Building a Better Central Oregon Awards

2021 Award Reception
November 2, 2021
Tetherow Resort
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What is BBCO?

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. Number of awards shall be decided by the committee based on 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.

2021 BBCO Awards

Outstanding Education Opportunity
Bend Tech Academy at Marshall High School
The Bend Technical Academy @ Marshall High School/Bend La Pine Schools
Bend, OR


Outstanding Enhancement to SE Bend
Bevel Brewing Taphouse
Bevel Craft Brewing
Bend, OR


Best New Recreation Option
COTA South Deschutes County Trails
Central Oregon Trail Alliance
Sunriver, OR


Best Overall Service to the Central Oregon Community
Deschutes County Stabilization Center 
Deschutes County
Bend, OR


Outstanding Contribution to Youth Achievement
J Bar J Boys Ranch Vocational School
J Bar J Youth Services
Bend, OR


Outstanding Homeownership Opportunity
Kôr Community Land Trust
Bend, OR


Outstanding Community Re-Purpose/Enhancement Project
Larkspur Community Center
Bend Park and Recreation District, Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture and Pence Construction
Bend, OR


Outstanding Enhancement to Community & Neighborhood
Legend Cider Co
Tyler & Adrianne Baumann
LaPine, OR


Outstanding Medical Facility Fulfilling a Community Need
Redmond Family Choice Urgent Care
Redmond Family Urgent Care
Redmond. OR


Best Improvement to a Central Oregon Landmark
Sun Mountain Fun Center Remodel
Sun Mountain Fun Center
Bend, OR


Best Restaurant Reboot
The Brasserie at Monkless Belgian Ale
Todd and Robin Clement -Monkless Belgian Ales, Chuck Potterf -C Potterf Construction
Bend, OR



EnCOAR Awards

2021 Reception
June 7, 2021
Tetherow Resort and Virtual
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Limited In-Person Tickets Available Here

Watch Virtual Presentation Starting at 6pm on 6/7 Here

2021 EnCOAR Awards
REALTOR of the Year: Debbie Martorano, RE/MAX Key Properties
Rookie of the Year: Megan Zampko, Pacwest Realty Group
Affiliate of the Year: Amber Wilson, Umpqua Bank
COARPAC Cup Small Office: Desert Sky Real Estate
COARPAC Cup Large Office: Windermere -Redmond
WCR Member of the Year: Jessica McIntyre, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW and
Cat Zwicker, Desert Sky Real Estate
WCR Affiliate of the Year: Susan Simonsen, AmeriTitle
Commercial Transaction of the Year: Brian Fratzke and Howard Friedman, Jay Lyons and Grant Schultz for 777 NW Wall Street, Bend Oregon
Housing Champion Awards: 
  • Carolyn Eagan, City of Bend
  • Nick Lelack, Deschutes County
  • Pacific Crest Affordable Housing


2020 Awardees
Click here to watch videos on each winner!


What are the EnCOAR Awards?

The EnCOAR Awards celebrate a REALTOR®, Affiliate and Rookie of the Year that have given above and beyond to the real estate industry. Additionally, the Commercial Transaction of the Year and the WCR member of the year are presented. Please click on the nomination forms to see criteria for each award. Nominations will be accepted through February 28, 2020

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

COARPAC Cup Winners

2020 Windermere Redmond and Desert Sky Realy

Housing Champion Awards

Jim Long, City of Bend and City of Redmond
City of Madras
Bruce Abernethy, Bend City Councilor