It was the 40th installation of the Marco association


Realtors and affiliates enjoyed their annual night of glitz and glam over at Hideaway Beach recently at the 40th installation of officers and directors of the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors.

Near the beginning of the program, Litha Berger received the Robbie Clark award – given to a new agent who exemplifies the qualities of giving of oneself to the community and reflecting the positive image of a real estate professional. Attorney Bill Morris took Affiliate of the Year, Association staffers the Unsung Hero award, and Steve Josselyn was named Realtor of the Year.

Association staffers are Shirley English (CEO), Linda Johns Carroll (administrative assistant), Alice Jobe (executive assistant), Kandy Sweeney (communications director) and Pattie Ziesig (MLS and membership director).

Shari Fairchild, Steve Josselyn, Rita Bravo, June Prophet and Richard Shanahan received special President’s special awards.

After dinner, officers and directors took the oath. They were Richard Shanahan (president), Michael O’Rourke (president elect) and Gary Elliott (secretary/treasurer). Directors are Litha Berger, Carl Pucci (Realtors Support Network representative) and Christine Waldren with one-year terms.

Mike Boland, George Percel and Jackie Strategos are two-year term directors, while Ken Bennett and Ken Gandy serve for three years. Susan Ackerson was recognized as immediate past president.

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