Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International announced that Barton Protective Services Inc., a provider of contract security services in the office building market for 24 years, will sponsor BOMA's oldest and most prestigious awards program, The Office Building of the Year "TOBY" Awards. The TOBY Awards program is the only program of its kind in the commercial real estate industry that recognizes quality in office building operations and awards excellence in office building management. Barton will be the official sponsor of the TOBY Awards program and international banquet beginning in 2002.