Annual Holiday Party & A.C.E. Awards

NCFAA Annual Holiday Party and A.C.E Awards

Come and celebrate the holiday season and excellence in our industry with NCFAA! Every December, in conjunction with our holiday party, NCFAA holds the annual A.C.E. (Apartment Community Excellence) awards event. Join us as we celebrate the seasons greetings and recognizes the absolute best that our industry has to offer.

A.C.E. Award Categories

  • Student Community of the Year
  • Conventional Community of the Year
  • New Community of the Year
  • Renovated Community of the Year
  • Property Manager of the Year
  • Assistant Manager of the Year
  • Leasing Professional of the Year
  • Leasing Manager of the Year
  • Service Professional of the Year
  • Service Manager of the Year
  • Serive Team of the Year
  • Supplier of the Year (person)
  • Supplier of the Year (company)
  • Corporate Support Staff (Accountant, HR, Area Mgr, Marketing)


Award nominations are open to all NCFAA member communities, management communities and staff. Nominations are for those who exemplify the "best" of their profession and industry. All award winner are selected by a third party association that is outside of the state of Florida to avoid any hint of partiality. Winners are chosen solely by the information that is provided by the nominator on the nomination form along with the supporting documentation.

2023 Annual Holiday Party & A.C.E. Awards Recap

2023 A.C.E. Award Winners

  • New Community of the Year: RISE Thirty Fourth, RISE
  • Conventional Community of the Year: The Flats at Tioga Town Center, Hankin Management
  • Student Community of the Year: HUB Gainesville University, Core Campus Management LLC
  • Renovated Community of the Year: Camelot, Atrium Management
  • Property Manager of the Year: Amy Fox, Prosperity Management
  • Assistant Manager of the Year: Andrew Vrooman, West Shire Village
  • Leasing Professional of the Year: Sarah Duswalt, The Flats at Tioga Town Center
  • Leasing Manager of the Year: Marcus Hamilton, Cabana Beach
  • Service Manager of the Year: Aaron Graham, Residences at Markets West
  • Service Team of the Year: College Park, The Collier Companies
  • Service Professional of the Year: Jon Enos, HUB Gainesville University 
  • Corporate Support Staff Person of the Year: Crystal Miner, The Collier Companies
  • Supplier Company of the Year: Swamp Rentals
  • Supplier of the Year: Andreana Graham, COX Communities
  • Inaugural Hall of Fame Inductee: Rennie Thomas, Superior Towing

2023 Volunteers of the Year

  • Property Management: Charneel Bowen, BH Management
  • Associate Member: Shelley Dehne, APartner

We are thrilled to announce the winners of The 11th Annual A.C.E. Awards, hosted by the NCFAA. This year's event was a spectacular celebration of excellence in our local industry, and we are excited to share the outstanding accomplishments of our winners. Join us in congratulating these remarkable individuals and organizations for their well-deserved recognition at the A.C.E. Awards.

Congratulations to all of the nominees, finalists and award winners!

*This year’s entries were judged by a panel of industry experts outside of the state of Florida. No NCFAA board member or staff served as a judge. Our judges read and carefully evaluated each entry. All winners were chosen solely by the information included on the nomination form and supporting documentation.*

The Yardnique

"Conventional Community of the Year"

The Flats at Tioga Town Center

Hankin Apartments

The Swamp Rentals

"Student Community of the Year"

HUB Gainesville University

Core Campus Management, LLC

The Cox Communities

"New Community of the Year"

RISE Thirty Fourth


The A Touch of Heaven

"Renovated Community of the Year"


Atrium Management

The Best Restoration

"Property Manager of the Year"

Amy Fox

Prosperity Management

The Best Restoration

"Service Team of the Year"

College Park

The Collier Companies

The Yardnique

"Service Manager of the Year"

Aaron Graham

The Residences at Market West

The Mosquito Joe

"Service Professional of the Year"

Jon Enos

HUB Gainesville University

The A Touch of Heaven

"Corporate Support Staff

Person of the Year"

Crystal Miner

The Collier Companies

The Cox Communities

"Assistant Manager of the Year"

Andrew Vrooman

West Shire Village

"Leasing Professional of the Year"

Sarah Duswalt

The Flats at Tioga Town Center

The Swamp Rentals

"Leasing Manager of the Year"

Marcus Hamilton

Cabana Beach

"Supplier Company of the Year"

Swamp Rentals

"NCFAA Inaugural Hall of Fame Inductee"

Rennie Thomas

Superior Towing

"Merle Amundson Honorary

Supplier of the Year"

Andreana Graham

Cox Communities

"Supplier Member

Volunteer of the Year"

Shelley Dehne


"Community Member

Volunteer of the Year"

Charneel Bowen

BH Management

Diamond Sponsors:

Swamp Rentals

A Touch of Heaven Remodeling, LLC


The Best Restoration

Cox Communities

Ruby Sponsor:

Mosquito Joe

Emerald Sponsors:


Brightview Landscapes

Signal Security

HD Supply

Massey logo


Two Men and a Truck

Sapphire Sponsors:

iClean Dumpsters

Gator Fire