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HomeProperty InsuranceCoStar, Adena Hefets Take High Inman Innovator Awards At ICLV 2022

CoStar, Adena Hefets Take High Inman Innovator Awards At ICLV 2022

Out of almost almost 600 nominations obtained from the general public, these are the actual property business innovators that stood out in 2022, in line with an announcement at ICLV on Friday.

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Divvy Properties co-founder and CEO Adena Hefets and the web actual property market, information and analytics firm CoStar Group, which made waves final yr when it introduced a search portal to rival Zillow in New York Metropolis, walked off with particular person and firm Inman “Innovators of the 12 months” awards for trailblazing work throughout the business, it was introduced Friday at Join.

Finalists for the coveted awards, which since 1998 have acknowledged firms, people and new know-how shaping the actual property business, have been introduced in July. Heavyweights comparable to David Doctorow of and Ben Kinney and Chris Suarez of Place and Wherever and Pacaso within the “Firm of the 12 months” class have been among the many contenders.

Below Hefets, Divvy has excelled as a rent-to-own platform that empowers customers to begin constructing fairness instantly as soon as they begin renting a property with Divvy.

In the meantime, CoStar Group, which based the New York-based search portal Citysnap in 2022, has been acknowledged as pushing ahead innovation and transparency within the business by means of its on-line actual property market and analytics.

Actual property veteran Sherry Chris was additionally acknowledged for her work giving again to the actual property neighborhood with the Nate Ellis Award. Chris, who has served in the actual property business for greater than three a long time, has held govt positions at each Higher Properties and Gardens and Realogy. Though she was not capable of attend the ceremony, she acknowledged her appreciation for the award to the Inman Join Las Vegas crowd by means of a pre-recorded video.

“Once I take into consideration Nate [Ellis], he had a present for coaching and serving to others and used that reward to uplift his colleagues in the actual property business and past,” Chris stated.

“I’ve devoted my profession to giving again to the business, to serving to others be higher, so this business could be a higher place.”

Inman obtained almost 600 nominations from the general public for this yr’s Innovator Awards, and made a cautious analysis of the people and firms who stood out in 2022. Listed below are this yr’s winners.

Innovator of the 12 months (particular person or people)

Adena Hefets, Divvy Properties

Adena Hefets and Pete Haviland-Eduah of Divvy Properties | Pictures by AJ Canaria of MoxiWorks

Firm of the 12 months

CoStar Group

CoStar Group | Pictures by AJ Canaria of MoxiWorks

Agent or Workforce of the 12 months

Weinberg-Choi Residential, Keller Williams

Tommy Choi of Weinberg-Choi Residential | Pictures by AJ Canaria of MoxiWorks

Brokerage of the 12 months

@properties Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property

Amy Corr of @properties Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property | Pictures by AJ Canaria of MoxiWorks

Actual Property Expertise of the 12 months


Andrew Chishchevoy of BoomTown | Pictures by AJ Canaria of MoxiWorks

Video/Podcast of the 12 months

Over Ask podcast, Eric Simon (“Broke Agent”) and Matt Lionetti

Eric Simon and Matt Lionetti | Pictures by AJ Canaria of MoxiWorks

Finest Advertising Resolution/Marketing campaign of the 12 months

AnywheRE rebrand

Chris Nichols of AnywheRE | Pictures by AJ Canaria of MoxiWorks

MLS, Affiliation, or Business Group of the 12 months

LGBTQ+ Actual Property Alliance

Ryan Weyandt of LGBTQ+ Actual Property Alliance | Pictures by AJ Canaria of MoxiWorks

The Nate Ellis Award

Sherry Chris, Realogy manufacturers


2021 Innovators

In 2021, Inman Innovator Award winners included Sean Black of Knock, Tim Heyl of Homeward, Shaival Shah of Ribbon, Facet, eXp Realty, and extra. That yr, Joel Singer of the California Affiliation of Realtors was the recipient of the Nate Ellis Award.

The 2022 Inman Innovator Award finalists included:

Innovator of the 12 months (particular person or people) 

Agent or group

  • Alexander Workforce, OFFICIAL (Tal & Oren Alexander)
  • Bond Road Companions, The Company (James Harris and David Parnes)
  • Figueroa Workforce, eXp Realty (Veronica Figueroa)
  • Ige Johnson, RE/MAX Era
  • Spears Group, Compass (Jonathan Spears)
  • Weinberg-Choi Residential, Keller Williams (Josh Weinberg and Tommy Choi)


  • The Company
  • Aston Rose
  • @properties Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property
  • Coldwell Banker
  • Fathom Realty
  • Keller Williams Capital Properties
  • The Actual Brokerage

Actual property know-how

  • Baselane
  • BoomTown
  • Elm Road
  • HighNote
  • Localize
  • OwnUp
  • Tangilla AMS


  • Constructing Blox, Trurealty
  • BuiltHOW Podcast, Ben Kinney and Debbie De Grote
  • Brad McCallum, Calgary Realtor (YouTube)
  • Espresso with Amy & Kevin, @properties Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property
  • Over Ask podcast, Eric Simon (The Broke Agent) and Matt Lionetti
  • The Actual Phrase, Byron Lazine and Nicole White
  • LISTED by SERHANT. (YouTube)

MLS, Affiliation or Business Group 

  • Asian Actual Property Affiliation (AREAA)
  • Austin Board of Realtors
  • California Affiliation of Realtors (C.A.R.)
  • California Regional MLS (CRMLS)
  • Truthful Housing Alliance
  • LGBTQ+ Actual Property Alliance
  • The RLS


  • Wherever rebrand
  • “Closing the Hole” marketing campaign,
  • Dina Goldentayer #STEPINSIDEWITHME, Douglas Elliman
  • “Paint the Massive Apple Purple” at ICNY, The Company
  • “Facet Hustle: Pupil & Graduate Actual Property Brokers,” TRU Realty
  • “Ladies’s Historical past Month” marketing campaign, Keller Williams Capital Properties

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