2022 Awards and Recognition
Congratulations to all our winners!

2022 REALTOR® of the Year


Susan Shaffer, Broker, Emerson Wagner Realty Company has been named the 2021 REALTOR® of the Year by the Midwestern Ohio Association of REALTORS®. This award is presented to a REALTOR® member who represents the outstanding attributes of the REALTOR® profession. The award recognizes REALTORS® who have made a real commitment to the real estate industry. 

 Shaffer became licensed as a REALTOR® in 2015.  She became a broker with Emerson Wagner Realty in 2018.  During her tenure, she has mentored and helped launch the real estate careers of multiple REALTORS. She currently serves as the president of the WRIST MLS Board of Directors.

 Shaffer combines her career with volunteering and home life. She has volunteered with various community organizations such as Sidney-Shelby County YMCA Board of Directors, Sidney-Shelby Co Chamber of Commerce and the Young Professionals Connect Board. 

She has helped numerous individuals and families become home-buyers. She is a strong advocate of promoting Sidney and the Shelby County area to prospective home buyers. Her efforts represent a community that offers excellent schools, safe neighborhoods, and a thriving community.


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Susan Shaffer

Emerson Wagner Realty

2022 Mary L. Pollock Lifetime Achievement Award


Gay Smith, Broker/Owner, Gay Smith / Associates has received the Mary L. Pollock Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the Midwestern Ohio Association of REALTORS®.  This award recognizes a REALTOR® member who has devoted their professional life to the real estate industry.

 Smith started her career as a REALTOR® in 1988. She worked her way up in the real estate industry and currently owns her brokerage Gay Smith / Associates. Currently, she has 12 REALTORS® working with her. She has pursued continuing education by earning additional designations such as GRI (Graduate Realtor Institute), ABR (Accredited Buyer's Representative®,) SRES (Seller Representative Specialist) and CRS (Certified Residential Specialist).  Smith has also served on the Midwestern Ohio REALTORS® Board of Directors and several committees over the years.

 Smith has served on various school, city and county committees that promote strong schools, economic development and home ownership. She is an important supporter of community activities such as United Way, Sidney Alive and the recent renovation of the local theatre. And is also a big supporter of local law enforcement. Smith is a passionate animal advocate and involved in the Shelby County Animal Rescue Foundation (SCARF).

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Gay Smith 

Gay Smith/Associates

2022 Affiliate of the Year

Jodi McIver, Senior VP, First Title Agency, Inc., has been named the 2022 Affiliate of the Year by the Midwestern Ohio Association of REALTORS® (MOAR).

The Affiliate of the Year Award recognizes Affiliate Members for their service and commitment to the association. The award acknowledges their support through committee participation and their support of association programs and events. This award also recognizes their efforts to make the communities they serve a better place.


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Jodi McIver 

First Title Agency, Inc.


The following members have been inducted into 2021 Ohio REALTORS® President's Sales Club:

Alice Ahrens (PSC2T),  Amanda Moening (PSC2T),  Amy Curtis (PSC1),  Amy Rhoades (PSC1),  Angela Elsass (PSC1),  Angie Szaruga (PSC1),  Autumn Coon (PSC1),  Bert Barnes (PSC1),  Betty DuBry (PSC2),  Bonnie Marlow (PSC1),  Brandi Wagner (PSC1),  Brandon Arling (PSC1T),  Bryn Daring-Stewart (PSC5),  Chad Carey (PSC2),  Charlotte Delcamp (PSC1),  Cheryl McCullough (PSC1),  Christina Siefring (PSC1),  Chris Price (PSC2),  Connie Watercutter (PSC1T),  Cory Burch (PSC1),  Dale Hart (PSC1),  Darlene Shick (PSC1),  Dava Royer (PSC2),  David Galbreath (PSC1),  David Siegel (PSC1),  Denise Cisco (PSC2),  Dennis Kohler (PSC1),  Diana Goodwin (PSC1),  Diane (Teri) Frymyer (PSC7),  Donna Mergler (PSC1),  Doug Zimmerman (PSC2),  Eddie Miller (PSC2),  Emily Bubeck (PSC2T),  Frank Arling (PSC1T),  Gareth Johnson (PSC1),  Gay Smith (PSC7),  Ginnie Bryan (PSC1),  Hector Hernandez (PSC1),  Helena Berton (PSC1),  Jakob Grimm (PSC1),  Jim Macaluso (PSC1),  Jim Christman (PSC1),  Jamie Mumford (PSC1),  Jason Kuba (PSC1),  Jeanie Bates (PSC5),  Jeff Bertke (PSC2),  Jeff Marconette (PSC1),  Jennifer Simpson (PSC1),  Jeremy Huebner (PSC2),  Jill MacDonald (PSC1),  Julie Schrader (PSC5),  Justin Vondenhuevel (PSC1),  Karri Gray (PSC7),  Kass Gilbert (PSC2T),  Kathy Henne (PSC5),  Kelley Saam (PSC1),  Kelly Westgerdes (PSC2),  Kevin Frazier-Jones (PSC2),  Kimi Ramsey (PSC1),  Kris Suerdick (PSC2),  Krista Opperman (PSC1),  Kristi Bayhan (PSC1),  Kristin Knight (PSC1),  Kurt Brandehoff (PSC1),  Kyle Springs (PSC1),  Libby Zimmerman (PSC2),  Linda Youmas (PSC1), Linda Murray (PSC1),  Maisie Tyler (PSC1),  Malia Hughes (PSC7),  Maria Goffena (PSC1),  Mark Ashman (PSC1),  Mary Niekamp (PSC1),  Mary Overly (PSC1), Mary Catherine Sunderhaus (PSC1), Mary Couser (PSC5),  Mary Kay Brown (PSC2T),  Michael Gilbert (PSC2T),  Monica Margerum (PSC1),  Nicholas Dammeyer (PSC1),  Nikki Loudenback (PSC1),  Paige Duff (PSC7),  Pattie Armstrong (PSC5),  Patricia St. Clair (PSC1), Patty Murphy (PSC2),  Paula Hill (PSC2),  Roger Koesters (PSC1),  Rose Lamar (PSC1),  Ryan Beelman (PSC1),  Sandi Shipman (PSC2),  Scott Donnelly (PSC1),  Shari Thokey (PSC1),  Shawn Dues (PSC1),  Sheena Ross (PSC1),  Sheryl Harner (PSC1), Shirley Snyder (PSC1),  Stephanie Watercutter (PSC1T),  Sue Wray (PSC2),  Susan Shaffer (PSC2),  Susan Caulfield (PSC1),  T.J. Wilmath (PSC1),  Tallie McKinney (PSC1),  Tammy Barhorst (PSC1),  Tammy Cheek (PSC1),  Terri Penhorwood (PSC1), Tom Middleton (PSC1), Tim Hemmelgarn (PSC5),  Tim Eiting (PSC5), Tim Gleason (PSC1),  Tim McMahon (PSC1),  Tracy Comer (PSC1) and  Veryl Cisco (PSC1)

Sales Level of Recognition Key: (A "T" after the code indicates member is part of a team.) 

PSC1= Achievement ($1 MIL or $1.5Team); PSC2 = Distinction ($2.5 MIL or $3.75Team); PSC5 = Excellence $5 MIL or $7.5Team;

PSC7 = Pinnacle = $7.5 MIL or $11.25Team