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2020 Award & Installation


Thank you for being a part of a historic first for our Association. We were charting unfamiliar territory hosting a virtual live event, but we as an organization pulled it off and left a positive impact based on the feedback we have received.

During the December 2nd broadcast, we fielded over 40 live comments as well as many offline accolades. We are both encouraged and humbled by the positive feedback.

For those of you who could not make the event, it can be played back at your leisure. We hope you enjoy watching this annual tradition as much as we enjoyed producing and hosting it!

We also send a shout out to our Annual Sponsors who helped support our year-long events:

House America Financial

Glen Oaks Escrow

Fidelity & National Home Warranty /
Disclosure Source NHD

Kelly & Small CPA, LLP

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  1. Robert SandovalDecember 1, 2020

    Welcome to our annual Awards & Installation. Feel free to chat us live as we share this moment together.

  2. Marty Del CidDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations to Rick Bonyadi & 2021 board of directors wishing you much success this year!

  3. Raul ContrerasDecember 2, 2020

    Looking forward to the event.

  4. greg astorianDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations to Rick, and the new leadership team.

  5. Brian MaloneDecember 2, 2020

    Looking forward to the event Brian Malone & Ann Gallagher Dilbeck

  6. Jim MaceoDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations Rick and the 2021 Board of Directors! Great job Steven and the entire Glendale AOR in navigating a challenging 2020.

  7. Armik AvedisianDecember 2, 2020

    Good morning ,

    I like to congratulate Steve Small for great year of presidency, I know how much time and dedication is involved .As the 91st president of this great association apriciate all the board member and great staff regardless of all un certainty
    with COVID, and hard times with this new norm, you and your team did a great job.

    Thank you
    God Bless all

  8. Martin LazarianDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulation to Rick and all the board members.

  9. Addora BeallDecember 2, 2020

    So excited for our first virtual installation! It’s been a challenging year but GAOR has been right there with us, with responsive, effective solutions for us to continue to do our jobs.

    Special thanks to David Kissinger, our CEO, GAOR staff, and our incredible Leadership team lead by Steven Small! Steven you have been an exceptional President in clearly our most challenging year to date. Thank you for all you and your leadership team have done to navigate your way through this year! Congratulations!

  10. Robert SandovalDecember 2, 2020

    Welcome, everyone! Robert here. Hoping you enjoy our event today. Feel free to asks questions or comment as we go along.

  11. Addora BeallDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations to Rick Bonyadi, our fearless leader for 2021! So proud to be a part of your leadership team for the new year!

  12. Carla DaneDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations Rick and the 2021 GAOR Board of Directors- Great job Steven! From your friends at Pasadena-Foothills AOR!

  13. Giovanni OmegaDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations to you, Rick Bonyadi! I’m proud to have as our boss and the man that will steer us on the right direction. God bless!

  14. Armik AvedisianDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations to newly electect President Rick Bonyadi and his team, wishing you all the best.

  15. Vivian LongDecember 2, 2020

    Hi Everyone!

    Congratulations to all!! Wish the link would work, it’s not working!!!

    1. Robert SandovalDecember 2, 2020

      Glad we got it to work for you Vivian.

  16. Barry JonesDecember 2, 2020

    Good Job to all involved and THANK YOU for all that you do for GAOR.

    CONGRATULATIONS to 2021 Officers and Directors

  17. Anthony SantilloDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations Steven on the great job you did. I think you were the youngest president we have ever had.

  18. Vivian GeeDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations to everyone. Next year hope to see you all live and in person ! Stay Healthy all

  19. Suzanne PaineDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations Rick and your team. Blessings for a successful, healthy 2021

  20. Odette PetersDecember 2, 2020

    Thank you Steven Small, 2020 President and the Board of Directors.

    I also would like to congratulate the new 2021 President, Rick Bonyadi and 2021 Board of Directors.

    I personally am so grateful and thankful to Rick Bonyadi and his team for helping me learn to conduct my business virtually.

    With much appreciation and hearty Thank you.

    Odette Peters

    1. Odette PetersDecember 2, 2020

      Happy 100th Year Glendale Association of REALTOR’S. So proud of you!

  21. Anthony SantilloDecember 2, 2020

    Great job Taline!!! Well deserved and so proud to call you one of my partners. I don’t know anyone that works harder than you out in the field. Enjoy and see you later today.

  22. Sally HallDecember 2, 2020

    THANKYOU to all of you incredible people!!!

  23. Cheritta SmithDecember 2, 2020

    Burbank Association of REALTORS® would like to congratulate the Glendale Association of REALTORS® 2021 Board of Directors, incoming President Rick Bonyadi, Government Affairs Director Laura Olhasso, the 2020 award recipients, 2020 President Steven Small and Chief Executive Officer David Kissinger.

  24. greg astorianDecember 2, 2020

    The 2020 Installation is really well produced. Thanks David, Robert, Steven and the team that helped them along the way.

  25. JoeDecember 2, 2020

    Congrats to Steve for getting us going in this crazy times.
    Congrats to my good friend Rick.. We couldn’t be in better hands.
    Thank you for giving back to our association .
    Thanks for our outgoing and incoming Directors.
    Thank you for submitting me for CAR lifetime award for my 40 years.How time goes by.
    God Bless you all. Looking forward a blessed new year.
    Hugs and thanks to you all.
    Joe Mandoky

  26. Katrina EagilenDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations Shirley Ann Hill for your 30 years of membership and service to the Glendale Community.

  27. greg astorianDecember 2, 2020

    Mr. Small: Couldn’t be prouder of you! Job well done as President of this great association.

  28. Barry JonesDecember 2, 2020

    Wonderful remarks delivered with passion and integrity. You have been an exceptional leader and 2020 GAOR President. THANK YOU!

  29. MARGIE bARNESDecember 2, 2020

    Congrats Chris! Well Deserved.

  30. Ani EskandarianDecember 2, 2020

    Thank you for all you did for us in this difficult time.
    Congratulations to the new elected member.
    Rick May God be with you and guide you with your new members.
    Good luck
    Ani Eskandaria

  31. Varouj MirzaiansDecember 2, 2020

    Thanks Steven, our young and energetic outgoing president, for your exceptional hard work and leadership, you showed a different type of high level leadership for our association. Good luck to you.
    And Congratulations to our incoming president Mr. Rick Boniadi, you were a fantastic leader throughout the many past years in many levels of our association.

  32. Brian MaloneDecember 2, 2020

    Fabulous Event Brian Malone and Ann Gallagher Dilbeck

  33. MARGIE bARNESDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations Shirley!

  34. Gary ArakelianDecember 2, 2020

    Many thanks to David, Steven and staff for their hard work and services to our association.

  35. leticia gonzalezDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations to all!!!

  36. Gary ArakelianDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations to you, Rick Bonyadi!

  37. Gary ArakelianDecember 2, 2020

    Congratulations to all!

  38. Andrea MegerdichianDecember 2, 2020

    Congrats to all!! And most of all, Rick Bonyadi!

  39. AniDecember 2, 2020

    Happy 100th Birthday Glendale Association of Realtors. Congratulation to our wonderful president of 2020 Steven Small and to our amazing CEO David Kissinger for job well done. I’ve been proud member since 1997 as an affiliate. Congratulations to our incoming president Rick and to all the Board of Directors. Luv u mean it.

  40. Aline HabeshianDecember 2, 2020

    Happy 100 Anniversary GAOR, congratulations to our incoming president Rick Bonyadi and all the new board of director members, Affiliate of the Year, Citizen of The Year, Realtor of The Year. Congratulations Steven you did an amazing job and to our amazing CEO David Kissinger. Proud to be a part of this wonderful association.

  41. Angela SassounianDecember 2, 2020

    I loved this installation! Well done! I am honored to be a part of this special occasion! Congratulations to everyone! Thank you for your serivce!

  42. Edwin A. OrdubegianDecember 6, 2020

    Congratulation Glendale Association of Realtors! Great job Steven and the board of directors and welcome Rick Bonyadi, our incoming president and new board of directors. Let’s make 2021 Shine!

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