Gross sales volume for Mansell and Associates, the Salt Lake-based real estate brokerage firm with offices in Ogden, Orem, Tooele and Park City, were 10.1 percent higher in 1988 than in 1987, according to Al Mansell, president.

Gross volume for the six company offices was $154.6 million. The figures were the result of 1,987 transactions compared to 1,574 transactions in 1987, a 26.2 percent increase.At the same time Mansell was announcing the gross volume figures, he said awards have been presented to some Mansell employees.

Top closing agents were Vicki Hansen, Benchmark office; Mark Hornberger, Orem office; Paula Whitham, Tooele office; Dave Bennion, Union Park office; and Mary Hurlbert, Ogden office. Bennion also was cited for being the top closing agent in the company with $5.5 million.