Industry veteran Sandra Sanders, broker/owner of RE/MAX Palos Verdes Realty & Execs, was honored with RISMedia’s 2011 National Homeownership Award this past Friday, November 11, during RISMedia’s 16th Annual Power Broker Dinner in Anaheim, California.
Sponsored by Bank of America, the National Homeownership Award honors a member of the real estate industry for his or her extraordinary contributions toward increasing homeownership and building better communities.
Bank of America’s Consumer Sales Executive Matt Vernon presented Sanders with the award during RISMedia’s Annual Power Broker Dinner held in conjunction with the NAR’s REALTORS® Conference & Expo. The Power Broker Dinner honors the industry’s top brokers, as determined by the results of RISMedia’s annual Power Broker Report & Survey.
Sanders is the founder of RE/MAX Palos Verdes Realty & Execs, responsible for 12 offices and 600 agents serving the South Bay of Los Angeles and West Los Angeles. A member of the RE/MAX International Hall of Fame, Sanders was also named the Outstanding Broker of the Year for 2010 by RE/MAX. In addition to running the largest independently owned real estate company in Los Angeles County, Sanders is deeply rooted in the community, serving on the Executive Committee for the Children’s Miracle Network, to which her firm was a top contributor nationwide.
“We are delighted to present Sandra with the National Homeownership Award,” said RISMedia President & CEO John Featherston. “Her track record of success, both within the real estate business and within her community at large, is inspiring to all of us and makes her a deserving recipient of this prestigious award.”
Sanders is the eighth industry icon to receive the award. Others include: Richard (Dick) Schlott, CEO of Gloria Nilson REALTORS® Real Living; 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; Alex Perriello, President & CEO, Realogy Franchise Group; and Hoddy Hanna, Chairman of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services.