David Dean

District 10 Vice President

David Dean is serving as PAR’s District 10 Vice President this year.

A Howard Hanna agent, David has served on a number of committees at PAR, including chairing the Diversity Committee. In 2017, David was presented PAR’s Realtor® Active in Politics Award.

David served as president of his local association, the Realtors® Association of Metropolitan Pittsburgh. He’s active on RAMP’s Government Affairs Committee, helping to shape the association’s position on key issues. He was also the recipient of the Richard Stampahar Most Active in Politics Award and was named RAMP’s 2019 Realtor® of the Year.

David is a fair housing and ADA compliant instructor. In addition, he is a graduate of the College of Wooster.

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