For the second time in three years, Harcourts The Garner Group Real Estate has been named Realtor of the Year by the Central Oregon Builders Association. Sandy Garner, President and CEO, accepted the 2015 award at the association’s annual Excellence Awards Gala at the Bend Golf and Country Club.
Awards were presented in 28 categories. Recipients were nominated and judged primarily on their involvement in the association, industry accomplishments and civic activities. Harcourts The Garner Group Real Estate, headquartered in Bend, Oregon, was recognized for its long record of community involvement and support for local charities.
Sandy has developed a strong relationship with Central Oregon builders over the years and has marketed many successful new home subdivisions in Bend and nearby cities. A long-time member of of the builders’ association, Harcourts The Garner Group has been a multi-year sponsor of the COBA Tour of Homes and received COBA Realtor of the Year honors for 2013.
Sandy has practiced real estate in Central Oregon since 1979 and formed The Garner Group as an independent real estate company in 2008. The company established a franchise affiliation with global real estate Harcourts International in 2014.
Making it a “three-peat” for the company, Sandy Garner received individual honors from COBA last year in the form of the 2014 Gary Bunger Memorial Award for Industry Loyalty.
Sandy Garner and COBA President Dan Goodrich. Photo courtesy of COBA.