Awards

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. 

C2EX Endorsement - In 2018, the National Association of REALTORS® proudly launched Commitment to Excellence (C2EX), a program that empowers REALTORS® to demonstrate their professionalism and commitment to conducting business at the highest standards. Learn more or register at www.c2ex.realtor. View the NRIBR members that have completed their C2EX Endorsement as of 3/16/20.

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 2019 Awardees. Click here for the 2020 Diamond Sales Guidelines and Rule Changes, approved on 6/25/20.

Good Neighbor Award  (NEW for 2021) Presented to a member who has made a positive impact in the Northern Rhode Island Community.  This award seeks to highlight and inspire an individual’s personal contribution to the community as well as their impact as a role model for other REALTORS®.  The Good Neighbor Award is intended to recognize individual contributions, not association or companywide efforts.  The Good Neighbor Award recipient will receive a $1,000 donation to a charity of their choice on their behalf.   Does not have to be awarded every year.  More details to follow January 2021.

REALTOR® of the Year – presented each July; The application is downloadable each year and 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 2020 REALTOR® of the Year Mary Baron of Coldwell Residential Brokerage in Cumberland, RI.  Click here for previous REALTORS® of the Year.

Golden "R" – may be presented in September to a REALTOR® member who has demonstrated, consistently over the years, service, support and promotion of the Board and its mission.  This individual attends meetings on a regular basis.  Congratulations to our Chris Whitten of Premeer Real Estate, Inc. in Smithfield, RI.

Rookie Golden "R" – may be presented in September to a New REALTOR® Board Member of 5 years or less who has consistently demonstrated service, support and promotion of the Board and its mission.  This individual attends meetings on a regular basis.  Congratulations to our 2020 Awardee Alissa St. Jacques of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Cumberland.

Affiliate of the Year – may be presented in September to an Affiliate member who has demonstrated consistently  service, support and promotion of the Board and its mission.  This individual attends meetings on a regular basis.  One-time award.  Congratulations to our 2020 Awardee Brad Pelletier, Esq. of Pelletier, Marshall & Clark, Attorneys at Law.

Richard Fontaine Award – may be presented in September to a member of our Board of Directors who has provided exceptional and distinguished service.  Congratulations to our 2020 Awardee Michael Lambrese of RE/Max Town & Country in Cumberland, RI.

See a list of Past Award Winners Here.

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.

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