Inman News announces Innovator Awards winners

Bob Hale wins 'Innovator of the Year'; Sawbuck wins brokerage award

SAN FRANCISCO — Bob Hale, who for 20 years has served as president and CEO for the Houston Association of Realtors, today received the "Innovator of the Year" award during an awards ceremony at the Real Estate Connect conference.

The Inman Innovator Awards honor forward-thinking technologies, Web services, business models and innovators in online real estate, brokerage and media companies.