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Designation Courses

NYSAR and GSAR co-sponsored: Register for designation courses at nysarportal.ramcoams.net or see other options at bottom of this page.

Why earn a Designation or Certification?

Increase Your Income – Based on 2011 survey data, the median income of REALTORS® without a designation was $26,900 and the median income of those with at least one designation was $49,300. A difference of $22,400! (source: REALTOR.org)

Gain a Competitive Advantage – you will stand out from your competition with the added expertise you gain from designation courses

Maximize Your Exposure – buyers and sellers can find you by your designation/specialty at REALTOR.com

 SCHOLARSHIPS Available : The NYS Real Estate Education Foundation (NYSREEF) provides REALTOR® members with scholarships to participate in national designation programs. Scroll to the bottom of this page for a downloadable application or visit NYSREEF.org for more information. Annual deadlines are July 31 and December 31. 


2019 Designation Courses - Syracuse Area

ABR- Accredited Buyer Representative

June 12-13, (2-day course; 8:30am - 5:30pm )
CE Credit:  15  hours  Cost: $295members/$325 non-members

Instructor: Randy Templeman, ABR, CRB, ePRO, GREEN, GRI, LTG, SFT, SRES, SRS

GRI 8 - Technology

September 10,  (8:30 am - 5:30 pm)
CE credit: 7.5 hours   Cost: $125 members/$150 non-members

Instructor: Jeremias Maneiro, ABR, ePro, GRI, GRN, HOMES

GRI-3  Agency

October 23  (8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
CE Credit7.5 hours  Cost: $125 members/$150 non-members

Instructor:  Jim Braman, Esq. 

GRI 1 - Ethics

November 7,  (8:30 am - 5:30 pm)
CE credit: 7.5 hours   Cost: NYSAR members - $125, Non-members - $150

 Instructor:  Don Cummins, Esq.

To register for designation courses:

  • Download a registration form below
  • Log in to  https://nysarportal.ramcoams.net
  • Fax credit card registrations to 518-462-5474
  • Mail check registrations to NYSAR, 130 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12210
  • Call 800-239-4432 x 219

Please do not send registrations for designation courses to GSAR - we cannot process them. 


Scholarship_nysreef_application.pdf
GRI Registration Form.pdf
SFR Registration Flyer

 

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