(GREENVILLE, SC – October 19, 2018) -- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS® is delighted to announce that Fritzi Barbour and Matthew Thrift have each been named 2018 REALTOR® of the Year by the South Carolina REALTORS® and the Greater Greenville Association of REALTORS®, respectively.
South Carolina REALTORS® announced the selection of Fritzi Barbour as the 2018 South Carolina REALTOR® of the Year at the Association’s Board of Directors meeting on October 17, 2018 in Columbia. Barbour, Broker-in-Charge of C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS® Pleasantburg Drive office, started her real estate career in Virginia in 1983. Since that time, Barbour has exhibited strong commitment to REALTOR® organizations, specifically issues related to Professional Standards and Multiple Listing Service Policy. She has served as President of both the South Carolina REALTORS® and the Greater Greenville Association of REALTORS®, in addition to many other elected and appointed positions within those organizations. She is currently serving as 2018 Law and Policy Liaison, an appointment of the current National Association of REALTORS® President. She was selected as the GGAR REALTOR® of the Year in 2010 and VPAR Salesperson of the Year in 1991, both meaningful awards in her career, as they were the result of peer selection.
At the Greater Greenville Association of REALTORS® luncheon held at the Poinsett Club on October 11, 2018, Mandy Chapman-Crain presented the 2018 GGAR REALTOR® of the Year award to Matthew Thrift, Broker-in-Charge of the company’s Simpsonville and Greer offices. Having started his real estate career in 2006, Thrift opened up his own brokerage in 2012, fully concentrating on REO properties. At the industry-level, Thrift has served on the MLS Committee for three years, one of which was served as committee Chairman. In addition, he has served on the Board of Directors for Greater Greenville Association of REALTORS® as Vice President in 2014 and President in 2015. Thrift joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS® as a Broker-in-Charge in 2015.
“On behalf of my family and our entire company, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to Fritzi and Matthew on these REALTOR® of the Year honors,” commented Danny Joyner, president and CEO of C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS®. “To be recognized as a leading member of these respected associations is a testament to Fritzi’s and Matthew’s commitment to the real estate industry, their communities and the real estate professionals they work with each and every day. We are honored to call them our colleagues.”
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About Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS®
Founded in 1964 by C. Dan Joyner, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices C. Dan Joyner, REALTORS is the Upstate’s leading real estate company, selling more homes than any other firm in this region. The family-owned company has 10 offices and over 400 agents providing residential and commercial real estate, property management, relocation and senior services. For more information, visit www.cdanjoyner.com.
About South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR)
South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR), the largest professional trade association in the state, serves as the voice of real estate for more than 20,000 members involved in all aspects of the residential and commercial real estate industries. REALTOR® is a registered trademark that identifies a professional in real estate who subscribes to a strict code of ethics as a member of SCR and the National Association of REALTORS®.
About Greater Greenville Association of REALTORS® (GGAR)
The Greenville Board was organized June 25, 1925, with eighteen charter members. The Multiple Listing Service was organized June 1, 1959, with 32 charter member firms. The MLS currently provides the latest real estate technologies including mobile access to MLS information for our membership. In addition, the Association and MLS provides consumer access to the latest Listings and Firm/Agent contact rosters to for the Greater Greenville market via the GGAR.com website and mobile applications for Computer/Smart Phone/and Tablet devices. The Greater Greenville Association of REALTORS® and The Multiple Listing Service of Greenville, SC are located at 50 Airpark Court, Greenville, SC 29607.