Mel Foster Co. receives website recognition

Boland Wins Top Individual Honor at Global Real Estate Conference

Deb Boland President's Award

Deb Boland, Director of Relocation of Mel Foster Co., is the recipient of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® President’s Award, a top individual award from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, an invitation-only global community of more than 565 independent real estate firms.

The award was presented during the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® Annual Conference, which took place February 20-22 at Wynn Las Vegas. The conference was part of the Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) Conference Week, a series of educational and networking events focused on leadership, innovation and delivering superior consumer experiences in real estate.

The President’s Award is part of the service recognition program, which formally acknowledges contributions such as committee involvement, presentations at network conferences, and service on various advisory councils and boards. The program offers three prestigious levels of awards based on cumulative points earned through service activities.

Lynsey Engels, Mel Foster Co. President, Real Estate Brokerage, said, “Deb is very deserving of this award.  She continues to engage herself in Leading RE and build relationships with her peers.”

“It’s a true pleasure to recognize the individuals who have contributed to the success of LeadingRE through an extraordinary level of commitment and years of service to our global community,” LeadingRE President/CEO Paul Boomsma said. “These individuals have shared their time, expertise and talent to support the success of their fellow members and our network as a whole, and we thank them for their service.”

Mel Foster Co. is a Quad Cities representative of LeadingRE ( A global real estate community that spans six continents, LeadingRE connects marketing-leading firms with more than 130,000 sales associates who produce over 1.1 million real estate transactions annually. As a member of LeadingRE, Mel Foster Co. provides a quality real estate experience, global marketing reach and access to top real estate professionals in virtually any market worldwide.

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