Cindy O’Brien Named “Emmy” Award Winner

Cindy O’BrienEdina, Minn.— Dec. 16, 2016 – Cindy O’Brien, office administrator for Edina Realty Chippewa Valley and Spooner, Wisc. offices, was honored with the Edina Realty Emma L. Rovick Memorial Award, or “Emmy,” on Dec. 13 at a special luncheon for the award winners.

Established to honor company founder Emma Rovick, the “Emmy” Award is given annually to two people: one employee and one real estate agent who exemplify Edina Realty’s core values of honesty, integrity and commitment.

O’Brien joined Edina Realty in 2004, and is described as hard working and dedicated to the people in her offices. If she doesn't have an answer to a question, she works diligently until she finds it. She also sees to it that new agents get the training that they need to become a successful in their careers.

She has a deep commitment to helping out in the community and is known for rounding up her agents and staff to volunteer. She always represents the office in a professional manner and displays the "Edina Way" every day through her actions in and out of the office.

 “Cindy is an example of the type of person who makes Edina Realty a great place to work. Her embodiment of Emma Rovick’s core values has had a significant impact on the agents in her offices and on the wider community,” said Barb Jandric, Edina Realty president.

Edina Realty agents and employees nominate their colleagues for the Emmy Award, and out of nearly 70 nominees, three agent and three employee finalists were selected. Award winners must excel in customer service, leadership, team building and/or make significant contributions to the company or industry.

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Edina Realty is a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and a wholly-owned subsidiary of HomeServices of America, Inc. It is one of the nation's largest real estate companies with more than 75 real estate offices and 2,350 REALTORS® throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Edina Realty's family of companies includes Edina Realty, Edina Realty Title, Edina Realty Insurance and Edina Realty Mortgage. Edina Realty closed more than 32,000 real estate transactions and more than $8 billion in sales volume for 2015. For more information, visit,, or find us on Facebook:; and Twitter:

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Gena Henrich, Edina Realty952.928.5069genahenrich@edinarealty.comPaul Maccabee, Maccabee

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