Symes Realty humbly accepted the Patriot Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program (ESGR) earlier this year. The award honors supervisors for their superior support of National Guard and Reserve employees or their spouses. Pictured is Alan Cumps (ESGR), April Balistreri, and Bill J. Symes. April Balistreri’s husband, Sgt. Tony Balistreri, is a member of the Wisconsin Air National Guard who is currently stationed in Qatar until July 2018.