Realtors receive awards

Terry Niebel of Niebel Realty and Sandy Haines of Real Living Avista, have been named 2013 REALTOR and REALTOR-ASSOCIATE of the Year, respectively, by Chautauqua County Board of REALTORS, Inc. Recipients are selected by their peers based on involvement in the real estate industry at local, state and national levels, civic activity, and business accomplishments, conduct and service to clients.

Terry has been a member of the Board for 30 years, dedicated to his career and community service. For the past three years he has served as a Director of the Board as well as Chair of the Legislative Committee. He is a past member of Sheridan Fire Dept and its marching unit, a member of the Sheridan Methodist church where he serves as Chair of the Administrative board and is a member of the Chamber of Commerce. He was Chautauqua County Election Commissioner for 28 years and recently won the County Legislative Seat for District #5.

Sandy has been a member of Chautauqua County Board of REALTORS for 30 years, committed to serving her customers and clients. She has volunteered on the Education Committee, RPAC Committee and MLS/Computer Committees. In addition to her real estate service, Sandy has been involved in CRECHE and Zonta.