WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 10, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — The Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) – Southern Nevada Chapter recently announced Shawn Cunningham, CRS of Las Vegas as the 2014 CRS of the Year. The award was presented at the Chapter’s annual meeting held December 9th at Trump International Hotel.
Cunningham, a licensed REALTOR in Nevada, is a broker/salesperson at RE/MAX Advantage in Henderson and Las Vegas. He has been an active member of the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors® since 2003 and a member of the Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) since 2005. He has earned several of the real estate industry’s highest designations, including CRS, Accredited Buyer’s Representative, the RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award, and been named “40 Under 40” by the REALTORS’ Young Professional Network.
With the southern Nevada chapter of CRS, he has served as treasurer in 2014 and will be the President-Elect for the chapter and chair the “Chapter with a Heart” committee in 2015.
Not only is Shawn very active within the real estate community, he is known for his dedication to a variety of causes including Junior Achievement, Spread the Word, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada, UNLV’s DECA chapter and other causes related to the valley’s at risk youth.
Brandon Park, incoming President of the Nevada CRS chapter says, “Shawn serves as a great example of what a CRS stands for: sharing knowledge, passion for community and devotion to the improving the quality of real estate.”
The Council of Residential Specialists, the largest not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) with more than 30,000 members in the United States and international countries, awards the CRS designation to experienced Realtors® who have completed advanced professional training. Home buyers and sellers can be assured that Realtors® who hold the CRS designation subscribe to the Realtor® Code of Ethics, are specialists in buying and selling residential real estate, have access to the latest technology, and are experts in helping clients maximize profits and minimize costs.