terry Blackwell
1996 Priscilla Martin
1995 Sharon Dunlevy
1994 Mike Hoover
1993 Dan Varcoe
1992 Cleme Rinehart
1991 Billy M. Raby
1990 Russ Kirk
1989 Harper Brown
1988 Nora Copeland
1987 Michael Kozak
1986 Charlie & Sally Brown
1985 Steve Scott
1984 Kitty Warner
1983 George Trout
1982 Myrna Clarke
1981 Mike Ayers
1980 Lloyd Farley
1979 Bob Mayfield
1978 Duke Warner
1977 Folmer Bodtker
1976 Kitty Warner
1975 Everett Turner
1974 Bill Mayfield

Previous Rookie of the Year

2021 Megan Zampko
2020 Angela Boothroyd
2019 Susanna Abrahamson and Holly Perzynski
2018 Andee Phillips
2017 Sam DeLay
2016 Anthony Levison
2015 Kimberly Gorayeb

Previous Affiliate of the Year

2021 Amber Wilson
2020 Annette Zukaitis
2019 Kacy Logeais
2018 Larry Wallace
2017 Derek Meyer
2016 Adam Brown
2015 Teresa and Wade Palmer
2015 Kevin Pangle
2015 Mark Worthington

 Eastern Oregon REALTOR of the Year

2021 Kelli Hildebrandt
2020 Karla Smith
2019 John Selman
2018 Amanda May
2017 Anette Christoffersen
2016 Sharron Langdon
2015 Jeff Clark
2014 Sharron Langdon


Building a Better Central Oregon Awards

 

What are the BBCO Awards?

BBCO's main purpose is to recognize worthy residents who have enhanced their community with outstanding new or renovated residential, commercial or industrial buildings. Projects are judged on economic impact, neighborhood improvement, unique design, or use of materials. When BBCO is considering a project for a possible award there are specific guidelines that the committee follows, they are:

  1. Property must be within the geographic area of COAR
  2. Must have been completed within the last 2 years
  3. Have a significant impact on, or enhancement to the community, some examples are as follows:
    • Local economic impact
    • Neighborhood improvement
    • Community improvement
    • Neighborhood/Community beautification
    • Unique design
    • Unique use of materials
  4. Can be new construction and/or renovation/restoration such as, but not limited to the following:
    • Commercial construction (office, retail, industrial, multi-family, etc.)
    • Community projects
    • Community art
  5. Individuals and small corporations will be given priority over large corporations or government projects.
  6. The number of awards shall be decided by the committee based on the number of and quality of nominated properties. Typically this number has been around 10. 
  7. Projects that demonstrate a risk by the owner/developer will be given priority.

 

2022 BBCO Awards Winners

Outstanding Outdoor Enhancement to SE Bend
Alpenglow Community Park
Presented to Bend Park and Recreation District

Outstanding Community Enhancement in Sisters
The Barn in Sisters

Outstanding Business Enhancement Project in Redmond
BASX Solutions
Presented to BASX Solutions, EDCO, SunWest Builders

Best Community Service Remodel in Redmond
Bethlehem Inn
Presented to Bethlehem Inn and BLRB Architects

Outstanding Architecture and Innovative Learning Environment
Caldera High School
Presented to Caldera High School and BBT Architects

Outstanding Public-Private Venture to Benefit the Local Veteran Community
Central Oregon Veterans Village
Presented to Central Oregon Veterans Outreach and Bend Heroes Foundation

Best Building Restoration
Domaine Serene Wine Lounge Bend
Presented to Domaine Serene and BLRB Architects

Best Gathering Place in NW Bend
The Grove
Presented to Project^

Excellence in Integrated Health and Community Service
Mosaic Medical Conners (Bend) and Madras Health Centers
Presented to Mosaic Medical, Jefferson County and Housing Works

Outstanding Hospice Facility Fulfilling a Community Need
Partners in Care Hospice House
Presented to Partners in Care and COLE Architects

Best New Affordable Housing in Bend
Stillwater Crossing
Presented to Wishcamper Development Partners

Outstanding Community Repurpose/Enhancement Project
The Quad
Presented to Compass Commercial and Next Development Group