Industry Awards

Texas Apartment Association Professional Awards

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The Texas Apartment Association's professional awards recognize the hard work and contributions of industry professionals who work toward growth and development of their apartment associations and the community.

By recognizing the contributions of individuals who exemplify success in their field, TAA hopes to encourage other individuals to strive for excellence and become active participants in their local apartment associations.

The winner will receive their award at the TAA Education Conference in Ft Worth in April 2017. And will appear in Rooflines Magazine as well as Texas Apartments Magazine.

Award Categories:

  • Rita Kirby Regional Property Manager of the year
  • Barbara MacManus Apartment Manager of the year
  • Mary Williams Maintenance Professional of the year
  • Anita Marcino Leasing Professional of the year
  • Bob Ross Independent Owner of the year


Click here for a nomination form


Matthew Haines for being selected as the 2016 TAA Bob Ross Independent Owner of the Year!
Tommy Dodd for being selected as the 2016 TAA Olin Steele Product/Service Award Winner!


NAA Designation Awards

National Apartment Association Excellence Award

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Each year, the National Apartment Association recognizes the distinguished efforts of builders, individual professionals and affiliated apartment associations and the unique contributions that they make to the multifamily housing industry through NAA's national awards program—the EXCELLENCE AWARDS

Award Categories

NALP (National Apartment Leasing Professional) of the Year

  • Professional leasing and marketing practices
  • Accurate and timely office administration
  • Customer service and resident retention
  • Role model as a team player

CAM (Certified Apartment Manager)of the year

  • Effective supervision of the site team
  • Sound financial management of the property
  • Customer service and resident retention
  • Enhancement of the asset value

CAMT (Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technician) of the year

  • Maintenance of the physical asset
  • Effective expense controls
  • Customer service and resident retention
  • Role model as a team player

Professional credential holder of the year (must be employed as middle management managing a portfolio of communities)

  • Achievement of portfolio goals
  • Team leadership and role modeling
  • Effective management and execution of multiple assignments and priorities
  • Development of industry personnel

The winner of the award will receive beautiful award, be highlighted in a story in AAGD's Rooflines Magazine, NAA's UNITS Magazine and win a trip to the National education conference in June to accept their award.

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AAGD Anthony Pusateri Legends Of Education Award

It is time to send in your nominations for the 2018 AAGD Anthony Pusateri Legends of Education Award. Being named an AAGD Legend of Education is a coveted honor for members that have a strong belief in education and its contribution to the success and professionalism of our industry. Please see the outline of the requirements the nominees must meet as well as the nomination form.

AAGD Anthony Pusateri Legends of Education Form

The deadline for submission of nominations is April 30th.