-First GM in Blue Jays history to get the team to the post season in 5 years
-Top 10 farm for 3 years running
-Broke the Boras boycott
-Signed an ace for less than ace money
-Paved the way for increasing minor league salaries

He also had the 19th highest team payroll (54.5 mil) which included 14 million being paid to Tulo. He was technically the 2nd highest paid player on the team this season. The team is still on the rise with TONS of money to spend and loads of young talent in the farm system. I think it's very easy to say that Atkins is 2nd only to Gillick...for now.