Award Programs

OAR Award Programs

President’s Sales ClubREALTOR of the YearDistinguished ServiceYoung Professionals Network of the Year AwardCertificate of MeritExcellence in Community Service

2016 Presidents Sales Club Program (Deadline: Postmarked by July 21, 2016)

NEW TEAM RULE DEFINITION (EFFECTIVE 2016): A Team shall be defined as a business affiliation of two or more licensed agents in the same brokerage, who, as a regular practice, list and/or sell property and who hold themselves out to the public as a Team in any of their social media or marketing.  An agent who is part of a team may not apply as an individual regardless of their level of involvement in the team. PSC FAQs…are you an individual or a team?

Rules (Team) … Click here
Rules (Individual) … Click here

Cover letter (Team) … Click here
Cover letter (Individual) … Click here

Transaction forms:

60 Transactions140 Transactions220 Transactions

For PSC program questions please e-mail

2015 WINNERS  … Top 5 Winners

REALTOR of the Year program
This program allows Local Boards/Associations to submit its local REALTOR of the Year into OAR’s contest. Only one nominee may be submitted for consideration. Rules & Regulation … View all ROTY winners

2016 Application
REALTOR of the Year nominee applications must be postmarked by the U.S. Postal Service by June 1, 2016.

Distinguished Service Award

See Previous Award Winners

This award is presented to individuals who have been actively involved in the three levels of the REALTOR organization for 25 years or more. The following criteria applies:

1. The nominee must have attained the age of 60.
2. The nominee must have a minimum aggregate total of 25 years as a licensed Ohio real estate agent/broker.
3. The nominee has contributed 25 years of voluntary service, including leadership positions in local, state and national association and/or the Institutes, Societies and Councils. Further, nominees must be active in all levels of the Association at the time of submitting an application.
4. The nominee has not served as president of the Ohio Association of REALTORS; or is not an executive officer or local or state staff member.

The 2016 APPLICATION can be filled out online, but must be printed and signed by the Board/Association or Institute, Society or Council president and mailed and/or faxed into OAR. For questions, contact Nikki Gasbarro at Application deadline: July 29, 2016.

New in 2016 …
The Young Professionals Network of the Year Award … (access entry form)

All Ohio Local Association Young Professionals Networks, which are NAR-recognized, are eligible to apply for the OAR Network of the Year award.

The ideal Network of the Year is one that is doing the best job possible in involving, recruiting and representing young professionals in the real estate industry and is living up to the goals and mission of the Young Professionals Network as established by NAR.  Outstanding networks have members who diligently plan, regularly attend and actively participate in local, state, and national activities that include training, charity events, fundraisers, and networking events.

The OAR Young Professionals Network of the Year will be recognized annually during the OAR Convention & Expo as well as spotlighted on the OAR website.

August 15, 2016

OAR Certificate of Merit Award
This award recognizes a Local Board that has participated in a community service or housing needs program during the time period from September 2014 to September 2015. Get Application … Application deadline: August 18, 2015

OAR Excellence in Community Service Award
This award is one of the Association’s highest honors and recognizes an individual REALTOR who has demonstrated outstanding participation in planning, implementing or volunteering in a community service or housing needs project. Get ApplicationPrevious Winners … Application deadline: August 18, 2015