Announcing 2021 Emerald Award Finalists!

Posted By: Jim Wiard WMFHA Updates ,

Congratulations to the 2021 Emerald Awards finalists!

Finalists, download your social media kit here!

Jump to: Community Manager of the Year | Assistant Community Manager of the Year | Leasing Consultant of the Year | Rookie of the Year - Office | Portfolio Manager of the Year | Maintenance Supervisor of the Year | Maintenance Technician of the Year | Rookie of the Year - Maintenance | Credential Holder of the Year

Community of the Year | Curb Appeal | New Development of the Year | Renovated Community of the Year | Community Service Award | Industry Partner of the Year


Community Manager of the Year:

 1-150 UNITS
Eric Minugh, Ravello Apartments - Pinnacle
Gladys Batum-Puente, Swiss Gables - Epic Asset
Jacob Holman, Belay - Thrive Communities
Marina Singh, Blu - Avenue5 Residential
Shannon Stine, Parkview - Pinnacle
151-300 UNITS
Andrew Roberts, Origin - Pinnacle 
Gabrielle Diaz, The Maverick  - Pillar Properties
Kaeli Pugsley, Citizen and Oake  - Greystar
Raven Verbarg, Rosewood Club - Pinnacle
Stacey Litt, 77 Central - Pinnacle
301+ UNITS
David Springer-Trybus, AMLI Arc - AMLI Residential 
Denana Husnic, Indigo Springs - Decron Properties
Paula Gamble, Multiple properties - Security Properties 
Tiffany O'Byrne, Avery on Pearl - ConAm Management
Wilson Cancino, LIV - Greystar
AFFORDABLE
Ciara Jade Stevens, Colwell Building - Allied Residential 
Jolene MacPherson, William J Wood House - Allied Res.
Michelle Delorme, Multiple properties  - Allied Residential
Nahrein Kassem, Promenade  - HNN Communities
Rebecca Wilson, Landmark - Greystar

Assistant Community Manager of the Year:

1-300 UNITS
Alisha Baker, The Madison at Bellevue - First Pointe
Brandy House, Summit - Avenue5 Residential
Carly Rotolo, Echo Ridge - Berkshire Residential
Katie Wade, Copper Creek  - Thrive Communities
Rebecca Prengel, Dimension - Holland Partner Group

301+ UNITS
Brittany Taylor, Stadium Place - Pillar Properties
Chad Mains, Keeler's Corner - Avenue5 Residential
Eric Brett, Via6 - Greystar 
Gabriela Camacho, The Mill at Mill Creek - Sack Mngmt.
Kia Lo, The Fairways - Pinnacle

Leasing Consultant of the Year:

1-300 UNITS
Emma Akervold, The Maverick - Pillar Properties
Horacio Ozaetta, Blu - Avenue5 Residential
Kayla Caldwell, Aura Totem Lake - Avenue5 Residential
Linda Hych, The Woodmark - Greystar
O'Shea Taylor, Ridgegate - Avenue5 Residential

301+ UNITS
Claudia Delgadillo-Lopez, Assembly 118 - Thrive
Genisis Stanley, Club Palisades - FPI Management
Kristen Snide, Parkside - Lincoln Property Company
Larissa Harvey, Griffis Lake Washington - Griffis Res.
Michael Mendenhall, Stadium Place  - Pillar Properties

Rookie of the Year - Office

Boston Moore, Sedona - Epic Asset Management
Julian Mora, The Lyric - Pillar Properties
Kristin Mays, Griffis Lake Washington - Griffis Residential
Pailey Cope, The POP - Insite Property Solutions
Tanner Mandelin, Ascend - Avenue5 Residential

Portfolio Manager of the Year:

Amy Abernathy - Greystar
Claudia Lytton - Pinnacle

Kristina Wardean - Avenue5 Residential
Nick Crum - Thrive Communities

Maintenance Supervisor of the Year:

 1-150 UNITS
Dan Smolinski, Willow's Court - Epic Asset Management
Frank Tudela, Multiple properties - Greystar
Garry Lundquist, Multiple properties - Pinnacle
Ismet Kandzic, The Luxe at Meridian - Avenue5 Residential
Noe Villanueva, Cascadia Pointe - Pinnacle

151-300 UNITS
Alex Ortega, Modera Redmond - MillCreek Residential
Chris Taylor, The Danforth - Avenue5 Residential
Gary Botkin, Sedona - Epic Asset Management
Marco Subero, Chelsea at Juanita Village - Thrive
Mike Virdell, The Century - Pillar Properties

301+ UNITS
Kohlton Steinman, Griffis North Creek - Griffis Residential
Mark Hindenach, Via6 - Greystar
Micah Kemp, Parkside - Lincoln Property Company
Regan Sindayen, Multiple properties - HNN Communities

Maintenance Technician of the Year:

1-300 UNITS
Garcia Bakari, AMLI Bellevue Park - AMLI Residential
Gene Zink, Griffis Belltown - Griffis Residential
Jerry Mendoza, Multiple properties - Coast
Julio Amador, Multiple properties - Pinnacle
Lourdes Betancourt, Blu - Avenue5 Residential

301+ UNITS
Dennis Gonzalez, Via6 - Greystar
Kat Sauskojus, Atlas - Avenue5 Residential
Marcos Lujan, Colby Creek - Thrive Communities
Menberu Hailemariam, LIV - Greystar
Nicolai Cristev, Avery on Pearl - ConAm Management

Rookie of the Year - Maintenance

Brian Evaul, Multiple properties - Pinnacle
Jeremy Lim, The Meyden - Pillar Properties
Lex Lee, Central Park East - Greystar
Mac Hardin, The Maverick - Pillar Properties
Victor Mauro, Rosewood Club - Pinnacle

Credential Holder of the Year:

Heather L. Edwards, CAS - Apartment Advantage Staffing
Luke Murnan, NALP, CAM - Epic Asset Management


Community of the Year:

1-150 UNITS
1611 on Lake Union - Greystar
Arbor Village - Thrive Communities

151+ UNITS

Club Palisades - FPI Management
Griffis Lake Washington - Griffis Residential
Griffis North Creek - Griffis Residential
Talisman - Greystar
The Madison at Bellevue - First Pointe

AFFORDABLE
Cottage Bay - Pinnacle
Lake Washington Apartments - FPI Management
Landmark - Greystar


Curb Appeal Garden Style:

PRE-1995
Aspen Creek Apartments - Epic Asset Management
Hampton Greens - Greystar
Liberty Ridge - Thrive Communities
Skyview 3322 - Pinnacle
Yarrowood Highlands - Avenue5 Residential

POST-1995
Borgata Apartments & Townhomes - Thrive Communities
Griffis North Creek - Griffis Residential
The Diplomat - Pinnacle
Willina Ranch - Greystar

Curb Appeal Mid Rise/High Rise:

Elara At The Market - Avenue5 Residential
SKY Sammamish - Insite Property Solutions
Villaggio Apartments - Epic Asset Management
West Mall Place Apartments - Epic Asset Management


New Development of the Year:

1-150 UNITS
Allegro at Ash Creek - Pinnacle
Alloy - Redside Partners
Flyway Retail + Living - Insite Property Solutions
The POP - Insite Property Solutions

151+ UNITS
Alexan 100 - Avenue5 Residential
Aura Totem Lake - Avenue5 Residential
Blackbird - Thrive Communities
Geo - Thrive Communities
Hyde Square - Greystar

AFFORDABLE
Panorama - HNN Communities
View by Vintage - FPI Management


Renovated Community of the Year:

Novela Apartments - Avenue5 Residential
Porchlight - Thrive Communities
Scout - Thrive Communities
South Park Yacht Club - Foundation Group
The Park in Bellevue - Avenue5 Residential

Community Service Award:

Heather Blume - Behind the Leasing Desk
Heidi Anderson - HNN Communities

Industry Partner of the Year:

1UP Floors
Larry O'Toole - Alliance Flooring
Marsha Newman - A Plus Tree, Inc
Melissa Schade - Conversion Logix