Professional of the Year Awards 

The deadline to submit a nomination ended September 2, 2022. Good luck to all nominees!

​Each year the Austin Apartment Association recognizes outstanding individuals who achieved excellence and who are a leader in their field. The ten awards are Property Manager of the Year, Assistant Manager of the Year, Trailblazer of the Year, Leasing Professional of the Year, Maintenance Supervisor of the Year, Maintenance Technician of the Year, Regional Maintenance/Service Manager of the Year, Regional/Portfolio Supervisor of the Year, Independent Rental Owner of the Year, and Supplier of the Year.

The Austin Apartment Association will proudly announce the winners of the Professional of the Year Awards on December 9, 2022 during the APEX Awards event. 

2022 Award Categories

Property Manager of the Year

  • A  property manager with at least one year of experience as a property manager.
  • Any AAA member (owner/management/onsite personnel/suppliers) can nominate. Self-nominations are also accepted.

Assistant Manager of the Year

  • An assistant property manager with at least one year of experience within the multifamily housing industry.
  • Any AAA member (owner/management/onsite personnel/suppliers) can nominate. Self-nominations are also accepted.

Trailblazer of the Year

  •  Any AAA member with at least one year of experience within the multifamily housing industry but less than five years of experience who has shown excellence and progression in the field in 2022.
  • Any AAA member (owner/management/onsite personnel/suppliers) can nominate. Self-nominations are also accepted.

Leasing Professional of the Year

  • A leasing professional with at least one year of experience within the multifamily housing industry.
  • Any AAA member (owner/management/onsite personnel/suppliers) can nominate. Self-nominations are also accepted.
  • $50 fee for the blind shop must be paid by September 2, 2022.
    (AAA will send an invoice to your property)

Maintenance Supervisor of the Year

  • A maintenance supervisor or manager with at least six months of experience in a supervisory role within the multifamily housing industry.
  • Any AAA member (owner/management/onsite personnel/suppliers) can nominate. Self-nominations are also accepted.

Maintenance Technician of the Year 

  • A maintenance professional with at least six months of experience within the multifamily housing industry.
  • Any AAA member (owner/management/onsite personnel/suppliers) can nominate. Self-nominations are also accepted.

Regional Maintenance Supervisor

  • A Maintenance/Service manager who oversees maintenance at multiple properties totaling 100 units or more and has at least two years of experience within their current role.
  • Any AAA member (owner/management/onsite personnel/suppliers) can nominate. Self-nominations are also accepted.

Portfolio Supervisor of the Year

  • A property supervisor or regional manager who oversees at least three properties, supervises 100 units or more, and has at least two years of experience within their current role.
  • Any AAA member (owner/management/onsite personnel/suppliers) can nominate. Self-nominations are also accepted.

Independent Rental Owner of the Year

  • Company/Property must be a member of AAA & IRO should not be a third-party management company.
  • The Independent Rental Owner can nominate him/herself or be nominated by any AAA member.

Supplier of the Year

  • The company must be a member of AAA - a supplier/vendor, servicing the multifamily housing industry, with at least one year of experience in their current role.
  • Any AAA member (owner/management/onsite personnel/suppliers) can nominate. Self-nominations are also accepted.

The deadline to submit a nomionation ended September 2, 2022

View 2021 Professional of the Year Winners