Matthew Wroda 2014 Chautauqua County REALTOR of the YearMayville, NY (December 2014) At its recent Annual Meeting, the Chautauqua County Board of REALTORS® (CCBR) named Matthew Wroda of Howard Hanna Holt Real Estate Services as its REALTOR® Associate of the Year.  The REALTOR® Associate of the Year represents the business attitudes and personal traits a realtor should hold. Nominees are from their peers. The Realtor of the Year is not determined by total sales in the real estate market, but more from their involvement in their local association and the community in which they live.

“I’m truly touched that my peers chose me for this award,” said Wroda.  “It took me by complete surprise.

Wroda was presented by with the award at the annual Installation diner by 2013 Recipient, and Howard Hanna Holt Lakewood Associate Broker Sandy Haines.  During the presentation Haines pointed out that Matthew, “Was the first in our board’s history to receive the honor in their first year of membership.” 

We’re proud to have a sales staff that includes five REALTOR® or REALTOR® Associates of the Year, said Associate Broker Diana Holt, herself a former REALTOR® of the year.  “We pride ourselves on recruiting, training, and developing the best of the best, and it is tremendously rewarding when others in the field recognize it.”Howard Hanna Holt Real Estate REALTORS of the Year Sandy Haines, Doug Hooper, Matthew Wroda, Steve Holt, Diana Holt

Former REALTOR® of the Year, Steve Holt echoed, “For Matthew to come out of college and produce the way he has is simply unprecedented in Chautauqua County. We couldn’t be prouder of the job he is doing. 

Chautauqua County-headquartered Howard Hanna Holt Real Estate ( offers comprehensive residential and commercial real estate sales, leasing and related services, including real property appraisals, property management, development services, vacation property rentals and traditional rentals.  Founded in 1983 by the Holt family, the privately owned affiliate of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services has grown substantially in the past decade, with offices in Fredonia, Lakewood/Jamestown, Mayville, and seasonally on the grounds of the Chautauqua Institution. 

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is the #1 real estate company in Pennsylvania and Ohio, and ranks nationally as one of the four largest real estate companies. The company specializes in residential and commercial brokerage service, mortgages, closing and title insurance, land development, appraisal services, insurance services, corporate relocation and property management. With over 170 offices across PA, OH, VA, MI, NY, WV, NC and MD, more than 6,500 sales associates and staff are guided by a spirit of integrity in all aspects of the real estate process.

by Nick Holt