Michael C. Fox, a past president was named realtor of the year by the Northern Virginia Board of Realtors. Bobbie F. Carey received the NVBR award for ethics and Clark Hamm was named salesperson of the year. Patricia Smith was named rookie salesperson of the year. Awards were presented at a luncheon meeting this week, when 27 members received diplomas as graduates of the Realtor Institute at the University of Virginia.

Norma Nestler was selected by the Montgomery County Board of Realtors as realtor of the year. She has been active in Montgomery real estate and civic programs for more than 20 years.

Robert Strauss, President Carter's chief inflation-fighter, and Robert H. McKinney, chairman of the Federal Home Loan Bank Board, will be among the speakers at the annual convention of the U.S. League of Savings Association scheduled to begin Oct. 29 in Dallas.

Daniel Wyncott, a product specialist with Nalco Chemical Co., will be the speaker Thursday when the Apartment and Office Building Association holds an all-day seminar of the care and handling of office buildings at the Capital Hilton.

Mary Rizzuto of the Rockville office of Wolfe, Matan, Sheehan Realty Inc. has achieved $1 million in total sales and listings in her first year in real estate.

Michael O'Mally of the Barkley-Pierce architectural firm in Falls Church designed the colonially styled town houses that will be ready for occupancy next month in the second section of the Governor Square cluster. The site is a section of the former Brown property at Great Falls and Little Falls streets in Falls Church. The developers are WBL & A of Darien, Conn, and Rescom Construction Co. of McLean.

JoAnn Ewalt has been named director of marketing for the Urban Land Institute here.

Stephan Morgan has been named general manager of Nova Properties in Arlington. The firm is one of those that offer 100 percent commissions to agents in return for a fixed monthly fee to cover a share of expenses in the office. Peter Bratic is the owner of Nova Properties.

Evelyn Lunsford has been named composite property standards inspector of the department of licenses and permits in Prince George's County. She has worked as a housing inspector for four years and now has the responsibility of zoning law enforcement.

Marion Barry, Democratic candidate for mayor of the District, and Arrington Dixon, Democratic candidate for D.C. City Council Chairman, will be speakers at a meeting of the Apartment and Office Building Association to be held Wednesday noon at the Mayflower. Reservations ($15) are open to the public by calling 293-3995.