Scott Newton Named 2018 CDAR REALTOR of the Year
The California Desert Association of REALTORS (CDAR) named Bennion Devilel Homes Rancho Mirage Broker Associate Scot Newton its 2018 REALTOR of the Year.
Scott Newton, a Broker Associate with Bennion Deville Homes Rancho Mirage, was named the 2018 REALTOR of the Year by the California Desert Association of REALTORS (CDAR).

Congratulations Scott Newton, 2018 CDAR REALTOR of the Year!

Scott Newton, a Broker Associate working out of the Bennion Deville Homes Rancho Mirage office, located at 71-691 Highway 111, was recently named the California Desert Association of REALTORS® (CDAR) REALTOR® of the Year.

As a result of his volunteerism, work ethic, and support of CDAR, Scott Newton was awarded REALTOR® of the Year by CDAR out of its roughly 3,000 members. “It is such an amazing honor to have this award bestowed upon me by my peers,” Scott states. “It makes me feel good about what I am doing on a daily basis to offer the best tools and resources for our members at CDAR. We stand on the shoulders of some great people and without the support of other board members and our association’s staff, none of this would be possible.” The REALTOR® of the Year award can only be awarded once and is one of the highest honors achievable within CDAR.

In addition to serving as the President of the CDAR board in 2019 (part of a 3-year commitment), Scott has served as a State Director for the California Association of REALTORS® (CAR) for the last 5 years and as a Regional Chair for CAR in 2018, roles he will have to scale down in order to effectively serve as CDAR President in 2019. Scott, a native of the Coachella Valley, holds a master’s degree and earned his real estate license in 2000, and is also a past Palm Springs Regional Association of REALTORS® (PSRAR) Board President. “My role with CAR is to take what we are learning and discussing at the state level and bring it back to the local level, and vice versa. It is a fun but challenging and rewarding job that I enjoy as it gives me direct access to ensure our local issues are being discussed on a state level.”

In 2019, Scott has a few big items on his agenda as CDAR President. “I am serving on a task force that is overseeing a complete remodel of our existing building on Monterey Avenue in Palm Desert and I am also serving as Chair on the MLS merger task force. The MLS merger will be complete and active come July 2019, which is a huge undertaking but also an incredible honor to be part of the process.”

States Bob Deville, Co-Owner of Bennion Deville Homes, “Scott Newton has an impressive legacy of volunteering his time and energy into the local and state boards, and we commend him for his dedication on behalf of the local members he serves each and every day. Earning this once-in-a-lifetime honor is an amazing accomplishment and we are proud of what he has achieved. We also look forward to supporting his next chapter as CDAR President. It is going to be a very busy and important year in the history of the local board, and we know with Scott at the helm these changes will be made smoothly and with thoughtful consideration to all sides of the issues. We wish him the best of luck.”


Founded in 2001 by Bob Bennion and Bob Deville, Bennion Deville Homes is one of the top independent real estate brokerages in the nation and serves home buyers and sellers throughout Southern California in the primary markets of the Greater Palm Springs Area (Coachella Valley) and San Diego and Orange counties. Coachella Valley offices include locations in Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta. Spring-boarding off the massive success of the company in the desert, Bennion Deville Homes began serving coastal Southern California communities in 2010, with offices serving Orange County in Laguna Niguel, and San Diego County in Little Italy (Downtown), Encinitas, and Carlsbad. Bennion Deville Homes also has a presence in Glendora in Los Angeles County, and Garner Valley, Redlands, and Lake Arrowhead in Riverside County.

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