Mercedes Tabano recognized with OBAR Career Achievement Award

Published 4:12 pm Saturday, January 9, 2021

Since 2012, the Outer Banks Association of REALTORS® (OBAR) has recognized longtime REALTOR® members with the Career Achievement Award. Recipients of the award have been with OBAR for 25 years or more, have a long history of involvement in OBAR committees and the board of directors, and give back to the association and the Outer Banks community.

This year’s Career Achievement Award recipient is OBAR veteran Mercedes Tabano of Keller Williams. She has been a member of OBAR since 1982 and since 2004 has served on 20 committees. She was the president of OBAR in 2008 and was awarded the prestigious “REALTOR® of the Year” award in 2007.

Tabano was recognized for her many years of committee experience and dedication as a REALTOR® in this community.

Long known for her saying, “REALTORS® are the Guardians of the American Dream,” when receiving the award Tabano said, “I love being a REALTOR®, I am speechless!”

This year’s award was presented by 2014 Career Achievement Award recipient Rosemarie Doshier.

Past award recipients include:

2019 – David Perrot

2018 – Michael Davenport

2017 – Jackie Ricks-Sample

2015 – Artie Ange

2014 – Rosemarie Doshier

2013 – Stephanie Walker

2012 – James Perry

2011 – T Stockton Midgett

2010 – Anderson Midgett

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