Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors (SAAR) announced their Annual Award recipients at their January 31st Membership Breakfast “Template for Arizona’s Future” which featured a panel of distinguished state leaders including Wellington “Duke “ Reiter, Sr. VP, ASU Foundation, Grady Gammage, Sr. Fellow, ASU Morrison Institute, Marisa Walker, Sr. VP Arizona Commerce Authority and Michael Ryan, Ryan Media.
Elaine Grill, of Re/Max Excalibur was named Realtor of the Year. Grill has been an active member of SAAR for the past twelve years. Additionally, she has volunteered countless hours serving on the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) and also contributing as a member of the ARMLS Technology Committee.
Affiliate of the Year, Lonny Gibson, Alliance Financial Resources was honored for his contributions on SAAR’s Community Outreach and Awareness Committee and his leadership with the Lockbox for Seniors Program in conjunction with the Scottsdale Public Safety Department.
Citizen of the Year, Beverly Damore is President and CEO of St. Mary’s Food Bank and was recognized for her commitment to community and her work on behalf of the hungry in Arizona.
The Scottsdale Area Association of Realtors would like to once again congratulate and thank Elaine Grill, Lonny Gibson and Beverly Damore for their dedication to the Association and Scottsdale Area Community. Over two hundred business and community leaders attended the event at Chaparral Suites Resort in Scottsdale.