Tarbell, Realtors’ Offices and Agents Celebrated at 2019 Excellence Awards

2019 Tarbell Excellence Awards

Tarbell, Realtors, repeatedly voted the Best Real Estate Company in Orange County, the Inland Empire, the Inland Valley, and the Desert, recently honored top sales associates, offices, and managers at the firm’s annual Excellence Awards, held in the grand ballroom of the Disneyland Resort.  Nearly 1,000 guests came from across Southern California to attend the event hosted by Don, Betsy, and Ron Tarbell.

In his welcoming address, Ron Tarbell said, “I’ve told you all this before and it is so true, you are this company. All of you are what’s most important; it’s you that make this company a success.  My mom, my dad and I thank you.  Congratulations on another great year!”

Notable Award-Winners

Among the highlights of the ceremony, the prestigious Chairman’s Circle and President’s Circle awards were presented to Tarbell’s most elite team members, with Tiffanie Wang of the Chino Hills office named as Tarbell’s Number One Agent for the second year in a row.   Additional Chairman’s Circle awards went to Gerry Ramos, The Gamboa Real Estate Team, Todd Hamilton (who was also recognized for completing the most transactions for 2018), the Overman, Crogan and Kays @ Desert Homes Team, Michael Chaffey, and Julie Hudson.  Sherri Snyder, Cheri Verlingo, Michael Kazaz, and Karen Cheng earned President’s Circle awards.  The Number One New Champion award went to Debbie Previch of the Upland office.

Top Performing Offices

Tarbell’s top offices were recognized for their outstanding performances in sales. Earning the Number One Office award was the Upland Office, managed by Bill Velto, followed by the Menifee Office, managed by Jennifer Wentz, the Redlands Office, managed by Maria Luevano, the Riverside office, managed by Laura Lewin, and the French Valley office, managed by Joe McGowan.

Tarbell, Realtors is Proud to Recognize All of the 2018 Circle of Excellence Award Recipients


From the Anaheim Hills office: Michael Kazaz, Ronda Smith, Mojgan Boushehri, Bee Borsari, Jeanne Hackley, Dawn Orlow-Townsend, Debbie Rowe, Timothy Wright, and Deidra Godinez.

From the East Anaheim Office: Shahin Rafi, The Palencia Team, The Keaty Team, Alonso Umanzor, David Yoshida, and Keith Jones.

From the East Orange County Office: Brenda Baney, Nicole Fedorchek, Kathy Thomson, Shelli Banko, Jerri LeBlanc, Cherie Seiler, Steve Almond, Amy Levinson, Stephenie Ramirez, and Julia & Russell Shannon.

From the Irvine Office: The Gamboa Real Estate Team, Ghislaine Villeneuve, Kooksun (Robert) Lee, Francisco Urquidez, and Koki Vora.

From the Laguna Hills Office: Silvia Leon, Diane & Bob Reece,  Jae Beck, Edgardo Maguyon, Charlie Yu, Elizabeth Baker, John Fiore, Mary Gott, John Kim, Hanne Lohde, Elizabeth Baker, and Tina Meamar.

From the North Orange County Office: Zee Zee Baset, Mike Hsu, Virginia Olivas, Michelle Sullivan, Charline Berg, Alyssa Lima, Terry Limburg, John Collar, Dan De Yo, Cathrynn Frederick, Joseph Gallo, Angela Lu, Mary Ann Occhipinti, Krystal Ramos, Ray Serafico, Paolo Serafico, and Sheri White & Sherrie Markham.

From the San Clemente Office: Laura Ginn, Judy Hart Perrault, Kathy Godbout, Lynnea Leon, and Nora McLaughlin.


From the Chino/Chino Hills Office: Tiffanie Wang, Diane Divinity, Raymond Chen, René Loquet, Scott Mc Gookin, Priscilla Chiu, Evelyn Chu, Nadia Jaramillo, Jaime Morales, James Tsai, Nancy Wells, and Pamela Bullard.

From the Corona Office: Nataliya Armstrong, The Avellaneda Richardson Group, Team Kreiser, Dana Turner, Ginny Jackson, Johnny Mazariegos, and Jack Williams.

From the French Valley Office: Todd Hamilton, Sherrie Snyder, Menan Semercian, Charmaine White, Sylvia Easley, Mayra McGowan, Debi Powers, Caryl Sauers, Anne Sturm, and Erica O’Keefe.

From the Lake Elsinore Office: The McVey-Phillips Team, Jose Gomez, Charles Santoro, Paul Cano, Gladys Groff-Fonseca, Lourdes Hao-Skoumpis, Dolores Ingels, Roy Ku, Henie Parilla, Nadine Purcell, and Pat Remacle.

From the Menifee Office: Michael Chaffey, Joy & Michael Haab, Katie Gravatt, Chris Lamoree, Erika Martin, Donna Howard, Jeff Muesse, and Julie Zuppardo.

From the Ontario/Eastvale Office: Myra Mitchell, Elva Rico, The Dietz-Ledford Team, Marco Perez, and Vanessa Nava.

From the Redlands/San Bernardino Office: Gerry Ramos, Coleen Wessel, Lisa Doviddio, Alison Crawford, Maria Garcia, Kathy Kenney, Cynthia Larson, Boyd Williams, Mabini Barredo, Michael Bulat IV, Tanya Gallagher, Roland Morales, Tammy Newsom, Steven Yee, and Susan Estrada.

From the Riverside Office: Karen Cheng, Gumaro Vasquez, Nahida Azad, Bernardine Leutz, Karen Min, Brenda Painter, Mike Sevoian, William Berry, Vinod Desar, Lisa Lane, Javier Padilla, Dylan Rushing, Aaron Pagenkopp, and Dave Roy.

From the Temecula Office: Jill Madlem, Linda Land, Pamela Fernald, Karla Mainayar & Andrea Tremper, Ron & Jody Mathews, Marilyn Roberts, and Gayle Higgins & Veronica Whittaker.

From the Upland Office: Julie Hudson, Cheri Verlingo, Jody Velto, Placidia Andalon, Joy Mayol, Pedro Rodriguez, Charley Tabbara, Julie Basham, Maria Castillon, Fernando Covello, Elizabeth McBride, Heather Pfutzenreuter, Debbie Previch, Karen Ramos, Marlene Rivas, Rosann Rock, Craig Roybal, Lorena Stull, Lauren Uribe, Nahid Alami, Jerry Hernandez, Achla Kaneria, Julie King, Susanne Rae Lopez, Leon Molina, Carol Perez, Marcela Ramirez, Iris Salazar, Paul Thomas, Judith Threadgill-Jones, and James Willard.


From the La Quinta office: Cathy Kimball, The Kennedy Team – Araceli Vazquez, Abraham Baghbodorian, Lance Frank, Tom Hurd, Shawn Anderson, Katie Mc Laren, Ellen Pantalone, Gloria A Rubio, Gay Vieceli, Shawn Anderson, and Mark Langenwalter.

From the Palm Desert office: Jim Brock, Jesse Toro, Angie Torres, Mike Brubaker, Patty Illingworth, Hugo Rojas, Maria Valdez, Barbara Wallen, Judie Allen, Teresa Cagen, Linda Kroll, Victor Minetti, and Dianne Yeakel.

From the Palm Springs office: Melissa Shupp, Maureen Roman, Don Kopczick, and Verdell Ocampo.

From the Oasis Country Club Office: The Overman, Crogan and Kays @ Desert Homes Team.

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