(Photo l to r: Akron Cleveland CEO Sandy Naragon, Dee and award winner Jim West shown, Ohio REALTORS President Chris Reese and CEO Scott Williams)
The Vincent T. Aveni Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes Ohio REALTORS past presidents who provide exemplary service to the organization.
Vince Aveni, who had served as president of the Ohio REALTORS in 1980, in partnership with his brother, Joe, built one of the industry’s most successful real estate companies.
The Vincent T. Aveni Lifetime Achievement Award, created by our Past Presidents Committee, is bestowed upon a Past President who has demonstrated a continued commitment to the same values and passion for excellence that Vince displayed throughout his life.
Award winners are:
2020 - Jim West, Akron Cleveland
2019 - Brad Knapp, Lebanon
2018 - Darlene Breen, Dayton
2017 – Bonnie Boyd, Cleveland
2016 – Steve Casper, Cincinnati
2015 – John Lynch, Cleveland
2014 – Terry Hankner, Cincinnati
2013 – Barbara Lach, Columbus
2012 – Steve Brown, Dayton
2011 – George Smith, Columbus
2010 – Owen Hall, Celina
2009 – Harley E. Rouda, Columbus
2008 – Paul Everson, Cleveland
2007 — Vince Aveni (posthumously), Cleveland
For more information about this award contact Debbie Dillon /