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WC Smith Celebrates 21st Annual Property Management Awards

WC Smith celebrated its 21st Annual Property Management Awards, returning for an in-person ceremony recognizing staff members and properties for their outstanding performance and achievements.

The WC Smith Excellence Awards were given to 17 employees across seven categories, including recognition for community and property management, maintenance, leasing, community and corporate administration.

The company celebrated veteran employees for their longevity: Baudilio Hernandez, who has been with the company for 25 years, and Alicia Lewis, who has been an employee for 15 years.

Eight WC Smith properties were recognized for their financial performance, while 6 were recognized for overall excellence.

Below are the 2022 WC Smith Property Management Award recipients:

WC Smith Excellence Awards

Community Manager – Vicky Ghneim, Carlton Lamb & John Smith

Maintenance – Raul Espinal, Donald Smithe, Mel Gutierrez & Miguel Hernandez

Community Administration – Renee Mercer & Ashley Weatherly

Leasing Consultant – Evelyn Jimenez & Angie Leonard

Property Manager – Justin Corn & Robert Burneston

Corporate Administration – Brian Mayer, Shateera Neal & Doris Zavala

Best Properties

High Rise (60 or more units) – Avec and Juniper Courts (tie); Archer Park (2nd place)

High Rise (fewer than 60 units) – City View

Garden (200 units or fewer) – Hillside Terrace

Association Property – Meredith Condominium

Most Improved Performance (financial results between 2020 and 2021)

High Rise – Baystate

Mid Rise – The Klingle

Garden (200 or more units) – Shipley Park

Garden (200 units or fewer) – New Horizon

Superior Performance (financial results actual compared to budget)

High Rise – The Dupont

Mid Rise – 2801 Pennsylvania Ave. SE

Gardens (more than 200 units) – Huntington Village

Gardens (200 units or fewer) – New Horizon

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