Chip Gardner Earns Millennial Award for Exemplary Work in Real Estate

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For his exemplary work within the real estate industry and dedication to making a difference in the New Orleans community, Glenn “Chip” Gardner recently was honored with a Millennial Award on Saturday, July 16. The Millennial Awards honor dynamic young professionals who contribute to the community through public service, make significant strides in business sectors, or serve as cultural ambassadors.

The fourth annual awards, presented by First NBC Bank and Tulane Health System, is produced by Spears Consulting Group. The honorary event, held at Peoples Health New Orleans Jazz Market, brought together 54 finalists across 18 categories; Gardner won the Millennial Award in the Real Estate category. More than 200 nominations were submitted and judged by a panel of forty fellow millennials, those born in the 1980’s to early 2000’s.

“I am deeply honored to have earned this distinction, which recognizes the efforts of our entire Gardner Real Estate Family in helping New Orleans to thrive,” says Gardner. “Our immediate family – my parents, Glenn and Sharon, and sister, Crystal – have a true passion for this city, its traditions and its people.”

Regarded as a thought-leader in the real estate industry, Gardner has spoken on numerous panels and received recognition at industry events worldwide. These honors include: Leading Real Estate Companies of the World; Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate; Luxury Portfolio International; The Enterprise Network; RISMedia; and National Association of REALTORS®.

“Chip is the epitome of a dynamic young professional who is focused on giving back to the community, growing the business in innovative ways and being a real ambassador for New Orleans,” says Stephanie Pfeffer Anton of Luxury Portfolio International. “Known for his infectious energy, Chip is highly regarded among our global membership of 550+ top real estate firms.”

Gardner is also the youngest real estate professional in the Gulf South to attain a combination of the following real estate licenses and designations: Real Estate Broker – Louisiana, Mississippi & Texas; Certified General Real Estate Appraiser – Louisiana, Mississippi & Texas; Property & Casualty Insurance Producer – Louisiana; and MAI, Member of Appraisal Institute – Global. Chip’s extensive international real estate consulting experience with Duff & Phelps earned him the prestigious MAI membership, awarded to those experienced in the valuation of commercial, industrial, and residential property types.

As the industry evolves, Gardner looks forward to continuing the framework built by Mrs. Gertrude Gardner over 70 years ago, while also keeping his eye on the future. The entire team seeks to keep Gardner at the forefront of the industry when it comes to technology and services, building on its long-held foundation.

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