Weichert, Realtors® – Platinum Group Announces 2018 Office Award Winners

— Michele Watson

Realtor Deena Vroegindewey Named Top Agent

Deena Vroegindewey

Tom Ellens

GRANDVILLE, Mich. / March 27, 2019 – Weichert, Realtors® – Platinum Group, located in Grandville and Allegan, is proud to announce that Realtor Deena Vroegindewey has been named the company’s top sales associate in 2018 by the Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Michigan Broker Council.
Laurie Tornga

Gene Fitzgerald

Vroegindewey received the prestigious Ambassadors Club award from Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. for her 2018 sales production.
In addition, eight other agents at the Weichert® affiliate were honored by the national franchise organization for their 2018 sales production. Realtors Tom Ellens, Laurie Tornga, Gene Fitzgerald and Matt Clouse earned Executive Club awards for their respective sales production last year, while Andrew Ingram, Cindy Grummet-Daugherty, David Dykenna and Jennifer Fields each received Certificate of Achievement awards.
Matt Clouse

Andrew Ingram

All awards are based on achieving specified production requirements per award category in gross commission income earned or real estate transactions closed in 2018.
“Our agents go above and beyond to provide their clients with the best real estate service in the industry,” said Jason Van Assen, the company’s broker/owner. “Deena and our other award-winning agents are each shining examples of how dedication and drive can lead to tremendous success in real estate. We’re proud to have them on our team and honor their achievements.”
Cindy Grummet-Daugherty

David Dykenna

The award-winning agents are part of a team of talented agents at Weichert, Realtors® – Platinum Group, which brings many years of combined real estate expertise to its clients.
Weichert, Realtors® – Platinum Group is an independently owned and operated Weichert® affiliate. The office serves the Grand Rapids metro area.
Jennifer Fields

For more information about Weichert, Realtors® – Platinum Group, located at 3061 Macatawa Drive SW, Suite D, in Grandville or 237 Hubbard Street in Allegan, contact Jason Van Assen at 616-301-2550.

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About Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc.: Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has grown steadily since Jim Weichert, president, chairman and CEO of Weichert Companies, launched the company’s franchise division in 2001. The affiliate division was created to offer a business model for franchisee ownership candidates described as “a clearly defined operating system for marketing and managing a real estate business.” Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. announced its first affiliate in 2002, was ranked as one of the top traditional residential real estate franchises in Entrepreneur’s 2019 Franchise 500 and was identified in 2019 by Franchise Business Review as one of the top U.S. franchises for owner satisfaction. Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has offices serving over 350 markets in 38 states. For more information about Weichert, visit or for information on franchise opportunities visit

Each Weichert® franchised office is independently owned and operated.


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