By Charles Kocher

Pilot staff writer

The 2006 sales achievements of real estate agents in Brookings and Gold Beach were celebrated Thursday night in a special reception for multi-million-dollar producers.

There were 38 agents recognized in the event, organized by Chetco Federal Credit Union and held at Bella Italia Ristorante.

At the top was Mary Stansell of Century 21 in Gold Beach, who participated in more than $12 million in sales in 2006.

Bret Curtis, CFCU real estate business development officer and emcee for the event, said the figures were compiled by area title companies.

andquot;Our goal is to not only recognize the achievements of these top Realtors but to show our appreciation for all the work and dedication they give to their profession and our community,andquot; said Curtis.

Recognized for being part of more than $6 million in sales were Karl Nettgen of Century 21 Gold Beach; Marianne Padilla and Georgia Poole-Alexander, both of RE/MAX Coast and Country; Ruth Wilson and Shirley Beaman-Hogen, both of Century 21 Agate Realty in Brookings Harbor, and Yvonne Dunn of Premier Properties.

Posting between $4 and $6 million in sales were Becky Watwood, Skip Watwood, and Cy Vandermeer, all of Century 21 Agate Realty; Charles Simpson of Seal Cove Realty; Tammy Beckley of Beckley andamp; Co.; Ann MacLean, Jan Loren and John Volz, all of Blue Pacific Realty; Linda Asher, Heather Wilson and John Kerney, all of Century 21 in Gold Beach; Eldon Gossett of Oregon Coast Realty/Coldwell Banker; and Marie Gray of RE/MAX Coast and Country.

Receiving plaques for sales between $2 and 4 million were Michelle Evans of Beckley andamp; Co.; Darcy Costa, Brad Weese, Pat Piper, Bruce Weese, and Carole Lute-Erb, all of Century 21 in Brookings-Harbor; Tiny Caudell, Jan Norman, Suzie Etchart, Sheryl Fisher Watkins and Alex Carr-Frederick, all of Blue Pacific Realty; Gloria Eide of Century 21 in Gold Beach; Gloria Pope and Karl Johnson, both of Seashore Real Estate; B.J. Martin of Rogue Sportsman Real Estate; Evonne Tribble of Premier Properties; Jennifer Spurgeon of RE/MAX Coast and Country; and Anthony Pagano and Kiki McGrath, both of Sixes River Realty.

Sponsors of the event included Integrity Financial Planners, Curry Coastal Pilot, Daryn Farmer/State Farm Insurance, Kevin Moerke of Edward Jones; Zia DreamHomes, Kurt Kessler Kustom Builders, Jeff Legg Appraisal Services, David Twining of South Coast Home inspections, Wild Rivers Motorlodge and Spindrift Motor Inn.

Curtis said CFCU plans similar events for Port Orford and Bandon later in the year.