Brisbane, 1 April 2011- CB Richard Ellis Senior Director John Dwyer has been named Commercial Salesperson of the Year at the 2011 Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) awards. Now in its sixth year, the REIA awards recognise real estate professionals who have contributed at an outstanding level to their business, their industry and the community.
John is a Senior Director based in CBRE’s Brisbane office and is head of CBRE’s Queensland Insolvency Team. He has been instrumental in high profile receivership sales such as that of the Sheraton Mirage Resort and Spa, Gold Coast on behalf of Grant Thornton.
CBRE’s Senior Managing Director, Queensland, Bruce Baker said the award was fitting recognition for John’s achievements during his 30 years in the property industry.
“Receiving the peak commercial award is a great accolade for John and one that recognises his commitment to delivering the highest level of service and results for our clients,” Mr Baker said.
CBRE had six nominations for the national REIA awards: Commercial Agency of the Year for Victoria and QLD, Commercial Salesperson of the Year for QLD and Commercial Property Manager of the Year for Victoria (Charles Hunt) and ACT (Donna Dowsett).
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