Company LeadershipLuxury Property SalesLuxury Service July 2, 2019

Chase Celebrates Leaders in Luxury at the Nixon Mansion in Reno, NV

Last week, Chase International hosted an exclusive afternoon tea to honor its luxury agents at the beautiful Nixon Mansion in Reno, NV. Agents in attendance were those who had sold qualifying luxury properties in Reno, Lake Tahoe and Carson Valley in 2018.

“This event is to honor and recognize those agents who work in the luxury arena,” said Julie Kozich, Chief Real Estate Officer. “The Chase leadership team wants them to know how grateful we are to them for what they do each and every day. We love our agents!”

Chase leaders recognized each agent, not only for production but for their heart-centered contributions to the company and their communities.

The company is pleased to announce the following award winners:

Pinnacle Awards

Highest Priced Sale 2018—Donovan Group

Key Contributor 2018—Clif Chase

Luxury Excellence, Lake Tahoe—Star Brooks

Luxury Excellence, Valley Regions—Donna Spear

Excellence in Client Experience—Brent Johnson

Heart Awards

Community Champion—Trinkie Watson

Spirit Of Gratitude—Ruby von Schwerin

Hospitalian—Tilly Mezger

Luxury Brand Ambassador—Donovan Group

Embrace Learning & Innovation—Caren Christen

The Innovator Award—Mike Dunn

Neighborhood Champion Award—Tina & Terry Ross

Spirit of Chase—Georgia Chase

Star Award

The Rising Star—Ellie McIntire

Chief Real Estate Officer, Julie Kozich and Luxury agent Cydne Sapperstein.

Dr. Jayanath Abeywickrama, Executive Director of Hela Bima World, and Shari Chase, Founder and CEO of Chase International.


Luxury agents Dana Coons and Michelle Sturge, enjoying the festivities.


Managing broker Kari Begovich, Ellie McIntire and Nicole Turner from our Carson Valley office.

Luxury agents Mike Dunn and Brooke Hernandez of the Zephyr Cove office, toasting their success.


Luxury agents Ruby von Schwerin, Donna Spear and Trinkie Watson.


Luxury agents Georgia Chase and Star Brooks from the Zephyr Cove office.


Luxury agent Cydne Sapperstein with Reno Manager and Relocation Director, Monise McCabe.


Luxury agents Kelli Landman and Trinkie Watson from the Tahoe City office.

Luxury agents Joya Machabee, Carrie Van Solinge and Caren Christen of the Reno office enjoying the sunshine.

If you’re an agent looking to elevate your business, please reach out. We’d love to speak with you.

Headquartered in Lake Tahoe, Nevada since 1986, Chase International is a dynamic real estate firm with a heart-centered approach, committed to the success of its clients, sales associates, staff and community. With more than 350 professional Realtors® representing homes at all price points, the company is proud to be the market leader, achieving the highest 2018 volume in the region with nearly $1.4 billion in sales. The company currently operates nine offices in Reno-Tahoe—Zephyr Cove, Glenbrook, Incline Village, Carson Valley, South Lake Tahoe, Tahoe City, Truckee, Reno, and Sparks, as well as a marketing and PR firm in London. With powerful international connections in place, Chase listings receive maximum industry exposure to potential purchasers worldwide.