NAA Announces 2024 Excellence Awards Winners

NAA announced the winners of the 2024 NAA Excellence Awards, a program that recognizes excellence and leadership in rental housing industry

The National Apartment Association (NAA) has announced the winners of the 2024 NAA Excellence Awards, an annual program that recognizes excellence and leadership across the rental housing industry. This year’s award recipients were formally recognized at a ceremony during Apartmentalize, NAA’s annual conference and exposition, held June 19 – 21 in Philadelphia.

“Congratulations to this year’s NAA Excellence Awards winners who have gone above and beyond to make tangible and lasting impacts to the rental housing industry,” said NAA President and CEO Bob Pinnegar. “Across our country, these individuals and organizations are leading the way and we are proud to highlight their accomplishments and commitment to excellence.”

NAA’s Excellence Awards celebrate apartment communities, industry professionals and affiliated apartment associations that make unique and lasting contributions to the industry each year. You can learn more about the awards program here.

A full list of the 2024 NAA Excellence Awards winners is included below.

Upper State Apartment Association
Affiliate of the Year (Mid-Size)
Pennsylvania Apartment Association
Affiliate of the Year (State/Metro)
The Cadence
Wesley Property Management
Affordable Community of the Year
Fern Crossing at Bayou Pierre
U.L. Coleman Properties
Major Rehab Community of the Year
New Construction Community of the Year
201 Canal
Small Community of the Year
Keva Flats
Hankin Apartments
Large Community of the Year
American Landmark Apartments
Leading Organization in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Grace Hill
Supplier Company of the Year
Thompson Thrift
NAAEI Dedication to Education
Carol Christner
Pennsylvania Apartment Association
Chris Christenson Association Executive of the Year
Maryland Multi-Housing Association
Anthony V. Pusateri Apartment Career Promotion Award Comprehensive Program
Crystal Dukes
RealSource Management
DEI Champion
Kristine Levinskas
Trilogy Residential Management
Apartment Career & Education (ACE) Industry Educator of the Year
Tina M. White
McMahan’s Flooring
Supplier Sales Professional of the Year
Harmony Tripp
CMG Leasing
Emerging Leader of the Year
Kara Bonzheim
FSI Construction
National Supplier Council Achievement Award
John Whitaker
Elevated Asset Management
Independent Rental Owner of the Year


About NAA
The National Apartment Association (NAA) serves as the leading voice and preeminent resource through advocacy, education, and collaboration on behalf of the rental housing industry. As a federation of 141 state, local and global affiliates, NAA encompasses nearly 97,000 members representing more than 12 million apartment homes globally. NAA believes that rental housing is a valuable partner in every community that emphasizes integrity, accountability, collaboration, community responsibility, inclusivity, and innovation. To learn more, visit NAA thanks its Strategic Partners AppFolio, The Home Depot Pro, Lowe’s Pro Supply and Yardi.


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