Welcome to our Agents’ Choice Awards

For more than a decade, Atlanta Agent magazine has been honoring the very best of Atlanta real estate professionals as determined by its readers in the annual Agents’ Choice Awards. Each year votes have been tallied across 20 categories to bring you crowd favorites, including industry MVP, managing brokers of the year, best dressed and more. These distinct categories have brought real estate professionals together to build a network of nominated individuals from this ceremony. Here is a compiled list of archived winners over the years.

Rookie of the year

Katy Sudlow (2020)

Nick LaMonte (2019)

Lisa Scott (2018)

Jefferson Hopkins (2016)

Dan Lee (2015)

Developer of the year

McKinley Homes (2020)

Ashton Woods (2018)

John Wieland (2016)

John Wieland (2015)

Best Brokerage 

BankSouth Mortgage (2019)

Engel & Völkers Atlanta (2018)

PalmerHouse Properties (2016)

PalmerHouse Properties (2015)

Best Agent Website 

Anthony Acosta (2020)

Angela Aull (2019)

Ashley Battleson (2018)

Mary Ellen Macke (2016)

Justin Ziegler (2015)

Mortgage Company/Lender of the Year 

Reece Cohen, Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group (2020)

Harry Norman Realtors (2019)

BankSouth Mortgage (2018)

BankSouth Mortgage (2016)

Fidelity Bank Mortgage (2015)

Charitable Services Award 

Daryl Battles (2020)

Michele Velcheck (2019)

Mark Spain (2018)

Joan Kaplan (2016)

Andrew Malone (2015)

Best Team 

Marshall Berch & Associates (2020)

Jeff Fountain Team (2019)

Mark Spain Real Estate Team (2018)

Marshall Berch & Associates (2016)

Southern REO (2015)

Best Dressed 

Angel Crayton (2020)

Emily Esparza (2019)

Jeremy Smith (2018)

Ben Eckles (2016)

Collette McDonald (2015)

Managing Broker of the Year

Shea Zimmerman (2020)

Tara Versluis (2019)

Connie Spaziano (2018)

Lane McCormack (2016)

Julie Caricato (2015)

Industry MVP

Joe Stockdale (2020)

Laura Rittenberg (2019)

Christa Huffstickler (2018)

April Lloyd (2016)

Maura Neill (2015)

Nominees are submitted annually by brokerage CEOs, public relations professionals, managing brokers and others. If you’re interested in learning more about this process, please email our managing editor for more information. If you’re an individual agent and curious about how to become featured in our magazine, please check out the many opportunities highlighted here.