The Residential Brokerage Division Deal of The Year Sales & Rental Awards

The Residential Brokerage Division has presented annual Deal of the Year awards since 1988. Winners of these awards show creativity or ingenuity in overcoming unique obstacles to make a successful deal. The Division also bestows the Henry Forster Award upon a broker whose career accomplishments and personal conduct bring credit to the entire residential brokerage community.

These awards are presented at the Annual Residential Brokerage Division¿s Deal of the Year Charity Gala.

Since 1989, proceeds from this event have been donated through the REBNY Foundation toward charities that support a variety of causes, including housing and/or social services for the city¿s homeless. The following charities have received money to continue their work:

Access Development Fund
American Cancer Society ¿ Hope Lodge New York City
American Red Cross ¿ New York Chapter
BRC ¿ Bowery Residents¿ Committee, Inc.
Bridge Fund of New York, Inc.
Broadway Housing Communities
Capuchin Food Pantries
Central Synagogue - Caring Community
Catholic Charities
Central Park Conservancy
Children¿s Aid Society
City Harvest
Common Ground
Community Access, Inc.
Encore Community Services
Fountain House
Gilda¿s Club New York City
Goddard Riverside Community Center
Habitat for Humanity
Hale House Center, Inc.
Help Homeless Service Corp.
Henry Street Settlement
Housing and Services, Inc.
Housing Works
Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund
Lenox Hill Neighborhood House
Nazareth Housing
Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter, Inc.
New Destiny Housing Corporation
The Bridge, Inc.
The Doe Fund
The Floating Hospital
The HOPE Program
The Momentum AIDS Project, Inc.
The Partnership for the Homeless
Trinity Place Shelter
Prep for Prep
Project FIND ¿ Aid for the Aged, Inc.
Project for Psychiatric Outreach to the Homeless
Project Renewal
REBNY Foundation ¿ Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund
REBNY Residential Member in Need Fund
REBNY Second Century Fund
Soho Partnership
St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church
Stray from the Heart
Twin Towers Fund
Volunteer Referral Center
Yorkville Common Pantry
Youth Service Opportunities Project
Urban Pathways, Inc.
Woof Dog Rescue, Inc.


PAST AWARDEES (listed alphabetically by year)

2015:  Sharon Burroughs, Ross Evangelista, Ann Marie Folan, Grace Hiura, Miyuki Katagiri, Carol E. Levy, Valerie Mayworm, Christine A. Muldoon Toes, Debra E. Ortega, Ashley M. Reidy, Nick Sakalis, Jacob Wood 
2014:  Sharon Burroughs, Anna Filippova, Linda Guido, Shelley Lindauer, Timothy W. Melzer  | read more >
2013:  Donald L. Correia, J. Roger Erickson, Suzan Kremer, Daniela Kunen, Lisa Larson, Judith E. Oston, Lisa A. Rosenstein, Heather E. Stein  | read more >
2012:  Ann Ferguson, Steven O. Goldschmidt, Steven O. Goldschmidt, Shebrelle Hunter-Green, William McBurney, Jr., Nicholas Z. Palance, Elayne S. Reimer, Adrian Thompkins 
2011:  Diane S. Abrams, Ann Bialek, Felise Gross, Norman Horowitz, Keren Ringler, Madalyn Robbins, Dell K. Rubin, Burt F. Savitsky, David M. Spencer, Lydia Sussek 
2010:  Senad Ahmetovic, Jacqueline Howard Sicignano, Carol W. Landon, Karin A. Posvar, Lisa Snyder, Pasquale Strippoli, Neoly Lika Williams 
2009:  Senad Ahmetovic, Lori Huler, Cindy Kurtin, Sandra M. Lauer, Thomas McNichols, Sonia Stock, Janet Weiner 
2008:  Caroline Bass, Donald L. Correia, Dan Danielli, Paula Del Nunzio, Gary Friedland, Norman Horowitz, Judith E. Oston, Lynda C. Wiggins, Ruth Yeskel 
2007:  Barbara Evans-Butler, Dean R. Feldman, Jim Mahoney, Brian J. Manning, Edith K. Meyer, Linda A. VanderWoude 
2006:  Donald Artig, Robert M. Browne, Raye L. Dube, Jim Mahoney, Maria DeFatima Pashby, Elizabeth Sahlman, Suzanne Sealy 
2005:  Mark Baum, Carrie Chiang, Sheldon B. Joblin, Sandra M. Lauer, Chris O'Neal, Barbara Schwartz, Pasquale Strippoli, C.B. Whyte 
2004:  Mickey Cohen, Vasco DaSilva, John Parsegian, Maria DeFatima Pashby, Leslie Weingart Singer, John Venekamp, David L. Weiss 
2003:  John Burger, Andrea Daniels, Jacqueline M. Fopiano, Robin Foxx, JIm Mahoney, Pamela Nichols, Wendy J. Sarasohn, Jessica Ushan 
2002:  Michael M. Beltrami, Camille Duvall-Hero, Haidee Granger, Patrick Lilly, Alexander Peters, Wendy Singer Spotts, Juilliene Tyler, Miriam H. Weingarten 
2001:  Nancy Candib, John Caraccioli, Vasco DaSilva, Joan Kaplan, Reba P. Miller, Frederick M. Reed, Nadine Robbins 
2000:  Vasco DaSilva, Dean R. Feldman, Myrna Reisman Moreno, Steven Reisman Moreno, John Parsegian, Frederic M. Reed 
1999:  Susan Banas, Sharon E. Baum, Yang Chung, Sachiko T. Goodman, Robin Rothman, Amy Singer, Juilliene Tyler, Lorett Vigon 
1998:  Vasco DaSilva, Alyx Kilian, Donald Kohlreiter, Maggie Ocampo, Gale Rundquist, Jennifer Shafer 
1997:  Susan H. Caldwell, Sylvia Camden, Susan Dougherty, Dean R. Feldman, Marian Levitt, Jacqueline Sim 
1996:  Ruth S. Dann, Stephanie Lord DeLan, Marlene S. Hartstein, Bettina Hegel, Ilene Magidson, Elizabeth A. Meyer, Gavriella Shimonov, null null 
1995:  Edward Lee Cave, Bonnie Chajet, Sharon Mahar, Carol B. Miller, Suzanne Sealy 
1994:  Melodie Gary Kahr, Donald Kohlreiter, Inez Wade, Diane Hardy Waller, C.B. Whyte 
1993:  Sharon E. Baum, Elizabeth Fishman, Judith Harrison, Kerry T. Martin, Christopher W. Poissant, III 
1992:  Pamela Booth, Joan S. Nelson, Glenn E. Schiller 
1991:  Michael M. Beltrami, Dexter Guerrieri, Kenneth Malian, Gail Zgodny 
1990:  Ruth E. DeHann, Judith L. Harrison, Ronny Katz, H. Luchnick, George W. van der Ploeg 
1989:  Ruth Dann, Millard Dixon III, Roseanne Gaulkin 
1988:  Cornelia A. Netter, Diane M. Ramirez, Louise Cowper Wallace