Gala Nomination Deadline EXTENDED to Friday, January 31st
During the 99th Annual GAAR Awards Gala, members recognize the top-performing REALTORS® for the previous year.

Honor your peers by nominating them for any or all of the following categories:

  • 2019 REALTOR® of the Year
  • 2019 Doyle Pargin Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2019 Sales Manager of the Year
  • 2019 Salesperson of the Year
  • 2019 Rookie of the Year
  • 2019 Affiliate of the Year
  • 2019 GAAR/Security Escrow Scholarship
Gala Awards Nomination Process:
  1. Download the nomination forms and review the criteria for each award.
  2. Complete the nomination form in any or all categories and submit by the deadline Friday, January 31st at 5:00 pm. Ballots received after that date may not be eligible for consideration. Members may submit only one nomination per award.
  3. All received nominations are vetted to ensure nominees meet the specified criteria.
  4. Vetted nominees are distributed to each Selection Committee who are comprised of all past winners in that category. Each Selection Committee is chaired and co-chaired by the most recent winners.

Nominate an Exceptional Affiliate Member

Affiliate Members are devoted supporters of the REALTOR® community. Many of our events would not be a success without the help and support of our Affiliate and Benefit Partner Members.  

The Blue Door Affiliate Member Program is aimed at encouraging and acknowledging exemplary participation at GAAR.  Do you know a Blue Door Affiliate Member who contributes their time and effort to the association? Honor your favorite Blue Door Affiliate Member for the 2019 Affiliate of the Year.

Buy Tickets now for the 99th Annual Awards Gala on Friday, March 6th

Join us at the GAAR Awards Gala on Friday, March 6th for a night of REALTOR® celebration! Enjoy great food, music, prizes, and the company of your family, friends, and colleagues as we commemorate and recognize the extraordinary contributions and accomplishments that you and your fellow REALTORS® made in 2019.

99th Annual Awards Gala
Friday, March 6th
6:00 - 9:00 pm
Albuquerque Museum, 2000 Mountain Rd NW
Black & White Theme
$40 Tickets

2020 Gala Awards Sponsors

Waterstone Mortgage
Keller Williams Realty
Legacy Mortgage
Nusenda Credit Union
Bank of Albuquerque
Finance of America Mortgage
Old Republic Title
Realty One of New Mexico
Sandia Area Federal Credit Union
Sandia Labs Federal Credit Union
Stewart Title
Fidelity National Title

Net revenue from this event benefits The REALTOR® Fund, an endowment established by GAAR through the Albuquerque Community Foundation to provide a permanently sustainable source of funds to support local non-profit charities.

Interested in Sponsor info? Contact Laura Abascal at or 505-842-1433.