Annual Awards of Excellence
Nominate an Outstanding Member for Our 2020 Awards!
Members who are involved in the programs and services of Houston BOMA provide a substantial and positive impact on the association. The Houston BOMA Annual Awards of Excellence Program recognizes the professional performance of our members each year by honoring those members who have contributed to our association and their profession. The awards recognize creativity, innovation and communication and the role these key attributes play in the success of organization and the real estate industry. Individuals may nominate themselves, a co-worker, vendor, or anyone who is employed by a Houston BOMA member company who has made a significant contribution to BOMA during the year. View past winners here.
We're now accepting nominations for 2020 Members of the Year! Nominate a member using our form here.
Manager of the Year
The award recognizes a property or facility manager who has demonstrated leadership in building operations and management during the past year. This may be exhibited through some of the following: exemplary leadership; teamwork with coworkers and vendors; reduction of energy and/or water use; implementation of environmental sustainability practices; achievement of LEED, BOMA 360 or ENERGY STAR© designations for their property; improvement in operational efficiency, tenant relations or best practices; and/or active involvement in Houston BOMA. A letter of support from the nominee’s direct supervisor is required. This award shall be bestowed on a nominee who is a current member in good standing.
Executive Manager of the Year
This award is presented to a member of Houston BOMA in recognition of outstanding contributions to the commercial real estate industry through quality building management and professional growth. Nominees must currently hold a title of Director, Asset Manager, Executive, Vice President or similar status. They must be responsible for the management of commercial office, retail, industrial, government, facilities, mixed-use or any combination thereof, in the greater Houston market. This award shall be bestowed on a nominee who is a current member in good standing.
Engineer of the Year
The award is designed to recognize an engineer who has provided innovative ideas to their building/facility in saving energy, time and/or money. Award nominees will be evaluated on job performance, ethics, credibility, professionalism, community service, team building, industry training, and support of BOMA. A letter of support from the nominee’s direct supervisor is required. This award shall be bestowed on a nominee who is a current member in good standing.
Assistant Property Manager of the Year
The assistant property manager has direct responsibilities involving customer relations and retention. He/she is responsible for: direct staff reports; specific contracts, such as janitorial, landscaping, etc.; and participation in the creation and administration of the property budget. This award shall be bestowed on a nominee who is a current member in good standing.
Administrative Assistant of the Year
The administrative assistant performs many tasks for the building. This person is typically responsible for: maintaining the front-desk image of the property; entry level accounting tasks, such as accounts payable and receivable; correspondence for the property; and maintenance requests.
Allied Member of the Year
The award may be presented to any allied member, recognizing outstanding achievement or contributions to BOMA and to the office building industry during the preceding year. This award shall be bestowed on a nominee who is a current member in good standing.
Young Professional of the Year
The award is presented to an individual in any category of BOMA membership who has been active in Houston BOMA for five years or less and has demonstrated excellence in serving the commercial real estate industry in their area of expertise. The award is intended to recognize and encourage individuals who are still early in their career. The nominee must demonstrate initiative, excellent performance, dedication and professionalism and have been committed to development of their professional and leadership skills through involvement in Leadership Lyceum, BOMA seminars or other professional training. A letter of support from the nominee’s direct supervisor is required. Individuals may receive this award only once and this award shall be bestowed on a nominee who is a current member in good standing.
Committee Chair of the Year
This award is designed to recognize an outstanding committee chair. The award recognizes job performance as committee chair, ethics, credibility, professionalism, team building, ability to lead and influence the committee, and support of Houston BOMA during the past year. This award shall be bestowed on a nominee who is a current member in good standing.
Eugene Barbles Lifetime Achievement Award
The Eugene Barbles Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an individual and honors years of dedicated service to Houston BOMA. It may be awarded to a Houston BOMA member who has been active within the local association for at least ten years and who has tirelessly given their time in service to Houston BOMA and the profession of property management. This award has a separate nomination process. Read this award's criteria and nominate an individual for this award here.