Atlanta Apartment Association Announces 2016 S.T.A.R. Award Winners



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“We have the most incredible members who are truly committed to going above and beyond in their jobs day-in and day-out,” said Teabo. “The S.T.A.R. awards are a great way to show appreciation for their dedication, creativity and contribution to the apartment industry and our organization.”


The organizations that donated the most to the Food-A-Thon, AAA’s annual food and fund drive benefitting Atlanta Community Food Bank, were also announced.


The S.T.A.R. awards honor AAA member organization employees who are consistently the best at what they do. A full list of honorees is below:


Volunteer of the Year: Kim Addison - PDQ Services


Associate of the Year: July Pierce - Chadwell Supply


Chairperson of the Year: Bobby West - TriBridge Residential


Industry Partner of the Year: Karen Nelson - Pinnacle and Eric Coryer - Ready Fitness


Peggy Waskom Award: Hoa Nguyen - Matrix Residential

The Peggy Waskom award is designed to recognize an individual with an extraordinary life story that exemplifies the perseverance, grace and tenacity that Peggy Waskom brought to the Atlanta multifamily housing industry.


Exceptional Site Team Member: Margaret McCarley - JMG Realty 


Exceptional Service Team Member: Tosh Milligan - Venterra 


Exceptional Corporate Support Team Member: Janine Hanley - Matrix Residential


Extra Mile: Keith Gibson - Post Properties


Food-A-Thon Awards


Best Display

Matrix Residential 



Colombia Residential


Most Cash Collected

First Communities 


Food-A-Thon Super S.T.A.R.s

1st Place: Wilkinson Real Estate Advisors

2nd Place: AMLI Residential

3rd Place: HMI Property Solutions

4th Place: Post Properties

5th Place: Perennial Properties 

6th Place (tie): Aderhold Properties &

Norsouth Companies

7th Place: Integral Property Management

8th Place: Matrix Residential

9th Place: TriBridge Residential 

10th Place (tie): Waterton and Cortland Partners


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About the Atlanta Apartment Association

The Atlanta Apartment Association is the multifamily housing trade association for the Atlanta Metro area. Founded in 1975, AAA is one of the largest local apartment associations in the country and an affiliate of the Georgia Apartment Association and the National Apartment Association. Currently, AAA represents over 1,450 member companies consisting of 350 companies managing 340,000+ apartment homes, and over 1100 businesses that provide products and services to the industry.



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