RISMEDIA, November 19, 2009—Deemed a “perfect choice,” Howard W. “Hoddy” Hanna III, Chairman & CEO of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, was honored with the 2009 RISMedia National Homeownership Award, sponsored by Bank of America, at RISMedia’s 14th Annual Power Broker Dinner, held last week during the annual NAR Conference & Expo in San Diego. The Power Broker Dinner honors the industry’s top brokers, as determined by the results of RISMedia’s annual Power Broker Report & Survey.
Hanna, who runs the fourth-largest full-service real estate company in the U.S., was awarded the honor for continuously demonstrating extraordinary contributions toward increasing homeownership and building better communities. He was presented with the award by Blair Allan, National Strategic Business Alliance Executive for Bank of America Home Loans.
Hanna is the sixth industry icon to receive the award. Others include: Ron Peltier; Chairman & CEO, HomeServices of America; Dave Liniger, Founder & Chairman, RE/MAX International; J. Lennox Scott, Chairman & CEO, John L. Scott Real Estate; Gino Blefari and Robert Moles, Founders, Intero Real Estate Services; and Alex Perriello, President & CEO, Realogy Franchise Group.
Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services specializes in residential, commercial, mortgage, title and insurance brokerage services. Howard Hanna delivers services through its 131 offices in 55 counties across Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and New York and more than 4,700 sales associates and staff. Howard Hanna Mortgage Services provides mortgage loans in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.
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