Local REALTORS® Association Names Alice McMahon of WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Nickel Group Its REALTOR of the Year

— Michele Watson

Pictured is Doug Carpenter, president of the Illinois Association of REALTORS, presenting the REALTOR of the Year award to Alice McMahon at a June 6th awards ceremony in Springfield.

OAK PARK, Ill. / July 11, 2017 – WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Nickel Group is proud to announce that Alice McMahon, a real estate agent at the Oak Park Weichert® affiliate, has been named the 2017 REALTOR of the Year by the Oak Park Area Association of REALTORS. McMahon was presented with the award during the Illinois Association of REALTORS annual awards banquet on June 6th at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in Springfield.
“It truly is an honor to be recognized by a professional association that I have been a part of for years,” said McMahon, whose career in real estate spans four decades. “I also can’t tell you how much it means to me to receive this award. I am so proud to be part of an organization that strives to improve the reputation of real estate professionals locally and is committed to giving back to the communities its members serve.”
McMahon, a member of her local association’s board of directors since 2013, received the award for her ongoing efforts to improve the professional reputation and quality of service provided by real estate agents in the Oak Park area. She has served on the association’s pro standards committee since 2013 and also chairs the group’s special events task force. The REALTOR of the Year award is the highest honor presented to a member of the Oak Park Area Association of REALTORS.
“We are extremely proud of Alice’s accomplishments as a real estate agent and her recognition as our local association’s REALTOR of the Year,” said John Lawrence, the managing broker/owner of WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Nickel Group. “This award underscores Alice’s years of commitment to do whatever she can to provide the best real estate service in the area.”
McMahon, an Oak Park resident, is a licensed REALTOR in Illinois. She began working at WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Nickel Group in 2009 where she is part of a team of knowledgeable agents, which brings many years of combined real estate expertise to its clients.
WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Nickel Group is an independently owned and operated Weichert affiliate. The office serves the greater Chicago area.
For more information about WEICHERT, REALTORS® – Nickel Group, located at 101 N. Oak Park Avenue in Oak Park, contact John Lawrence at 708-848-5550 or visit

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