Among those receiving the prestigious Award of Excellence designation for the year 2018 were Tom Kelsey, president and broker for Lorimont Commercial Real Estate in Cape Girardeau. Recognition is given to those members who produce multi-million dollar volume for property sold and leased during the year.

Kelsey qualified for the highest volume "Zenith Level" unassisted award. It was announced that he was again the top producer for 2018 from all members of the Realtor board for commercial sales and leases.

He has been a recipient of this top sales award for the last 23 years, ever since its creation by the Realtor association in 1996 to recognize member real estate brokers and agents in the state. He had also been designated by the real estate trade group in as a "Lifetime Member of the Million Dollar Club" for multimillion dollar real estate production. Kelsey exclusively sells and leases commercial, industrial and development real estate in the Southeast Missouri region. He is a member of the Realtors Commercial Alliance, National Association of Realtors, Missouri Association of Realtors, Southeast Missouri Realtors, MLS and Cape Girardeau Chamber of Commerce.