News Release

Eleven DRE Brokers Recognized at Annual Commercial Realtors Alliance Awards Ceremony


VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: Gerald S. Divaris, chairman and CEO of Divaris Real Estate, Inc. (DRE), is pleased to announce that eleven Divaris Real Estate associates from the Hampton Roads offices have been recognized by the Commercial Realtors Alliance as award recipients in the Gold, Silver and Bronze categories at this year’s ceremony.


Erica Meekins Rorrer, Alex Divaris and Mary D. McGovern were each awarded Gold for gross earnings of $350,000 and above. Levi Thomson, Sezin Cortinas, Jason Oliver, Vivian Turok, David Bickford and Aeri Jai each received Silver awards for gross earnings between $175,000 and $349,999. Krista Costa and Karen Beale were each awarded Bronze for gross earnings between $100,000 and $174,999.

The Commercial Real Estate Sales & Leasing Achievement Awards honor and encourage the achievements of outstanding brokers in the commercial real estate industry who strive to provide the highest type of professional services in retail, industrial and office real Estate. The Commercial Alliance is a council within the Hampton Roads REALTORS Association, which represents realtors throughout Southeastern Virginia who specialize in selling, leasing and managing commercial real estate. The Commercial Alliance provides networking opportunities and serves as a business partner disseminating news and information to all its members while serving the needs of commercial professionals of the region.

Divaris Real Estate, Inc. is headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA with offices in Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond and Roanoke, VA; Charlotte, NC; and metropolitan Washington, DC.  Divaris Real Estate and Divaris Property Management Corp. are divisions of The Divaris Group, an international real estate brokerage and property management company that currently manages and/or leases approximately 23 million square feet of prime office, retail and industrial space from New Jersey to Florida. Gerald S. Divaris is Chairman of the Board, and Michael B. Divaris is President of Divaris Real Estate, Inc.

Divaris Real Estate is a member of Realty Resources, ( a national group of independent retail property brokers and managers, covering 91 major markets throughout the U.S.  DRE is also the Virginia affiliate for The CORE Network, ( a national group of office and industrial brokers with affiliates throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Asia and Europe. These organizations represent corporate and institutional clients, tenants and buyers in all aspects of leasing, development, management, sales and acquisitions.