The Greenwich Association of Realtors (GAR) announced that George Cain of Charles Paternina Properties is GAR’s Realtor of the Year for 2015.
Cain has served as a director of the Greenwich Association of Realtors and the Greenwich Multiple Listing Service from 2014. Cain served as Chair of the Realtor Political Action Committee for the past 3 years and has made a significant improvement in performance and participation. Cain also serves on the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Association of Realtors and was recently appointed as Vice Chair of Grassroots Efforts.
Cain is a strong contributor to the education and mentoring of real estate professionals and those in the Greenwich community especially related to being politically and civically engaged. Cain has represented GAR in Washington DC meeting with Congressmen and Senators from Connecticut and has been instrumental in gathering agents to visit Hartford to meet with the Greenwich delegation.
Cain has been licensed and a Realtor for 10 years. His tenure has included time with the former Prudential real estate office. Cain’s colleagues credit him for always taking action on issues, educating members on issues that affect real estate and inspiring them to get involved.
Cain was presented the Realtor of the Year award by Bryan Tunney, the Treasurer of GAR and 2013’s Realtor of the Year recipient.
The Realtor of the Year Award is the highest honor presented to a member and is based upon leadership and contributions made to the Greenwich Association of Realtors, the Connecticut Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, and the Greenwich community.
“George is most deserving of this recognition,” said GAR 2016 President Joann Erb. “George is an outstanding leader representing the rights of homeowners and the betterment of the Greenwich community. With George’s talent, wit and compelling positive persistence he has increased our member’s engagement in our efforts to promote private property rights. I am very pleased that George’s colleagues have selected him to be the recipient of this distinguished award.”
The Greenwich Association of Realtors is the professional board of choice for the real estate industry in Greenwich. Established in 1924, the association provides professional development and services for Realtors and represents the concerns and interests of private property and home ownership rights. The association has over 800 members and is headquartered in Greenwich.