The Greater Tampa REALTORS® recognized John Tomlin, CEO of Tomlin St Cyr, as its 2018 Humanitarian of the Year. This award is given to the member who meets the following criteria which should include but is not limited to:
- Involved in the saving of human lives or to the alleviation of suffering
- Concerned with or seeking to promote human welfare
- Performs charitable and philanthropic acts of kindness
Tomlin was nominated by Tomlin St Cyr Realtor, Janice Katz, who said, “In many ways, John exceeds the expectations of the honor due to his ambition, intelligence and accomplishments. His character and community service compliment the stellar group of past recipients and make him highly deserving of the accolade.
“In addition to having a successful brokerage of residential and commercial real estate, he always makes
time for deep involvement and participation in the community,” said Katz. “John is committed to his volunteer work, youth outreach and neighborhood programs. He is dedicated to the social foundation of Tampa and radiates the kindness required to inspire many individuals. John works tirelessly through his expertise and knowledge in his volunteer work to rally and motivate others to give of themselves and be productive members of society.
“John continually offers the office as a meeting place for organization gatherings, has built a replica of
our real estate office for Junior Achievement and also is positively growing his company. He is not only
always available for his agents but gives recognition and guidance to all so success can be achieved. John
is the first one to begin a project and his exuberance is infectious to get all involved. John Tomlin is an inspiration to all who have the pleasure of being with him and continues to stress the importance of community and making Tampa a better place,” Katz said.
The Greater Tampa REALTORS® (GTR), the “Voice for Real Estate,” was founded in Tampa in 1911. The association represents nearly 11,000 members and is the largest Tampa Bay-based professional group of real estate brokers and sales associates conducting business throughout the Bay area.