Award Recipients

2015 REALTOR® Of The Year Award- Kevin Sigstad 

Kevin Sigstad is the owner/broker of his Remax Premier Properties office in Reno, which provides services in residential and commercial real estate as well as property management. Kevin was the 2015 President of the Nevada Association of REALTORS and was previously the President of the Reno-Sparks Association of REALTORS.

Sigstad is a major investor in the NVAR PAC and was cited in the media on countless occasions in 2015 promoting REALTORS and real estate issues in the Silver State. Additionally, Sigstad has served on many national, state and local association committees.

The University of Nevada graduate has been active in the real estate market for more than 30 years. He has a BA in accounting and also graduated from the Commercial Investment Real Estate Institute with a designation of CCIM.

Charity work is valued by Sigstad as well. He has been President of the Food Bank of Northern Nevada as well as President of Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Kevin and his wife Lisa have a son, Justin, who is 22.  

Nevada REALTOR® Of The Year (ROTY)

The REALTOR® of the Year Award is given to a member of NVAR for effort and work expended in the interest of REALTORS®, the profession, and the community.

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Nevada Distinguished REALTOR® Award (NDRA)

The Nevada Distinguished REALTOR® Award is a prestigious award for a Nevada REALTOR® to receive. This award was born out of a desire to recognize an individual among the membership who consistently

contributes to the real estate profession and to NVAR. These contributions span many years and are often in places where their contributions may not be seen by the members. Sherrie Cartinella is the 2015 recipient.

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REALTORS® Active In Politics Award (RAP)

The RAP award recognizes a REALTOR who is involved politically at the local, state and national level, through service and contributions. The recipient is a dedicated person who wants to make a difference in their community and state by getting involved in the political affairs for Nevada. Pam Reese is the 2015 recipient.

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The Joe Nolan Award

The Joe Nolan Award was created in honor of Joe Nolan, REALTOR, C.R.B. C.C.I.M., Past President of the Las Vegas Board of REALTORS and Past/President of the Nevada Association of REALTORS. Joe was a professional and knew the value of education and participation in the activities of the Local, State, and National Association of REALTORS® as well as his community. His success and ability was recognized by his peers, and the recipients of this award embody those talents. The 2015 recipient is Rosa Herwick.
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REALTOR® Achievement Award (RAA)

The RAP award recognizes a REALTOR who is involved politically at the local, state and national level, through service and contributions. The recipient is a dedicated person who wants to make a difference in their community and state by getting involved in the political affairs for Nevada. The 2015 recipient is Greg Martin.