The Arizona Real Estate Achievement (AREA) Awards — selected by a panel of industry experts — honor the state’s best and brightest real estate companies, real estate agents, real estate brokers, mortgage companies, bankers, home builders, individuals who give back to the community, and those in the real estate business whose careers have left an indelible mark on the community and on the industry.
AREA AWARDS: REAL ESTATE COMPANY OF THE YEAR — SMALL
Winner: TEAM Investments
As founder and President of TEAM Investments, Tanya Marchiol has built an empire on coaching others how to make money and prosper. Marchiol teaches professional athletes, entrepreneurs, investors and individuals how to not only maintain their current financial status but also create generational wealth. Her business acumen, sharp strategies, personalized approach, and attention to detail have earned her a reputation for excellence. A sought after expert and motivational speaker, Marchiol’s repertoire includes experience as a host and special correspondent for Sirius Satellite Radio, NFL Networks, Fox News, CNN, FOX Business News, and most recently a recurring personality on HGTV.
Honorable Mention: Kirans & Associates
Kiran Vedantam, a first-generation immigrant from India, came to Arizona in 1988 to pursue his Master’s degree at ASU. After working for eight years as a software engineer at Intel, he followed his dream of becoming an entrepreneur. He used his engineering background to develop a dynamic loan modification software that has the intelligence of a professional loan modifier. He started his own real estate company in 2010, and in 2011 — just his second year in business — he ranked No. 4 in Maricopa County for the most short sale closings.