Lower Eastern Shore, Md. – The Coastal Association of REALTORS® (Coastal) recognized its 2018 award winners during a special ceremony on Monday, October 24, 2018 at Dunes Manor Hotel & Suites in Ocean City.
 
                        
Susan Lloyd of Mid-Atlantic Settlement Services presents the Coastal Association of REALTORS® 2018 Outstanding Affiliate Award to Rick Proctor of Freedmont Mortgage. Lloyd was the 2017 recipient of the award.
 
Rick Proctor of Freedmont Mortgage in Ocean City received the Outstanding Affiliate Award. Proctor served this year as chair of the REALTORS® Political Action Committee (RPAC) Task Force and was an active participant in the association’s legislative advocacy efforts. He visited numerous member offices to discuss RPAC and also traveled to Annapolis and Washington, DC to represent the association in meetings with state and national legislators.
 
                       
Coastal President-Elect Joe Wilson of Coastal Life Realty Group presents the Coastal Association of REALTORS® 2018 Outstanding Achievement Award to Vicki Harmon of Coldwell Banker Residential 120th Street. Wilson was the 2017 recipient of the award.
 
Vicki Harmon of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage 120th Street in Ocean City received the Outstanding Achievement Award. Harmon is a past president of the association and holds numerous professional certifications. In the coming year, she will serve as District Vice President to represent the association at Maryland REALTORS® meetings in Annapolis, and she will co-chair the planning committee for the Maryland REALTORS® annual conference.
 
                        
Coastal Director Austin Whitehead of Whitehead Real Estate Executives presents the Coastal Association of REALTORS® 2018 Rising Star Award to Kristy Thomas of Coldwell Banker Residential. Whitehead was the 2017 recipient of the award.
 
Kristy Thomas of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Salisbury received the Rising Star Award. Thomas has volunteered for the association since she became a member three years ago. She has served on the Technology and Community Outreach committees, and earned her Seniors Real Estate Specialist designation last year.
 
Ginnie Malone of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Salisbury received the Community Service Award for her humanitarian efforts to make the Lower Eastern Shore a better place to live, work, and play.
 
                       
Cam Bunting of Bunting Real Estate presents the Coastal Association of REALTORS® 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award to Linda Moran of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty. Bunting was the 2017 recipient of the award.
 
Linda Moran of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty in West Ocean City received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Moran has worked in real estate for the past 40 years. She is a past president of the association and still serves on numerous committees. She has earned three designations and five certifications.
 
                       
Linda Moran of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty presents the Coastal Association of REALTORS® 2018 REALTOR® of the Year Award to Grace Masten of Sea Grace at North Beach REALTORS®. Moran was the 2017 recipient of the award.
 
Grace Masten of Sea Grace at North Beach REALTORS® received the REALTOR® of the Year Award. Masten serves on the Coastal Board of Directors, while also sitting on a number of committees and chairing the association’s Rentals Task Force. She also volunteers for Maryland REALTORS® and National Association of REALTORS® committees, while serving as president of the MD/DC Region of the Residential Real Estate Council.
 
“We are very proud of all our award winners and nominees,” said Coastal President Bernie Flax. “We are so grateful for their efforts and volunteer work, and we look forward to seeing how all of them will continue to better our industry through their willingness to serve others.”
 
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More about Coastal Association of REALTORS®
 
The Coastal Association of REALTORS® is fortunate enough to represent over 1,000 real estate professionals in Somerset, Wicomico, and Worcester Counties. These members are engaged, informed, and active in their communities. They support the American dream of homeownership, as well as the purchase and use of all types of real property. They are local. They are accurate. They are trusted. They are REALTORS® and affiliate members.
 
For more information on Coastal REALTORS®, visit www.coastalrealtors.org. The term REALTOR® is a registered collective membership mark unique to real estate professionals who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict Code of Ethics.
 
MEDIA CONTACT: Sarah Rayne / 410-641-4409 / sarah@coastalrealtors.org