Destin, FL (February 22, 2017)…Keller Williams Realty Emerald Coast (KWEC) has seven offices serving five communities in Northwest Florida with over 300 real estate agents. They hosted their annual awards banquet last week at The Henderson that honored the many accomplishments their agents achieved in 2016.

KWREC offices attained a #1 ranking for 2016 in sales volume and number of units sold in both the Emerald Coast Association of Realtors and the Navarre Area Board of Realtors. As the world’s largest real estate company, locally KWEC is the 75th largest Keller Williams franchise and they have the largest number of agents in the Gulf Coast KW region.

Agents received recognition awards in many categories from top sales associate, listing associate, team, rookie of the year, to KW humanitarian award, KW cultural icon, $1 million to over $12 million sales volume President’s Club achievement members, and more.

Winners were:

Cindy Cole – Top Sales Associate

The Meghan Hall Team – Top Listing Associates

The Laurie Hollowell Team – Top Sales Team

At The Beach Team – Top Sales Group

Jessica Drew – Rookie of the Year

Linda Grayson – #1 Profit Share

Denis Milonas – Most Agent Recruits

Andrea Farrell – Humanitarian Award

Al Mader – Cultural Icon

“It was a pleasure to recognize the successes of our incredible team of agents at KWEC,” said principal broker Jeff Adamson. “We are looking forward to an exceptional real estate market along the Emerald Coast of Northwest Florida in 2017.”

Linda and Dennis LaRocca, and Debbie Alexander, franchisee owners of the seven KWEC offices, were on hand to see the accomplishments of the KW associates and the significant growth of agents since KWEC was started in the early 2000’s. Other owner, Robert Tuft, was not present.

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