The Harford County Association of REALTORS® recently announced its award recipients, which included Marianne Ferguson of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Harford County who has been named REALTOR® of the Year. Here are the details:
Harford County Association of REALTORS® Announce 2013 Award Recipients
President Simon Nwaigwe of the Harford County Association of REALTORS® recently announced the 2013 REALTOR® of Year is Marianne Ferguson, Branch Vice President with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Harford County. The REALTOR® of the Year Award is bestowed upon the REALTOR® in the local association who exemplifies the model member through Real Estate Service to the Community, and the Local, State and National Associations. The local REALTOR® of the Year is nominated to the state level that will be selected during the annual conference in Ocean City.
Marianne Ferguson joined the Harford County Association of REALTORS® in 1990. She became very active with the governance of the association in 2009 and has served as Chairperson of numerous committees and as an Officer of the Board of Directors, including President in 2011 – 2012. She currently serves as First Vice President of the HCAR Charitable and Educational Foundation; and Immediate Past President of the Million Dollar Real Estate Association of Harford County where she is a Life Member. Marianne has also been a very active REALTOR® with the Maryland Association of REALTORS® serving as a Director and The National Association of REALTORS® as a moderator. Her experiences have enabled her to help others through training, education, workshops and personal consultations in the real estate industry.
Marianne holds the NAR Graduate of Real Estate Institute (GRI) designation and is licensed as an Associate Broker in Maryland. She also holds certifications as a Distressed Property Specialist and Leasing Specialist. Her formal educational background was in business management/accounting.
Her participation with the community is immeasurable with Habitat, Fair Housing, HC Council, HC Economic Development, Coldwell Banker CARES charity, Toys for Tots and SARC.
Marianne is happily married to Frank Ferguson in Harford County and they have two lovely daughters.
“I enjoy participating in and learning about everything that I can about the real estate business and I strongly believe and teach others to give back and pay it forward. I am dedicated to my team to succeed in their business and personal self-fulfillment. I have a passion for real estate” said Marianne.
Additional award recipients recently announced by President Simon Nwaigwe were: Distinguished Sales Associate of the Year – Kimberly Bogris with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage; REALTOR® Community Service Award – Lee Tessier with Keller Williams American Premier and the Lifetime Achievement Award to Timothy Sullivan with Sullivan Realty LLC. All the award recipients will be recognized at the HCAR Annual Membership Meeting to be held September 27, 2013 at the Richlin Ballroom.
Harford County Association of REALTORS® is a professional trade association with over 1,300 members, dedicated to the preservation of the right to own, transfer and use real property, and the rights of its members to conduct business. REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark which may only be used by those real estate professionals who subscribe to the REALTOR® organization’s strict Code of Ethics, and who are members of the National, State and Local REALTOR® organization.