2023 RAE Award Nominations

2023 RAE Award Nominations

January 11, 2024

RAE Award recipients positively influence fellow REALTORS® by demonstrating leadership and by recognizing professional work values and ethics. These awards serve as recognition for a history of selfless contribution to the building of the real estate industry. Every year, the RAE recognizes this group of outstanding members who are nominated by their peers for their contributions. This is your opportunity to celebrate the work of your colleagues and fellow REALTORS® by nominating them for a RAE Award! See below for the awards process, categories and application requirements.

For questions, please reach out to communications@therae.com.

NOMINATIONS CLOSE ON FEBRUARY 29, 2024 AT 5 P.M.


REALTOR® of the Year

REALTOR® of the Year is awarded to an exceptional individual within the Association who has made positive contributions to the real estate industry and is actively involved within the community. The recipient of this award is a leader among their peers, a mentor to new REALTORS® and is an outstanding example of professionalism within the industry.

Nominators will be asked to film a short video describing why they have nominated their specific individual for REALTOR® of the Year. Our team will schedule filming (virtually or in person) for March 2024. 

Eligibility for this award includes:

  • Must be a RAE Member in good standing.
  • Minimum of 10 continuous years of membership with the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton.
  • Has demonstrated leadership and a positive influence in the industry, their Brokerage and community.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of industry involvement (ex. sitting on a committee/task force with the RAE or other Real Estate boards such as AREA or CREA, providing education, taking on leadership at an industry level, etc.).
  • Demonstration of exemplary contributions and professionalism in the industry and community.
  • Must be endorsed by signatures from the nominator and/or Broker and a minimum of 10 additional endorsement signatures.

*Nominees cannot be a member of the Association’s Board of Directors or the Awards Ad Hoc Committee.

Download the Nomination Form


Broker/Manager of the Year

Broker/Manager of the Year is awarded to a Broker or Manager who has provided exceptional leadership and support to their Associates. This recipient has exhibited vision, leadership, corporate performance, and social responsibility to the benefit of the industry.

Nominators will be asked to film a short video describing why they have nominated their specific individual for Broker/Manager of the Year. Our team will schedule filming (virtually or in person) for March 2024. 

Eligibility for this award includes:

  • Must be a RAE Member in good standing.
  • At least 10% or a minimum of five (5) associates (whichever is greater) of brokerage endorsement. If a Brokerage has less than five Associates, signatures can come from outside of the Brokerage.
  • Two (2) letters of reference from two (2) other Brokers or Managers.
  • The Broker or Manager must demonstrate dedication, public relations knowledge, and leadership, as well as professionalism in the industry, Association, and the community.
  • Participation in industry activities and educational programs will also be considered.
  • In addition, the Broker or Manager must demonstrate that they provide training, support, information dissemination, and overall support of Associates.

*Nominees cannot be a member of the Association’s Board of Directors or the Awards Ad Hoc Committee.

Download the Nomination Form


REALTOR® on the Rise

The REALTOR® on the Rise is awarded to a REALTOR® who has showcased examples of determination and energy, as well as a positive contribution to the real estate industry. The recipient of this award is a REALTOR® who has distinguished themselves through their achievements or has successfully met various challenges in their career and in the community.

Nominators will be asked to film a short video describing why they have nominated their specific individual for REALTOR® on the Rise. Our team will schedule filming (virtually or in person) for March 2024. 

Eligibility for this award includes:

  • Must be a RAE Member in good standing.
  • Exhibits outstanding performance and dedication within their own brokerage, the Association, the industry and the community.
  • Demonstrates leadership and teamwork with fellow REALTORS® and fellow industry professionals.
  • Brings initiative and useful ideas to tasks at hand and shares them with others.
  • Someone who has gone above and beyond their regular expectations as an Associate.
  • Nominee must have between four and nine years of experience as of December 31, 2023.
  • Must be endorsed by a minimum of five signatures from RAE Members who are in good standing and may include the nominator and/or Broker.

*Nominees cannot be a member of the Association’s Board of Directors or the Awards Ad Hoc Committee.

Download the Nomination Form


Rookie of the Year

The Rookie of the Year is awarded to a REALTOR® with 3 years or less experience with their Association membership. The recipient of this award has exhibited exceptional professionalism, dedication to the industry and has shown outstanding performance and leadership in their brokerage.

Nominators will be asked to film a short video describing why they have nominated their specific individual for Rookie of the Year. Our team will schedule filming (virtually or in person) for March 2024. 

Eligibility for this award includes:

  • Must be a RAE Member in good standing.
  • Exhibits outstanding performance and dedication within their own brokerage and industry.
  • Demonstrates leadership and teamwork with fellow REALTORS® and fellow industry professionals (inspectors, property managers, etc.).
  • Brings initiative and useful ideas to tasks at hand and shares them with others.
  • Someone who has gone above and beyond their regular expectations as an Associate.
  • Must be licensed for less than four years, prior to December 31, 2023.
  • Must be endorsed by a minimum of five signatures from RAE Members who are in good standing and may include the nominator and/or Broker.

*Nominees cannot be a member of the Association’s Board of Directors or the Awards Ad Hoc Committee.

Download the Nomination Form


Life Member Award

This exceptional individual is a leader among their peers and have made outstanding contributions to the real estate industry. They have served and volunteered in a real estate Association, are actively involved within the
community, display strong leadership, are a mentor and coach to fellow REALTORS®, have an excellent public image and reputation, and esprit de corps (working well with other members). They have earned the exemption from paying membership dues because of their exceptional service in the community, their support of colleagues in their offices and enhancing the real estate industry.

Nominators will be asked to film a short video describing why they have nominated their specific individual for Rookie of the Year. Our team will schedule filming (virtually or in person) for March 2024. 

Eligibility for this award includes:

  • Must be a RAE Member in good standing.
  • Minimum of 20 continuous years of membership with the REALTORS® Association of Edmonton.
  • An active participant within their community.
  •  Active participation within the Association, Alberta Real Estate Association or Canadian Real Estate Association (ex. Committee work, sitting on Boards, etc.).
  • Strong demonstration of leadership and/or mentorship.
  • Shows a strong commitment to professional development. Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism.

*Nominees cannot be a member of the Association’s Board of Directors or the Awards Ad Hoc Committee.

Download the Nomination Form


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