St George’s Stuart Ritchie of McGrath Estate Agents has been named Auctioneer of the Year at the Real Estate Institute of NSW (REINSW) Awards for Excellence in 2021.
The REINSW Awards are reportedly the most respected real estate awards in NSW, recognizing the best of the best.
Ritchie was born and raised in the St George area and lives in Connells Point with his wife and two children.
He has been a finalist in the REINSW Awards for Excellence six times, but this was his first victory.
He has previously represented NSW in the Australasian Auctioneering Competition, and has won the McGrath Auctioneer of the Year Award twice.
Sir. Ritchie has been an auctioneer for 12 years and has been an exclusive auctioneer at McGrath for over 10 years, primarily working in the St George and Sutherland Shire markets.
“Auction in my own area gives me a huge advantage when it comes to local knowledge.”
“Auctioning in my own area gives me a huge advantage when it comes to local knowledge and the passion needed to sell the benefits of the area to other families,” Ritchie said.
Matthew King, principal, McGrath estate agents St George, Brighton Le Sands, Revesby and Sans Souci, said he and his team were “so proud of Stu’s performance”.
“We are aware that many of our customers chose our brand based on Stu’s incredible ability as an auctioneer, but Stu is an even better person who works tirelessly to support many charities and there is no better wanted or more supportive. person in our team, “King said.
“He’s a living example of ‘good guys’ coming first.”
REINSW President Leanne Pilkington said the awards reached its highest number of participants, after “one of the most challenging years in the industry’s history due to the pandemic as well as the strong market showing no signs of slowing down so far.”
“This year, the participants set the bar even higher and showed us a tremendous amount of talent and strength that is reflected in our large industry,” Pilkington said.