Sonia Anaya honored with REALTOR® Political Involvement Award

Congratulations to Sonia Anaya, broker-owner of America Real Estate in Chicago, who was named the recipient of the 2016 Political Involvement Award today during the Illinois REALTORS® Public Policy Meetings in East Peoria.

The award honors Illinois REALTORS®

Sonia Anaya embraces a colleague after being announced as the recipient of the award.

for achievements and excellence in political and grassroots involvement. Anaya is a REALTOR® who  leads by example with her commitment to advancing the political advocacy issues important to the real estate industry.

“It means a great deal to me because I have a passion for what I do and real estate is what I love to do,” Anaya said after the announcement. “I’m very, very happy.”

She has served on the REALTORS® Political Action Committee Trustees, State Legislative Contacts Working Group and this year marks her

Sonia Anaya (left) and colleagues react to announcement of the REALTOR® Political Involvement Award.

seventh year on the Federal Political Coordinators Working Group. In 2017, she chairs the RPAC Major Investor Working Group.

Anaya’s involvement in the REALTOR® organization has been felt locally, statewide and nationally. She is a 2014 graduate of the Illinois REALTORS® Leadership Development Program and is a past member of the Chicago Association of REALTORS® Board of Directors.

She has served as the Federal Political Coordinator for Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez and is the liaison to Mexico as part of Illinois REALTORS® Consulate General Liaison Program.

She also stands out for her support of the RPAC mission. Anaya is a RPAC Major Investor, a President’s Circle member and is among the distinguished group of REALTORS® from around the country who have been inducted into the National Association of REALTORS® RPAC Hall of Fame.

Congratulations to Sonia Anaya for being recognized with the Political Involvement Award!

Recipient Sonia Anaya (seated, center) holds up her award for a group photo.
Standing (l-r): REALTOR® Nykea Pippion McGriff; Illinois REALTORS® CEO Gary Clayton; REALTOR® Nancy Suvarnamani. Seated (l-r):
REALTOR® Sarah Ware; REALTOR® Zeke Morris (Chicago); Chicago Association of REALTORS® CEO Ginger Downs.

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