Nashville, Tenn. - The Greater Nashville Association of Realtors' Commercial Investment Division has named Jim Brown of Lord Baltimore Properties Commercial Realtor of the Year.

 

The award recognizes brokers who demonstrate leadership and integrity and who contribute to the betterment of the industry. Brown, a past CID president, has been a member of the association for more than 15 years and was instrumental in GNAR's move to its current location on Trousdale Drive.

 

"Jim has been a successful realtor and an active member of GNAR's Commercial Investment Division," says Pat Brakefield, 2005 president of GNAR's Commercial Investment Division. "His commitment to excellence in his work, dedication to the Realtor Association and talent in serving clients are what garnered him this prestigious award."

 

Michelle Kang of Crye-Leike Commercial took home the Horizon Award, which recognizes up-and-coming commercial real estate professionals. Kang has been an affiliate broker with Crye-Leike since 2002.

 

CID also handed out its Awards of Excellence in three categories: Platinum, Gold and Silver.

 

*Platinum Award nominees must achieve at least $5 million or more in net sales or leases during the year. This year's recipients are: Patrick Brakefield, William Hawkins, Timothy Quinn, Clancy Hoban and Matt Woodard. All are with Chas. Hawkins Co. Inc.

 

*Gold Award nominees must broker at least $2 million or more in net sales or leases during the year. Recipients are: Mary Hawkins, Robert Stout, Sue Earnest and J.P. Lowe of Chas. Hawkins Co. Inc.; Anne Shockley of The Trendex Group Inc.; Monte Turner of Turner & Associates; Marshall Karr of Karr Investments; Charlie Robin of Robin Realty; and John Martin and Jim Martin of Caudill Properties.

 

*Silver Award nominees must achieve at least $1 million or more in net sales or leases during the calendar year. This year's recipients are: Bill Brittain and Bruce Reed of Chas. Hawkins Co. Inc.; Tom Miller of The Parks Group; Gary Hudson of Legacy Ventures; and Dane Bryant of Lura Bainbridge Real Estate.