2021 MHN Excellence Awards Roundup

The MHN team is pleased to present our 2021 award winners, including Executive of the Year Lili Dunn, and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Ron Terwilliger.


Multi-Housing News hosted a virtual event to announce the 2021 MHN Excellence Award winners. This year, MHN awarded properties, projects and people in 32 categories.

Panel of Judges:

Jeff Erxleben, Executive Vice President, NorthMarq

Kate Good, Principal, Multifamily Development & Operations, Hunington

Sara Graham, Senior Vice President Marketing, Beacon Communities

Mordecai Rosenberg, Founder & CEO, G2 Lending Innovation by Greystone

Wendi Stallings, Principal, Private Label International


Read our full coverage:

2021 MHN Excellence Awards E-book

Bell Partners’ Lili Dunn on Leadership in Tough Times              

A Fireside Chat With Ron Terwilliger: MHN Summit

Multifamily’s Resilience: MHN Summit Report

Attracting Gen Z Renters: MHN Summit Report


2021 MHN Excellence Award Winners


Adaptive Reuse

Gold: The Overlook at St. Gabriels, PeakMade

Gold: San Sofia Luxury Apartments, Arkinetics Inc.

Silver: 30 Morningside Dr., CetraRuddy         

Bronze: The Foundry, Cooper Carry   



Gold: The Garrett, WC Smith 

Silver: Haven, Cityview                                                                      


Brokerage Office

Gold: James Capital Advisors, James Capital Advisors            


Broker of the Year

Gold: Steve Gebing and Cliff David, Institutional Property Advisors


Corporate Social Responsibility                                                              

Gold: TAY Navigation Center, Tidewater Capital       

Silver: MG Gives Back, MG Properties Group

Bronze: Pangea Cares, Pangea Real Estate    


Development & Design: Affordable

Silver: Capitol Vista, Determined by Design  

Bronze: Heroes Landing, Jamboree Housing 


Development & Design: Affordable (Workforce)

Gold: The Palms at Town Center, Housing Trust Group         

Silver: A.O. Flats at Forest Hills, The Architectural Team Inc.             


Development & Design: High-Rise

Gold: Dahlia, CetraRuddy       

Silver: The Place at Fifth + Broadway, Jules Wilson Design   


Development & Design: Low-Rise

Gold: Kilby, Toll Brothers        

Gold: The Clara, Roundhouse

Gold: Presidium Town Center, Presidium      

Silver: 950 Tennessee, Handel Architects       


Development & Design: Mid-Rise

Silver: City Club Apartments Kansas City Crossroads, City Club Apartments 

Gold: Gables Vinings Village, Gables

Bronze: J Linea , Hickok Cole 


Development & Design: Mixed Use

Gold: Plaza Saltillo, JHP Architecture     

Silver: Bower, Architectural Team          

Bronze: Six Hundred West Main, Bushman Dreyfus Architects   


Development & Design: Senior Housing

Gold: Aegis Overlake, Aegis Living          

Silver: Inspir Carnegie Hall, Handel Architects     

Bronze: All Seasons Oro Valley, Beztak Properties          


Development & Design: Student Housing

Gold: The Dean Campustown, GMH Communities

Silver: University of Miami Lakeside Village Student Housing Complex, Arquitectonica                 


Development Company

Gold: ZOM Living, ZOM Living   

Silver: Crescent Communities, Crescent Communities    

Silver: Bozzuto Development Company, Bozzuto Development Company                                       


Executive of the Year

Gold: Lili Dunn, Bell Partners     


Executive of the Year: Leadership

Gold: Oana Sandoi, GHP Management


Facilities & Maintenance Manager of the Year

Gold: Art Baril, Optima Realty, Inc.         

Silver: Jason Hammill, The Breeden Company   

Bronze: Kent (Isaac) Colindres, LCOR     

Bronze: Jeremie Tosado, Bell Partners  


Green Initiative

Gold: Fort Chaplin Park Apartments, Standard Communities      

Silver: The Hamilton at Lakeside, United Group

Silver: RISE at Riverfront Crossings, CA Ventures , Student Living


Interior Design

Silver: Harper House, Crimson Design Group     

Bronze: Capitol Vista, Determined by Design     

Gold: Gables Vinings Village, Gables      


Leasing Agent

Bronze: Devin L. Dowling, Westminster

Gold: Ivonne McNeese, The Breeden Co.

Silver: Ricky Caffee, The Breeden Co.    


Marketing Campaign

Gold: 4040 Wilson, Hickok Cole

Silver: NOVEL Deep Ellum, Crescent Communities          

Bronze: Osprey, Toll Brothers   

Honorable mention: 15 for 15 Covid-19 Video Series, RKW Residential    


Marketing Executive

Gold: Joshua Draughn, Weidner Apartment Homes        


Marketing Strategy

Gold, NOVEL Upper Westside, Crescent Communities    

Silver, GHP Management           

Bronze, 1701 Grand Central, NRP Group            



Gold: Red Knot at Edinburgh, The Breeden Company     

Silver: Pangea Real Estate, Pangea Real Estate   

Bronze: Pier Village, Kushner Cos.           


Pandemic Hero

Gold: Anna Gwyn Simpson and Kasey Archey, Eden Housing       

Gold: Shaun Harris, The Michaels Organization 

Gold: Cardinal Group Management, Cardinal Group       

Gold: Amar Seifeldein, Bell Partners      


Property Management Company

Gold: Common           

Silver: Prometheus Real Estate Group

Silver: American Campus Communities


Property Manager

Gold: Juan Erazo, Bainbridge Cos.          

Silver: Melissa Ellison, Westminster       

Bronze: Sarah Atkins, The Breeden Co. 


Rising Star

Gold: Mansur Abdul-Malik, The NHP Foundation            

Silver: Anna Sporrong, James Capital Advisors   

Bronze: David Binder, MLG Capital        


Social Media Strategy

Gold: Making Sense of it All, CA Ventures           

Silver: Pangea Real Estate, Pangea Real Estate   



Gold: Wolf Point East, Elevated Living   

Silver: Leonardo247, Leonardo247        

Bronze: Kanso Twinbrook, Avalon Bay  



Gold: Hollander Ridge, The NHP Foundation      

Silver: Lakeshore Family Homes, BGC Advantage            



Gold: El Paseo, KTGY, Sand Hill Property Co.

Silver: West Edge, Hines            

Bronze: Cloud House, AO Architects      


Value-Add Renovation

Gold, Chloe on Curson, Vive LA 

Silver: Madison Landing at Research Park and the Cottages, Freeman Webb Co.                                 

Bronze: Living at NoHo, Private Label    



Gold: Crimson, Gables  

Silver: Knoll Apartments, NRP Group     

Bronze: Vantage Naperville, MZ Capital Partners            


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