2018 KAAR Managing Broker of the Year Application
Policies Governing the Nomination and Selection

The following are the policies governing the nomination and selection of the Knoxville Area Association of Realtors® (KAAR) Managing Broker of the Year Award.

The Realtor of Year Committee shall decide the Award recipient following consideration and review of submitted nominations and other candidates identified by the Committee. As part of the selection process, the Committee may decide to interview some or all of the candidates.

The Candidate’s submission of a nomination form, or the submission of a nomination form on behalf of the Candidate with the Candidate’s tacit or express permission, constitutes the Candidate’s agreement to be bound by the Policies and any revisions or amendments made to them from time to time by the KAAR Board of Directors.

Each Candidate must be a current Designated Realtor (Managing Broker) member of KAAR with at least two years’ experience in the role.

Candidates may nominate themselves or be nominated by any other member of KAAR.

The application shall be accompanied by one letter recommendation, if the individual is nominating him or herself. If an individual is nominating his or her managing broker, no letter of recommendations are required this year.

All nomination forms must be accompanied by a high res color digital photo.

The Award shall be presented at the annual KAAR awards program or business meeting.

The Committee has the discretion whether or not to make the Award in any given year.

Criteria to be considered by the selection committee:
a. High principles of faithfulness to the Code of Ethics and good business practices
b. General reputation for high professional competence
c. Exemplary business experience and accomplishments
d. Involvement and engagement with KAAR
e. Participation in community and civic organizations

Winner Recognition:
The Managing Broker of the Year winner will be recognized at an awards meeting on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at The Press Room and VIP Knoxville Magazine will be featuring the named winner in their March Real Estate Issue. All advertising shall contain the full name "Knoxville Area Association of REALTORS® [Year] Managing Broker of the Year of the Year." Awards shall be for the calendar year.

Nominee Information
Nominee/Candidate Name *
Firm Name & Firm Address *
Firm Phone *
Number of Agents in Firm *
How long have you been a managing broker for? *
Association Participation and Engagement (committee participation, awards, elected offices)
Professional Designations Held:
RPAC Involvement (list amounts for previous 3 years):
Community and Civic Service (list organizations, recognitions, appointments, etc. and dates):
Real Estate Business Accomplishments and Recognitions:
Why I believe this Candidate should receive the Managing Broker of the Year Award: (attach additional pages if necessary) *
Name of Individual submitting nomination *
Other Requirements
Important: This nomination form must be accompanied by one letter of recommendation, if the individual is nominating him or herself. If an individual is nominating his or her own managing broker, no letters of recommendation are required. Letters of recommendation should address the candidate’s good business practices, faithfulness to the Realtor® Code of Ethics, general reputation for high professional competence, business experience and accomplishments, and other attributes worthy of the Managing Broker of the Year Award.

A high res color digital photo must also be submitted.

Attach letter of recommendation and high res color digital photo. Files may also be emailed to lyle@kaarmls.com.
DEADLINE: 1/25/19
Please submit completed applications and supporting documents online or mail/email/drop off to:
Lyle Irish
609 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37919
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