Diamond Awards

Virtual Event - Friday, September 18 at 6:30pm

Each year, the PTAA Board of Directors asks members to nominate apartment industry professionals and communities for a Diamond Award in the following categories. The Diamond Awards are bestowed only on those professionals and communities judged by a panel of industry experts to be the best in the Piedmont Triad.

 

September 18: A virtual event to honor the nominees and winners of 2019 Diamond Awards. 

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Diamond Award Recipients


2018 Diamond Awards Recipients

Individual Performance

  • Rookie of the Year, Leasing: Megan Sizemore | The Village Lofts
  • Rookie of the Year, Maintenance: Chad Arndt | Addison Point
  • Leasing Professional of the Year: Dion Harris | Sebastian Village
  • Maintenance Technician of the Year: Ramon Nieves | Plantation at Pleasant Ridge
  • Assistant Manager of the Year: Beth Gavin | Collegiate Commons
  • Bobby Proctor Maintenance Supervisor of the Year: Brett Barney | Blue Ridge Companies
  • Cynthia Apple Manager of the Year: Kimberly Noel | Brookberry Park
  • Regional Manager of the Year: Jennifer Hewitt | Blue Ridge Companies
  • Corporate Professional of the Year: Tie
    Michelle Chesson | Burkely Communities
    Elizabeth Anne Richardson | Phillips Management Group

Communities of the Year

  • Dynamic Team: Briarleigh Park | Blue Ridge Companies
  • Student Community of the Year: Campus Crossing | Signature Property Group
  • Turnaround Community of the Year: The Gardens at Country Club | Blue Ridge Companies
  • Conventional Community of the Year: The Village Lofts | Hawthorne Residential Partners

Vendor Partners of the Year

  • Rookie of the Year: Emergency Restoration Xperts
  • Advertising & Promotions: Fast Signs High Point
  • Interior Contractor: Got You Floored
  • Exterior Contractor: BluSky Restoration
  • Landscaping: Cox Landscape Management
  • Professional Services: Loebsack & Brownlee, PLLC
  • Supplier: ProSource Fitness Equipment

President's Awards

  • Owner Member Volunteer: Kimberly Noel | Brookberry Park
  • Vendor Partner Volunteer: Joshua Owen | ProSource Fitness Equipment
  • President's Choice: Jody Longwill | Burkely Communities

2017 Diamond Awards Recipients

Individual Performance

  • Rookie of the Year, Leasing: Shari Bethea | Block 43
  • Rookie of the Year, Maintenance: Josh Williams | The Gardens at Anthony House
  • Leasing Professional of the Year: Eric Davis | Steeplechase
  • Maintenance Technician of the Year: Kevin Ellerbe | Briarleigh Park
  • Assistant Manager of the Year: Kelly Rodriguez | Block 43
  • Bobby Proctor Maintenance Supervisor of the Year: Brandon Williams | Deep River Pointe
  • Cynthia Apple Manager of the Year: Angie Sutton | Block 43
  • Regional Manager of the Year: LaToya Patterson | Ginkgo Residential
  • Corporate Professional of the Year: Robin Meyer | Westminster Company

Communities of the Year

  • Dynamic Team: Block 43 | Burkely Communities
  • Affordable: Camden Station | Housing Authority of Winston-Salem
  • Student Community of the Year: Sebastian Villages | Burkely Communities
  • Turnaround Community of the Year: Courtyard Commons | Burkely Communities
  • Conventional Redeveloped: Winston Factory Lofts | Clachan Properties
  • Conventional Community of the Year: Chapel Walk | Signature Property Group

Vendor Partners of the Year

  • Rookie of the Year: Casual Furniture World
  • Advertising & Promotions: Apartments.com
  • Interior Contractor: McNeely Pest Control
  • Exterior Contractor: Turner Asphalt
  • Landscaping: Long Brothers Landscaping
  • Professional Services: BG Multifamily
  • Supplier: Maintenance Supply Headquarters

President's Awards

  • Owner Member Volunteer: Fred Kicsak | Blue Ridge Companies
  • Vendor Partner Volunteer: Julie Howe | AFR Furniture
  • President's Choice: Colin Wolfe | Real Catalyst Group

2016 Diamond Awards Recipients

Individual Performance

  • Rookie of the Year, Leasing: Amy Bukolt | Cedar Trace
  • Rookie of the Year, Maintenance: Leslie Smith | The District at West Market
  • Leasing Professional of the Year: Zina Swisher | Hawthorne at the Grove
  • Maintenance Technician of the Year: Robert Pearson | Briarleigh Park
  • Assistant Manager of the Year: Kasia Collins | Reserve at Bridford
  • Bobby Proctor Maintenance Supervisor of the Year: Phillip Jordan | Sebastian Village
  • Cynthia Apple Manager of the Year: Nathan Borne | Stratford at Hillcrest
  • Regional Manager of the Year: Dean Graves | Westminster Company
  • Corporate Professional of the Year: Stephanie Loyd | Blue Ridge Companies

Communities of the Year

  • Dynamic Team: Madison at Adams Farm | CORE
  • Affordable: Asheboro Mill Lofts | Landmark Property Management Company
  • Student Community of the Year: Collegiate Commons | TPCO
  • Turnaround Community of the Year: Revolution Crossing | Phillips Management Group
  • Conventional Redeveloped: 50 West Fourth | Clachan Properties
  • Conventional Community of the Year: Alamance Reserve | Bell Partners Inc.

Vendor Partners of the Year

  • Rookie of the Year: Apartment Magz
  • Advertising & Promotions: RentPath
  • Interior Contractor: Got You Floored
  • Exterior Contractor: Disaster One
  • Landscaping: US Lawns
  • Professional Services, Administrative: Real Data
  • Professional Services, Operational: Loebsack & Brownlee, PLLC
  • Supplier: Prosource Fitness Equipment 

President's Awards

  • Owner Member Volunteer: Amanda Williams
  • Vendor Partner Volunteer: Andra Padgett
  • President's Choice: Denise Hrabosky

2015 Diamond Awards Recipients

Photos are available here!

Individual Performance

  • Rookie of the Year, Leasing: Angel Triplett | Madison at Adams Farm
  • Rookie of the Year, Maintenance: Jeff Mackovic | Amesbury
  • Leasing Professional of the Year: James Feldmann | Campus Crossing
  • Maintenance Technician of the Year: Aaron Wallace | Addison Point
  • Assistant Manager of the Year: Mark Longwill | Madison at Adams Farm
  • Bobby Proctor Maintenance Supervisor of the Year: Chris Spann | The District at West Market
  • Cynthia Apple Manager of the Year: Misty Plummer | Brookberry Park
  • Regional Manager of the Year: Terry Ragland | Blue Ridge Companies
  • Corporate Professional of the Year: Brandon Mathis | Phillips Management Group

Communities of the Year

  • Dynamic Team: Addison Point | Signature Property Group
  • Affordable: Oaks at Tenth, The | Housing Authority of Winston-Salem
  • Student Community of the Year: University Landing | Burkely Communities
  • Turnaround Community of the Year: Pinecroft Place | Colliers International
  • Community of the Year: West Pointe Apartments | NCR Management

Vendor Partners of the Year

  • Rookie of the Year: Night Owl Contractors
  • Advertising & Promotions: Fastsigns- High Point
  • Interior Contractor: McNeely Pest Control
  • Exterior Contractor: SERVPRO of Greensboro North
  • Landscaping: Long Brothers Landscaping
  • Professional Services, Administrative: CoreLogic Saferent
  • Professional Services, Operational: BG Staffing
  • Supplier: Chadwell Supply

President's Awards

  • Owner Member Volunteer: Jody Longwill, Burkely Communities
  • Vendor Partner Volunteer: Michael Coleman, Long Brothers Landscaping
  • President's Choice: Echo Committee

2014 Diamond Awards Recipients

Photos available here and here!

Individual Performance

  • Rookie of the Year, Leasing: Tyler Anderson, Amesbury on West Market
  • Rookie of the Year, Maintenance: Andre Stewart, Stonesthrow Apartments
  • Leasing Professional of the Year: Kelly Willis, Palladium Park Apartments
  • Maintenance Technician of the Year: Robert Trent, Lincoln Green
  • Assistant Manager of the Year: Ariel Gordon, Alexandria Park
  • Bobby Proctor Maintenance Supervisor of the Year: Brian Williams, Burkely Communities
  • Cynthia Apple Managers of the Year: Kelsey Pawsat- Signature Property Group & Rebecca Kirkman- Hawthorne
  • Residential Partners
  • Regional Manager of the Year: Stephanie Atkinson, Hawthorne Residential Partners
  • Corporate Professional of the Year: Gina Carter, Blue Ridge Companies

Communities of the Year

  • Best Use of Social Media: Blue Ridge Companies
  • Student Community of the Year: Campus Crossing, Signature Property Group
  • Turnaround Community of the Year: The Park, Burkely Communities
  • Community of the Year Under 200 Units: Nissen Building Apartments, HRI Properties
  • Community of the Year Over 200 Units: Hawthorne at Main, Hawthorne Residential

Vendor Partners of the Year

  • Advertising & Promotions: Apartments.com
  • Interior Contractor: Got You Floored
  • Exterior Contractor: Disaster One
  • Landscaping: Cox Landscape Management
  • Professional Services, Administrative: Full House Marketing
  • Professional Services, Operational: Carolina Poo Prints
  • Supplier: Maintenance Supply HQ

President's Awards

  • Owner Member Volunteer : Mary Gwyn, Apartment Dynamics
  • Vendor Partner Volunteer: Matt Ketterman, Got You Floored
  • President's Choice: Stephanie Loyd , Blue Ridge Companies

2013 Diamond Awards Recipients

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  • Advertising & Promotions: Apartment Finder, Apartment Guide
  • Interior Contractor: McNeely Pest Control
  • Exterior Contractor: Turner Asphalt
  • Landscaping: Brickman, U.S. Lawns Charlotte
  • Professional Services, Administrative: CoreLogic SafeRent
  • Professional Services, Operational: Loebsack & Brownlee, PLLC
  • Suppliers: HD Supply
  • Rookie of the Year, Leasing: Kelly Willis, Abbotts Creek Apartment Homes, Blue Ridge Companies
  • Rookie of the Year, Maintenance: Aaron Wallace, Signature Property Group
  • Leasing Professional of the Year: Natasha Lake, Gardens at Anthony House, Signature Property Group
  • Service Tech of the Year: Leigh Dunn, Stratford at Hillcrest, Cottonwood Residential
  • Assistant Manager of the Year: Nate Borne, Stratford at Hillcrest, Cottonwood Residential
  • Bobby Proctor Service Supervisor of the Year: Mike Nazzal, CityView at Southside, Signature Property Group
  • Cynthia Apple Manager of the Year: Tim Litchfield, CityView at Southside, Signature Property Group
  • Corporate Professional of the Year: Fred Kicsak Jr., Blue Ridge Companies
  • Turnaround: Andover Park, Blue Ridge Companies
  • Community of the Year under 250 Units: Hawthorne at the Hall, Hawthorne Residential Partners
  • Community of the Year Over 250 units: Brookberry Park Apartments, Blue Ridge Companies
  • President's Choice: Rebecca Rosario
  • Owner Member Volunteer: Amanda Williams
  • Vendor Partner Volunteer: Linda Wendelken

2012 Diamond Awards Recipients

  • Advertising & Promotions: Apartments.com
  • Interior Contractor: Got You Floored
  • Exterior Contractor: Disaster One
  • Landscaping: LongBrothers Landscaping
  • Administrative Professional Services: Stir Creative Group
  • Operational Professional Services: Waste Industries
  • Supplier: Wilmar
  • President's Choice: Emily Sundseth, Angela Crenshaw, Shana Golladay
  • Owner Member Volunteer: Maria Barker
  • Vendor Partner Volunteer: Kim Yedlosky
  • Rookie of the Year: Casey Mason, Cottonwood Residential
  • Corporate Professional of the Year: Katrina Redmon, Housing Authority of Winston-Salem
  • Leasing Professional of the Year: Chelene DiMatteo, Abbington Place Apartments
  • Service Technician of the Year: Garret Beisner, Campus Crossing
  • Assistant Manager of the Year: Vanida Chithtamath, Addison Point
  • Bobby Proctor Service Supervisor of the Year: Bobby Pegram, Campus Crossing
  • Cynthia Apple Manager of the Year: Virginia Cummings, Cedar Trace Group
  • Regional Manager of the Year: Emily Goodman, CORE Realty Holdings
  • Turnaround: Lodge At Lakeshore, Signature Property Group
  • Community of the Year, Under 300 Units: Bell Bridford, Bell Partners, Inc
  • Community of the Year, Over 300 Units: Amesbury at West Market, Signature Property Group

2011 Diamond Awards Recipients

  • Advertising & Promotions: Apartment Finder
  • Interior Contractor: Hernandez Carpet Cleaning
  • Exterior Contractor: CRC, the Disaster Response Experts
  • Services: Brownlee Law Firm
  • Supplier: HD Supply
  • President's Choice: Ambassador Committee
  • Owner Member Volunteer: Cooper Brantley
  • Vendor Partner Volunteer: Angela Crenshaw
  • Leasing Professional of the Year: Dena Bostic, Westborough Apartments
  • Service Technician of the Year: Antonio Rivas, Legacy at Twin Oaks
  • Assistant Manager of the Year: Michelle Chesson, Westborough Apartments
  • Bobby Proctor Service Supervisor of the Year: Dale Turner, Legacy at Friendly Manor
  • Cynthia Apple Manager of the Year: Meredith Stanley, Bell Brassfield
  • Regional Manager of the Year: Lisa Bisher, Signature Property Group
  • Turnaround: LeDeara Crest Estates, Winn Residential
  • Community of the Year, 1-5 Years: Legacy at Twin Oak, Blue Ridge Companies
  • Community of the Year, 6-16 Years: Westborough Apartments, Burkely Communities

2010 Diamond Awards Winners

  • Advertising & Promotions: Apartments.com
  • Interior Contractor: Got You Floored
  • Exterior Contractor: Disaster One
  • Services: CoreLogic SafeRent
  • Supplier: Wilmar
  • President's Choice: Lisa Dellinger
  • Owner Member Volunteer: Jody Longwill, Susan Passmore
  • Vendor Partner Volunteer: Matt & Amy Ketterman
  • Leasing Professional of the Year: Jon Davidson, Beechwood, Enclave at Deep River Point
  • Service Technician of the Year: Mike Wilson, Smoketree
  • Assistant Manager of the Year: Cindy Branly, Lincoln Green
  • Bobby Proctor Service Supervisor of the Year: Greg Church, Legacy at Twin Oaks
  • Cynthia Apple Manager of the Year: Suzy Baxter, Nissen Building Apartments
  • Regional Manager of the Year: Betsy Williams, RAM Partners
  • Community of the Year, 1-5 Years: Alexandria Park, Blue Ridge Companies
  • Community of the Year 6-16 Years: Amesbury at West Market, Signature Property Group
  • Community of the Year, 17+ Years: Kensington Place, Berkshire Property Advisors
  • Turnaround Under 30 Years: Cedar Trace Group, Signature Property Group
  • Turnaround Over 30 Years: Townview Apartments, Housing Authority of Winston-Salem

2009 Diamond Awards Winners

  • Advertising & Promotions: Apartment Finder
  • Interior Contractor: Hernandez Carpet Cleaning
  • Exterior Contractor: Brickman Landscaping
  • Services: Brownlee Law Firm
  • Supplier: HD Supply
  • President's Choice: Emily Sundseth
  • Owner Member Volunteer: Bryon Nelson
  • Vendor Partner Volunteer: Dale Holder
  • Leasing Professional of the Year: Michelle Kittrell, Stoneybrook Apartments
  • Service Technician of the Year: Dan Grier, The Enclave
  • Assistant Manager of the Year: Donna McMillan, Highbrook Apartments
  • Bobby Proctor Service Supervisor of the Year: Richard Lowery, Highbrook Apartments
  • Cynthia Apple Manager of the Year: Stephanie Atkinson, Lincoln Green
  • Regional Manager of the Year: Lindsey Weir, Signature Property Group
  • Community of the Year, 1-9 Years: Gardens at Anthony House
  • Community of the Year, 10+ Years: Westborough Apartments