Please note: Given the ongoing Global Pandemic, CREBA will not be awarding the volume/production awards (multi-million dollar clubs, Top 10s/#1 Regional Brokers) for 2020. We will continue to award Transactions of the Year (for leasing, sales, finance, and retail), James L. Eichberg Broker of the Year, Rising Star, Brendan McCarthy Memorial Award and the Joseph Stettinius Jr. Leadership Award and a NEW Innovation Award.

All submissions are made through a secured, third-party software platform. The links below will direct you to that platform. All data and information that is submitted remains confidential, and is only viewed by CREBA staff and/or CREBA Board of Director's members that have signed a confidentiality agreement.

Representatives from Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP monitor the process to ensure fairness and confidentiality.


For the first step in the awards process, you will want to read and review the rules for each category. Below you will find links to each category’s page. Each page will provide you with the rules for the category.








James L. eichberg Broker of the Year

Broker of the Year nominees will be selected based on their overall production during 2020 and prior years, along with their display of leadership qualities within their respective firms, active involvement in community service, and overall participation in the commercial real estate industry.


Brendan McCarthy Memorial Award

This award recognizes a CREBA member whose charitable and philanthropic work best personifies the selfless qualities identified with the life and career of Brendan McCarthy. Candidates will be selected for demonstrating those same qualities of unselfishness, caring, and giving of oneself to help others.


Joseph Stettinius Jr. Leadership Award

This award recognizes industry leadership and management and will be given to an individual active today in a high-level leadership position at any firm related to commercial real estate (This could include leaders at a brokerage house an architectural firm, construction firm, financier, owner, etc.). It will recognize a leader who is kind, compassionate, visionary and smart. A TRUE LEADER who puts the good of all his or her colleagues first and is a confidant and great friend to the business community – all the things that Joe accomplished in his leadership roles.


Rising Star

Recipient of the Rising Star Award shall be selected based upon their contributions to the industry, their customers and their firms. To qualify, a candidate must be 35 years old or younger. 


Best in the Industry Awards

Here is your opportunity to recognize your firm as the best in the industry. All nominating firms must have at least one member of the firm registered as a member of the Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Association of Greater Washington, DC (CREBA) in good standing. You may also nominate your favorite firm in these categories. The categories are: Developer, Construction Contractor, Law Firm, Flexible Office Space Provider, Architecture Firm, Furniture Vendor, Moving Company and Project of the Year.

Below you will find links to the awards submission pages for the following awards.