Northern RI Board of Realtors


The Northern Rhode Island Board of REALTORS® is pleased to recognize the sales achievements of its members as well as the contributions members make to the real estate industry, the REALTOR® Association and the Community. 

Diamond Sales Awards – presented each March;  This recognition program is composed of outstanding REALTOR® members who have attained designated sales and listing volume and who strive to provide the highest level of professional real estate services. Click here for the list of our 2017 Awardees. Now accepting 2018 Diamond Sales Awards applications  before 4:30 p.m. on 2/1/19.  Please read the rules in their entirety here and then complete both pages of this worksheet.  Questions?  Please contact Erin Herzog at (401) 333-6343.

REALTOR® of the Year – presented each July; nominations are accepted May 1-June 1.  This award recognizes an outstanding member of the Board who has provided distinguished service to the Northern Rhode Island Board of REALTORS®, RI Association of REALTORS®, National Association of REALTORS®, the Business Community and has demonstrated volunteerism in civic and charitable organizations.  Congratulations to our 2018 REALTOR® of the Year Chris Whitten of Premeer Real Estate, Inc. in Johnston, RI. 

Golden R – may be presented in September to a REALTOR® member who has consistently demonstrated dedicated service and support over the years and is a regularly engaged in Board meetings.  Congratulations to our 2017 Awardee David Serpa of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Cumberland, RI.

Rookie of the Year – may be presented in September to a new REALTOR® Board Member with 1-5 years of service who has consistently demonstrated service and support to the Board and is regularly engaged in Board meetings.

Richard Fontaine Award – may be presented in September to a member of our Board of Directors who has demonstrated distinguished service to the Board.  

Affiliate of the Year – may be presented in September to an Affiliate member who has consistently demonstrated years of service and support to the Board and attends meetings regularly.  This is one-time award.  

Additionally, the Board is seeking to recognize REALTORS® who are good neighbors in their community to nominate for the National Association of REALTORS® Good Neighbor Awards (applications are due in May).  If you would like more information, or would like to share your story, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., at 401-333-6343.