Pinnacle Awards Recognize Commercial Members

Jemison and Thomas Receive Top Honors

 Commercial, Honors & Awards, Member Recognition & Accolades

Published Wednesday, April 20, 2022

Crystal Award Trophy on Gray Background

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Memphis Area Association of REALTORS® Commercial Council honored the top performers in commercial real estate for 2021 at the 21st Annual Pinnacle Awards gala held at the FedEx Event Center at Shelby Farms. Collectively, this year's Pinnacle Producers Club completed more than $4.7 billion in commercial real estate transactions.

Coming away with the evening's highest honors were Commercial Hall of Fame inductee Frank Jemison, of ALCO Management, and Commercial Broker of the Year winner Preston Thomas, of Colliers International. The Community Impact Award went to The Works, Inc.

Awards also were handed out in Broker of the Year categories as follows:

  • Investment Sales - Industrial: Jack Wohrman, JLL
  • Investment Sales - Office: Johnny Lamberson, CBRE
  • Investment Sales - Multifamily: Blake Pera, Newmark Knight Frank
  • Investment Sales - Retail: Brian Califf, NAI Saig Company
  • Office Tenant Representative: Kelly Truitt, CBRE
  • Office Landlord Representative: Kathy Pampuro, Boyle Investment Company
  • Retail Tenant Representative: Robert Sloan, The Shopping Center Group
  • Retail Landlord Representative: Robert Sloan, The Shopping Center Group
  • Land Sales: Jim Mercer, CBRE
  • Miscellaneous Sales: Steve Woodyard, Woodyard Realty
  • Newcomer of the Year: Kert Keiser, Avison Young
  • Grit & Grind: Elliot Embry, NAI Saig Company

The MAAR Commercial Council is the presenting sponsor for the Pinnacle Awards. Other sponsors include Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors, Bank of Bartlett, CREXi, Evans/Petree, Financial Federal, Harrimack LLC, Valbridge Property Advisors, DHG, and our Institute Affiliate Sponsors, REALTORS® Land Institute, CCIM, SIOR and IREM.