Affiliate of the Year



Each year the Affiliate and REALTOR® members of the Laguna Board of REALTORS® select one of their peers as “Affiliate of the Year.”  The Nominating Committee is  formed to source candidates who have the following attributes:


  1. Reputation for ethical conduct with the public and fellow members.
  2. Service beyond the ordinary to the Board.
  3. Action which reflects credit to the Board.
  4. Service to the community which reflects credit to the Board.
  5. Some significant contribution to the Board and/or the membership.

The 2016 Affiliate of the Year was awarded to:

Patrick Zellar, Senior Loan Consultant, So-Cal Direct Lending

Patrick Zellar is a Senior Loan Consultant with So-Cal Direct Lending in Orange County, California. With 31 years in Mortgage Lending and 3 Years prior in Real Estate, his financial back ground and Real Estate expertise covers 3 decades of experience and service. He has enjoyed his long career living and originating Mortgages for thousands of Homeowner's in many states and right here in Southern California. He's active on several local committees, the Laguna Board of REALTORS®, Newport Beach Association of REALTORS®, Treasurer for the Charitable Assistance Fund/LBOR and serves as Architectural Chair for his Home community of over 625 homes, to name a few. Patrick enjoys many hobbies, an avid car collector, off road racer, waterskiing, snowboarding and Golfing on those occasional calmer days.

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