Patrick Burgan Receives 2020 YCAR Realtor® of the Year Award

Youngstown Columbiana Association of REALTORS® President Patrick Burgan awarded 2020 REALTOR® of the Year!

Youngstown, OH: The Youngstown Columbiana Association of REALTORS® was honored to present the 2020 YCAR Realtor® of the Year award to 2020 President Patrick Burgan.

“The measure of achievement is doing something that you appreciate, something you believe is worthwhile.” – source unknown

It has become a long-standing tradition of YCAR that every year, each member has the opportunity to nominate one person whom they believe fits the award criteria, which includes their involvement in the levels of the REALTOR® organization, their business and educational experience and their community activity. 

The purpose of this award is to recognize and honor a REALTOR® who is an active member of our association who has provided outstanding service to the real estate profession and to their community and for achievement or involvement not only in our local association but Ohio REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS® as well.

Patrick Burgan is the Co-owner/Broker of Burgan Real Estate, Burgan Friedkin Commercial Real Estate, Market Title Agency, and current President of the Youngstown Columbiana Association of Realtors®. Patrick has been active at the local board since he joined the association in 2008. He served as a Directors on the YCAR Board in 2014-2015 and ran the chairs through to serve as the President in 2020. Patrick has served on numerous committees such as Budget & Finance, Installation, Investment, Leadership Retreat, Nominating, Personnel, Professional Standards, Purchase Contract, Strategic Planning. He also served as committee chair for the Purchase Contract Committee from 2017-2019 and participates by generously donating sponsorships and time for various YCAR events. Regionally, Patrick has served as an alternate Director for the Regional MLS in 2017 and has served on the MLS User Group. For the State Association, he has served on the Property Management & Investment Forum in 2018, as the YPN appointment to the Global Business Alliance Committee in 2019, and as Chair of the Local Board Forms committee in 2020. In the community, Patrick has served on the Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors, donated time to Boardman Rotary, a Directors of Boys and Girls Club of Youngstown, a Trustee on the YSU Penguin Club Board of Directors and is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Northeast Ohio Adoption Services.

“I am extremely flattered and humbled to be recognized as YCAR’s REALTOR® of the Year, joining so many amazing past recipients who have earned this honor before me, including my father, John Burgan. The path to this recognition has been made possible by hard work done with the right team, the right peers, and the right community that continually looks to make the lives of those we help better. I am grateful for this award and for all the opportunities being a Realtor® has offered me in my professional and personal lives.” 

-Patrick Burgan, 2020 President, Youngstown Columbiana Association of REALTORS®   (photo below)

About the Youngstown Columbiana Association of REALTORS®: The Youngstown Columbiana Association of REALTORS® is a non-profit trade association that was formed in 1910. It is the mission of the Youngstown Columbiana Association of REALTORS® to serve its members by protecting and enhancing the members’ rights and capabilities to conduct their real estate business and increase their profit opportunities; by monitoring compliance with professional standards thus enabling members to serve the public in a competent and ethical manner; by expanding legislative influence to promote and protect private property rights for the benefit of the real estate marketplace. For more information, you can visit: