This time period included many notable highlights. GBBR’s membership reached 5,000 persons, making the Board one of the largest local real estate boards in the nationThe GBBR School of Real Estate was created, which still currently offers pre-licensing education courses for those that wish to become a real estate agent in the state of Maryland. The GBBR Political Action Committee was established to unite efforts to advocate for members in the local and state-level legislative arenas. GBBR began holding both residential and commercial trade show conventions at the Baltimore Convention Center. Additionally, GBBR took a lead position in having settlement costs reduced in property transactions, and supported lead paint-related legislation enacted by the Maryland General Assembly.