The Millie Award
The "Millie" is awarded to female SIORs with distinguished careers of outstanding SIOR service and production. The first “Millie” Award was awarded posthumously to Mildred Hanson herself, In Memoriam in honor of her many achievements as a pioneer for women in commercial real estate.
Mildred C. (Millie) Hanson, SIOR was a specialist in office and industrial sales and leasing and was one of the first women to earn the SIOR (Specialist, Industrial and Office REALTOR®) designation. Millie served as President of both the SIOR New Jersey Chapter and the Industrial and Office Brokers Association of the New York Metropolitan Area. Millie was named the Top Sales Associate of 2005 and 2006 for NAI James Hanson Real Estate, Hackensack, New Jersey. During her 34-year career, she brokered deals valued at more than $800 million.
- Mildred C. Hanson, SIOR, 2009
- Evelyne B. Andretta, SIOR, 2010
- Helen Brooks, SIOR, 2011
- Lynn B. Schenck, SIOR, 2012
- Lynn Reich, SIOR, CCIM, 2017