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ALPHARETTA, Ga. — LeasePlan USA honored its top performing auction partners of 2009 on Thursday at the Conference of Automotive Remarketers Consignor Recognition Awards ceremony.

Earning the Top Sales Achievement Award — which recognizes the auction with exceptional performance in gross sale retention of LeasePlan vehicles — was ABC Birmingham.

Receiving Stellar Awards — which spotlight auctions that have the strongest performances in conditions reports, average days to sell and gross retentions for their specific region — were the following:

—Southeast: Manheim Tennessee

—Midwest: Greater Kalamazoo Auto Auction

—Southwest: Manheim Metro Dallas

—Northeast: Manheim New England

—West: Manheim Riverside 

Meanwhile, the Outstanding Service Award went to Manheim New Jersey and Manheim Arena Chicago

Auctions receiving this particular award are nominated by LeasePlan regional marketing managers "for going above and beyond."

"At LeasePlan, we are committed to exceeding client expectations by ensuring the highest quality service and expertise, and auctions like the ones receiving the awards truly exemplify the brand promise of ‘it's easier to leaseplan,'" stated Levi McCoy, LeasePlan's director of remarketing.