GLVAR honors its top 40 under 40

The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS for members under the age of 40 announced the winners of their annual “Top 40 under 40” awards this week.GLVAR’s Young Professionals Network honors its Top 40 under 40 local REALTORS

The Greater Las Vegas Association of REALTORS (GLVAR) and its Young Professionals Network of Las Vegas (YPN) for members under the age of 40 announced the winners of their annual “Top 40 under 40” awards this week.

The awards program was created to acknowledge the top 40 local REALTORS under the age of 40 who demonstrate excellence in their careers and service to their community and to the real estate industry. They will be recognized at an invitation-only event March 13 at the Commonwealth tavern in downtown Las Vegas. They will also be recognized in various ways by GLVAR, including being featured in GLVAR’s monthly Southern Nevada REALTOR publication.

YPN’s “Top 40 under 40” honorees for 2014 include:

1. William Alt – Wynn Realty Group
2. Lianna Alvarez - Prudential Americana Group
3. Roger Ayala – RE/MAX Affiliates Realty
4. Phil Bailey - Keller Williams Realty Las Vegas
5. Masheed Barghisavar - Realty ONE Group, Inc
6. Jillian Batchelor – Wynn Realty Group
7. Marco Chaidez – Next Level Realty LLC
8. Alex Chavez – Prudential Americana Group
9. Vandana Chima-Bhalla – Exit Realty Platinum Group
10. Shawn Cunningham - RE/ MAX Advantage
11. Joseph Dagher – Encore Realty Group
12. Tiffanee Dalton - Resolution Realty
13. Stephanie Dibbs – The Trump International Hotel-Las Vegas
14. Kristine Dugan - SMG Realty
15. Mark Fleysher - Sellstate Deluxe Realty
16. Christin Griffin - Realty ONE Group, Inc
17. Ashley Hawks – Black & Cherry Real Estate
18. Jaime Irving - Luxury Homes of Las Vegas
19. Jonathan Jacobs- Simply Vegas
20. Azim Jessa- Urban Nest Realty
21. Jared Jones- Horizon Realty Group
22. Anna Klinger- Keller Williams Market Place
23. Anthony Knight – Keller Williams Realty Southwest
24. Geoffrey Lavell – Realty ONE Group, Inc
25. Robert Little - RE/ MAX Advantage
26. Shyla Magee – Windermere Prestige Properties
27. Holly Marquardt – All Vegas Valley Realty
28. Heather Mongie – Exit Realty Platinum Group
29. Matthew Mullin - Prudential Americana Group
30. Linda Naw – RE/ MAX Extreme
31. Georgia Purpura – Keller Williams Realty Southwest
32. Charmaine Prospero – The Agency
33. Krystal Sherry - Hudson Real Estate
34. Jeffrey Sklar – Urban Nest Realty
35. Craig Tann – Prudential Americana Group
36. David J. Tina – Urban Nest Realty
37. Sandy Van – The Agency
38. Brandy White Elk – Innovative Real Estate Strategy
39. Julie Youngblood – Keller Williams Realty Southwest
40. Melissa Zimbelman – LUXE International Realty

About the GLVAR

GLVAR was founded in 1947 and provides its more than 11,000 local members with education, training and political representation. GLVAR, the local representative of the National Association of REALTORS®, is a professional trade organization for REALTORS® in Southern Nevada. Each GLVAR member receives the highest level of professional training and must abide by a strict code of ethics. For more information about GLVAR, visit its website at

About YPN of Las Vegas

YPN of Las Vegas is an organization of young, career-minded, real estate professionals who focus on the importance of education, technology, community service and building relationships through networking. Central to the mission of YPN Las Vegas is the goal of creating programs to encourage, foster and promote young GLVAR members to excel in their careers and encourage the pursuit of leadership roles at the local, state and national levels. For more information, visit